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Certificate in Education Studies (TB)(O) - Introduction to Business

Business 1311 Introduction to Business
This course has been designed to introduce Commerce students to the fundamental principles involved in the management of organizations. Specific emphasis is placed on the functions of management related to the planning, organizing, decision-making and controlling of organizational activities. The overall aim of this course is to provide a comprehensive overview of the dynamic relationships which exist between the many interacting components which comprise the whole organization (i.e., goals, structure, technology, human resources and the relevant external environment, including Indigenous peoples). Systems theory is used to develop a framework which can be used to illustrate these relationships. Course content covers the following general core areas: technology and organization, decision- making, management of human resources, and interactions with the environment.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; 0-0