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MTC Course Credit-by-Exam
MGT 1400 Introduction to Management

A student completing this course will be able to:

  • Describe the nature of management and characterize their importance to the organization.
  • Identify and briefly explain the basic management functions in organizations.
  • Analyze how the U.S. workforce is changing and its impact on organizations.
  • Evaluate the most recent legislation affecting diversity and its provisions.
  • Identify the approaches to assessing organizational effectiveness.
  • Analyze the function of decision making and the planning process.
  • Identify the major barriers to goal setting and planning, how organizational overcome those barriers, and how to use goals to implement plans.
  • Discuss rational perspectives on decision making, including the steps in decision making and apply to a case study.
  • Discuss group and team decision making, including its advantages and disadvantages, and analyze scenarios on how it can be managed more effectively.
  • Discuss the steps in organization change and create a plan on how to manage resistance to change in a case study scenario.
  • Discuss the innovation process, forms of innovation, the failure to innovate, and how organizations can promote innovation.
  • Discuss how organizations attract human resources, including human resource planning, recruiting, and selecting.
  • Describe how organizations develop human resources, including training & development, performance appraisal, and performance feedback.
  • Identify and describe the major content and process perspectives on motivation and the role of organizational reward systems in motivation.
  • Differentiate among the basic forms of communication in organizations and evaluate appropriate methods in different scenarios.
  • Explain the purpose of control, identify different types of control, and describe the steps in the control process.
  • Evaluate different methods for conducting employee orientation.
  • Evaluate major types of training for employees and appropriate methods for conducting training.

Topics Covered in Course

  • Top Modern Supervision: Concepts & Skills
  • Ensuring High Quality & Productivity
  • Teamwork: Emphasizing Powerful Meetings
  • Managing Diversity
  • Reaching Goals: Plans & Controls
  • Organizing and Authority
  • The Supervisor as a Leader
  • Problem Solving, Decision Making & Creativity
  • Communication
  • Motivating Employees
  • Problem Employees: Counseling and Discipline
  • Managing Conflict and Change
  • Selecting Employees
  • Providing Orientation and Training
  • Appraising Performance

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