A survey course designed to give the student a general knowledge of the modern business world and a better basis for choosing concentrated business offerings.
In this course students explore the various fundamental principles of marketing, the marketing plan, and the marketing challenges associated with globalization; and how technology has reshaped traditional marketing concepts.
A broad introduction to the fundamentals of finance including banking and financial institutions, securities, markets, capital management, and the time value of money.
This course studies the principles of management which includes Planning, Organizing, Leading, and Controlling. Students will explore: managing a diverse workforce, leadership skills, motivational concepts, team building, and the challenges faced by managers in today's global environment.
The internship provides students with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in an actual business organization. Students will be evaluated by their actual supervisors, conduct their own self-evaluation, apply classroom concepts on the job with a discussion of their results provided to their instructor, and keep a log of hours worked. Students are required to meet with their instructor on a periodic basis during the semester.
This course will examine the functions of a human resources management as well as the challenges and opportunities facing human resource managers. This course will include the techniques of recruiting, selecting, transferring, promoting, classifying, and training workers.
A study of the techniques of differential and integral calculus. The focus of the course is on functions and the applications of the calculus to the life, social, and managerial sciences, with particular emphasis on the latter. Trigonometry is not used.
This course presents principles of communication that apply to the needs of today's business professionals. The study of strategies and skills for effective writing and speaking in business organizations to include interpersonal skill development and conflict resolution while addressing the many business technical modes of communication delivery. This course includes hands-on simulations/experiences which allows student to build the real-world knowledge, skills and confidence needed in today's business world.
An introductory course dealing with the methods of collecting, organizing, presenting, and analyzing data related to business. The course deals with measures of central tendency and dispersion, elementary probability and probability distributions, statistical estimation and hypothesis testing, and linear correlation.
This course is designed for those who may want to start and operate their own business, as well as those who are already business owners, but wish to strengthen their entrepreneurial and management skills through development of a small business plan. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to evaluate the opportunities and risks involved in the small business; apply the techniques involved in starting a new venture including the legal aspects and development of a business plan; and explain the techniques and principles of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the operating venture.
A study of those areas of the law which affect business environments. Some key concepts explored include legal history, court systems, regulatory, environmental, and international law. Student will learn to ""brief"" case studies and its application to court decisions.
This course is an overview in the methods businesses and organizations use e-commerce to present, network, sell, conduct consumer research, and interact with customers to increase results. Enhancements in product, price, place, and promotion will provide a framework for students to develop a project, or further study in an area of their choice.
This course examines the concept of Customer Relationship Management (CRM), its evolution, and implementation. It will introduce critical concepts and methods such as customer value, identifying profitable customers, understanding their needs and wants, and building a bond with them by developing customer-centric products and services directed toward providing customer value. Students will be instructed on how to implement the CRM techniques using industry-standard software.
Actual work experience in a business or industry with periodic discussions of the problems involved in applying classroom principles to the job.
A specialized program of study directly related to the department's area of expertise. The course is arranged between a faculty member and student and takes into consideration the needs, interests and background of the student.
Courses are offered to accommodate special interests of students and/or faculty. Typically, the course will cover new material not currently contained in the curriculum at ECC.
The business capstone course will assess the student's success in the study of the body of course work in the program. Students will demonstrate their knowledge of and application of the program's goals and competencies. In the course, students will focus on business strategies, ethics, and problem-solving. Students will be required to produce an overview that demonstrates the outcome of their efforts in the course and participate in required exit testing.
This course is designed to prepare students to make the transition from school to work and to provide students with the basic skills to manage their careers effectively. The course focuses on how personality traits effect relationships with coworkers and manager, as well as overall career advancement. Topics covered include self-assessment, analysis of the job market, analyzing companies, the job hunting process, including resume presentation, techniques and job interviewing skills, the basics of networking, professional dress codes, and codes of ethics. Students must be in their graduation semester.