BUA450: Business Policy and Strategic Planning

About This Course

Examination of the business enterprise as a total system in a total environment. Analysis and evaluation of the problems, opportunities, and ethical responsibilities which face a chief executive. Emphasis on formulation and implementation of various strategies. Extensive use of case problem analysis.

Course At A Glance

Credit Hours:



Business Administration

Course Level:


Semesters Offered:

Fall & Spring

Course Prerequisites

3 credit hours

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this course should be taken as the capstone(last course) in the student's program of study.

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