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2018-2019 Course Catalog 
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BMGT 2030 - Principles of Management

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course is a study of the foundations, principles, and functions of management. The emphasis is on planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling resources in organizations. Managerial strategies and decision models are analyzed, including considerations of demographics, diversity, and globalization.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: BMGT 1020  

Major Content

  1. Historical and Contemporary Management Theories
  2. Manager as a Decision Maker
  3. Objectives, Strategies, and Policies
  4. Planning: The Fundamental Function
  5. Management Organization Structure and Design
  6. Motivation Concepts
  7. Communication in Organizations
  8. Work Groups and Teams
  9. Managing Conflict and Change
  10. Effective Leadership Behavior
  11. Performance Reviews Strategies and Motivational Rewards
  12. Social Responsibility and Ethics Management
  13. Demographic, Globalization, and Diversity Management Strategies

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. describe the four functions of management (planning, organizing, leading and controlling) and the type of executive management actives associated with each.

  2. explain the historical and philosophical origins of management.

  3. apply current management theories and practices.

  4. explain the structure and design of organizations, and how managers effectively perform in this type of setting in order to accomplish goals.

  5. describe the types and utility of systems and analyze how they are used to monitor and support achievement of strategic and tactical plans made by management.

  6. apply the principles and practices of decision-making skills to activities and individual in “real-world” managerial environments.

  7. identify the major ethical approaches, apply them to business situations and analyze their impact on management behavior.

  8. analyze the personal traits and skills of effective leaders.

  9. describe motivation in the workplace and apply motivation concepts to suggest improvements in the workplace.

  10. recognize and analyze the nature and role of organizational culture within an organization.

  11. discuss how managers lead the process of organizational change.

  12. analyze the advantages, disadvantages, and best practices of utilizing teams within organizations.

  13. analyze the impact of changing demographics, increasing diversity, and globalization on the management process.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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