This course examines principles, practices and procedures for planning, organizing, leading and controlling people within organizations. Topics include organizational design, decision-making, managerial communication, and strategic management. More generally this course is an introduction into the field of Management that will help students think like a manager. Students will learn about the environment managers operate in, develop an understanding of the triple bottom line, gain an understanding of the different management functions and some of the tools managers use. By understanding why and how managers do what they do, students will be better equipped to be successful in an organization as well as decide whether they are interested in a career in management.
- Teacher: Wendy Seligmann