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Organization Management and Leadership

3 Credits

This course is a part of:
Associate's Degree Program
Bachelor's Degree Program


BUS-101: Principles of Management

BUS 301 is the study of organizational management and leadership. Concepts and theories are considered in the context of today’s turbulent business environment, with attention to the evolution of management thinking and the impact of globalization and technology. Functions of management are considered, as are managerial roles, leadership, decision-making, communication processes, goal-setting, allocation of responsibilities, and teamwork. The emphasis is on application of concepts and theories and the development of strategies, goals, and objectives that enhances organizational performance and sustainability. The demands of innovation and change, as well as diversity, organizational culture, social responsibility, and ethics are considered in terms of their impact on organizational success.

Course Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Employ effective planning processes to develop strategies, goals, and objectives, leveraging technology and globalization, in order to enhance performance and sustainability.
  • Organize human, physical, and financial resources for the effective and efficient attainment of organizational goals.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills by communicating a shared vision, motivating and empowering others, and creating a diverse organizational culture of ethical decision-making and innovation.
  • Develop measures and assess outcomes against plans and standards to improve organizational effectiveness.
  • Critically analyze organizational managerial functions, roles, and processes, and develop integrative recommendations based on objective evaluation of alternative solutions and opportunities.