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BSAD 025 – Sustainable Bus Strategies

Credits: 3.00

Course Description: Focus on the basics of strategic management to understand business choices and the sustainability of business organizations and their stakeholders. Prerequisites: EC 011, EC 012; MATH 019 or MATH 021; Business Administration major or minor; minimum Sophomore standing.

Section Description: In BSAD 025 students gain an understanding of the basics of business strategy. The course is designed to expose you to the basic issues that influence the competitive behavior and performance of entire organizations. Additionally, students will see how each functional area of business (e.g., accounting, finance, marketing, operations, etc.) interrelate to form a firm’s overall strategy. By the end of the semester, students will understand why they take more narrowly focused functional area courses in their junior year. Upon completing this course, the engaged student should be able to: 1) understand basic issues that influence the behavior and performance of business 2) understand basic theories, frameworks, and tools utilized in strategic management 3) integrate the various functional areas of business 4) work in teams to develop and implement a strategy in a business simulation 5) react to real time changes in the marketplace 6) take on the role of an executive (CEO, Vice President Marketing, etc.)

CRN: 91423

Section: D

Enrolled/Seats: 56/56

Days Time Location
MWF 13:10 - 14:00 KALKIN BUILDING 001
W 19:15 - 21:15 LAFAYETTE HALL L207
W 19:15 - 21:15 LAFAYETTE HALL L207
W 19:15 - 21:15 LAFAYETTE HALL L207
W 19:15 - 21:15 LAFAYETTE HALL L207

Instructor(s): Richard Vanden Bergh

Meeting Dates: 26 Aug 2019 - 06 Dec 2019