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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience

General Management (1203)

Formerly General Management (1103)
Course Category: 


NOCTI and NBS proctored test centers throughout the United States.

September 2009 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Students will be able to: define and differentiate among various types of businesses (e.g., corporation, limited liability, partnership); use planning tools to guide and manage an organization’s business activities; apply marketing techniques to foster business growth; plan and evaluate the use of financial resources to effectively manage a business; explain components doing business in a global environment; supervise, direct, motivate, and evaluate employees; develop, implement, and monitor tactical/strategic plans to manage growth, meet goals, and organizational needs; facilitate change and implement improvement processes to optimize organizational effectiveness; manage projects, staff schedules, and departmental budgets; apply reading, writing, mathematical, and economic skills in a business environment; discuss the role of government and other regulatory bodies in business; outline company hierarchies and roles within company structures; apply business laws and regulations to business situations; exhibit ethical standards in conducting business negotiations and making business decisions; locate, organize, and reference written information from reliable sources to communicate with coworkers and clients; develop and deliver formal and informal presentations using appropriate media to engage and inform audiences; apply listening skills and interpret verbal and nonverbal behaviors to enhance communication with coworkers and clients; use software such as word processors and spreadsheets to perform common business applications and maintain business information; use social media and mobile technology appropriately; interpret and use tables and charts; use problem solving and critical thinking skills to locate good sources of information about problems and determine appropriate methods for investigating causes and to determine root causes of problems and suggest solutions; exhibit leadership practices to improve productivity and quality of the working environment; work effectively in a team environment to accomplish company goals and improve quality of the working  environment; identify and practice appropriate health and safety procedures for business occupations; apply appropriate emergency procedures for business occupations; demonstrate employability skills related to a career in business; and pursue career development skills to advance in business careers.


NOCTI and NBS exams assess individuals' end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in General Management or Business (9/15) (12/16 revalidation) (12/21 revalidation).