Course Offerings for Spring 2017

OLS 530 Organizational Behavior (3 SH)

All organizations are organic, interconnected systems that take on a life of their own regardless of the individuals that occupy various roles in the system. Leaders need to understand their organizational systems and the behavior of those systems if they hope to effectively lead or change them. This course will explore organizational behavior and organizational development from a systems perspective, including concepts of change and conflict. It will rely heavily on case studies and student participation. (Year 1 Spring Course)

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OLS 540 Managerial Finance and Accounting I (3 SH)

Managers and executives carry fiduciary responsibility for their organizations; it is therefore imperative that they know how to read financial statements, analyze financial health, assess financial risks, and communicate this knowledge effectively to others. The course emphasizes the role of the manager relating to finance and accounting through the analysis of quantitative information largely at the conceptual level. Topics include financial governance, understanding and reading financial statements, financial statement analysis, cost behavior, breakeven analysis, budgeting, balanced scorecard, working capital management, and the use of short-term cash planning. The overall aim is to improve organizational decision-making based on financial, social, and ecological metrics.

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Course Offerings for Summer 2017

  • MBA 650 Sustainable Organizations for the Common Good
    (Dates TBA)
  • MBA 550 Technology, Information and Data Analysis
    1. July 20, on site (6-10 p.m.)
    2. July 27, online (6-10 p.m.)
    3. Aug. 3, on site (6-10 p.m.)
    4. Aug. 5, field trip (6 hours)
    5. Aug. 10, on site (6-10 p.m.)
    6. Aug. 17, online (6-10 p.m.)
    7. Aug. 24, on site (6-10 p.m.)
  • MBA 560 Stewardship, Innovation, and Social Entrepreneurship
    1. May 9. on site (6-10 p.m.)
    2. May 16, online (6-10 p.m.)
    3. May 20, field trip (8 hours)
    4. June 6, online (6-8 p.m.)
    5. June 13, online (6-10 p.m.)
    6. June 20, online (6-10 p.m.)
    7. June 27, on site (6-10 p.m.)

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