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BUS 100 Course Guide
NOTE: This course will use Teaching Assistants (TAs) in order to assist the instructor with the student’s
learning experience. TAs play active roles in working with the instructor to provide student support,
grading grading feedback, and posting content and in the course (e.g. discussion posts). This course also
may utilize a live chat feature, email, and phone/texting that are tied to the instructor and the TA support
team when supporting students addressing student questions concerns. or or
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Business is all around you. You participate in business as both a consumer and professional each and
every day. A strong foundation in core business concepts will prepare you to navigate and grow your
career in any field that you choose. In this course, you will learn through inspiring stories and real-world
activities that reveal what really is, how works, you can participate. You “business” it and how will explore
the main functional areas of business operations, finance, marketing, human resources, and leadership
and management. The business leaders will provide you with an inside look and unique insights. Get
ready to learn the fundamentals of business and turn understanding into real-world skills that can be
applied your career today. to
INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS
Required Resources
None All materials are included within the course.
Supplemental Resources
Alexandra Black. 2015. How Business Works: The Facts Visually Explained.
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COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
1. Discuss how a product could improved replaced relative be or to its life cycle stage.
2. Identify a financing option, next step in the accounting cycle, which financial statement and to provide
to investor. an
3. Recommend a marketing approach for a given product.
4. Examine an organization’s structure, human resources cycle, leadership style. and
BUS 100 Course Guide
WEEKLY COURSE SCHEDULE
The standard requirement for a 4.5 credit hour course is for students spend 13.5 hours weekly work. to in
This includes preparation, activities, and evaluation regardless delivery mode. of
Week
Preparation, Activities, and Evaluation
Points
1
What is Business?
Explore
Strayer Stories (Mini-documentary): Real Business. Real People.
Reading: Introduction to Business
Learn
Strayer Talks (Interactive lecture video): What business? is
Reading: Deep Dive
Discuss
Discussion: “Understanding Business Leaders” (initial post and
response - grade)
Prepare
Reading: Introduction to Assignments
15
22
30
2
Business is Products.
Focus: Product Development
Explore
Strayer Stories (Mini-documentary): Alikay Naturals
Reading: Introduction to Product Development
Learn
Strayer Talks (Interactive lecture video): Product Development with
Alikay Naturals
Reading: Deep Dive
Discuss
Discussion: “Understanding the Product Life Cycle and Innovation”
Prepare
Assignment 1: Product Development and Operations Category
Manager Analysis (Due in Week 3, but students can get started
early)
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