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Principles of Management for Engineers


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The objective of the class is to provide engineering and science students with an accelerated introduction to the basics of management and the language of business. The course provides a framework that will enhance a person’s effectiveness in the business world. The course is taught as a series of business disciplinary modules and the professors who teach the modules represent a diversity of functional areas, including accounting, finance, supply chain management, marketing, negotiations, and business strategy.

This course provides engineering and science students with an accelerated introduction to the basics of management and the language of business. The course provides a framework that will enhance a persons effectiveness in the business world. The course is taught as a series of business disciplinary modules and the professors who teach the modules represent a diversity of functional areas, including accounting, finance, operations management, marketing, international marketing, industry analysis, business strategy, and leadership.
Financial Accounting -- The language of Business. Every Business Transaction Has Underlying Accounting Significance. This module also focuses on basic accounting principles and the three key financial statements -- the Balance Sheet, the Income Statement, and the Statement of Cash Flows.

Managerial Accounting 
-- This topic discusses how to use accounting data to make critical management decisions. Also discussed is the use of accounting information for product costing and overall operational controls.

Finance 
-- All businesses have a capital structure -- the debt and equity required to finance the firm. This module focuses on the use of financial data for investment decisions and for the valuation of new ventures. Sources of and cost of capital will also be explained.

Marketing and Supply Chain Management -- These topics deal with marketing and supply chain management strategies and fundamental operational concepts. Supply chain management is concerned with the flow of products, labor, and information into the business -- much of which will be converted to products and services. Marketing deals with the customer facing activites of the firm, sales and distribution, pricing, promotion -- in domestic as well as international markets. 

Negotiations
-- This topic is focused on two party negotiations typically performed in a business setting

Business Strategy
 -- Successful firms typically have well formulated business strategies -- a vision, goals, and supporting tactical initatives. Also fundamental Industry Analysis provides a foundation for developing business strategy and will also be covered by this topic.

MGT 6753 course taken at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Lesson Learned: Business skills are essential for engineers and for life in the current world we live in.

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