As the capstone course in certain business related Management programs, the course objectives align with the program objectives. Those objectives are:
- Relate the potential functions and applications of various management processes in the areas of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, leading, and controlling.
- Examine the needs of today’s managers in assessing and implementing strategies used in the management of information technology, financial, and human resources in the workplace.
- Describe the impact of international, legal, social, political, economic, technological, and environmental issues as they relate to organizational behavior in terms of the individual, group/team, and overall organization.
- Evaluate potential management problems and opportunities, and possible strategies and/or applications to be used in addressing such managerial concerns.
- Discuss the relevance of self-esteem, human diversity, ethical conduct, and the social responsibility of business in the lives of internal and external stakeholders.
- Analyze the external and internal environmental forces affecting business organizations and social, political, economic, legal, and strategic issues associated with these competitive forces and environmental factors which impact the effectiveness of managers in today’s competitive and globally-growing organizations.