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American University in Switzerland

Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with Specialization in Business Management

Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with Specialization in Business Management Regular Class
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As a management specialization at the American University in Switzerland, you can expect to develop the managerial problem solving and strategic thinking skills that will help you become a leader in today's ever-evolving global economy. The management specialization has been developed for your "total person" – both for your growth as an individual, and for your career aspirations. The real resources and real engagement you'll find as a management major will give you the skills, talents and competencies necessary for real world results in the 21st century.

1. Connect

This is the third of a required four-course sequence in the General Education curriculum. Emphasis is placed on students applying critical analysis, problem-solving, research techniques, and multimodal communication methods in order to question assumptions, hypotheses, and evidence. The course aims to assist students with their understanding of how culture affects and influences their identity and their interactions within societal organizations. Rigorous academic curriculum and experiential learning structures using integrative teaching and learning practices are included in this course. The purpose of this course is to facilitate experiences for students that lead them to make connections between classroom studies and life outside the classroom in a way that transforms theory into practice.

2. Engage&Explore

This course is the first of the required three-course sequence in the general education curriculum for qualifying transfer students. Emphasis is placed on helping each transfer student successfully acclimate to Tiffin University by building campus connections, encouraging professionalism, and improving academic success in the areas of communication, research, and critical thinking. In addition, students will develop competence and proficiency in research techniques, critical analysis, problem-solving, multimodal communication methods, and professional networking. The course aims to assist students with their sense of identity and belonging within a community through engagement and exploration of multiple cultural perspectives in order to better recognize and understand issues related to societal problems. Rigorous academic curriculum and experiential learning structures using integrative teaching and learning practices are included in this course. The purpose of this course is to facilitate experiences for students that lead them to make connections between classroom studies and life outside the classroom in a way that transforms theory into practice.

3. Human Resources Management

A study of the human resource function in business. Major areas of study will include staffing, recruitment, training and development, wage and salary administration, job analysis and evaluation, and labor relations.

4. Impact

This is a capstone experience and the final class of a required four-course sequence in the General Education curriculum. Students will present cumulative work from their experiences in prior courses with emphasis placed on students' integration and synthesis of their acquired skills in problem-solving, multimodal communication methods, professional networking, critical analysis, and research techniques. The course aims to assist students with developing a sense of agency and responsibility for engagement within society. Rigorous academic curriculum and experiential learning structures using integrative reaching and learning practices are included in this course. The purpose of this course is to facilitate experiences for students that lead them to make connections between classroom studies and life outside the classroom in a way that transforms theory into practice.

5. Impact ePortfolio

This course is the required lab component for the fourth course in the four-course sequence in the General Education curriculum. Emphasis is placed on the synthesis of knowledge gained from professional and academic experiences at Tiffin University through reflection that exhibit the skills associated with the general education curriculum as aligned with the institutional core competencies: critical analysis; problem-solving; research techniques; and multimodal communication methods. The lab component is designed to give students the time and guided structure necessary to compile data and create the necessary synthed connections in order to document competence and proficiency in learned skills in an ePortfolio.

6. International Management

This course focuses on business across national boundaries. Topics covered include functional areas of management in MNES, impact of policy, society, economy, and geography on the international business environment and global strategic management.

7. Managing Diversity in the Workplace

In the context of the growth of multinational enterprises and the increasing diversity of the American workforce, this course deals with gender, racial, age, cultural, and other differences in the workplace. The course will focus on being open, sensitive, and fair in dealing with differences and on using diversity as positive force within organizations. This is a writing-intensive course.

8. Organizational Strategy

An advanced course designed to integrate the functional concepts and techniques from the foundation courses in the curriculum. It provides the student with a thorough appreciation of the role of the general manager, with emphasis on strategy formulation and implementation. This is a writing intensive course.

9. Organizational Theory

An overview of organizations drawing upon the concepts of social and cultural anthropology, political science, strategic management, and organizational behavior. Topics covered will include organizational types, structure and design, culture, power and conflict, and environmental relationships.

10. Small Business Management

A study and analysis of the problems of operating a small business. Additionally, a discussion of the how's, what's and why's an individual would consider in developing their own business. All areas of managing an entrepreneurial operation will be covered such as marketing, finance and financial controls, government regulations and strategic planning.

11. Spreadsheet Application&Data Analysis

This course focuses on the use of spreadsheet applications as a tool for decision-making. Included are topics such as design and management of worksheets and templates, and the use of built-in functions. Organizational uses in the areas of accounting, finance, marketing, human resources are discussed.

12. Supply Chain Management

This course is an overview of supply chain management and will briefly cover the topics of procurement, lean organizations, Total Quality Management, logistics and materials management.

13. Total Compensation

A study of the total compensation management function in business, as evidenced through the human resource framework. Major areas of activity will include job analysis, job evaluation, establishing pay structures, and benefits.

14. Training and Development

An advanced course designed to develop knowledge and skill in the design, development, delivery and evaluation of organizational and job-related training and performance improvement programs.

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