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Course Descriptions

BMGMT 102 Intro to International Business

Credits: 5 Weekly Hours: 5 hours lecture
Course Description:
This course will draw you into the world of international business and culture. Learn how the foreign exchange markets work and how the world's religions impact a firm's ability to compete. Topics include: Trade deficits, balance of payments, trade barriers, the World Bank, NAFTA, The European Union, and the World Trade Organization.

BMGMT 103 Small Business Planning & Management

Credits: 5 Weekly Hours: 5 hours lecture
Course Description:
Learn how to recognize an opportunity when you see it. This course explores the risks and rewards of small business ownership. Emphasis is on finding a proper legal structure; determining start-up costs and financial competencies; aligning target markets with promotional strategies; and finding a management style that fosters increased productivity among employees. Applicable to start-up and existing small businesses. A business plan is outlined.

BMGMT 105 Introduction to Financial Planning

Credits: 5 Weekly Hours: 5 hours lecture
Course Description:
Provides information to help you establish a personal or small business financial plan. Includes common sense budgeting and money management tips, insights into credit card comparisons, real estate, refinancing and consumer loans; exploration of capital markets including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, money markets and foreign exchange. Basic retirement planning and insurance needs are also discussed. There's no reason not to have a plan anymore! (Formerly BS-EC 105)

BMGMT 146 Entrepreneurship--Financial Analysis

Credits: 2 Weekly Hours: 2 hours lecture
Course Description:
A 2-day entrepreneurial seminar on how to get more information from the basic Balance Sheet, Income and Cash Flow Statements. Information that could turn your business around. Topics include ratio analysis, aging of account receivables and trend analysis. Applicable to start-up and existing small businesses. Contact the bookstore for required publication. (Formerly BS-EC 146)

BMGMT 147 Human Resource Management

Credits: 1 Weekly Hours: 1 hours lecture
Course Description:
An entrepreneurial series, one-day seminar emphasizing Human Resource Risk Management issues including interviewing and performance appraisal techniques that foster increased productivity among employees. Wrongful termination, sexual harassment, OSHA, Americans with Disabilities, and Washington State wage and hour limitations for minors are also introduced. Applicable to start-up and existing small businesses. Contact the bookstore for required publication. (Formerly BS-EC 147)

BMGMT 148 Deadline and Project Management

Credits: 1 Weekly Hours: 1 hours lecture
Course Description:
An entrepreneurial series, one-day seminar emphasizing tips on how to get organized and stay that way. Discussions center on managing multiple projects/deadlines, and basic project management tools are introduced. Applicable to start-up and existing small businesses. Contact the bookstore for required publication. (Formerly BS-EC 147)

BMGMT 149 Entrepreneurship--Marketing for Growth

Credits: 2 Weekly Hours: 2 hours lecture
Course Description:
An entrepreneurial 2-day seminar covering non-traditional marketing techniques for small business survival. Instruction on writing press releases and tips on using a number of local advertising sources is discussed. Applicable to start-up and existing small businesses. Contact the bookstore for required publication. (Formerly BS-EC 149)

BMGMT 170 Client/Customer Relations

Credits: 2 Weekly Hours: 2 hours lecture
Course Description:
Provides oral and written skill development focusing on efficient ways to deliver quality service to customers. (Formerly BS-EC 170)

BMGMT 180 Marketing

Credits: 5 Weekly Hours: 5 hours lecture
Course Description:
Learn the basics about marketing and promotional strategies, consumer buying behaviors, marketing management processes, organizational marketing research and targeting niches. Baby Boomers, X'ers and Generation Y, find out how organizations large and small target consumers like you in promoting their goods and services at a profit. You'll never view commercials the same way again. (Tech Prep Articulated)

BMGMT 181 Principles of Sales

Credits: 5 Weekly Hours: 5 hours lecture
Course Description:
Selling isn't what it used to be. Find out how being an information provider can help you better meet your customer's needs and improve your opportunities for sales. This course provides an introduction into a number of effective selling techniques, information on handling objections, active listening and preparing that winning sales presentation. (Formerly BS-EC 181)

BMGMT 195 Independent Study

Credits: 1 - 5 Weekly Hours: 15 hours clinic
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
Course Description:
With assistance from the instructor, the student will study, independently, the course content as presented in the adopted course outline.
Can be offered as: BMGMT 195/295.

BMGMT 220 Human Relations in the Workplace

Credits: 3 Weekly Hours: 3 hours lecture
Course Description:
The study of interactions between people at the workplace. The course focuses on developing skills to work effectively with other people as a team member and as part of an organization. (Formerly BS-EC 220)

BMGMT 282 Principles of Leadership/Management

Credits: 5 Weekly Hours: 5 hours lecture
Course Description:
Exploration of the functions of management and strategies for effective leadership. Provides an overview of management theory, organizational structure, total quality control, staffing practices, empowerment through motivation, decision making and team leadership.

BMGMT 295 Independent Study

Credits: 1 - 5 Weekly Hours: 13 hours clinic
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
Course Description:
With assistance from the instructor, the student will study, independently, the course content as presented in the adopted course outline.
Can be offered as: BMGMT 195/295.