Open Educational Resources about business administration

Payroll Applications

Language:
English
Author:
The Saylor Foundation
Institution:
The Saylor Foundation
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Accounting / Introductory
  • Workforce Development

This is a free course offered as part of the Saylor Foundation's Professional Development program.  'This program is designed especially for adult learners who are ready to learn and apply skills demanded by today’s employers. Whether you are new to the employment world or wish to develop and

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Strategic Management

Language:
English
Institution:
The Saylor Foundation
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Management / Strategy
This course begins with an introduction to the field of strategic management and the definition of some important terms and concepts; it concludes by elaborating on 21st century management strategy. This course incorporates topics from introductory and core business administration courses. This .. show the rest of description.

Management Leadership

Language:
English
Institution:
The Saylor Foundation
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Management
This course examines the distinction between leadership and management, as well as the major theories and models of leadership. Additional topics include decision-making, independent leadership, and management of groups and teams. This free course may be completed online at any time. See course .. show the rest of description.

Principles of Management

Language:
English
Institution:
The Saylor Foundation
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Management
"Management" refers to the organization and coordination of work to produce a desired result. A manager is a person who practices management by working with people in order to accomplish his or her organization's goals. In this course, the student will learn to recognize the characteristics of .. show the rest of description.

Organizational Behavior

Language:
English
Institution:
The Saylor Foundation
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Management / Org Behavior and Development
Organizational behavior (OB) is the study of how people interact in organizations. These interactions are governed by a number of factors, including your personal life, the personality of the student's boss or student's boss's boss, a direct report, the team the student has been assigned to, or .. show the rest of description.

15.518 Taxes and Business Strategy

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. George Plesko
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Accounting / Managerial
Traditional finance and other business courses analyze a broad spectrum of factors affecting business decision-making but typically give little systematic consideration to the role of taxes. In contrast, traditional tax accounting courses concentrate on administrative issues while ignoring the .. show the rest of description.

Business Law and Ethics

Language:
English
Institution:
The Saylor Foundation
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Business Law
  • Business / Management / Ethics
Law, in its simplest form, is used to protect one party from another. For instance, laws protect customers from being exploited by companies. Laws protect companies from other companies. Laws even protect citizens and corporations from the government. However, law is neither perfect nor all .. show the rest of description.

Financial Accounting

Language:
English
Institution:
The Saylor Foundation
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Accounting / Financial
This course focuses on financial accounting, a sub-discipline of accounting. The information generated in financial accounting is often used by individuals external to the organization, such as creditors, investors, government regulatory agencies, and taxing authorities. Additionally, business .. show the rest of description.

Principles of Marketing

Language:
English
Institution:
The Saylor Foundation
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Marketing / General
In this course, the student will learn about the entire marketing process and examine the range of marketing decisions that an organization must make in order to sell its products and services. The student will learn to ask: what does the customer need? What does the customer want? Who is this .. show the rest of description.

1.253J / 11.543J / ESD.222J Transportation Policy and Environmental Limits

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Frederick Salvucci Prof. Joseph Coughlin
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Industrial and Systems
Through a combination of lectures, cases, and class discussions this subject examines the economic and political conflict between transportation and the environment. It investigates the role of government regulation, green business and transportation policy as facilitators of economic development .. show the rest of description.