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Interested in studying business? Kellogg Community College offers nearly two dozen classes in Business Administration (BUAD) and Business Entrepreneurship (BUEN).
Here’s a list of several business classes offered at KCC during the Fall 2018 semester, which begins Aug. 30. For a complete list of Fall 2018 semester classes offered at KCC, visit www.kellogg.edu and click on “Class Schedules” in the top menu to search for sections.
BUAD 101: Introduction to Business (3 Credits)
A survey course analyzing business organization and management in the areas of marketing, finance, human resources, electronic commerce and operations management. Emphasis is placed upon developing a vocabulary of business terminology and acquainting the student with careers and opportunities in business. Cases and current events related to business practices are utilized.
BUAD 115: Global Business (3 Credits)
This course consists of an overview of global business today. It is designed to provide the student with the basic concepts and theories pertaining to global business. Included are import and export strategies, global trade, global electronic commerce, economic and political trade issues, cultural aspects, developing and developed countries. The basic function of global business, including managing, marketing, financing, producing, electronic commerce and transporting will be discussed on a limited basis.
BUAD 132: Human Resources Management (3 Credits)
An analysis of the management of personnel from the viewpoint of the individual supervisor and the personnel department. Subject content will include corrective discipline, grievance procedure, collective bargaining, job analysis, interviewing and placement techniques, performance evaluation, psychological testing of employees, and supervisory development and motivation. These subjects are presented through individual and group involvement techniques, such as case studies, discussions of current problems, and role playing.
BUAD 201: Business Law (3 Credits)
General overview of the U.S. legal system covering laws, court procedure and selected current significant legal rulings. An analysis and application (through the case study approach) of the concepts and rules of law with particular emphasis on the Uniform Commercial Code. Contracts, torts, commercial papers and electronic commerce will be covered.
BUAD 202: Business Law (3 Credits)
Secured transactions, business organizations, partnerships, corporations, electronic commerce, bankruptcy, trusts, bailments, estates, wills, property, leases and mortgages and insurance will be covered. The case method will be employed, and selected current significant legal rulings will be discussed.
BUAD 212: Personal Finance (3 Credits)
This course discusses the techniques that can be applied to personal financial management. Key components of this course include concepts and strategies associated with money management, taxation, savings and retirement planning, consumer credit and financing, insurance (auto, home, life and liability) and investment strategies.
BUAD 213: Business Statistics (3 Credits)
A basic principles course emphasizing statistical techniques, particularly their application to business and economics. The study of descriptive statistics leads to an understanding of measures of dispersion and central tendency. With this background, the student progresses to probability and sampling theory leading to inferential statistics. Various tests of significance are studied including chi-square, analysis of variance, and the binomial distribution using real-world examples. Finally, the relationship between data is studied using regression and correlation analyses. The use of the computer will be introduced throughout the course.
BUAD 251: Principles of Marketing (3 Credits)
The functions of the marketing mix are analyzed as to how they interact with each other, with other business functions through electronic commerce, and with several components of the business environment. Understanding of these marketing functions is developed through a study of a variety of applied marketing problems, exercises, Internet searches and business case histories.
BUAD 274: Organizational Behavior (3 Credits)
Analysis of human behavior in organizational settings with the purpose of determining appropriate leadership styles. Emphasis on resolving human dilemmas in the organization. There will be case studies, critical incidents and role playing. Simulation models are augmented with lecture and cases to maximize student involvement.
BUEN 100: Introduction to Entrepreneurship (1 Credit)
This course is designed to provide an introduction to the process of turning an idea into a successful start-up business. A primary focus is for the student to explore the potential of being a successful entrepreneur. The course introduces the student to the processes for creating a potentially successful business plan. The student will use entrepreneurial discovery processes, assess opportunities for venture creation, and develop presentation skills to convince others of the potential success to implement the business entity.
BUEN 102: Entrepreneurship – Business Management (3 Credits)
This course covers concepts, processes and techniques for managing a small business. It focuses on aspects that are unique to small business management and small business ownership. An emphasis is placed on the use of quality improvement techniques and ethical management practices.
The first Fall 2018 classes start Aug. 30, and the semester ends Dec 17. For information about signing up for fall classes, visit www.kellogg.edu/registration. For more information about Business and Information Technology studies at KCC, visit www.kellogg.edu/business-information-technology.