Business Mgmt & Administration (BUS)

BUS 108 - Business Etiquette

Course Description

Effective: 2015-05-01

Presents basic etiquette for individuals desiring to succeed in a business environment. Topics include manners, business attire, networking, socializing, and meeting protocol. Includes tips on how to handle basic issues associated with diversity, plurality, and cultural and family values. Discusses how contemporary displays of personal expressions may impact business relationships.
Lecture 1 hour per week.
1 credits

General Course Purpose

The purpose of the business etiquette course is to significantly improve students' human relationship knowledge and skills which can be used to successfully interrelate with customers, associates, employees, and superiors in a business setting.

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BUS 134 - Manufacturing Economics

Course Description

Effective: 2015-08-01

Presents concepts of manufacturing economics and industrial accounting. Covers the major economic topics that pertain to precision machining manufacturing such as product costing, fixed/variable cost, allocation methods, and working capital management. Features the impact of cash, inventory, and relative range.
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week. 1 credit.
1 credits

General Course Purpose

This course will give students a better understanding of how manufacturing economics has an impact across all areas of a precision machining manufacturing environment. Students will learn how fixed/variable costs, product costing, allocation methods, and working capital management have an impact of the shop floor and the entire organization. This course also provides the opportunity for students to see the impact of cash and inventory on a precision machining environment.

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BUS 206 - Advanced Project Management

Course Description

Effective: 2016-05-01

Provides students with in-depth knowledge and advanced skills and techniques necessary to lead projects assigned to project managers. Covers project initiating, project planning, project executing, project monitoring and controlling, and project closing.
Lecture 3-4 hours. Total 3-4 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

The purpose of the advanced project management course is to develop additional in-depth competencies in such topics as project charter creation, work breakdown structure (WBS) design, risk management, cost budgeting, scheduling tools (e.g., network diagrams and Gantt charts), team development and motivation, stakeholder management, earned value management (EVM), and other pertinent project management skills.

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Prerequisite BUS 204

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BUS 214 - Compensation Management

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Introduces the various components of employee compensation systems and their role in attracting and retaining good employees. Teaches how to develop and evaluate employee compensation systems that serve the needs of the workforce and the organization. Covers strategic perspectives, internal alignment and consistency, external competitiveness, employee contributions, and compliance.
Lecture Hours: 3, Total Contact Hours: 3
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Provide the student with knowledge in the area of compensation and benefits and the ability to design a pay model that is integrated with the organizations strategic objectives.

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BUS 217 - Employee Training and Development

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Teaches the fundamentals of human resource development (HRD) theory and practice in the organization. Examines adult learning theory, the concept of the learning organization, the role of training and development in the workplace and adult learning models. Focuses on applications of HRD principles to develop effective training programs for technical skills and management development.
Lecture Hours: 3, Total Contact Hours: 3
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Provide the student with knowledge and ability to design and deliver a training program using a variety of training methods and technology.

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BUS 218 - Employee Recruitment, Selection, and Retention

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Examines the fundamentals of successful recruitment, staffing, and retention. Focuses on job analysis, behavioral interviewing, assessing candidates, background investigations, legislative compliance, equal employment opportunity and Affirmative Action requirements, economic conditions that impact staffing, short-term and long-term strategy and planning, internal and external recruiting, and career planning.
Lecture Hours: 3, Total Contact Hours: 3
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Provides the student with the knowledge of the concepts, theories, and methodologies utilized in the efficient and effective staffing of organizations.

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BUS 224 - Statistical Analysis for Business

Course Description

Effective: 2014-08-01

Discusses the business statistics topics typically covered in business degree programs. Covers frequency distributions, descriptive measures, probability concepts, probability distributions, sampling, hypotheses testing for means and proportions, Chi-square distribution, simple linear regression and briefly, multiple linear regression.
Credits - 4 Lecture - 4 hours Total 4 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is formed from Business Statistics I (BUS 221) and II (BUS 222) to meet the business statistics requirements of a business degree program. It is designed, therefore, for a student who plans to transfer to a four-year college or university to receive a baccalaureate degree in business field. The student will acquire knowledge of certain basic terminology and methods in descriptive and inferential statistics.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: MTH 163

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BUS 227 - Business Analytics

Course Description

Effective: 2019-05-01

Includes overview of quantitative methods in business decision-making, simple and multiple regression and correlation analysis, time series analysis and business forecasting, decision analysis, linear programming, transportation and assignment methods, and network models. May include computer applications.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Offers skill-building in advanced statistics and decision analysis skills.

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Prerequisite: MTH 163 or division approval.

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BUS 281 - Managing in Global Organizations

Course Description

Effective: 2019-01-01

Develops a global perspective to become effective at using a wide-variety of global data to shape organizations and improve organizational performance and operations in an ethical and sustainable manner.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Students will gain an understanding of the opportunities and issues in emerging and developed countries, their business environment and practices, and consumer demands for products and services in those countries. The course emphasizes development of ability to analyze global data from a variety of sources, such as financial, customer, social media, video, voice, text, machine data and other structured and unstructured data. The typical work environment of businesses and professional organizations requires people to work as team members to critically analyze difficult issues and arrive at a common resolution. Collaborative learning makes it easy for teams of learners to bring a variety of talents to bear on problems. Because they have different talents, perspectives, diverse experiences and backgrounds, team members together can solve problems that they could not solve alone.

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