Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-102-158 020343 Business Principles
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-102-158 BUSINESS PRINCIPLES ...economics and business; global business; ethics and social responsibility; types of business ownership; entrepreneurship; role of management: operations management; human resources; marketing; managing financial resources and legal issues impacting business.
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
  1. Credit by Exam
Course Competencies
  1. Identify the technological, sociological and economic trends that affect business.
  2. Relate evolving economic systems to the business environment.
  3. Explain the importance of international markets to the value of trade.
  4. Identify issues of ethical behavior and social responsibility
  5. Compare and contrast the major forms of business ownership.
  6. Summarize the issues involved with starting a small business.
  7. Explain the changing roles of management and styles of management
  8. Identify current human resource challenges.
  9. Analyze America’s manufacturing sector.
  10. Describe the role of marketing and distribution to business and society.
  11. Explain the stages of product and pricing development.
  12. Explain the role of the financial manager.
  13. Explain the issues of managing information.
  14. Compare and contrast financial resources.
  15. Explain financing and investing through securities markets.