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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Feb 25, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUSA 189 Principles of Management

5 credits
Modern management is both exciting and challenging today. This course is organized around the four traditional functions of management: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Contemporary topics, such as technology, empowerment, diversity, and Total Quality Management (TQM), will also be discussed.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe the functions of management
  • Describe new employer-employee relationships in the workforce
  • Identify the current forces shaping management practice today and for the future
  • List the skills you need to be an effective manager
  • Identify the keys to gaining advantage over your organization’s competitors
  • Identify the basic business activities involving management