This course surveys business and industry in the United States with global growth strategy. Emphasis is placed on building Communication and Quantitative skills, including Excel spreadsheets, and an Ethical Foundation. The course introduces students to concepts in Management, Organizational Structure, Human Resources, Marketing, International Business, Finance, Computer Information Systems, Accounting, and Economics, and encourages students to explore career paths. Required of all Business majors. Course Syllabus
This course surveys briefly the American legal system and the basic law of contracts. Reference is made to typical business transactions and, by a study of pertinent cases, how the various principles of contract law apply to them. Course Syllabus
This course surveys the American legal system and the basic law of contracts as it relates to business in the 21st century. Reference is made to typical business transactions both traditional and electronic, and by a study of pertinent cases, how the various principles of contract law apply to them. Additionally, this course examines at how courts, legislatures, and regulators confront the major legal issues that the Internet poses. Major topics include: how legally-enforceable contracts are made online; how courts determine jurisdiction over online transactions; intellectual property rules as they relate to digital assets such as music, video, and online texts; control over Internet domain names; liability of intermediaries such as Internet Service Providers and search engines; and online privacy protections.
Discusses the problems involved in efficient handling of personal finance and consumption expenditure, including consumer protection, taxation, insurance, home financing, and methods of borrowing and
investing money. Topics covered will include: goal setting; budgeting; banking and basic financial transactions; building, maintaining and repairing credit; credit report and scores; home/auto ownership; current regulations and practices governing consumer financial transactions, potential risks faced by individuals and families, banking services and products, insurance and investment, and planning for retirement. Course Syllabus
This course is designed to present principles common to all communicating situations but which apply predominately to business. The applicability and construction of letters, memos, reports, telephone messages, and E-mails are considered. Relationships of creative, logical, and critical thinking of the problem solving nature of business communication are explored. The course is directed to helping students develop their ability to think, to express themselves in business situations and to use the most effective methods in the most effective way. Prerequisites: ENG 101, ENG 201, SPE 100 Course Syllabus
This course covers the total structure and character of modern business from initial organization through grouping of essential functions into operating departments. Management and the decision-making process, financing, operations, and marketing considerations are studied, with actual cases used to illustrate problems in small and big businesses. Course Syllabus
The world environment of business enterprise is surveyed broadly in this course. Emphasis is placed on foreign trade and investment problems, patterns and opportunities. The performance of business functions in an international context and basic terminology of international business are examined. Prerequisite: BUS 104 and ECO 201 Course Syllabus
A survey of the fundamental quantitative concepts and tools used in the field of business is presented in this course. Topics in the course include annuities, present value, compound interest, markup and markdown, graphing, equations, inventory, depreciation, breakeven cost, revenue, elasticity, inequalities, and certain aspects of linear-programming.
Prerequisite: MAT 150, MAT 200 or MAT 206 (for Business students only) Course Syllabus
This course is designed to develop the student?s ability to make decisions as a manager. Cases are used to present the student with a variety of management problems. Students participate in oral and written case analysis which requires identification of the problem, proposal of alternative solutions to it, and the choice of one solution based on criteria of profitability and productivity. Students also participate in a management simulation game.
Prerequisite: BUS 210 Course Syllabus
This course has been designed to prepare the students for further work in decision-making either on the job or in other institutions. The course will make use of computer programs in the construction and solutions of problems such as: production and inventory models; cost volume profit analysis; queuing theory and markov process; and resource allocation, scheduling, and simulation.
This course is a survey treatment of human resources management attempting to acquaint students with the various aspects of Human Resources Management. It introduces the student to the realm of the Human Resources Manager. Prerequisite: BUS 104 or BUS 200 Course Syllabus
This is a study abroad course in which students will understand the unique nature, challenges, resources, and opportunities that affect social ventures in developing economies. Students will earn first-hand the very different environmental conditions under which people live and work in a different part of the world, as well as experience the spirit of social entrepreneurs who find innovative ways to solve social problems within a market economy. Through class meetings, discussions with social entrepreneurs, and on-site visits to different social ventures in India, students will experience both the structural as well as the motivational factors that need to be considered to address these social problems. This class will encourage students to reflect on the social problems that exist in the United States and consider how the innovative organizational models that they have been exposed to in this study abroad program can be applied to the problems. Course Syllabus
Business Management Dept.
Fiterman Hall, Room F-730
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-8205