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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

National Paralegal College | Evaluated Learning Experience

Principles of Management (BUS-101)

Formerly Principles of Management (MAN-101)

Varies; self-study format.

Various, distance learning format.
January 2008 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: outline the organizational management structures typical for most organizations; assist in planning and strategic management of organizations; propose methods by which organizational decisions can be made in a wide variety of circumstances; define and explain the concept of entrepreneurship and specific problems that arise in the course of new venture management; describe problems that typically arise during the processes of organizational change and innovation; identify and help solve issues that arise in managing human resources and the behavior of individuals within an organization; propose ideas to help motivate employees to improve their performance; explain the importance of leadership and influence processes to the performance of organizations; outline the importance of communication in organizations and steps that could be taken to improve communication; and prescribe steps that may be implemented to improve management of groups and teams, the control process and operations, quality and productivity.


This introductory course in management is for students who have no prior background in economics or finance. The instructional approach is mostly non-quantitative with some arithmetic calculations used in case examples to strengthen students' understanding. Students learn basic concepts and tools used in management that will help them understand how firms make decisions regarding financial management issues. Additional topics include: pricing of financial assets and management of financial capital in the short and long term. Evaluation criteria include: required readings, essay assignments, class participation, and final exam.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Principles of Management, Management, Finance, Human Resource Management, Operations Management, Marketing, or Business (1/13) (3/18 revalidation) (5/23 revalidation).