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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Saylor Academy | Evaluated Learning Experience

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Principles of Management (BUS208)

Location: 
Various locations throughout the United States and the world.
Length: 
106 hours.
Dates: 

May 2011 - January 2019.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain the roles and responsibilities of managers; discuss and analyze the purpose of management; identify the significance of how historical theories have shaped management; describe and assess the effect or globalization on operating, growing, and managing a business; explain the importance of corporate culture in the business environment; assess the impact of a culturally diverse workforce on businesses; identify ethical practices in business; apply the essential principles of quality leadership; identify and apply necessary skills for implementing effective management decision-making and strategic management planning; discuss the importance of effectively managing teams in the workplace and identify the roles teams play; analyze the importance of effective teamwork as it relates to productivity; assess the impacts of conflict in the workplace; identify ways to attract, hire, and retain high-quality employees; examine the importance of developing clearly identified goals and objectives; distinguish ways in which organizational structure impacts strategy, performance, and operations; analyze the significance of properly planning and executing change in an organization; and determine ways in which technology can be used to advance an organization.

Instruction: 
This course is delivered in an asynchronous, self-study format with a proctored proficiency examination. View the course here: http://www.saylor.org/courses/bus208/.
Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Management or Business (11/13).

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