Course Code: BUSN410 Course ID: 4263 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course provides students opportunities for analysis, synthesis, and application of critical thinking applied to decision making at all levels in an organization. This course equips students with critical thinking skills to identify problems utilizing rational decision making. Students learn to solve organizational problems and provide strategic direction based on critical thinking.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 09/26/21||Summer 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 10/31/21||Summer 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
This course of instruction is intended to provide the student with a solid academic background to continue taking business courses, and for those students so inclined, the background needed to start, run, and grow successful ventures. Students will:
CO-1 Examine the process involved with problem formulation.
CO-2 Apply critical thinking to problem identification.
CO-3 Describe techniques used in decision making.
CO-4 Examine decision-making models.
CO-5 Apply decision-making techniques.
CO-6 Determine factors affecting decision implementation.
CO-7 Evaluate resources and actions required for implementation.
CO-8 Evaluate ethical implications of a decision.
CO-9 Evaluate decision-making outcomes and processes.
|Week 1 Introduction||2.40 %|
|Week 1 Forum||2.40 %|
|Week 2 Forum||2.40 %|
|Week 3 Forum||2.40 %|
|Week 4 Forum||2.40 %|
|Week 5 Forum||2.40 %|
|Week 6 Forum||2.40 %|
|Week 7 Forum||2.40 %|
|Week 8 Forum||2.40 %|
|Minor Assignments||8.00 %|
|Week 1||2.00 %|
|Week 2||2.00 %|
|Week 5||2.00 %|
|Week 6||2.00 %|
|Major Assignments||28.00 %|
|Week 3||14.00 %|
|Week 7||14.00 %|
In addition to the required course texts, the following public domain web sites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.
|American Psychological Association (APA) Style Website||http://www.apastyle.org/|
|Purdue Online Writing Lab||https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/|
|YouTube Video on Formatting an APA Style Paper||http://youtu.be/9pbUoNa5tyY|
|Microsoft Office Training Website||http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/support/training-FX101782702.aspx|
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
Not current for future courses.