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Business Foundations

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'This course introduces the concepts and practices of managing profit seeking firms, as well as the challenges of managing not-for-profit and public sector organizations. Students develop an initial understanding of organizational stakeholders, the global, economic, legal, and regulatory environments, ethical challenges faced by management, and the strategic coordination of various internal functions of organizations. Students develop an integrative approach to analyzing organizations and are coached on effective presentation skill, culminating in a group presentation of a business analysis to a panel of outside managers.'