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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

UPI Study, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Business 101: Principles of Management

Course Category: 
Length: 

Varies (self-study; self-paced).

Location: 
Various; distance learning format.
Dates: 

March 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: master the core principles of management, focusing on the roles of managers and leaders, and clearly distinguishing between management and leadership competencies; analyze the evolution of management theories, evaluating the enduring impacts of key theorists like Max Weber, Frederick Taylor, and Henri Fayol on modern practices; acquire proficiency in understanding and managing organizational change, with a focus on identifying change catalysts and effectively applying change management models; assess and align organizational structures with strategic objectives, understanding the dynamics of various organizational designs, including mechanistic and organic structures; and develop skills in fostering effective team dynamics and leadership, applying diverse theories and models to enhance team motivation, and resolving conflicts.

Instruction: 

The course is self-paced. Instruction is delivered through online video and text lessons. Students are assessed through quizzes, assignments and a proctored final exam. Major topics include Management Fundamentals; The Classical School of Management; Behavioral Approaches to Management; Effective Teamwork; Managing Organizational Change; Organizational Structure and Design; Effective Team Dynamics; Leadership in Organizations; Leadership Theories and Models; Motivating the Workforce; Effective Workplace Communication; Controlling in Organizations; Human Resources Management; Strategic Management and Decision-Making; Production and Quality Assurance; and International Management and Contemporary Challenges. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the associate/certificate degree category OR in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business, Finance, Management, Administration, CIS or Marketing (1/24).

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