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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Fundamentals of Management BUS 101


Varies; self-study. 

Various; distance learning format.

August 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: define a manager’s job and the challenges likely to come with the role; understand strategic planning and decision making in the business environment that has both short and long-term effects; understand ethical concerns a manager has to consider when working in diverse environments, with a variety of products, and with individuals of varying levels of experience; understand change and innovation both at the individual and organizational level; learn to support human resources initiatives to support a safe and fair work environment for all employees; provide and encourage clear and consistent feedback with and between employees and team members.   


The course focuses on organizational goals, managers’ responsibilities and the management of individuals and teams.  Students learn about the role of a manager in the modern business environment via a textbook and study guide, based on a 15-week schedule.  Grading is based on a final examination.  

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business Management, Finance, Fundamentals of Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing, and Principles of Management (8/18) (9/23 revalidation).