Examine the foundation, principles, and practices upon which modern business enterprises are based. Become familiar with not only the functional elements of a for-profit company, but also the challenges presented by today's competitive global marketplace. Topics include: the business life cycle; balancing short and long-term demands; forms of business ownership and organization structure; leadership and managing competing priorities; competing in global markets; the employment relationship (employment options, compensation packages, managing and rewarding performance); marketing, promoting, pricing and distributing products and services; financial and operational information systems.
Course Number: BUSA-40342
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)