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Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type B: Social Sciences - Introduction to Management

Business 1011 Introduction to Management
An introduction 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). 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, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and interactions with the environment.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; 0-0
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences