OM (Organizational Management)

 

OM 1101 Orientation to Adult Learning

One hour

Introduction to adult learning concepts and program expectations, including the Comprehensive Portfolio.

 

OM 2113 Organizations, Management, and Leadership

Three hours

Introduction to foundational topics associated with leading people and managing successful organizational processes.

 

OM 2124 Communication I: Strategies and Tactics for Effective Communication

Four hours

Exploration of effective communication strategies and practices in contemporary organizations. Prerequisite: EGL 1013, English I, or equivalent.

 

OM 2134 Communication II: Applied Research and Writing

Four hours

Essential logic and presentation of research, development of research questions, understanding data sources and data acquisition, reaching sound conclusions, and building strong fact-based conclusions. Prerequisite: OM 2124.

 

OM 2173 Principles of Financial Accounting

Three hours

A study of accounting vocabulary and skill building in the applications of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles to areas such as the accounting cycle, financial statement preparation, cash and inventory control, fixed asset analysis, liabilities and stockholder's equity.

 

OM 2183 Principles of Managerial Accounting

Three hours

Study of basic concepts of management accounting, planning and control, management decision-making, just-in-time operating, activity-based-costing, and financial statement analysis.  Prerequisite: OM 2173.

 

OM 3213 Critical Analysis and Reasoning

Three hours

Development of purposeful, unbiased analysis of evidence to arrive at logical and reasonable conclusions.

 

OM 3223 Christian Faith for Business Leaders

Three hours

Overview of core Christian values and perspectives with application to the daily life of the practicing manager/leader.

 

OM 3233 Diversity in Organizations

Three hours

Application of theoretical constructs (e.g., Hofstede cultural dimensions) to understand the many forms of diversity in contemporary organizations.

 

OM 3243 Team Processes and Coalition Building

Three hours

Experiential approach to understand team dynamics and processes with focus on building healthy, sustainable, goal-focused teams.

 

OM 3253 Current Economic Issues

Three hours

Survey of contemporary economic concepts that are critical to customer satisfaction, effective strategies, and organizational success.

 

OM 3263 Creating Value for Customers and Stakeholders

Three hours

Understanding the process of creating and articulating value propositions relating to external customers and stakeholders, and then aligning the organization to fulfill those commitments.

 

OM 3273 Creating Value for Organization Members

Three hours

Strategic Focus on creating sustainable organizations and effective change while developing and caring for people in healthy and meaningful ways.

 

OM 3283 Entrepreneurial Spirit

Three hours

Exploration of entrepreneurship in the context of business start-ups and larger organizations.

 

OM 4213 Organizational Ethics and Values

Three hours

Study of organizational ethics and values and how they are developed and promulgated, and their significance to organizational mission and performance. Prerequisite OM 3223.

 

OM 4224 Contemporary Metrics and Organizational Performance

Four hours

Survey of financial, operational, and other metrics with focus on using information to drive desired performance outcomes. Prerequisites: OM 3263 and 3273.

 

OM 4234 Designing and Executing Competitive Strategies

Four hours

Integrative study of competitive analysis, strategic design and implementation, and execution of strategies that lead to mission fulfillment. Must be taken within the final nine hours of the major. Prerequisite: OM 4224.

 

OM 4241Comprehensive Portfolio

One hour

Documentation of student accomplishment and learning throughout the program. Prereqiusite: OM 4224.