[ Login ]


IBP 069 Introduction to Business • 4.5 Cr.


Emphasizes the dramatic nature of business and the trends that will change the way business is conducted in the twenty-first century. Use of real-life scenarios, realistic business situations, and real-world information will help develop students' technical knowledge and competence, critical thinking, decision-making abilities, and communication skills. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the program or permission of instructor.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Define basic business concepts, participants and activities
  • Define and compare four types of economics systems andarticulate the role of supply, demand and competition in a free-enterprise system
  • Examine the effect of technology and globalization on business
  • Compare and evaluate business ethics, social responsibility and legal compliance
  • Assess and contrast the options for organizing a business andapply management techniques to achieving organizational goals
  • Define the importance of organization, teamwork and communication
  • Compare and contrast human resource management theories and workforce motivation methods
  • Define the nature of marketing, marketing research, information systems and promotion strategies
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of accounting systems and financial statements
  • Demonstrate enhanced critical thinking, communication, interpretation, decision-making, analytical, reading writing, comprehension, and speaking skills

Footer Navigation

Contact info

Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000