Business: A Changing World
BSAD 096 60589 (3 credits)
Location: Mann Hall 205A
Students taking this course will be introduced to several key areas of business, including accounting, organizational behavior, finance, operations management, information systems, marketing, business ethics and more. Discussion of sustainability in business, including sustainable economics, issues of equity and ecology will also be included, as will discussions on entrepreneurship and options for creating and organizing business ventures. In addition to this introduction to business, the course includes coverage of decision-making tools including Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access. Other productivity software will be used including Microsoft PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word. In addition, core computing concepts such as hardware fundamentals, network connectivity, mobile computing trends and operating systems will be presented.
Thomas Chittenden obtained his MBA from the University of Vermont in 2004. His work experience includes systems engineering consulting with Competitive Computing in Colchester VT, Reporting Analyst for Level 3 Communications and Asset Transfer Representative for Janus Mutual Funds. He is experienced in financial services, telecommunications, higher education, computer networks and virtualization as well as developing information systems and technology adaptation/integration into existing business processes and workflows.