Use Landscape to see Search/Filter
Item Types:
Field of Study:
CPE Hours:
Course Details

Business Essentials: Concepts and Tools - v12 (Course Id 1177)

Updated / QAS / Registry
  Add to Cart 
Author : Jae K. Shim, Ph.D., CPA
Course Length : Pages: 58 ||| Review Questions: 46 ||| Final Exam Questions: 40
CPE Credits : 8.0
IRS Credits : 0
Price : $71.95
Passing Score : 70%
Course Type: NASBA QAS - Text - NASBA Registry
Primary Subject-Field Of Study:

Business Management & Organization - Business Management & Organization for Course Id 1177

Description :

This course provides an overview on the basic concepts and tools of business. Every functional aspect of business is covered. Topics covered are management, organization, human resource management, purchasing, production/operations, accounting, finance, marketing, quantitative methods, legal environment, information technology, business ethics, and international business.

Usage Rank : 0
Release : 2022
Version : 1.0
Prerequisites : None.
Experience Level : Overview
Additional Contents : Complete, no additional material needed.
Additional Links :
Advance Preparation : None.
Delivery Method : QAS Self Study
Intended Participants : Anyone needing Continuing Professional Education (CPE).
Revision Date : 27-Jan-2023
NASBA Course Declaration : Participants must complete the final examination within one year of purchase and with a minimum passing grade of 70% or better to receive CPE credit unless otherwise noted on the Course History page (i.e. California Ethics must score 90% or better). After logging in click on the Course History links on your My Courses page for the Begin date and Expire date for the Final Exam.
Approved Audience :

NASBA QAS - Text - NASBA Registry - 1177

Keywords : Business Management & Organization, Business, Essentials, Concepts, Tools, v12, cpe, cpa, online course
Learning Objectives :

Chapter 1
The Economic Basis and Legal Structures of Business

After studying this section, you will be able to:
  • Recognize attributes of economic systems and resource constraints.
  • Recognize the different types of business structures

Chapter 2
Management and Organization

After studying this section, you will be able to:
  • Recognize the concepts and functions of management.
  • Differentiate among the types of psychological needs and types of leadership.
  • Identify labor goals, labor-management problems, and key labor legislation.

Chapter 3
Production and Purchasing

After studying this section, you will be able to:
  • Recognize key elements of the production process and building requirements.
  • Recognize key elements of the purchasing-supplier relationship.
  • Identify key selection factors for production facility location.

Chapter 4
Information Technology and Accounting

After studying this section, you will be able to:
  • Recognize various computer hardware and information systems.
  • Recognize the components of financial statements and popular financial analysis ratios.

Chapter 5
Business Statistics, Finance and Managerial Control

After studying this section, you will be able to:
  • Identify methods of data collection, and key business statistics.
  • Recognize factors of a financial plan and sources of financing.
  • Identify sales and production planning techniques.

Chapter 6
Financial Markets

After studying this section, you will be able to:
  • Recognize the scope of the Federal Reserve System in banking practices.
  • Identify different stock exchanges, indexes and security market regulation.
  • Identify elements of risk and insurance policies.

Chapter 7
Marketing and Sales

After studying this section, you will be able to:
  • Identify functions and costs of marketing.
  • Recognize the role of the middlemen in the marketing channel.
  • Identify advertising strategies and trends.
  • Identify attributes of a sales program.

Chapter 8
International Business, Ethics, and the Government

After studying this section, you will be able to:
  • Identify the concerns and consequences of, and the governmental role, in international business and trade.
  • Identify key provisions regarding with business law and ethics.
  • Recognize government influences on business.
Course Contents :

Chapter 1:    The Economic Basis and Legal Structures of Business

Learning Objectives:

The Economic Basis of Business

Alternative Economic Systems

The American Enterprise System

Contemporary Business

The Legal Structures of Business

Sole Proprietorships


Limited Partnerships


Subchapter S Corporation

Limited-Liability Company

The Franchise

Other Types of Organizations

Chapter 1 Review Questions

Chapter 2:    Management and Organization

Learning Objectives:


Internal Organization

Human Relations

Types of Psychological Needs

Management of Human Relations

The Role of Leadership in Human Relations

Organizations and Human Relations

Labor Relations

History of the Labor Movement

Labor-Management Grievance Procedures

Current Labor-Management Problems

Chapter 2 Review Questions

Chapter 3:    Production and Purchasing

Learning Objectives:

Production and Manufacturing

Production Process

The Production Cycle

Agile Technology


The Purchasing Function

Other Purchasing Policies

The Ethics of Purchasing

Plant Location

Location of Manufacturing Facilities

Location of Retail Facilities

Chapter 3 Review Questions

Chapter 4:   Information Technology and Accounting

Learning Objectives:

Computer Hardware

Personal Devices


Mainframe Computers



System Software

Application Software



Computer Technologies Available For Business

How to Manage Your Information Resources

The Role of information Technology (IT)


The Accounting Procedure

Interpreting Financial Statements

Chapter 4 Review Questions

Chapter 5:    Business Statistics, Finance and Managerial Control

Learning Objectives:

Business Statistics

Collection of Data

Analysis, Summarization, and Measurement

Presentation of Statistical Data

Interpretation of Statistical Data

Business Finance

Short-Term Financing

Long-Term Financing

Managerial Control



Other Control Techniques

Chapter 5 Review Questions

Chapter 6:    Financial Markets

Learning Objectives:

Financial Institutions

Specific Financial Institutions

Primary Market Activities

The Financial Markets

The Stock Market

The Bond Market

The Commodities Market

Security Market Regulation

Risk and Insurance

Life Insurance and Annuities

Casualty Insurance

Fire Insurance

Ocean and Inland Marine Insurance

Crime, Fidelity, and Surety Coverages

Chapter 6 Review Questions

Chapter 7:    Marketing and Sales

Learning Objectives:


Functions of Marketing


The Channel of Distribution

Marketing Channels



Advertising and Sales Promotion

Commodity Advertising

Sales Promotion

Sales and Marketing Management


Sales and Marketing Management

Chapter 7 Review Questions

Chapter 8:    International Business, Ethics, and the Government

Learning Objectives:

International Business

Obstacles to International Business and Trade

In Defense of Tariffs

Financing International Trade

Ethics and Business Law

Business Law

Business Ethics

Accounting Scandals Bring about Guidelines and Legislation

Government and Business

Federal Legislation

Other Governmental Influences

Government Services

Chapter 8 Review Questions


CPE Business Management & Organization Course: https://www.cpethink.com/practice-management-cpa-courses
Thank you for taking one of our free courses. We would like to be able to let you know when we add free courses or have special offers and will never spam you or share your address with anyone. If you are Ok with that please reply with "Ok" or if not please reply "No Thanks". Either way enjoy your free CPE course.
Exam completed on .

Do you want to add the course again?