Feb 26, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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BA 206 - Management Fundamentals

3 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): BA 101  

Recommended Prerequisite(s): BT 101  and BT 102  

Course Description: Teaches fundamental management principles and is designed to build on the information contained in BT 101  Human Relations in Organizations, BA 101  Introduction to Business, and BT 102  Introduction to Supervision. The emphasis of the course is designed to cover the four functions of management (planning, organization, directing, and controlling) from a socially responsible and ethical view.  Students will be able to distinguish among different types of plans, develop mission statements, set goals and objectives, design an organizational structure, and recognize staffing and training issues.  They will also be exposed to motivation and leadership theories, managing human resources, working in teams, and evaluation (controlling) of the planning process. 

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Describe the five functions of management (planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling).
  • CLO#2: Analyze leadership styles. (ILO: Critical Thinking)
  • CLO#3: Explain the difference between tactical, operational, strategic, and contingency planning.
  • CLO#4: Identify conflict and ethical dilemmas in an organization.

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