Business Management (BUS1002)
Management is one of the earliest and most fundamental skills practiced by all people throughout human history. Each of us must learn to manage our lives, our families, and our careers. Additionally, those of us who wish to become professional managers must learn to manage resources and the work of others.
Many companies and organizations today require their employees to work in a team environment. Business Management is a project-oriented course preparing students to work in a team-based structure while improving communication and interpersonal skills. The projects are designed to be reflective of situations and problems that managers and leaders face in today's rapidly changing business environment. The projects are designed to be engaging and interactive. Students interested in business or other fields will benefit from this course, as management is needed in every size and type of organization globally.
Related and Recommended courses:
Business Orientation, Business Law, Internship, VEI
Aquascapes Field Trip
Each semester, Management classes visit Aquascapes in St. Charles for a fantastic tour of their facility. The company owner and numerous managers and employees present to students about leadership, organizational practice, motivation, and many other aspects of management philosophies and principles.
To kick-off each semester of Management, students engage in strategic team-building when they attempt to build towers of spaghetti noodles and marshmallows. With limited resources and a ticking clock, teams must quickly engage with each other to accomplish their goal.