MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP
This course introduces students to the roles and functions of managers. The content
includes an introduction to organizations and the need for and nature of management. It
examines the evolution of management theory, organizational environments, and
corporate social responsibility and ethics. The course also includes a detailed
investigation of the four functions of management: planning and decision making,
organizing, leading and motivating, and controlling.
Students will learn variety of technical and business writing methods used in business
communication in the real world. It teaches the fundamentals of good business writing,
including protocols for business letters and electronic mail, as well as how to deliver good
and bad messages, persuasive messages, formal reports and proposals. In addition, there
will be instruction in oral presentation and in-depth practice on both an individual and a
collaborative basis. Students will learn how to enhance their business communication
using technology and media.
This course introduces students to the basic steps required to start and actually run a
business. Students will learn the basic steps required to plan, start and run a business.
Concepts covered include product selection, marketing & branding, location, financing,
financial projections, management, risk management, and ethics.
Students who do not use English as their primary language will also take an English as a
Second Language course. Preparing them to work in a global economy where English is