The Future of Business training course offers a brief yet complete introduction to business concepts and terminology using a student-centered, practical, and relevant approach. Students learn to navigate through the sometime stormy business environment by stressing important business issues such as customer satisfaction and quality, entrepreneurship, cultural and workplace diversity, ethics, global business, technology, teams, and e-business.

Topics include:

Understanding Economic Systems and Business
Making Ethical Decisions and Managing a Socially Responsible Business
Competing in the Global Marketplace
Forms of Business Ownership
Entrepreneurship:  Starting and Managing Your Own Business
Management and Leadership in Today’s Organization
Designing Organizational Structures
Managing Human Resources and Labor Relations
Motivating Employees
Achieving World-Class Operations Management
Creating Products and Pricing Strategies to Meet Customers’ Needs
Distributing and Promoting Products and Services
Using Technology to Manage Information
Using Financial Information and Accounting
Understanding Money and Financial Institutions
Understanding Financial Management and Securities Markets

For more information or to register, please email Emily Laroche at