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This course introduces students to the basic economic system of the United States, discussing the roles of the different driving forces in the economy. Topics include market economy, interest rates, macroeconomics, industry finance, and secondary markets.
This course presents an overview of the legal system as it relates to business entities and operations. Special attention will be paid to contract law, agency, and governmental relations. Case studies are used throughout.
• Differentiate between types and applications of the law (module 1)
• Define ethics as it relates to professional and personal liability (module 1)
• Identify components of contract law and other legal documents (module 2)
• Categorize different types of property and property rights and interests (module 3)
• Explain the applicability of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) as it relates to the sales process (module 4)
• Identify types of consumer protection including warranties, disclosures and government regulation (module 4)
• Contrast employment and agency relationships and their regulation (module 5)
• Summarize the most common professional liabilities and their associated issues (module 5)
• Distinguish different business entities and management, control and government regulations of these entities (Module 6)
This course introduces the student to the principles of financial management of business firms. Covered are financial statement analysis, ratio analysis, financial planning, working capital management, financial leverage and capital budgeting.
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
This course examines personnel functions in the business environment including job analysis, recruitment and hiring, training, performance appraisal and compensation. Other topics include ethics, benefits programs and policy development.
• Differentiate the historical role of human resource in the workplace from the changing and evolving role of human resource today. (Module 1)
• Identify the laws and guidelines governing labor practices, including hiring, rewarding and evaluating a workforce. (Modules 1 and 6)
• Outline typical recruitment and selection practices used by companies to maximize their investment in the recruitment strategy. (Module 2)
• Evaluate training needs assessments methods and their applicability to determining the need for training. (Module 3)
• Summarize the types of training a company might use to develop its workforce. (Module 3)
• Compare the benefits of different training delivery methods and internal and external training. (Module 3)
• Distinguish between employee needs and wants and their relationship to the HR function. (Module 4)
• Identify the importance of well-managed and planned communication in the employment lifespan.
• Describe the feedback process and how it relates to performance appraisal. (Module 5)
• Summarize the performance appraisal process and minimum appraisal requirements. (Module 5)
• Recognize employee career development opportunities from both the employee and business perspective. (Module 5)
• List the benefits businesses are required by law to offer versus those that are voluntary. (Module 6)
• Evaluate the components of compensation and benefits strategies. (Module 6)
REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE AND OFFICE MANAGEMENT
This course covers the operations and management of a real estate brokerage firm. Topics include planning, organizing, controlling, directing, staff recruiting, selection, training, business ethics, growth patterns, and communication skills.
*This course is not part of the Broker packages nor is it a requirement to sit for the Ohio Broker’s Exam. It is an elective course for academic credit if needed.Show more