S., court functions, civil versus criminal law, substantive law versus procedural law and what happens when a lawsuit begins; outline the basics and capacity of contracts including termination, types, contracts and issues with minors, third-part beneficiaries, and assignment and delegation of rights and duties; examine the Statute of Frauds; explain certainty of terms, rules of interpretation and construction, implied terms, the parole evidence rule, conditions and excused conditions; paraphrase types of breaches, anticipatory repudiation, remedies for breaches of contracts, defenses to enforcement of a contract, how a contract can be discharged and concepts related to torts; examine topics that include legal ethics, securities and antitrust law, trademarks, patents, copyrights and trade secrets; differentiate the rights of creditors, product liability, consumer and credit protection, privacy protection, and unfair competition; hypothesize how to create the agency relationship and liability of the principal and liability of the agent; and analyze how to create a partnership and corporation, the Uniform Commercial code, tax structure, and liability of corporations.Topics include: History of American Law; Sources of Law; Constitutional Law; American Legal Systems; Legal Procedures; Contract Law Basics; Capacity in Contract Law; Contract Law and Third Party Beneficiaries; Contracts: Assignment and Delegation; Contracts: Statute of Frauds; Contracts: Scopes and Meanings; Contracts: Breach of Contract; Contracts: Discharge of Contracts; The Legal Environment; Securities and Antitrust Law; Property Law; Creditors’ Rights; Product Liability and Consumer Protection; Torts in Business Law; The Role of Agency in Business Law; Sales & the Law.Topics include: Management Basics; Classical School of Management; Behavioral School of Management Theory; Contemporary and Future School of Management Theory; Organizational Change; Organizing in Business Management; Work Teams; Leading in Organizations; Leadership Theory; Motivation in the Workplace; Communication in the Workplace; Financial Management; Human Resources; Strategic Management and Managerial Decision Making; Production and Quality Assurance; International Management and Contemporary Issues.Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: diagram and analyze the 4 Ps of marketing: product, place, price, and promotion; explain and evaluate marketing philosophies, including market and sales orientation; illustrate how marketers establish and analyze competitive advantage; analyze global marketing and diagram concerns about marketing in foreign markets; model consumer behavior theory and the decision-making process; differentiate between business and consumer marketing; diagram product life cycles and the process for creating new products; demonstrate comprehension of and differentiate between services and goods; differentiate between promotion, advertising, and public relations; and distinguish between relationship selling and traditional methods.Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: define and compare managerial accounting functions, processes and responsibilities; distinguish between cash management, auditing, and financial reporting methods; understand and define cost classifications and formulas, and calculate cost and profit analyses; evaluate cash flow, income statements, inventory and costing systems; describe the activity-based costing process; identify and distinguish between the components of budgets and standard cost evaluations; examine accounting reporting tools and reporting responsibilities; learn how to calculate, analyze and make decisions regarding costs, investments, budgeting, spending and cash flow; explain how financial statements, income statement, balance sheets and cash flow statements are prepared and used; and interpret and analyze various types of financial statements.
Methods of instruction include audiovisual materials and case studies.Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to compare and contrast the levels, roles, and functions of management; distinguish between modern theories of management, including quality management and systems management theory; break down quantitative management and the roles of branches such as operations management ; illustrate the types of planning and its function in management; model different types of organizations, including centralized and decentralized organizations; examine leadership and its role in organizations and the difference between a manager and a leader; analyze the role of motivation in the workplace and how managers affect motivation; illustrate the communication process and the role of organizational communication; analyze the decision making process and describe tools used to make informed decisions; and relate the managerial functions in international organizations and characteristics of an international manager.The course is self-paced, and instruction is delivered through online video and text lessons. The mission of is to make education accessible to everyone, everywhere.
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Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: define and outline the components of an information system; diagram and describe the hardware components of a computer system; identify and appraise common systems and application software, including operating systems; summarize how the Internet, Intranet, and Extranet work, and differentiate between them; categorize and explain the components of a telecommunications system; diagram and explain decision support systems and other specialized information systems; describe the process of software development and management tools used in the software development process; break down why information systems use the database approach to data management; evaluate the impact of information technology on society and privacy; and summarize the basics of programming and steps in the programming process.