Organizational Management Coursework
OMP-4000 Group and Organizational Dynamics
Small group communication, dealing with positive feedback, principles of small discussions. Project planning, managing people, small group participation, re-engineering organizations. Understanding interpersonal communications, brainstorming process, decision-making and conflict resolution, and diagnosing group effectiveness.
OMP-4020 Systems Approach to Organizational Change
Nature and meaning of systems, boundaries and environments, mission statements, organizational structures, relationships, rewards, power and procedures. Diagnosing problems in organizations. Preparing for, implementing and managing change.
OMP-4060 Business Technology
The use of computing and internet technologies as a tool for management and strategic planning. Discussion and application of emerging technologies.
OMP-4240 Organizational Communication
Importance of communication in organizations. Effective communication in organizations. Developing and delivering effective interpersonal communication. Team-building, conflict resolution and problem solving, communication and organizational culture, communication to and within groups.
OMP-4431 Principles of Management
This course is designed as an introductory study and analysis of the management process from the general manager’s perspective. As such, a broad overview of management topics is undertaken: corporate culture, managing in a global environment, managing ethics and social responsibility, managerial decision-making, organizational design and structure, and motivating employees. The emphasis of the course is on the skills and knowledge needed to successfully manage an organization.
OMP-4440 Human Resource Management
Personnel function, development and organizational structure. Developing job descriptions, personnel planning and forecasting, internal and external recruitment, personnel selection and orientation, legal aspects of personnel. Employee benefits and costs, performance appraisal and discipline, labor relations, unions and negotiation.
OMP-4605 Managerial Marketing
Basic marketing theory and terminology. Analyze real-world cases exploring domestic and international marketing opportunities and problems. Identify and evaluate critical marketing data.
OMP-4601 Managerial Accounting
Financial tools for managers in decision-making: financial statements, bookkeeping process, financial statement analysis, statement of cash flow, internal cost concepts, present value concepts, budgeting.
OMP-4236 Research Design and Methodology
This course provides an overview of research methodology. Students will identify a well-researched problem or solution. Students will develop a research proposal.
ADP-4050 Adult Learning Today and Tomorrow
An introduction to Adult Learning theory, concepts and self-management. Resources and tools to successfully complete degree will be examined. Writing, research and communication strategies will be discussed. Personal adult learning mission and plan will be developed.
OMP-4610 Personal Values/Ethics
Topics discussed from a Christian perspective include: nature of ethics and meaning of being ethical; ethical problems in organizations; environmental change and ethical considerations; moral reasoning, personal values and decision making; alternate modes of moral reasoning; ethical issues between individuals and organizations and principled leadership.
OMP-4700 Senior Project
The Senior Project is the Accelerated Degree Program capstone. This course is an intensive, process-oriented, active learning project through which students apply learning acquired through all major coursework. Designing and developing the Senior Project requires students to follow a problem from recognition to providing a well-researched solution or from the development of an opportunity to a well-researched action plan. Students are required to complete a comprehensive document and present their findings. Prerequisite: C or higher in OMP-4236.
General Education Courses
- Communication 9 cr
- Humanities 9 cr
- Social and Behavioral Sciences, including Macroeconomics 9 cr
- Natural Sciences, one biological science and one physical science 7-8 cr
- Mission-specific: Theology 6 cr
- Mathematics, must be above intermediate algebra 3 cr
- Health and Wellness, and Multicultural Program Support 5 cr
For a listing of General Education and elective courses, please consult the Undergraduate Catalog.