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BUS 500 - Foundations for Business Impact

  • 2 credits
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BUS 500 is an introductory course to graduate business studies focused on business strategy, organizational performance, economic systems and opportunity, and the role of enterprise in value creation. This course provides graduate students with a general conceptual framework for the business processes, systems and structures that enable enterprises to provide value to society, while at the same time capturing economic value to sustain the business. Graduate students will be exposed to general business terminology, business functions, and fundamental aspects of business strategy. A goal of this course is to enable graduate students to develop capabilities in strategic thinking and to understand the integration of business disciplines as an organizational leader.


Bachelor’s degree and a 3.0 GPA or higher.

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