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Principles of Business Management – BUS 1101: Learning Materials

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To best prepare for your future studies, please review the below preparation resources. We encourage you to use the time before starting your first term, to get a taste of the topics of your upcoming courses. There’s no better time to start than now! Good luck with your studies!

Learn Principles of Business Management

Course Overview

All forms of business require the involvement of managers to enable the successful operation of the organization. This course will present a survey of the basic methods by which managers have operated businesses, large and small. Foremost are the basic concepts of planning, leading, organizing, and controlling. Embedded within these key concepts are numerous skills that, when mastered, will allow you to embark on a career in business management.

Preparation Resources

Principles of Business Management – BUS 1101 -Course Schedule and Topics:

This course will cover the following topics in eight learning sessions, with one Unit per week. The Final Exam will take place during Week/Unit 9 (UoPeople time).

Week 1: Unit 1 – Introduction to the Principles of Management and Globalization


Week 2: Unit 2 – Mission, Strategy, Objectives and Organizational Structure


Week 3: Unit 3 – Organizational Culture


Week 4: Unit 4 – Leadership


Week 5: Unit 5 – Decision Making and Control


Week 6: Unit 6 – Organizational Behavior


Week 7: Unit 7 – Motivation


Week 8: Unit 8 – Human Resource Management


Week 9: Unit 9 – Course Review and Final Exam