Business and Management Strategies for a Global Society


REVISED

Fall 2014, Winter 2015 and Spring 2015 quarters

Taught by

political science, public administration

This year-long, weekend-intensive, business and management program will assess business, management, and leadership in the context of contemporary technological advances and globalization. Organizations will be examined within their economic, political, and social environment. Organizational development and management strategies will be analyzed in terms of current and future utility. Traditional elements of management such as decision making, strategic planning, organizational behavior, human resources, and conflict management are incorporated throughout the program. Application of theory and enhancement of critical thinking will occur through problem solving and case study analyses. Assignments will place a heavy emphasis on developing analytical, verbal, written, and electronic communication skills through dialogue, seminars, critical essays, training modules, research papers, and formal presentations. Managerial skills will be developed through scenario building, scripting, role-play, and case development among other techniques.

Fall quarter will focus on managerial self-assessment, interpersonal management skills, leadership, strategic management, and conflict management. Learning objectives will include developing an understanding of leadership and global leaders, development of interpersonal managerial skills and team building skills, and strategic planning. Winter quarter will focus on strategic management theory and organizational development. Learning objectives will include developing an understanding of basic finance, economic concepts, and strategic management. Spring quarter will focus on applying managerial skills and strategic management concepts and analytical tools in the workplace via internships. Learning objectives will include developing an ability to apply managerial skills in the workplace; developing an ability to utilize core concepts and analytical tools in strategic management in the workplace; developing an understanding of change management and the ability to apply these concepts to change in a global corporation and to develop the ability to critique and apply literature on managing people and change management in the workplace

 

Fields of Study

Preparatory for studies or careers in

Business and Management

Location and Schedule

Campus location

Olympia

Schedule

Offered during: Weekend

Advertised schedule: 9a-5p Sat/Sun (fall: Oct 4, 5; Oct 18, 19; Nov 8, 9; Dec 6, 7) (winter: Jan 10, 11; Jan 31, Feb 1; Feb 28, March 1; March 7, 8) (spring: April 5; May 3; May 31; June 7)            

Final Schedule and Room Assignment

Books

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Online Learning

Hybrid Online Learning 25 - 49% Delivered Online

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Internship Required

Workplace or business development internships will be required Spring Quarter

Revisions

Date Revision
December 1st, 2014 Meeting date error corrected- program meets Jan 31st and not the 21st.

Registration Information

Credits: 12 (Fall); 12 (Winter); 12 (Spring)

Class standing: Junior–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 25

Fall

Course Reference Number

Jr - Sr (12 credits): 10256

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Winter

Accepting New Students

Course Reference Number

Jr - Sr (12 credits): 20174

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Spring

Enrollment Closed

Course Reference Number

Jr - Sr (12 credits): 30129

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