Joseph Owusu

Assistant Lecturer, Augustana - Academic Planning

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Assistant Lecturer, Augustana - Academic Planning
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owusu@ualberta.ca

Courses

AUECO 204 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis I

National income concepts and income determination; theories of aggregate consumption, investment, and employment behaviour; monetary and fiscal policy. Prerequisite: AUECO 102.


AUECO 480 - Ethics in Economics and Business

Investigation of the relation between ethical reflection and the activities of businesses and economics. Attention is paid to the role of self-interest and rationality in economic and business discourse, the relation between the price system and human values, and the morality of the market as a means of social organization. Several case studies are used. Prerequisite: At least *6 at a senior-level in Economics or Management.


AUMGT 200 - Introduction to Management

Introduction to the basic concepts of management. Topics include the origins of management, functional areas of management, levels of management structure, relationship between structure and function of the organization. Prerequisite: AUMGT 100.


AUMGT 345 - Organizational Theory

This course provides students with a basis for understanding and critically examining complex organizations in contemporary society. Interrelationships among the social, cultural and formal properties of organizations are examined and linked to contextual forces in the external environment. Emphasis will be placed on the analysis of organizational systems for the purpose of improving the integration, adaptation, survival and effectiveness of modern organizations. Prerequisites: AUMGT 200.


AUMGT 350 - Entrepreneurship

This course provides business students with an overview of various topics related to starting a small business, from satisfying specific societal needs to properly designing an organization to fit its external stakeholder pressures. Concepts, theories and methods will be addressed in order to prepare an effective, comprehensive and detailed business plan. Prerequisites: AUMGT 200.


AUMGT 490 - Business Policy and Strategy

Capstone course for the Bachelor of Management program. The course helps the student develop overall directions of an organization and mobilize human and other resources to accomplish strategic goals. The skills, concepts, and tools learned in various courses form the framework for making strategic decision. Prerequisite: Completion of all other courses in the Management Foundations, or consent of program adviser. Notes: Open only to a student in the Bachelor of Management Program.


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