OM 1101 Orientation to Adult Learning
An introduction to learning style theories with an emphasis on strategies for adult learners' success in higher education.
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 3113 Introduction to Organizational Management
An introduction to many topics associated with the management of organizations as a field of study. Through readings, discussions, and simulations, students learn foundational concepts in organizational design, group dynamics and management, institutional mission, team dynamics, organizational culture, and other concepts relevant to the study of organizations.
OM 3143 Business Communication
Development of professional communication skills, both written and oral, in business. Includes mechanics, techniques, and psychological principles of effective business communications.
OM 3153 Financial Mathematics
A study of financial models used in managerial, production, and financial decision-making. Topics include simple interest, compound interest, annuities, amortization, sinking funds, and bond pricing. Prerequisite: Intermediate Algebra or higher mathematics course
OM 3503 Leadership and Management
An overview of leadership and management. Traditional and non-traditional perspectives of the role of leaders and managers are presented. The importance of leadership and management to the long-term success of organizations is stressed.
OM 3613 Legal Issues in Human Resource Management
An analysis of the policies, procedures, and legal issues relating to recruiting, selecting, training, developing, and compensating employees. Attention is given to Equal Opportunity Employment and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration legislation through a series of cases and simulations.
OM 4113 Applied Statistics for Managers
An introductory study of statistical theory with emphasis on application to managerial problems. Topics include descriptive statistics, data reliability and validity, probability distributions, sampling and sampling theory, estimation and testing, correlation, simple and multiple linear regressions, forecasting, Chi-square, and analysis of variance.
OM 4304 Managerial Economics
An examination of the principles of economics utilized by managers and supervisors in all fields. The internationalization of the U.S. economy and possible actions affecting economy in various types of organizations are included.
OM 4403 Integrative Strategies in Marketing
An introduction to basic marketing theory and terminology. Students analyze real-world cases by exploring domestic and international marketing opportunities and problems, develop skills and confidence to identify and evaluate critical marketing data, and develop successful programs to solve problems and capitalize on opportunities.
OM 4433 Financial Management
A study of the basic concepts of finance from the financial manager's point of view, including financial analysis and planning, working capital management, the capital budgeting process, and long-term financing. An investment game is introduced, cases are discussed in depth, and student presentations are made.
OM 4703 Strategic Management in Organizations
An integrative study of managerial processes at the strategic level of organizations. Emphasis is on developing a strategic analytical perspective through the use of readings, case studies, guest speakers, or other means. Topics include organizational vision and mission, environment, core competencies, competitive advantage, strategy types, implementation, diversification, and global considerations. Prerequisites: OM 3113, 3123, 3143, 3153, 3503, 3613, 4113, 4304, 4403, 4433, and 4503
OM 4803 Organizational Ethics
An exploration of the moral dimension of business, including ethical principles in business, the business system, ethics in the marketplace, ethics and the environment, the ethics of consumer production and marketing, the ethics of job discrimination, and the individual in the organization. Cases are discussed and a presentation is made during the final class meeting.
OM 4991 Capstone Project Proposal
An introduction to the Organizational Management Capstone Project. Project options include (but are not limited to) a business plan, a grant or capital campaign proposal, a new charity or ministry, a major project for a company or organization, or a comprehensive training process. The topic is to be integrative in nature and must be approved by the instructor. The approved proposal will be implemented during OM 4993.
OM 4993 Organizational Management Capstone Project
A substantial applied research/development effort to be completed during the final term of study. Project options include (but are not limited to) a business plan, a grant or capital campaign proposal, a new charity or ministry, a major project for a company or organization, or a comprehensive training process. The topic is to be integrative in nature. Students submit a project document and a process integration paper, as well as deliver an oral presentation related to the project. The project must have been approved in OM 4991. Prerequisites: OM 4703, 4991