BAM 315 Principles of Management
3 Semester Units
Principles of Management serves as an introduction to the discipline of management. It is designed to integrate the accepted theories in the area with real world applications to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills needed for managing others. This course begins with a discussion of the current issues in management and then proceeds to cover the traditional functions of management: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. By the end of this course, students should have an understanding of the needs of modern public and private organizations, including emerging national and international trends.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Identify the principles of managing formal organizations.
- Recognize the various challenges faced by today’s managers.
- Give examples of organizations engaging in the management functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling.