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COURSE NUMBER: BMGT114
COURSE TITLE:Principles of Management
DIVISION:Business
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:45
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE: Online

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Principles of Management will focus on promoting learning through an integrated approach to the understanding of management fundamentals applied to current business practices, issues, and trends impacting business success and survival. Learners will develop awareness, knowledge, understanding of current and relevant management principles, and practices in global business. Current trends impacting business success and workplace environment including technological and digital tools and methods relevant to maximizing business effectiveness and efficiencies are emphasized throughout the course.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES:
This course is not available for web registration.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate professionally through course online communications including digital communications such as discussion boards, email, course assignments and projects.
  • Demonstrate knowledge, skills and understanding in the fundamentals of management including the four functions of management.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the role of management in business including a global perspective and awareness embracing society and international cultures.
  • Possess an understanding of social trends that encompass today’s evolving society that are relevant in managing a business and resulting workplace dynamics.
  • Understand the impact of technology in the management field and how developing technology is continually changing the way we work and communicate. Digital tools and methods that assist managers in maximizing success and efficiencies will be included throughout the course as well as evaluation of resulting challenges of virtual workplaces, digital communication in workplace, employee performance and responsibilities.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Effective management roles and responsibilities.
  2. Functions of management and relationship to organization success.
  3. Ethics and social responsible practices for business sustainability.
  4. Organizational strategy, planning, and decision-making.
  5. Current trends and issues in management including the digital landscape implications such as remote employees, web meetings, digital communication tools, performance metrics/dashboards for managers.
  6. Organizational environments and cultures.
  7. Managing in a global environment.
  8. Human Resource Management and workforce development.
  9. Organizing people, projects, and processes including the impact of technological changes to business operations and scope as well as digital landscape framing organizational strategy, market growth and viability, workplace environment and employee performance, and customer engagement.

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
A point system will be utilized to calculate classroom performance. Checkpoints, projects, case studies, final exam, miscellaneous assignments, and participation points will be assigned. Total points will be determined for the semester. The following percentages will be used to assign grades.

90-100% = A

  80-89% = B

  70-79% = C

  60-69% = D

  59-below = F


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STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Spring 2019

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