unit 1


PART 1: Introduce yourself to your fellow students and instructor. Share your college degree plans, briefly explaining what degree you are pursuing, why, and how you think taking this course will assist you in achieving your personal or professional goals in life.

PART 2: Please affirm that you have read and will abide by the University’s Academic Integrity Violations (AIV) policy located in the course announcements. In your response, please type the word “affirm.” You may also ask any questions that may concern you or discuss challenges you may face as a learner in your compliance with the University’s AIV policy.



unit 2


Strategic planning often involves companies putting together mission statements, vision statements and/or company objectives. Visit the website of your employer or another company you are familiar with and discuss whether you believe they are adhering to their defined mission, vision and/or objectives. Include your rationale.


Please include the name of the person or question to which you are replying in the subject line. For example, "Tom's response to Susan's comment."