Students in the MSM program complete eight courses, which are three credit hour each as part of the core curriculum, which is a total of 24 credit hours. These core courses are offered in Fall and Spring.
A study of the financial framework for business, including financial statement analysis and selected managerial topics such as costing, budgeting, cost-volume-profit analysis, variance analysis, and relevant cost for decision-making.
Develops communication skills crucial to successful management. Focuses on identifying a range of communication styles and recognizing how to use them; dealing successfully with challenging or hostile audiences; understanding cross-cultural and global communication issues and differences; and leading and communicating in a crisis situation.
A study of management functions, human behavior in organizations, theories of leadership, and the change process. Ethical issues of business decisions and actions will be examined from a Christian perspective.
Develops skills to establish productive relationships with your internal or external clients and customers. Focuses on building mutual goals, planning for results collaboratively, providing ongoing support and assessing client relationships.
A study of the design of an organization’s structure and business processes with a primary focus on applying the concepts and techniques of business process analysis. Students will learn and apply the techniques of lean and six-sigma to improve the business processes of an organization. Workflow management, process management and modeling notation will be covered. Methods of introducing and implementing information technologies to enable process management and organizational change are examined. Appropriate software will be used to aid students in business process analysis.
An examination of the standards, methodologies, practices, and tools involved in the planning, ongoing management, and evaluation of software development and implementation projects. This course includes consideration of the change management process and techniques required to implement these projects.
Development of strategy as the integration of functional and managerial decisions in pursuit of organizational performance and impact. Emphasizes the application of broad business knowledge to current organizational challenges and executive decision making under conditions of uncertainty.
This course provides a broad-based understanding of the management of operations and information technology. It includes the basics of systems theory, business processes, quality, decision-making, data analytics, supply chain, logistics, security, information technology, and technology and operations management.
In addition to the courses above you will successfully complete two elective courses (three credit hours each) to complete your degree through the Modular Masters Program. Students have the option of extending the degree to 30 credit hours to complete a concentration within the Modular Masters.
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