Singapore University of Social Sciences

Business Skills and Management

Business Skills and Management (BUS100)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Business Administration

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Business


Synopsis

BUS100 aims to provide students with key business skills, and problem discovery and solving abilities using various techniques, such as spreadsheet-driven analysis. Industry-derived case studies and a business management simulation game will be deployed to provide students with experiential learning. Through an interactive, experiential learning platform, students would learn bout the various functions of a business entity ranging from leadership, finance, accounting, analytics, operations, human resource management, marketing, e-commerce and business intelligence. The course helps students to learn about these various functions of a typical businessand their interrelationships, as well as the complexities of managing a business. In addition, leadership and management concepts (such as planning, controlling, and decision-making) will be discussed. This course equips students with the necessary life skills to deal with the challenges of an ever-changing work environment. As the course remains primarily skills-oriented, it continues to comprise of only continuous assessments (i.e., OCAS).

Level: 1
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester

Topics

  • Introduction to Business Studies
  • Introduction to Business Modeling
  • Capacity Planning
  • Modeling and Problem Solving in Business
  • Creating Value for Customers
  • Managing and Analysing the data
  • Operational Planning
  • Financial Analysis using Spreadsheet
  • Managing People
  • Analysing and Planning Human Resource
  • Evaluating Performance Results
  • Managing Risk and Uncertainties

Learning Outcome

  • Define types of business functions, business problems and managerial decision-making processes
  • Describe key performance indicators in business
  • Summarize insights and make recommendations
  • Apply analysis principles and spreadsheet techniques to analyse business issues
  • Identify modeling strategies to deal with the changing business environment
  • Analyse data for better planning
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