A study of management of human resources at the organizational level, including human resource forecasting, planning, and training and development. Topics include the legislative environment of human resource management, labor relations, job analysis, recruiting, performance appraisal, and compensation.
Meets Degree Requirements for: BS Business: Diversified Concentration
This course is a study of advanced marketing management, especially product, price, promotion, and distribution problem solving. The legal and social environment within which marketing problems occur is also discussed.
This course will introduce students to entrepreneurship and business planning. It is suited both to entrepreneurs planning to develop and launch their own businesses as well as to those with established small business ventures that they would like to expand.
Students in this course will learn how to manage client requests, the tasks that issue from them, and the staff and other resources that their organization has available in order to attain the desired goal of a project within a specified period of time. This course relies heavily on the definitions and principles found in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, which represents the best practices in the field.
We live in an epidemic of addiction to sex, pornography, online affairs, gaming, the Internet and Facebook–all addictions that are exacerbated by technology. These fit into a larger category of addictions called behavioral addictions which also includes: codependency, eating, shopping, exercising and work addiction. This course is intended to equip students with an interdisciplinary approach to minister to those with technology-related addictions combining lessons from the disciplines of counseling/psychology, theology, public health and technology.
This course will focus on grant and proposal writing covering the research and prospect identification process, foundation grants, government grants and the relational process of grant approvals.
Social Entrepreneurship is the field of applying business entrepreneurship, start-up principles to social causes. The course centers around a final project where students will build their own social entrepreneurship “pitch deck” presentation to use to persuade potential supporters of their initiative. This course will apply many of the best practices of startups used by Silicon Valley to the social sector including: Lean Startup principles and the Business Model Canvas.
This overview of how business works is great for entrepreneurs planning on starting businesses, students trying to figure out whether a career in business is right for them, and employees looking to understand more about their companies and build their business acumen.
This course introduces students to the theory and practice of Christian community development in an increasingly interconnected, urban world. Students will be equipped to develop church-based, holistic community development strategies that cultivate community assets and empower indigenous leadership in low-income communities. Special emphasis will be placed on issues of fundraising, shared vision, and resource development for various anti-poverty strategies.
Students taking this course will gain practical experience in workplace communication. They will practice common types of business writing, such as the memo, letter, and report. They will also review their basic writing skills to gain greater mastery of grammar, mechanics, and style.