Feb 09, 2023  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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BA 1100 - Introduction to Business


This course provides an introduction to the world of business by investigating a wide array of issues and phenomena that business executives face while conducting their work. Overall goals for the course are to introduce the context of business in general, discuss the challenges people face as they try to lead and navigate their organization(s), and to lay a foundation for personal growth and development for students pursuing business-related studies.

Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to analyze a business situation and describe it using business vocabulary and terminology..
  • Students will be able to describe the role of business in society.
  • Students will be able to identify and describe the disciplinary functions in business and how they interrelate.
  • Students will be able to explain the distinction between management and leadership.
  • Students will be able to define profit, cash flow, assets, and explain how these key items are monitored.
  • Students will be able explain what a business model is, and describe ways that firms structure their business model.



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