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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Business/Finance - Corporate College Services, Inc.

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Length:
28 hours (7 weeks).
Dates:
July 2010 - Present.
Objectives:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: analyze communication techniques and their impact on specific business settings; implement effective communication systems and functions within an organization; apply effective communication skills in preparing and presenting ideas to an audience; and apply collaborative methods to facilitate teamwork and to motivate groups.
Instruction:

Major topics include: application of the processes and skills of business communications; how to become effective communicators to enhance communication abilities by possessing a range of strategies in listening, speaking, accepting others' views and sharing their own; development of these skills requiring knowledge acquisition, application, and self-assessment; and applied study of communication systems, interviewing and evaluating, conducting effective meetings, and presenting effective committee reports and business presentations.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business Communications, or Marketing (3/10) (12/15 revalidation) (10/21 revalidation). NOTE: The educational approach in this course is based on the principles of accelerated learning and adult learning theory. Based on this, and due to the limited class size and the low student/teacher ratio, learning outcomes are achieved and content is covered in the allotted hours. (Please note the subject matter areas listed in the exhibit were expanded in October 2021).

Length:
28 hours (7 weeks).
Dates:
July 2010 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: examine the economic, legal, ethical, political, and social questions and issues relating to business and society; assess the dynamics between business and society; promote ethical decision making; appraise media's role in the interaction of business and society; and evaluate how organizations impact the business/society relationship.

Instruction:

Major topics include: the relationship between business and society; corporate social responsibility, responsiveness, performance; business ethics fundamentals; business, government and regulations; the influence of business on government and public policy; consumer stakeholders; information issues and responses; product and service issues; the environment of stakeholder; business and addressing community stakeholders' issues. Students synthesize and utilize concepts thorough lectures, class discussions, case studies, debates, weekly readings and homework assignments, and written presentations. Assessment is based on a final project and case study, which critique students' application and integration of the theories and practices studied in class.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business in Society, Business Management, Accounting, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Sociology, or Operations Management (6/10) (12/15 revalidation) (10/21 revalidation). NOTE: The educational approach in this course is based on the principles of accelerated learning and adult learning theory. Based on this, and due to the limited class size and the low student/teacher ratio, learning outcomes are achieved and content is covered in the allotted hours. (Please note the subject matter areas listed in the exhibit were expanded in October 2021).

Length:
32 hours (8 weeks).
Dates:
July 2010 - Present.
Objectives:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: analyze complexities involved in managing a formal organization and the relationships of each functional specialty to the overall operation of the firm; assess the relationship between the internal operations of the firm and the external economic, political, socio-cultural, legal, regulatory, and technical environment; distinguish between basic causes of business problems and symptoms; formulate and implement strategic plans; apply analytical thinking and skills when analyzing data and reporting conclusions effectively in written and oral form; and evaluate practical realities of running various types of businesses.
Instruction:

Major topics include: basic concepts of strategic management, corporate governance, and social responsibility; environmental scanning, industrial analysis, and internal scanning and organizational analysis; situation analysis, business strategy and case analysis; corporate strategy, functional strategy, and strategic choice; strategy implementation; and evaluation and control.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Strategic Planning, Strategic Management or Business Policy (6/10) (12/15 revalidation). NOTE: The educational approach in this course is based on the principles of accelerated learning and adult learning theory. Based on this, and due to the limited class size and the low student/teacher ratio, learning outcomes are achieved and content is covered in the allotted hours.

Length:
32 hours (8 weeks).
Dates:
July 2010 - Present.
Objectives:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: apply and analyze proven human resource management systems, developments, and strategies in real world situations; discover how specific organizations cope with their organizational demands by researching case studies and examples of real world companies; study and evaluate the complex and dynamic conditions, challenging questions, and conflicting responsibilities in human resource management; and survey and interpret human resource management problems using objective, factual, and logical thinking.
Instruction:
Major topics include: Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, job analysis (strategic management, recruitment, selection, training, career planning, performance appraisal); compensation/benefits; safety and health; labor unions and management; collective bargaining, global Human Resource Management (HRM). Methods of instruction include: examination of case studies, HRM skills development activities, problem solving scenarios, HRM surveys, response to contemporary issues, lecture, handouts, group discussion and activities, and guest speakers.
Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Human Resources Management (6/10) (7/15 revalidation) (12/21 revalidation). NOTE: The educational approach in this course is based on the principles of accelerated learning and adult learning theory. Based on this, and due to the limited class size and the low student/teacher ratio, learning outcomes are achieved and content is covered in the allotted hours.

Length:

32 hours (8 weeks).

Dates:

October 2014 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: differentiate country differences such as political, economic, religious, and ethics and the impact in managing across international markets; assess the global trade and investment environment; describe the global monetary system; analyze the strategy and structure of international business; describe the production, importing, exporting, and trading relationships; and assess the human resource management, global marketing, research, and development of international companies.

Instruction:

This course is for current business managers. It provides an overview of theories and practices related to the international business environment and context in order to drive competent application through globally relevant decision-making skills.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in International Business, Management, Marketing, Economics, Global Business, or World Trade (12/15) (10/21 revalidation). (Please note the subject matter areas listed in the exhibit were expanded in October 2021).

Length:
28 hours (7 weeks).
Dates:
July 2010 - Present.
Objectives:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: examine historical perspectives on visionary leadership; identify characteristics needed for successful leadership in the global economy; analyze the integration of behaviors required for organizational effectiveness; expand their own definition of human performance; evaluate management flexibility and agility; compare and contrast themes raised by contemporary authors; and prepare and present an individual plan of action for continuous job improvement in the workplace.
Instruction:
Major topics include: contemporary business literature focusing on issues and themes facing managers in the workplace; leaders and the role of personal traits and gender; leadership as a process; leadership behaviors; participative leadership; transformational leadership; the dark side of leadership; using SWOT analysis, case studies, and surveys.
Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Managerial Leadership (6/10) (7/15 revalidation) (12/21 revalidation). NOTE: The educational approach in this course is based on the principles of accelerated learning and adult learning theory. Based on this, and due to the limited class size and the low student/teacher ratio, learning outcomes are achieved and content is covered in the allotted hours.

Length:
32 hours (8 weeks).
Dates:
July 2010 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: examine the impact of the Internet and various technologies relating to consumer purchases of goods and services; explore how globalization of business impacts consumer behavior and sales; distinguish the differences among advertising, promotion, and public relations; explore how a company creates value and customer satisfaction; identify strategic alliances, database marketing, co-branding and co-marketing; and prepare a marketing plan and deliver a presentation on a new product or service.

Instruction:
Major topics include: developing business relationships through customer focus, quality, technology, and ethical behavior; creating value through customer satisfaction and quality; the marketing environment, ethics, and social responsibility; global dimensions of marketing; marketing planning and forecasting; developing a marketing plan; marketing research and decision support systems; market segmentation, targeting, and positioning; consumer behavior; product strategy and relationship marketing; distribution channels, marketing communication, marketing of services advertising, sales promotion and public relations, pricing.
Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Introduction to Marketing, Business, Communications, or Media Arts (6/10) (12/15 revalidation) (10/21 revalidation). NOTE: The educational approach in this course is based on the principles of accelerated learning and adult learning theory. Based on this, and due to the limited class size and the low student/teacher ratio, learning outcomes are achieved and content is covered in the allotted hours. (Please note the subject matter areas listed in the exhibit were expanded in October 2021).

Length:
28 hours (7 weeks).
Dates:
July 2010 - Present.
Objectives:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: define and apply theories of organizational behavior as they relate to daily operations of the organization; examine complex and dynamic conditions, challenging questions, and conflicting responsibilities in managing human resources; scrutinize and solve organizational behavior problems and situations in a logical, objective, and factual manner; and implement critical human performance initiatives that impact the accomplishment of organizational goals.
Instruction:
Major topics include: behavioral science theories and theorists; individual and team behaviors; motivation; leadership; perception; power; discipline; group dynamics; performance management; change management; organizational transformation; simulate theoretical development using situational leadership.
Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Organization Behavior (6/10) (7/15 revalidation) (12/21 revalidation). NOTE: The educational approach in this course is based on the principles of accelerated learning and adult learning theory. Based on this, and due to the limited class size and the low student/teacher ratio, learning outcomes are achieved and content is covered in the allotted hours.

Length:
32 hours (8 weeks).
Dates:
July 2010 - Present.
Objectives:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: examine activities involved in the design of organizational structures and systems to meet environmental and internal demands; analyze and discuss the complex and dynamic conditions, challenging questions, and conflicting responsibilities in organizations structure and design; identify and solve real-life structural problems in a creative and effective way; and determine the structure and system design necessary for the effective accomplishment of organizational goals.
Instruction:
Major topics include: strategic management; organizational effectiveness; organizational environments; structures of change and innovation; decision-making; technological aspects that contribute to change; inter-organizational relationships.
Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Organization Theory, Business, Industrial Psychology, Education, Business and Society, or Management (6/10) (7/15 revalidation) (10/21 revalidation). NOTE: The educational approach in this course is based on the principles of accelerated learning and adult learning theory. Based on this, and due to the limited class size and the low student/teacher ratio, learning outcomes are achieved and content is covered in the allotted hours. (Please note the subject matter areas listed in the exhibit were expanded in October 2021).

Length:
32 hours (8 weeks).
Dates:
July 2010 - Present.
Objectives:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: integrate proven management theories and processes; examine the development of management ideas in the context of key political, economic, and social forces; define the dynamic relationships among management processes, people, and structures; and apply principles of management to the challenges faced by contemporary organizations.
Instruction:
Major topics include: historical foundations of management and critical aspects of the management process including: organizational culture, decision making, strategic planning, organizational structure, managing human resources, operations management, change, social responsibility, ethics, and global concerns. Students also study a timeline that tracks the development of management thought; discuss industry-focused decision making groups which simulate the four management functions; and respond to contemporary ideas.
Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Principles of Management, Introduction to Management, or as a Management or Business elective (6/10) (7/15 revalidation) (12/21 revalidation). NOTE: The educational approach in this course is based on the principles of accelerated learning and adult learning theory. Based on this, and due to the limited class size and the low student/teacher ratio, learning outcomes are achieved and content is covered in the allotted hours.

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