CCOG for BA 295 Summer 2024

Course Number:
BA 295
Course Title:
Management Capstone
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Course Description

Covers the evaluation of business issues and managerial problems posed through case studies and drawing on concepts covered throughout the degree program. The management concepts of planning, organizing, leading/motivating, controlling, and management decision making will be applied to business situations. Recommended: students should enroll in this course near the end of their degree program. Prerequisites: Department or instructor approval required.

Addendum to Course Description

In addition to the listed outcomes, this course will be used as a point of assessment for program outcomes.

Intended Outcomes for the course

At the end of the course students will be able to:

  • Work effectively with a team of peers to analyze business situations and evaluate possible solutions.
  • Apply an understanding of the management processes of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling through group projects, case studies, and problem analysis.
  • Use computer applications and standard business terminology to prepare reports and presentations.
  • Use critical thinking skills to consider business strategies within legal, ethical, and economic standards of the business environment.

Course Activities and Design

Course Activities and Design

  1. Class-based reinforcing lecture on management themes
  2. Case-based activities
  3. Team building and group communication activities
  4. Independent out-of-class team project activities
  5. Development and delivery of presentations
  6. Application of program assessment tools to evaluate degree outcomes

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Assessment will be based on evaluation of:

  1. Case analysis discussions and reports
  2. Case analysis and/or team project presentations
  3. Team interaction
  4. Attendance

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Themes and concepts

  • Management functions
  • Management strategy
  • Communication


  • Analysis of business issues
  • Management decision making