Lorain County Community College Catalog

Course Descriptions

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BADM 153 - RECRUITMENT SELECTION TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 3(3)
This course covers recruitment techniques, interviewing strategies and analysis, training methods and evaluation, and approaches to employee development.

BADM 154 - COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS 3(3)
A study of techniques for determining and implementing compensation systems. Benefits are also discussed.

BADM 155 - INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 3(3)
An introduction to the nature of the business environment with an exploration of the various business functions.

BADM 161 - BUSINESS LAW I 3(3)
Introduction to major points of business law. Topics include legal environment of business, torts and criminal law, contracts, sales and lease contracts and negotiable instruments, warranties and product liability.

BADM 162 - BUSINESS LAW II 3(3)
A continuation of Business Law I. Topics include dispute resolution, contract issues, sale and lease, legal cyber issues, negotiable instruments, labor-management relations, international law, and labor-management relations.

Prerequisite: BADM 161

BADM 164 - LABOR LAW 3(3)
A practical examination of labor laws.

BADM 165 - LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS 3(3)
The nature, structure and significance of the legal and regulatory areas that govern business.

BADM 171 - INTRODUCTION TO E-COMMERCE 3(3)
An introduction to electronic commerce (EC), which is a manner in which transactions occur over networks, primarily the Internet. Topics include merchandising and logistics of E-commerce, information and services, electronically, with attention given to the economic, legal, and political environments.

BADM 181G - INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 2(2)
Designed for those who need exposure to the global marketplace and the way to do business internationally. This course will familiarize students with the practice of doing business internationally, inter-cultural differences, customs and the importance of international business and its role in our economy.

Prerequisite: BADM 155 or BADM 151

BADM 194 - MASTERING VIRTUAL WORK 3(3)
Virtual work is one of the fastest growing changes in the work modes of the 21st century. This course will provide participants a clear understanding of the significant changes that continue to occur in the workplace as a result of mobile technology, how these changes affect workplace performance, collaboration, efficiency, management, planning and cultural change, and how to perform successfully as a virtual worker and/or virtual office manager. (IN1, IN2, IN4)

BADM 199 - INTRODUCTION TO THE WORLD OF WORK 1(10)
This course provides an internship-level supervised work experience with an approved employer. Emphasis is on career exploration to maximize sound career decisions. Students also explore the role of a college education in career preparation. Focus on self-examination of the world of work in terms of values, skills, and interests. Exploration of occupational paths for all majors, disciplines, examination of employer-employee expectations, preparation of resumes and development of interviewing skills are covered. Prerequisite: A student must have completed minimum 12 semester credit courses at LCCC (courses transferred are not counted); have earned minimum 2.0 overall GPA; OR have division approval. (Maximum three '1'credit courses allowed).

Prerequisite: A student must have completed a minimum 12 semester credit course at LCCC (courses transferred are not counted); have earned a minimum 2.0 overall GPA; OR have division approval. (Maximum three "1" credit courses allowed)

BADM 211 - BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS 3(4)
Development of written, oral, and implied communication skills to produce effective business messages including letters, memoranda, reports, resumes, and oral presentations. Use of word processing software will promote the review and revision of documents and revision of document drafts with efficiency. Special emphasis on developing proficiency in editing and proofreading all aspects of accuracy and presentation. Laboratory required. (IN2, IN4, IN5)

Prerequisite: AOIS 131 or CISS 121

BADM 220 - PRINCIPLES OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 3(3)
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the integration of activities that procure materials, transform them into intermediate goods and final products, and deliver them to external customers. Supply chain management consists of firms collaborating to leverage strategic positioning and to improve operating efficiency. A supply chain strategy is a channel arrangement based on acknowledged dependency and collaboration. Supply chain operations require managerial processes that span functional areas within individual firms and link trading partners and customers across organizational and international boundaries.

Prerequisite: BADM 251

BADM 221 - IMPORT/EXPORT FUNDAMENTALS 3(3)
This course provides a basic foundation for the organization considering the international market for its goods and/or services. The course provides a basic understanding of the questions organizations should ask prior to entering foreign markets. The mechanics of how to start an import/ export business are also examined. An understanding of the various common markets in the world will also be provided.

Prerequisite: BADM 251

BADM 226G - INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS 3(3)
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the planning, implementing and control of the flow and storage of goods, services and related information from a point of origin to a point of consumption located in a different country. International logistics consists of the global challenges related to transportation, insurance, packaging, terms of trade, inventory management, and other cross border issues involved in an international setting. This course builds upon the Principles of Supply Chain Management course by adding the wide variety of complexities involved in international sourcing.

Prerequisite: BADM 220 and BADM 251

BADM 251 - PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3(3)
An introduction to the nature of the business environment with an exploration of the various business functions.

BADM 251G - PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3(3)
An introduction to the nature of the business environment with an exploration of the various business functions.

BADM 252 - PRINCIPLES OF TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS 3(3)
This course provides an overview of logistics principles and applications. Topics include raw material procurement, supply support, transportation and handling, personnel, data/information, facilities among others. Logistics involves the integration of information, transportation, inventory, warehousing, material handling, packaging and occasionally security.

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: BADM 251

BADM 253 - PRINCIPLES OF INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION 3(3)
This course provides an overview of industrial distribution with emphasis on the role of the industrial distribution in the supply chain. The course also examines terminology, structure, processes, and career opportunities.

Prerequisite: BADM 251

BADM 255 - HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 3(3)
This course will examine a variety of topics that relate to the management of an organization's human resources.

BADM 264 - LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS 3(3)
This course provides an overview of issues and concepts in United States and international labor/management relations. The issues and concepts include a history of labor relations, labor and management strategies, bargaining, strikes, dispute resolution, globalization and contract administration.

BADM 265 - CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION 3(3)
An examination of effective techniques for applying the terms of labor agreements to daily operations with focus on constructive grievance handling.

Prerequisite: BADM 151

BADM 281G - INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 3(3)
This course provides an overview of issues and concepts in international business. The issues and concepts include a history of globalization, international economic theories, socio-cultural issues, political and environmental forces, legal issues, international marketing, international human resource management, international financial management, and global operations management.

Prerequisite: BADM 155 or BADM 251

BADM 287 - WORK-BASED LEARNING I - BADM 1(1)
This course provides supervised work experience with approved employer(s) in an area related to the student's program. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with work experience. Students will be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies. Activities are coordinated and evaluated by college personnel. Course will be graded on S/U basis. Prerequisites: A student must be pursuing an approved program at LCCC; have completed 15 semester hours with a minimum of six semester hours in the discipline of placement; have a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the discipline and a 2.0 overall GPA; and have divisional approval.

Prerequisite: A student must be pursuing an approved program at LCCC; have completed 15 semester hours with a minimum of six semester hours in the discipline of placement; have a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the discipline and a 2.0 overall GPA; & have divisional approval

BADM 288 - WORK-BASED LEARNING II - BADM 1(1)
This course provides supervised work experience building on experience in Work-Based Learning I with approved employer(s) in an area related to the student's program. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with work experience. Students will be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies. Activities are coordinated and evaluated by college personnel. Course will be graded on S/U basis.

Prerequisite: BADM 287

BADM 289 - WORK BASED LEARNING III - BADM 1(1)
This course provides work experience building on experience in work-based learning II with approved employer(s) in an area related to Business Administration. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with work experience. Students will be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies. Activities are coordinated and evaluated by college personnel. Course will be graded on the S/U basis.

BADM 299 - INDIVIDUALIZED STUDIES IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 1(1)
An in-depth study of areas in general business through discussion and/or individual research and reading. Topics will vary. Repeatable up to a total of four (4) credit hours. Prerequisite: Second-year standing and divisional approval.

Prerequisite: Second-year standing and divisional approval