Ch 1: CSET Business - Management Functions

About This Chapter

Let this chapter teach you about management functions in business. The video lessons and self-assessment quizzes provide information and examples to help you correctly answer related questions on the CSET Business test.

CSET Business Subtest I: Management Functions - Chapter Summary

The tutorials in this chapter can increase your understanding of business functions and techniques in preparation for the CSET Business Subtest I. These lessons provide instruction in the following areas to support your success with correlative CSET questions:

  • Identifying the fundamental functions of management
  • Operating in a business environment
  • Recognizing the purpose and importance of setting goals
  • Understanding how to plan effectively
  • Developing an organizational structure
  • Embodying leadership in a business setting
  • Establishing and adapting an effective controlling process

These videos provide concise, detailed overviews of each of these topics, often offering case studies and examples to help you assimilate the information. Grasping these concepts can give you a more extensive understanding of management as a process and help you answer associated CSET questions correctly.

Objectives of the CSET Business Subtest I: Management Functions Course

The CSET Business Subtest I is designed to discern potential teachers' comprehension of business as a discipline for preparedness to receive certification to teach the subject. The topics covered in this chapter relate to the first subtest (of three) of the examination. Subtest I contains questions relating to marketing and business management. Each of these lessons are accompanied by a related quiz that can help you prepare for the kinds of questions you'll encounter on the CSET.

Of the 42 questions on Subtest I, 40 are in multiple-choice format; 20 of these pertain to marketing, and the remaining 20 address business management. The test also includes one open-ended question each from the realms of business management and marketing.

7 Lessons in Chapter 1: CSET Business - Management Functions
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Four Functions of Management: Planning, Organizing, Leading & Controlling

1. Four Functions of Management: Planning, Organizing, Leading & Controlling

A person who holds a management position inside an organization is required to think strategically and conceptually in order to achieve organizational goals. This lesson will describe the four functions of management and how they relate to organizational success.

Business Environments & the Four Functions of Management

2. Business Environments & the Four Functions of Management

The business environment and the forces that push against it are something every manager must deal with and learn to work with. In this lesson, we will detail the four key functions of management and review how different forces present in the business environment impact these four key funtions

Goal Setting as a Function of Management

3. Goal Setting as a Function of Management

Watch this video lesson to learn how goals help a company and its employees to succeed both in the day-to-day operations and in the long term helping the company grow and become more profitable.

Planning as a Function of Management

4. Planning as a Function of Management

In this lesson, you will learn the role of planning as a function of management. Discover the advantages of and barriers to planning, and how it is used to achieve organizational goals.

Organizing as a Function of Management

5. Organizing as a Function of Management

Once a plan is in place, a manager must put it into action. This lesson explains the role of organizing as a function of management as well as its relationship with planning.

Leading as a Function of Management

6. Leading as a Function of Management

This lesson teaches you about leading as a function of management by examining the surprising similarities between two very different leadership scenarios: leadership at war and leadership in the workplace.

Controlling as a Function of Management

7. Controlling as a Function of Management

In this lesson, we will explore the role of controlling as a function of management and its use of various control mechanisms to reach organizational goals.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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