Introduction to Ross: Foundations in Learning Business

Course Code
BA 100
1 hours
  • Fall 20
  • Fall 21
  • Winter 20
  • Winter 21

Introduction to Ross: Foundations in Learning Business --- This course introduces students to the world of business while supporting their transition and building a collaborative learning community, providing students with a foundation to make the most of their time at the Ross School of Business and the University of Michigan. To accomplish this goal, the course blends three interrelated topics that explore: 1. What is business, what do businesses do, and what does it mean to be business literate? 2. How can you engage in building a collaborative culture at Ross, and what's the value in doing so? 3. What is needed for you to transition successfully as a Ross business student?

Taught By
A. Yesim Orhun
  • Associate Professor of Marketing
  • Michael R. and Mary Kay Hallman Fellow
Yesim Orhun's research program focuses on exploring questions related to the relationship between market structure, product provision and price...
Norman Bishara
  • Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs
  • Executive Director, Thomas C. Jones Initiative for Undergraduate Business Education
  • Professor of Business Law and Ethics
Scholarly Interests: human capital law and policy, including employee noncompete agreements and the Future of Work corporate governance with a focus...
David Wooten
  • Associate Dean for One-Year Masters Programs
  • Alfred L. Edwards Collegiate Professor
  • University Diversity & Social Transformation Professor
  • Professor of Marketing
David Wooten is the Alfred L. Edwards Collegiate Professor, University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor, and Professor of Marketing at...
Brad Killaly
  • Associate Dean for Full-Time MBA Programs
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Strategy
Brad Killaly is the Associate Dean for the Full Time and Global MBA Programs. He returned to his alma mater in 2014, when he joined the Strategy...