Management Theory, Policy, and Process
Develop your management skills with this introductory course on the theory and applications of managerial functions.
What you can learn.
- Learn about the theories of management and how to use them in practice in a wide variety of organizational settings
- Accomplish organizational goals by learning how to manage people and resources
- Apply theories to managerial problem solving and decision making
- Learn about leadership and communication, as well as working through contemporary management issues
About this course:This course presents the theory and application of managerial functions; the processes of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling in a wide variety of organizational settings; and how the management of people and resources can accomplish organizational goals. Systems theory, contingency approaches, and socio-technical systems are used to explain managerial problem solving and decision making in organizational contexts and a global environment. Other topics include motivation and participation, leadership and communication, management information systems, human resources management, management of technology, managerial ethics, and other contemporary management issues. Transferable for UC credit.
Summer 2021 Schedule
Remote instruction courses are taught online in real-time with regularly scheduled class meetings held via Zoom. Course materials can be accessed any time through an online learning platform.
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.