BUSM 1200: Management Principles

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

This course explores the roles of managers at various organizational levels and examines how they help organizations achieve their goals. Course topics are organized around the four major functions of management: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. There will be a special emphasis on diversity and the management of multicultural workforces in a global context. Concepts relating to productivity improvement, quality management, and business ethics will be focused on throughout the course. Students will have practical and hands-on assignments involving decision making, problem solving and case analysis to improve their analytical and teamwork skills.

Students will receive credit for only one of BUSM 1200 and 1250.

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: a minimum 67% in English Studies 12, Literary Studies 12, English First Peoples 12, or equivalent; a university-level English or communications course for which Langara awards transfer credit; or a minimum "C" grade in 120; or a minimum "C-" grade in ENGL 1121, or an "S" grade in ENGL 1107, 1108, or 1110. LET with a minimum Level 3; LEAP 8, LPI with a minimum 26 on the essay and one of 5 in English usage, 5 in sentence structure, or 10 in reading comprehension.

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