Business Management (102)

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102-100 Intro to Entreprenurial Career

This course will incorporate lecture and discussion materials to improve students' understanding of basic business and entrepreneurship topics. It will include a hands-on component involving interaction with local employers, and community leaders will expose participants to business and management career opportunities available to AAS program graduates.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

102-109 Business Careers and Communication

This course covers how to use professional and effective communication in business settings. Students learn and practice business oral communication, presentations, and various forms of written communication. Business career exploration, resume writing, and interviewing are also addressed in this course.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3
Co-requisites: (103-106 or 103-128 or 103-116 or 106-146 or 103-138)

102-110 Business Careers Planning

In Business Career Planning, students will focus on personal and professional preparation for a career in business related occupations. The course covers interpersonal and intrapersonal success skills including self-esteem, understanding human behavior, creative problem solving and decision making, effective communication skills, time management, setting priorities, and organizational techniques. Job search strategies will be introduced.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 0.5-1

102-114 Principles of Operations Planning

Students will apply planning and decision-making techniques to ensure efficient and competitive management of business operations. Students will focus on the key operational activities of inventory controls, process design and management, and supply chain management. Students engage in examining and analyzing the following topics: product design processes, quality, facility design and capacity planning, inventory control, project management, supply chain management, cost control, and customer service management.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: (102-148) and (804-134 or 804-118)

102-115 Management Principles

Students will receive a comprehensive overview of the functions and principles of management that leads to success in the operating climate of modern businesses. The five functions of management will be introduced and applied to business operational problem-solving.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: (102-148)
Co-requisites: (801-195 or 801-136 or 102-109)

102-120 Small Business Management

The course provides a detailed study of all phases of managing a small business. Specific problems of small operations such as financing, developing, staffing, and growing a small business are analyzed. Management topics such as quality, leadership, applications of technology, legal issues and more will be applied to isolating significant problems and implementing solutions. Current issues and trends in entrepreneurship will be included.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: (102-115) and (104-102)

102-121 Customer Service Management

Customer Service Management examines the role of managing customer service to add value and achieve a firm's long-term goals. Topics include the purpose of customer service; development of customer service goals, policies and plans; training, development and evaluation of customer service staff; development of sales skills; and using conflict resolution techniques to handle difficult customer service situations. Emphasis is placed on management duties and communication to provide customer satisfaction for both internal and external customers.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: 102-115

102-122 Business Sustainability Planning

Learners in this course will be introduced to current topics influencing business practices relative to business sustainability. Concepts include green business, planning business sustainability programs, and leading corporate social responsibility efforts that may provide a foundation for both business profitability and environmentally friendly processes. Learners will discuss green business practices, analyze case studies, and take away a management process for identifying and implementing sustainability projects, which also contribute to an organization's triple bottom.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: (804-123 or 804-134 or 804-118)

102-125 Business Management Internship

This course is a work-based learning program involving actual business operations in the community. It is intended to provide students with actual work experience. Students will obtain a position at an approved worksite, and work a minimum of 144 hours under the supervision of both their instructor and an onsite supervisor. Students must have a minimum 2.0 overall GPA to enroll in the course.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-2
Pre-requisites: (102-110) and (102-115)

102-126 Business Plan and Entrepreneurship

This course is a learning program involving planning actual business operations. It is intended to provide students with the tools to start their own business. Students will improve their understanding of entrepreneurship topics. They will also research, develop, write, and present a business plan. Students must have a minimum 2.0 overall GPA to enroll in the course.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-2
Pre-requisites: (102-110) and (101-117) and (102-115) and (102-120) and (104-102)

102-127 Business Management Internship

This course is a work-based learning program involving actual business operations in the community. It is intended to provide students with actual work experience. Students will obtain a position at an approved worksite, and work a minimum of 144 hours under the supervision of both their instructor and an onsite supervisor. Students must have a minimum 2.0 overall GPA to enroll in the course. Not eligible for CPL.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: (102-109) and (102-115) and (196-193 or 116-193)
Co-requisites: (101-117 or 101-111) and (102-120) and (102-155) and (102-114)

102-128 Business Plan and Entrepreneurship

The course is a learning program involving planning actual business operations. It is intended to provide students with the tools to start their own business. Students will improve their understanding of entrepreneurship topics. They will also research, develop, write, and present a business plan. Students must have a minimum 2.0 overall GPA to enroll in the course.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: (101-117 or 101-111) and (102-109) and (102-115) and (102-120) and (104-102) and (801-195 or 801-136)

102-130 Business Finance and Budget Management

This is a basic finance course for managers and supervisors. The learner applies the skills necessary to achieve an understanding of the fiscal/monetary aspects of business. Each learner will demonstrate application of business types, cycles, forecasting, budgeting, expense control, and financial statement interpretation relevant to the supervisor as a non-accountant. These financial principles will then be applied to the manager’s role in decision-making and includes problem-solving case studies.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: (101-117 or 101-111) and (102-115 or 101-112) and (103-128 or 103-106 or 103-138) and (102-148) and (103-107)

102-131 Introduction to Business Sustainability

This course will provide an introduction of current topics that influence business practices relative to business sustainability. Concepts include developing business sustainability efforts, beginning corporate social responsibility efforts and planning for profitable and environmentally friendly processes. Learners will discuss green business practices, analyze case studies and discuss an organization's triple bottom line.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-1

102-132 Lean Operations

Upon completion of this course, learners will develop their understanding of how to assess a manufacturing process and review the transformation of inputs to outputs. Learners will analyze non-value added activities within work flows and consider the underlying values of a lean enterprise. Learners will explore the characteristics of an organizational culture necessary to develop a lean operation and study various production methods that will enable efficiencies including JIT (Just in Time), quality management, quality control, continuous improvement methodologies, statistical process control chart interpretation, material handling and production logistics.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 0.5-1

102-133 Lean Tools

In this course, learners will examine the lean tools available to identify and eliminate wastes from a process. Learners will examine the benefits and challenges of conducting a 5S implementation strategy, A3 Storyboard strategy, and root cause analysis. Learners will utilize process mapping to evaluate and develop plans to reduce and/or eliminate waste and evaluate the various approaches to continuous improvement.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 0.5-1

102-134 Lean Six Sigma

Upon completion of this course, learners will have developed a body of knowledge around Six Sigma concepts that qualify them to become Green Belt Certified. This includes an introduction to Six Sigma, recognition of the DMAIC methodology, and assessing a lean enterprise. Learners will develop their ability to do statistical evaluations to evaluate a production process. Learners will work through the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control phases to implement a problem solving or continuous quality improvement. Learners will examine the steps of planning and executing a kaizen event as well as utlize the seven SPC (statistic process control) tools to improve a process.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

102-135 Lodging Management

This course takes a management perspective in introducing students to the organization and structure of hotels, restaurants, clubs, cruise ships, and casino hotels. Topics include: business ethics, franchising, management responsibility such as human resources, marketing and sales, and advertising.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

102-136 Hotel Operations Management

This course takes a management perspective in introducing students to lodging operations. There are chapters on Structure and service in the lodging industry, front office, housekeeping, sales, and marketing accounting human resources and maintenance departments. Also chapters in safety and security and careers in the lodging industry.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

102-137 Business Communications

In Business Communications, students will learn the basics of professional and effective communication in business settings. Students will receive instruction and feedback on oral communication as well as the use of written communications to include business emails, memos, and letters. The importance of favorable and appropriate communication with both internal and external parties will be covered. All written communication will require keyboard use.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 0.5-1

102-148 Introduction to Business and Management

Students will be introduced to business operations, focusing on a basic understanding of the activities, functions, and principles of business enterprises. This course covers the responsibilities and challenges of operating a business. The course emphasizes human relations, management, marketing, finance, human resources, global business, and starting a business.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

102-150 Global Business Fundamentals

This course is designed to give students a fundamental understanding of the environment in which international business operates and of the business practices required to compete successfully in global markets. Topics include: country differences in political, economic, cultural, and ethical systems; cross-border trade and investment; global monetary systems; strategies involved in international business; and management challenges in global markets.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: (102-148) and (801-195 or 801-136)

102-155 Introduction to Project Management

This course gives an overview of project management principles and covers the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to improve the outcome of any project. It focuses on the project management processes and knowledge areas. Students will learn how to plan, schedule, and control projects. Students will learn project management tools and techniques and use them to define project goals, objectives, costs and time, and manage project scope, schedule and resources.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

102-157 Managing Projects

This course focuses on using the Microsoft Project software to plan, schedule and control projects. Students will define a project’s scope and apply work breakdown structure (WBS), the foundation of project planning. Students will learn how to configure tools and options, set-up projects, estimate, schedule, and budget projects.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-2
Co-requisites: 102-155

102-158 Project Management Capstone

This course is designed to give students practical experiences in managing projects. Students will be given the opportunity to review, synthesize, and apply their project management knowledge and skills from prior courses and experience. Students will be working in a lab setting leading a real-life project and project management deliverables, including project charter, projet plan, status reports, and post-project reviews. Students will facilitate meetings, track planned and actual values, and update project plans.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3
Co-requisites: 102-155 and 102-157

102-160 Business Law

This course is designed to provide the student with a working knowledge of law as it relates to the rights and responsibilities of businesses and individuals. Emphasis is placed on torts, contracts, case analysis, ethics, and social responsibility, particularly in the business context.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

102-161 Principles of Manufacturing Management

Students will be Introduced to the operations environment and key manufacturing process activities including quality control, capacity management, and lean manufacturing techniques. Students will learn to design, operate, and improve the systems that deliver goods and services using tools such as process flow diagrams, lean management, and decision trees. Through discussion and interactive problem solving, participants will gain a functional competency of production activity control and management.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 3

102-402 Business Math

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.2-2

102-403 Theory of Finance

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.2-4

102-404 Business Statistics

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-2.5

102-405 Introduction to Project Mgmt

This Introduction to Project Management course will provide students with a basic understanding of the 5 phases of a project management life cycle, project management tools, work break down structures and the role of project managers in developing critical project milestones to keep projects on time and on budget.

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 1.6

102-406 Introduction to Project Management

This course gives an overview of project management principles and covers the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to improve the outcome of any project.

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-4

102-407 AIB Consumer Loan Training

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-1.5

102-415 AIB Securities Markets

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-1.5

102-416 AIB Essentials of Banking

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-1.5

102-420 Starting A Small Business

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.2-10.5

102-421 Operating A Small Business

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.15-3

102-422 Second Career for New Retirees

Aid Code: 42 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-2.4

102-427 AIB Prin of Bank Operations

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-4.5

102-433 AIB Trust Investments

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-4.5

102-434 AIB Intro to Lending

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-1.5

102-435 AIB Lending Compliance

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-1.5

102-451 Tech & Dev A Business Plan

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-2.5

102-461 Business Law

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-4

102-467 AIB Consumer Compliance

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-1.5

102-469 AIB Commercial Lending

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-3

102-474 AIB Collector's Trng Program

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-1.5

102-477 AIB Bank Secrecy Act

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-1.5