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Kathleen Brady

Senior Lecturer

Department of Business Studies
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

585-475-6894
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Kathleen Brady

Senior Lecturer

Department of Business Studies
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Education

AS, Monroe Community College; BS, Houghton College; MBA, Rochester Institute of Technology

585-475-6894

Currently Teaching

NACC-130
3 Credits
This course provides students with information and resources needed to understand the creation and implementation of a budget, use of credit and borrowing money responsibly, financial rights and ways to safeguard their money, and factors used to determine their readiness to buy a home or make other major purchases. Information on financial institutions such as banks, credit unions, and savings and loan organizations will also be covered. This course will provide students with basic financial literacy so they can develop sound financial management of their personal income as well as an understanding of the economic events that can influence their financial well being and society as a whole.
NACC-206
3 Credits
Introduction to the use of cost accounting information by managers within a business. This course includes development of manufacturing statements, cost theory, integration of materials, labor and overhead, job order and process costing, flexible budgeting and evaluating the performance of managers and divisions through variance analysis.
NACC-207
3 Credits
This course introduces students to the process by which a company calculates and provides compensation (salaries or wages) to its employees for the work they have performed during a specific period, typically on a regular basis such as weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly. Students will gain a foundational understanding of payroll management, and a solid grasp of payroll processes and regulations. This knowledge is valuable for anyone pursuing a career in business, finance, or human resources. Through this course, students will learn the fundamental concepts, legal requirements, and practical skills needed to effectively manage payroll.
NACC-208
3 Credits
This course offers a comprehensive, hands-on learning experience designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to succeed in this specialized area of accounting. This course prepares students to become proficient in bookkeeping while using advanced accounting software. Students will gain skills in managing financial transactions, maintaining records, and how to contribute to the financial health of a business.
NACC-289
1 - 3 Credits
The description for each Special Topics request will be specified in each course proposal.
NBUS-220
3 Credits
This course gives an overview of economic concepts. Students examine economic problems in a rational manner by learning the fundamental processes of economic analysis and the skills of economic reasoning. This course includes selected knowledge and skills from the economic discipline presented in the form of concepts and applications that are most important to economic literacy for students.
NBUS-221
3 Credits
This course acquaints students with the basic concepts of Human Resource Management. Exposure to the changing nature of Human Resources relates to employee retention, legality, EEO/Diversity, job analysis, recruitment, selection, training and development as well as performance management, compensation, benefits, employee relations and labor relations. An overview of the range of duties and levels of responsibilities found in this sector of the business environment will allow students to identify similarities between job function required of an administrative assistant and of a human resources assistant.
NBUS-228
3 Credits
The purpose of this course is to develop personal leadership skills that can be applied in the business world. The course will focus on concepts of leadership, followership and motivation, and the impact on organizations. Self-examination of leadership skills will result in a personal profile of strengths and weaknesses that students will be able to analyze and use to create an action plan. Leadership elements such as developing personal goals and objectives, decision-making, time management, team building, conflict resolution, dealing with change, ethics, and diversity issues will be explored. By the end of the course, students will have increased their personal and interpersonal awareness and gained a greater understanding of the complex issues facing today's leaders.