Business Management - NOCE (BMGR)

BMGR 410 18 Hours Elements of Supervision

Provides instruction in communication, problem solving, team building and leadership. Designed for managers in both public and nonprofit organizations. (Apportionment)

BMGR 412 18 Hours Management Skills I

This course provides an overview of the functions of the management process and its practical applications in a business environment. The course focuses on the planning process and organizing skills, including decision-making, strategic planning, delegating and staffing. Students will learn management principles that provide basic guidelines for supervisory decisions and actions. (Apportionment)

BMGR 415 18 Hours Written Communications for Business

Provides extensive hands-on experience with all types of written business communications including letters, resumes, cover letters, memos, and reports. (Apportionment)

BMGR 417 18 Hours Effective Business Presentations

This course provides instruction and practice in business presentation skills. Students will learn techniques to enhance their ability to speak before any size group with more confidence and communicate their message effectively. Students are encouraged to participate in a video tape exercise for their own assessment of strengths and weaknesses. (Apportionment)

BMGR 421 18 Hours Successful Negotiations

Participants will learn, practice, and perfect skills required for achieving better outcomes in sales transactions, employment and promotion, purchasing, and employee cooperation. (Apportionment)

BMGR 423 18 Hours Introduction to Employment Law

This course is an introduction to the federal and California state laws governing the relationships between employers and employees. It examines the nature, purpose, and employees. It examines the nature, purpose, and operation of these laws from the perspectives of both the employer and employee. (Apportionment)

BMGR 430 18 Hours Marketing Principles

Introduces the student to the marketing principles of product, price, distribution and promotion in support of goods and services. The course will focus on real world application and current business case studies. The student will learn to apply marketing skills in the development of a marketing plan. (Apportionment)

BMGR 431 18 Hours Finance for the Non-Financial Manager

This course introduces students to the basics of business finance for the non-financial manager. Financial statements will be covered along with discussions on sales and expenses, assets and liabilities, budgeting and planning, and financial analysis. (Apportionment)

BMGR 452 18 Hours Understanding Business Contracts

This course will provide an overview of contract principles and explore the meaning, purpose and effect of common contracts clauses, i.e., limitation of liability, warranty and indemnification. Students will learn how to achieve a better contract result by knowing why, when and how to request contract modifications. (Apportionment)

BMGR 610 18 Hours Management Skills II

This course focuses on developing management skills in working with individuals and teams to promote productivity, quality and innovation. Topics include employee performance appraisal, performance management, work groups, and the control process for keeping people, plans and programs on track. (Apportionment)

BMGR 625 8 Hours Introduction to the Medical Device Industry

This course provides an introduction to the medical devices industry and the profession. It covers industry standards, regulatory authorities, safety, and current good manufacturing practices. Whether currently working in the industry or planning a career change, students will learn how to build their skills and knowledge to increase overall performance. (Fee-Based)

BMGR 630 12 Hours Quality System: ISO 13485:2003 Basics

This course provides an overview of the quality management system requirements for manufacturers of medical devices defined by the ISO 13485:2003 standard. It is designed for all employees involved in developing, implementing and maintaining a quality management system, including managers, supervisors, and staff, including new hires and incumbent workers. (Fee-Based)

BMGR 635 12 Hours Overview of FDA's Medical Device Regulation

Course provides an overview of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulation pertaining to medical devices. Topics include FDA regulatory requirements and quality system regulation; pre-market notification and approval process; complaint handling and reporting; and U.S. labeling regulations. (Fee-Based)

BMGR 640 12 Hours Fundamentals of GMP and QSR

Course covers the fundamentals of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Quality System Regulation (QSR). Topics include Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations in relation to quality systems and controls; employee safety in the design and construction of facilities; equipment and maintenance issues; and protection of products against contamination. (Fee-Based)

BMGR 645 36 Hours Introduction to Medical Device Quality Assurance

This course introduces students to the medical device industry in preparation for an entry-level position as a Quality Assurance Specialist. Learn about the industry's size and scope, current trends, and the wide range of products used in a variety of healthcare settings. Industry job resources are also covered. (Apportionment)

BMGR 648 36 Hours Regulatory Affairs for Medical Devices

Course will provide students with an in-depth understanding the regulations and regulatory agencies that are specific to the medical devices industry. The course will cover U.S. and European Union (EU) regulations and related agencies. Includes laws governing the development, manufacturing and approval of medical devices. (Apportionment)

BMGR 651 36 Hours Document and Database Management for Medical Devices

An overview of regulatory requirements for document control and database management for the medical device field. Covers the fundamentals of writing documents that meet regulatory compliance. Equips students for handling document management systems efficiently. (Apportionment)

BMGR 654 36 Hours Quality Assurance for Medical Devices

This course provides students with an in-depth definition of quality assurance and its role within the medical device industry. The course covers the role of assurance during the manufacturing and production stages. Topics will include the step-by-step process of ensuring quality requirements are met for a product or service. (Apportionment)

BMGR 657 36 Hours Technical Writing for Bio-Medical Industries

This course will provide students with an overview and understanding of technical writing for the bio medical industry. The course will cover principle writing methodologies for quality assurance, engineering, manufacturing, and production of a medical device product. Topics will address documentation as related to FDA mandated requirements, ISO standards and for writing GMP procedures. (Apportionment)

BMGR 660 36 Hours Quality Auditing for Medical Devices

This course presents the principles and techniques for assessing the adequacy of a quality system for a medical device manufacturer. Topics include evaluating the quality system as it conforms to FDA regulatory requirements, standards, review of standard audit terms and other audit concepts. (Apportionment)

BMGR 665 36 Hours European Certification Requirements for Medical Devices

Course introduces students to the EU Medical Device Directive and its importance to medical device companies. The course provides step-by-step guidance to achieve and maintain EU requirements for the quality, safety, and performance of medical device products. (Fee-Based)

BMGR 670 4 Hours Notary Public Seminar

State approved mandatory education for new and renewing notaries. Being a notary can mean a bigger income for you! Learn the notary laws and prepare for the State of California exam. Take a practice exam, receive your Certificate of Completion, and schedule and registration information for upcoming State exams. Bring ID and arrive early. Due to State regulations, no one admitted after 6 p.m. (Fee-Based)

BMGR 675 8 Hours Technical Writing 101 for the Medical Device Industry

The course addresses writing effectively and complying with regulations in the medical device industry. Participants will learn how to meet the needs of the audience, research and organize information, write, edit, and deliver effective documents. The course includes an overview of requirements recommended by the FDA and other regulatory agencies. (Fee-Based)

BMGR 680 4 Hours Notary Loan Signing Certification

Become a certified notary loan signing agent. This course covers proper notarization of real estate documents and loan packages. It emphasizes the ethical and administrative role of the notary and the notary's sense of duty associated with being a loan document signing agent. Marketing and customer service are also covered. (Fee-Based)

BMGR 685 4-6 Hours Overview of Medical Product Development

This workshop provides an understanding of the medical product development process and biomedical industry highlights and trends. A common development cycle for medical products is presented with explanations of various phases within the product development cycle, from concept to market. Fundamental industry terminology and medical product classification will be discussed. (Fee-Based)

BMGR 690 6 Hours Navigating a Career in the Biomedical Industry

Identify career paths in the biomedical industry that best suit your interests and career goals. Through lectures and discussion, develop an understanding of career paths in the life sciences, including sales and marketing, business development, and regulatory affairs. Get practical advice on working with recruiters, building your resume, and networking. (Fee-Based)