INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT

  • Program: Business
  • Course: Introduction to Management
  • Course #: BUSN1051
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course is an introduction into the exciting world of management. Today`s managers are faced with many difficult and exciting challenges. Therefore, this lecture course covers the latest trends in management thinking that is essential to successfully guide large, small, profit and nonprofit, organizations toward their goals.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Identify the challenges facing the twenty-first century manager
Understand the elements of planning
Discuss strategic management techniques
Apply decision-making and creative problem solving
Understand elements of organizing
Describe human resource management concepts
Understand motivation on the job
Apply group dynamics and teamwork
Describe leadership components
Identify control and quality processes
Identify diversity issues in management
Understand ethical practices in management

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 4
  • Lab: 0
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL0930
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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