The major in business with a concentration in organizational management seeks to develop leaders who can think critically, communicate effectively, respond ethically, and lead confidently in a global marketplace. The program helps students increase their effectiveness as business professionals and provides excellent preparation for career advancement and the pursuit of a graduate degree.
The B.A. program provides students with a solid foundation in topics such as management, marketing, organizational behavior, and communication.
Study of group behavior and how group functioning affects organizational effectiveness. Emphasis is placed on decision making and resolving conflict in groups. Students develop strategies for efficient and productive group management and determine which tasks are handled by groups and individuals. (Formerly BUOM 371 Group and Organizational Behavior)
Prerequisite: All major requirements completed. Designed to allow the student the opportunity of integrating the knowledge obtained from accounting, economics, marketing, and organizational management into coherent analytical skills on case studies approximating real world business situations. (Formerly BUOM 455 Business Policy and Strategy)
Prerequisites: BUOM 377 and BUOM 378. This course explores the special challenges of management of a nonprofit organization. Through cases, description, and theoretical analysis, students learn about the defining characteristics of the nonprofit sector, major differences between nonprofit and profit-making organizations, and government and business involvement with the nonprofit sector. Students acquire skills focused on governance, financing, and management of nonprofit organizations.