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Introduction to Business

Introduction to Business covers the material taught in a one-semester college introductory business course. Questions on the exam test:

  • Knowledge of basic facts and terms
  • Understanding of concepts and principles
  • Ability to apply the knowledge to specific case problems

Topics covered in this course are:

  • Economic Issues Affecting Business
    • Private enterprise
    • Socialistic societies
    • Today's business and its challenges
  • International Business
  • Government and Business
  • Forms of Business Ownership
  • Small Business, Entrepreneurships and Franchises
  • Management Process
    • Management functions and decision making
    • Organizational strategies
    • Human relations
    • Business ethics, social responsibility, and the legal system
  • Human Resource Management
    • Human resource strategies
    • Labor relations
  • Production and Operations
  • Marketing Management
    • Marketing strategies
    • Marketing mix
  • Financial Management
    • Money, banking, and financial institutions
    • Financial strategies
    • Securities market
  • Risk Management and Insurance
  • Management and Information systems
    • Accounting
    • Computer

(Taken from "Introduction to Business," DSST (Dantes Subject Standardized Tests), Thomson Prometric,

The required textbook(s) for the Traditional course are listed below.

  • Introduction to Business   
      11th by William M. Pride, Robert J. Hughes and Jack R. Kapoor - Thomson South-Western,
    ISBN 9781133275978