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Business 100: Intro to Business has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2,000 colleges and universities. Inside, you'll find bite-sized lessons and quizzes that cover the fundamentals of business. The course can benefit any student who wants to get a head start on a degree program.
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26 Chapters in Business 100: Intro to Business

26 chapters in Business 100: Intro to Business

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Ch 1. The Dynamic Business Environment {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[13949].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Economics? - Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12279].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12279].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Circular Flow of Economic Activity: The Flow of Goods, Services & Resources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1929].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1929].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Competition Within Free Markets: Types & Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12281].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12281].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Understanding Socialism, Communism, and Mixed Economies: Comparison & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12282].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12282].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Gross Domestic Product: Definition and Components Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1931].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1931].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Business Cycle: Economic Performance Over Time Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1966].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1966].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Consumer Price Index: Measuring the Cost of Living and Inflation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1935].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1935].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Managerial Skills: How Good Managers Promote Productivity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2032].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2032].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Four Functions of Management: Planning, Organizing, Leading & Controlling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2034].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2034].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Types of Planning: Strategic, Tactical, Operational & Contingency Planning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2060].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2060].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is a SWOT Analysis? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2061].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2061].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Types of Internal Organizational Change: Structural, Strategic, People, and Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2064].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2064].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Leadership: Leaders & Their Role in Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2088].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2088].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What Is Management by Objective? - Defining the MBO Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10192].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10192].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Principles of Organizational Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14290].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14290].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Organizational Design: Theory, Principles & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7219].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7219].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Organizational Design and Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2073].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2073].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Types of Traditional Organizational Designs: Simple, Functional & Divisional Designs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2077].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2077].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Types of Contemporary Organizational Designs: Matrix, Team & Network Designs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3001].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3001].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Organizational Behavior Theory in Business Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78399].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78399].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Five Principles of Total Quality Management (TQM) Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2156].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2156].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Modern Theory of Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2051].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2051].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Operations Management: Focusing on Production Efficiency & Customer Satisfaction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2053].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2053].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Productivity, Quality, Profitability and the Role of Managers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2155].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2155].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Operations Management Planning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12015].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12015].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - PERT Analysis & Project Completion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2153].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2153].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Gantt Charts & Bar Graphs: Henry Gantt's Contributions to Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2040].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2040].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Management Information Systems: Using Data to Manage Operations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2054].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2054].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Types of Competitive Advantage: Cost, Product, Niche & Sustainable Advantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1510].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1510].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Target Market Strategies for Successful Business Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1512].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1512].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Marketing Research: Definition, Purpose and Role in Marketing Strategy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1537].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1537].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - B2B vs. B2C: How Business Marketing Differs from Consumer Marketing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1534].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1534].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Market Segmentation: Geographic, Demographic, Psychographic & More Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1541].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1541].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Influences on Consumer Buying Decisions: Cultures, Values & More Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1532].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1532].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Channel Intermediaries: Definition and Function in Business Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1561].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1561].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Types of Wholesale Intermediaries Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14295].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14295].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Retail Distribution Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14294].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14294].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Non-Store Retailing: Types, Trends & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14293].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14293].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Supply Chain Management: Technology, Measurement, Relationship & Material Integration Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1563].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1563].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Logistics of Goods and Services Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14297].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14297].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Promotion and the Consumer Communication Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1566].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1566].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Goals of Promotion and the Marketing Mix Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1567].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1567].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Integrated Marketing Communication and the Marketing Plan Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1569].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1569].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Effects of Advertising on Consumer Buying Behavior Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1571].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1571].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Types of Advertising: Institutional and Product Advertising Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1572].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1572].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Advertising Media Choices and Marketing Strategy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1573].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1573].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Trade Sales Promotion and the Promotional Marketing Mix Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1578].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1578].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Is Accounting? - Purpose, Importance & Relationship to Business Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9165].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9165].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - External and Internal Users and Uses of Accounting Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9166].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9166].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Is GAAP? - The Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9167].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9167].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Technology in Accounting: The Growing Role of Technology in Accounting Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9169].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9169].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Are Financial Statements? - Definition, Purpose & Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9170].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9170].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Accounting Cycle: Definition, Steps & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14299].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14299].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Four Basic Functions of Money Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3155].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3155].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Money and Multiplier Effect: Formula and Reserve Ratio Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1988].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1988].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Private Investment and Real Interest Rates Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1997].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1997].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is the Federal Reserve System? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2577].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2577].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Reserve Requirement, Open Market Operations and the Discount Rate Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1993].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1993].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Institutions of the U.S. Banking System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12600].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12600].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How the Government Protects Your Money During a Financial Crisis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12601].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12601].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How Technology Makes Banking More Efficient Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12602].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12602].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - International Banking and Services Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12603].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12603].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The World Bank, IMF & Other International Banking Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13077].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13077].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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