Current Topics in Business Administration – BUSI 701

CG • Section 8WK • 07/01/2018 to 12/31/2199 • Modified 07/28/2020

Course Description

This course covers current trends in critical areas of business administration from an executive perspective.

Prerequisites

None

Rationale

Students will be introduced to current theoretical and applied research in business, representing each of the areas of the common professional components. Emphasis will be placed on producing writing that adheres to the standards of the Doctor of Business Administration program while providing a survey of current research in each of the areas.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Apply APA standards of writing and formatting.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and module presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

As the first activity in this course, please read the syllabus and Student Expectations. After reading the syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will then complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1.

Discussion Board Forums (6)

Discussion forums are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, this course requires 6 distinct discussion forums. The specific requirements, point weightings, grading rubrics, and due dates are listed in the Course Content section of Blackboard.

Discussion Board Forum Replies (5)

Discussion forum replies will be focused on making recommendations to classmates on additional research in their topic. The specific requirements, point weightings, grading rubrics, and due dates are listed in the Course Content section of Blackboard.

Functional Area Paper

During Module/Week 5, the course requires a comprehensive paper on one of the common professional components of business. The specific requirements, point weightings, grading rubrics, and due dates are listed in the Course Content section of Blackboard.

Human Dignity Paper

During Module/Week 7 the course requires a paper that evaluates the legal, and Biblical implications of a specific motivational management theory based on a framework of human dignity. The specific requirements, point weightings, grading rubrics, and due dates are listed in the Course Content section of Blackboard.