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Principles of Management

Subject Information

The Principles of Management examination contains 100 questions to be answered in 90 minutes.

The test questions cover organization and human resources, operational aspects of management, functional aspects of management, and international management and contemporary issues.

Students should consider taking the exam if they can demonstrate the following:

  • Understanding of and ability to associate the meaning of specific terminology with important management ideas, processes, techniques, concepts, and elements.
  • Understanding of theory and significant underlying assumptions, concepts, and limitations of management data, including a comprehension of the rationale of procedures, methods, and analysis.

Computer-based Scoring

CLEP computer-based (CBT) exams are scored without a penalty for incorrect guessing. The raw score -- the number of correct responses -- is translated into a scaled score. The scaled scores for CLEP CBT are reported in a range from 20 to 80.

At Ferris, candidates taking the Principles of Management exam earn credit for a score of 50 or higher.

Course(s) and Credits

  • MGMT 301
    3 credits