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Foundations of Control

ID : 13520   
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Language: English

Short Description: Control is an organizational process that creates standards towards achieving goals, compares the actual company performance to the standards, and then takes action to correct deviation from the standards and restore performance. Control is a continuous, dynamic, cybernetic process. When performance deviates from the standards, managers analyze the deviations and create and execute plans that should achieve the desired performance and meet the preset standards. There are times, however, when it is not economical or particle to have control processes in place. An important part of the management process is setting standards, monitoring performance towards the standards, and taking action when there is a gap between the two. This course discusses the control process and how managers apply control to achieve organizational success.

Instructor Description: This class is an independent-study course.  Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material.  A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.

Requirements
Internet Access:
Broadband or high-speed internet access is required. Broadband includes DSL, cable, and wireless connections.

Hardware:
1 GB RAM minimum recommended

PC/Windows:
Windows XP, Vista or 7

Mac computers:
Mac OS X 10 or higher
MUST have Microsoft Window Operating Systems over Bootcamp (Bootcamp is a free download from Apple''s website)

Software:
Google Chrome is the best browser for this course
Cookies MUST be enabled
Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
Kindle Reader App is needed for many courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded onto your computer.)
Adobe PDF Reader
Adobe Flash Player
Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple Quicktime, Windows Media Player, &/or Real Player
PowerPoint Viewer (Use this if you don''t have PowerPoint)

Class Details

Sessions
Online 24/7

Location
NA - Online

Start Date:upon registration

Tuition: 

$40.00


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
Online 24/7 N/A - Online