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MIS 204 - Introduction to Business Information Systems (3 credits) 

The course first introduces the role of information systems in business and then focuses on specific facets of business, such as supply chain, marketing, finance and accounting, and management.  The instructor will explore these areas with you and illustrate how information technologies can enhance effectiveness and efficiency.  The class discussions will also examine how information systems enable integration of core business processes across functions and firms.

Days:  TBA
Times:  6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

CAS 100A - Effective Speech (3 credits)

This course studies the purposeful use of oral communication as a means of addressing practical problems, both professional and civic.  It is designed to introduce students to principles of effective public speaking, implemented through the design and presentation of individual speeches and through practice in message analysis and evaluation.  Class meetings involve considerable attention to developing public speaking skills through in-class activities, collaborative learning, peer critiques, and analysis of public speeches and other messages.

Days: Wednesdays, March 13 through May 1, 2013
Times: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

MKTG 220 - Introduction of Selling Techniques (3 credits)

In spite of the growth of other forms of selling, face-to-face meetings, and personal relationships between sellers and buyers are more important than ever before.  Research indicates that personal visits and personal contacts are still the most effective approach for building committed relationships between a buyer and a seller.  In this course, you will learn about the field of selling, fundamental skills needed to be successful as a salesperson, formal negotiation, and the role of selling in the total marketing process.

Days: Mondays, January 9 through March 2, 2013
Times: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

B A 100 - Introduction to Business (3 credits)

This course provides a broad overview of the study of business and its environment, organization, operation, and interrelationships with government and society.  Topic areas include: economic systems, forms of business ownership, information, accounting, finance, management, and marketing principles, legal and regulatory environments, business ethics and international business.

Days:    Mondays, March 11 through April 29, 2013
Times: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.




Contact Information

Debra Conway
Slusser/Bayzick Building
Phone: 570-450-3136
Email: dxk40@psu.edu


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