This course explores the rich field of management in theory and practice, and as both a science and an art. Students learn to apply management concepts to current workplace issues. Other topics include increasing competitive forces, expectations for successful performance of employees and organizations, and achieving desired business goals.
This undergraduate course is 5 weeks.
Attendance and participation are mandatory in all university courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.
Topics and Objectives
Introduction to Management
- Describe the role of a manager and the four functions of management.
Planning as a Management Function
- Determine the effect that legal issues, ethics, and corporate social responsibility have on management planning and business processes.
- Evaluate various organizational structures and functions of management, as well as their effects on performance.
- Differentiate between management and leadership.
- Describe the role and responsibilities of leaders in creating and maintaining a healthy organizational culture.
Controlling as a Management Function
- Apply various management and control functions to achieve business goals.
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Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.