Organizational Management (OM) Course Descriptions
OM 1101 Orientation to Adult Learning
Introduction to adult learning concepts and program expectations, including the Comprehensive Portfolio.
OM 2113 Organizations, Management, and Leadership
Introduction to foundational topics associated with leading people and managing successful organizational processes.
OM 2124 Communication I: Strategies and Tactics for Effective Communication
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
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
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
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
Development of purposeful, unbiased analysis of evidence to arrive at logical and reasonable conclusions.
OM 3223 Christian Faith for Business Leaders
Overview of core Christian values and perspectives with application to the daily life of the practicing manager/leader.
OM 3233 Diversity in Organizations
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
Experiential approach to understand team dynamics and processes with focus on building healthy, sustainable, goal-focused teams.
OM 3253 Current Economic Issues
Survey of contemporary economic concepts that are critical to customer satisfaction, effective strategies, and organizational success.
OM 3263 Creating Value for Customers and Stakeholders
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
Strategic Focus on creating sustainable organizations and effective change while developing and caring for people in healthy and meaningful ways.
OM 3283 Entrepreneurial Spirit
Exploration of entrepreneurship in the context of business start-ups and larger organizations.
OM 4213 Organizational Ethics and Values
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
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
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
Documentation of student accomplishment and learning throughout the program. Prereqiusite: OM 4224.