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Business and Marketing Education B.S.

Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development
College of Education and Human Development
  • Program Type: Baccalaureate
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2012
  • Required credits to graduate with this degree: 120
  • Required credits within the major: 53 to 56
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science
This undergraduate program focuses on business and marketing education, with a choice of sales and marketing or computer emphasis areas. Coursework includes sales management, marketing, e-marketing, project management, business communication, management and supervisory development, and customer service. The program equips students with the knowledge, skills and abilities that enable them to make meaningful contributions to organizations through employing principles and practices of business planning, project management, sales, marketing, and leadership development.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Admission Requirements
Students must complete 30 credits before admission to the program.
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
General Requirements
All students are required to complete general University and college requirements including writing and liberal education courses. For more information about University-wide requirements, see the liberal education requirements. Required courses for the major or minor in which a student receives a D grade (with or without plus or minus) do not count toward the major or minor (including transfer courses).
Program Requirements
A minimum grade of C- is required for all foundation, major, and supporting program courses. The only course that can be taken pass-fail is OLPD 4496.
Foundational Coursework
These courses are intended to be taken as prerequisites to the major, however this is not strictly enforced. Students can take some of these courses as they are taking introductory courses in BME, however it is recommended that most of these courses are finished within a student's first 90 credits.
Business Communication
WRIT 3029W - Business and Professional Writing [WI] (3.0 cr)
or WRIT 3562W - Technical and Professional Writing [WI] (4.0 cr)
or MGMT 3033W - Business Communication [WI] (3.0 cr)
Economics
APEC 1101 - Principles of Microeconomics [SOCS, GP] (4.0 cr)
or ECON 1101 - Principles of Microeconomics [SOCS, GP] (4.0 cr)
or APEC 1102 - Principles of Macroeconomics (3.0 cr)
or ECON 1102 - Principles of Macroeconomics (4.0 cr)
Mathematics
PSTL 1006 - College Algebra through Modeling [MATH] (3.0 cr)
or PSTL 1004 - Statistics: Understanding and Applying Data [MATH] (4.0 cr)
or MATH 1001 - Excursions in Mathematics [MATH] (3.0 cr)
or MATH 1031 - College Algebra and Probability [MATH] (3.0 cr)
or STAT 1001 - Introduction to the Ideas of Statistics [MATH] (4.0 cr)
or A higher level math course may be taken to fulfill this requirement. Consult an adviser for course options.
Psychology
PSTL 1281 - Principles of Psychology [SOCS] (4.0 cr)
or PSY 1001 - Introduction to Psychology [SOCS] (4.0 cr)
Public Speaking
PSTL 1461 - Multicultural Perspectives in Public Speaking [CIV] (3.0 cr)
or COMM 1101 - Introduction to Public Speaking [CIV] (3.0 cr)
Technology and Public Ethics
CI 4311W - Technology and Ethics in Society [CIV, WI] (3.0 cr)
or CI 2311W - Introduction to Technology and Ethics in Society [CIV, WI] (3.0 cr)
Supporting Program
Students must create a supporting program of at least 13 credits with a business focus. These courses must be taken from outside of the OLPD department. Students may choose either the programmatic or thematic options. Courses must be be chosen in consultation with a program adviser.
Programmatic Supporting Program
Students select at least 13 business-related credits, all of which have a common course designator.
or Thematic Supporting Program
Students select 13 credits that support a general business theme, regardless of course designator.
Major Coursework
Students can choose between the sales and marketing focus or the computer focus. The 21 credits in these focus areas constitute the core of the BME major.
Sales and Marketing Focus
OLPD 3401 - Teaching Marketing Promotion (3.0 cr)
OLPD 3461 - Professional Sales Management (3.0 cr)
OLPD 3424 - Sales Training (3.0 cr)
OLPD 4426 - Strategic Customer Relationship Management (3.0 cr)
Computer Applications for Business and Industry
CI 5303 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
or CI 5304 - Data Management for Online Integration (3.0 cr)
or CI 5362 - Foundations of Interactive Design for Web-based Learning (3.0 cr)
or CI 5363 - New Media and Interaction Design for Online and Mobile Learning (3.0 cr)
or CI 5361 - Teaching and Learning with the Internet (3.0 cr)
or CI 5301 - Foundations of Computer Applications for Business and Education (3.0 cr)
Electives Within the Major
Students must complete 6 additional credits of electives within the major.
Take 6 or more credit(s) from the following:
· OLPD 1302 - Personal Leadership in the University (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 2811 - Societies of the Future: Changing Work Contexts [TS] (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3305 - Learning About Leadership Through Film and Literature (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3318 - Introduction to Project Management (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3620 - Introduction to Training and Development (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3640 - Introduction to Organization Development (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3820 - Principles of Supervisory Management (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3828 - Diversity in the Workplace (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 4318 - Advanced Project Management (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 4401 - E-Marketing (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 4420 - Practicum in Nonprofit Organizations (2.0 cr)
· OLPD 4496 - Applied Experience in Business & Marketing Education (1.0-4.0 cr)
· OLPD 4602 - Managing Work Teams (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 4627 - Management and Supervisory Training and Development (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 4870 - Introduction to Integrating Human Rights into Organizational Leadership (3.0 cr)
-OR-
Computer Focus
Please note that the licensure program in business and marketing education (M.Ed.) is no longer accepting new students for admission. For more information, please email Ms. Jennifer Cherry at cherry@umn.edu.
CI 5303 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
CI 5304 - Data Management for Online Integration (3.0 cr)
CI 5305 - Integrated Computer Applications in Business and Marketing Education (3.0 cr)
CI 5362 - Foundations of Interactive Design for Web-based Learning (3.0 cr)
CI 5363 - New Media and Interaction Design for Online and Mobile Learning (3.0 cr)
Elective Courses Within the Major
Students must complete 6 additional credits of elective courses within the major.
Take 6 or more credit(s) from the following:
· OLPD 1302 - Personal Leadership in the University (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 2811 - Societies of the Future: Changing Work Contexts [TS] (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3305 - Learning About Leadership Through Film and Literature (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3318 - Introduction to Project Management (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3620 - Introduction to Training and Development (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3640 - Introduction to Organization Development (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3820 - Principles of Supervisory Management (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 3828 - Diversity in the Workplace (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 4318 - Advanced Project Management (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 4401 - E-Marketing (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 4420 - Practicum in Nonprofit Organizations (2.0 cr)
· OLPD 4496 - Applied Experience in Business & Marketing Education (1.0-4.0 cr)
· OLPD 4602 - Managing Work Teams (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 4627 - Management and Supervisory Training and Development (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 4870 - Introduction to Integrating Human Rights into Organizational Leadership (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 5808 - Student and Trainee Assessment (2.0 cr)
· OLPD 5829 - Course Development for Business and Industry (2.0 cr)
· OLPD 5861 - Instructional Methods for Business and Industry (2.0 cr)
Program Sub-plans
A sub-plan is not required for this program.
Honors UHP
This is an honors sub-plan.
Students admitted to the University Honors Program (UHP) must fulfill UHP requirements in addition to degree program requirements. Honors courses used to fulfill degree program requirements will also fulfill UHP requirements. Current departmental honors course offerings are listed at: http://www.honors.umn.edu/academics/curriculum/dept_courses_current.html Honors students complete an honors thesis project in the final year, most often in conjunction with an honors thesis course, or with an honors directed studies or honors directed research course. Students select honors courses and plan for a thesis project in consultation with their UHP adviser and their departmental faculty adviser.
 
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WRIT 3029W - Business and Professional Writing (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01353
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Practice writing for various professional purposes/audiences, using appropriate styles, tones, and organizational elements. Potential genres include proposals, reports, web content, email, executive summaries, job search portfolios. Attention to workplace collaboration and broader issues of professional literacy.
WRIT 3562W - Technical and Professional Writing (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Written/oral communication in professional settings, gathering research, analyzing audience, assessing/practicing multiple genres. Draft, test, revise present findings in oral presentation. prereq: [Jr or sr or instr consent], [1301 or 1401 or equiv]
MGMT 3033W - Business Communication (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01482
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Written/oral communication skills for effective participation in contempory organizations. From basic principles to communication strategy. Communication technology. Cases, simulations of "real-world" situations. Student small groups meet with instructor three times for presentation coaching/feedback. Recitation times are arranged with instructor at start of semester. prereq: Fr composition, CSOM upper-div, at least 60 cr
APEC 1101 - Principles of Microeconomics (SOCS, GP)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Econ 1101/1104/1111/ApEc 1101
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Economic behavior of consumers/firms in domestic/international markets. Demand, supply, competition. Efficiency, Invisible Hand. Monopoly, imperfect competition. Externalities, property rights. Economics of public policy in environment/health/safety. Public goods, tax policy.
ECON 1101 - Principles of Microeconomics (SOCS, GP)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Econ 1101/1104/1111/ApEc 1101
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Microeconomic behavior of consumers, firms, and markets in domestic and world economy. Demand and supply. Competition and monopoly. Distribution of income. Economic interdependencies in the global economy. Effects of global linkages on individual decisions. prereq: knowledge of plane geometry and advanced algebra
APEC 1102 - Principles of Macroeconomics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00020 - ApEc 1102/Econ 1102/1105/1112
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Unemployment/inflation, measures of national income, macro models, fiscal policy/problems. Taxes and the national debt. Money/banking, monetary policy/problems. Poverty and income distribution. International trade and exchange rates. Economic growth/development. prereq: 1101 or Econ 1101
ECON 1102 - Principles of Macroeconomics
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00020 - ApEc 1102/Econ 1102/1105/1112
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Aggregate consumption, saving, investment, and national income. Role of money, banking, and business cycles in domestic and world economy. International trade, growth, and development. U.S. economy and its role in the world economy. International interdependencies among nations. prereq: [1101 or equiv], knowledge of plane geometry and advanced algebra
PSTL 1006 - College Algebra through Modeling (MATH)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01772 - Math1031/Math1051/PSTL 1006
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Math modeling, including linear, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic functions, counting/probability. Excel or calculators used to develop equations/graphs from theoretical/real interdisciplinary data. Projects enable students to use models to examine trends, make predictions. prereq: Three yrs high school math or grade of at least C+ in 0731 or 0732 or placement test score or instr consent
PSTL 1004 - Statistics: Understanding and Applying Data (MATH)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to statistics. Problem-solving/decision-making informed by data collection, analysis, interpretation. Estimation, correlation, hypothesis testing, chi-square analysis. prereq: Intermediate algebra or equiv or placement exam
MATH 1001 - Excursions in Mathematics (MATH)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to the breadth and nature of mathematics and the power of abstract reasoning, with applications to topics that are relevant to the modern world, such as voting, fair division of assets, patterns of growth, and opinion polls. prereq: 3 yrs high school math or placement exam or [grade of at least C- in PSTL 731 or 732]
MATH 1031 - College Algebra and Probability (MATH)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01772
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Graphs of equations/functions, transformations of graphs; linear, quadratic, polynomial, and rational functions, with applications; inverses/composition of functions; exponential and logarithmic functions, with applications; basic probability rules, conditional probability, binomial probabilities. prereq: 3 yrs high school math or satisfactory score on placement exam or grade of at least C- in [PSTL 731 or PSTL 732]
STAT 1001 - Introduction to the Ideas of Statistics (MATH)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Graphical/numerical presentations of data. Judging the usefulness/reliability of results/inferences from surveys and other studies to interesting populations. Coping with randomness/variation in an uncertain world. prereq: Mathematics requirement for admission to University
PSTL 1281 - Principles of Psychology (SOCS)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00518 - PSTL 1281/PSTL 1289/Psy 1001
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Terminology, theories, and results of research in sensation, perception, cognition, motivation, emotion, learning, personality, abnormal behavior, therapeutic practices, health, and social behavior. prereq: Have not received college credit for intro psych
PSY 1001 - Introduction to Psychology (SOCS)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00518 - PSTL 1281/Psy 1001/Psy 1001H
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Scientific study of human behavior. Problems, methods, findings of modern psychology.
PSTL 1461 - Multicultural Perspectives in Public Speaking (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00670 - Comm 1101H, PSTL 1461, GC 1461
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
How to confidently communicate thoughts/ideas in a public forum. Students present speeches on socially significant topics in multicultural contexts. Focuses on ethics, citizenship, voice, and language.
COMM 1101 - Introduction to Public Speaking (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00670
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Public communication processes, elements, and ethics. Criticism of and response to public discourse. Practice in individual speaking designed to encourage civic participation.
CI 4311W - Technology and Ethics in Society (CIV, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01754
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Critique of values and ethical issues related to technology use in education, the workplace, and family and community life.
CI 2311W - Introduction to Technology and Ethics in Society (CIV, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01754 - CI 2311W/CI 4311
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Values and ethical issues related to technology use in education, workplace, and family/community life.
OLPD 3401 - Teaching Marketing Promotion
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01788 - OLPD 3001/OLPD5001
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Materials, methods, and approaches to teaching marketing promotion. Advertising, promotion, public relations, direct selling, visual merchandising, and direct marketing.
OLPD 3461 - Professional Sales Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Examination of the sales manager's role in training and mentoring sales representatives in strategic selling, customer-oriented service, and problem-solving tactics. Includes recruitment, hiring, training, and retention of a sales force.
OLPD 3424 - Sales Training
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Strategies and techniques for developing effective sales people.
OLPD 4426 - Strategic Customer Relationship Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Principles of customer relationship management, brand identity, and integrated marketing communications. Comprehensive framework for how organizations interact with their various publics to create goodwill/loyalty.
CI 5304 - Data Management for Online Integration
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Using database software to organize, manage, and display online data, to create content management systems, and to integrate into existing Web sites.
CI 5362 - Foundations of Interactive Design for Web-based Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Processes of designing/developing interactive learning media and online applications from ground up. Focuses on usability/aesthetics in online learning.
CI 5363 - New Media and Interaction Design for Online and Mobile Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
New media design from perspective of instructional designer. Designing with Adobe Flash environment. Context of authentic design problems. Consideration of raster/vector imaging, web video optimization, usability analysis.
CI 5361 - Teaching and Learning with the Internet
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Implications/challenges in using Internet-based technologies in classroom. Pedagogical models.
CI 5301 - Foundations of Computer Applications for Business and Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Instructional uses of computers/representative business, education, marketing applications. Word processing, databases, spreadsheets, graphic design. Expectations are for demonstrations of skills on apps/understanding of concepts that go beyond basic.
OLPD 1302 - Personal Leadership in the University
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00296
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Students examine own views of leadership, differences between personal/positional leadership, leadership ethics/values, leadership strengths/skills.
OLPD 2811 - Societies of the Future: Changing Work Contexts (TS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Ongoing evolution of social contexts and work through the interdisciplinary lens of future studies.
OLPD 3305 - Learning About Leadership Through Film and Literature
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Readings from leadership studies, literature, and film. Ethical dilemmas. Different styles of leadership and their consequences. Intersection of public/private in exercising leadership. Competing loyalties/pressures felt by leaders/followers. Fundamental questions about nature/desirability of leadership.
OLPD 3318 - Introduction to Project Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Project management for business and industry. Project lifecycles, deliverables, and processes as they are commonly used in the workplace.
OLPD 3620 - Introduction to Training and Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Processes to carry out theoretically sound training/development practices, within the context of systemic relationship with host organization or system.
OLPD 3640 - Introduction to Organization Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Organization development theories, principles, concepts, and practices. How development is used to direct change in an organization.
OLPD 3820 - Principles of Supervisory Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to the principles of supervision in education, business, industry, government, and service organizations.
OLPD 3828 - Diversity in the Workplace
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01792
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Diversity in the workplace. Issues of recruiting and selection, management, and performance.
OLPD 4318 - Advanced Project Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Project management for business and industry. Advanced aspects and techniques in project management, project lifecycles, deliverables, and processes as they are commonly used in the workplace. prereq: 3318 or EDPA 3218
OLPD 4401 - E-Marketing
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Basic understanding and personal experience with how e-marketing can be used as part of an overall marketing and promotion plan.
OLPD 4420 - Practicum in Nonprofit Organizations
Credits: 2.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Opportunity to work in all aspects of nonprofit organization. Fundraising, managing events/marketing, conducting outreach programs. prereq: BME major recommended
OLPD 4496 - Applied Experience in Business & Marketing Education
Credits: 1.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: S-N only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Application of theory to practice related to BME core coursework with integrative paper. Work, internship, study abroad, research, field experience, service learning, etc. can all fulfill this degree requirement. Contact OLPD Program Advisors for more information. prereq: BME major, ugrd, [3496 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3496]
OLPD 4602 - Managing Work Teams
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Frameworks and strategies for developing effective work teams. Skill development in facilitating resolution of conflicts in organizations. Foundational information as well as practical applications for participants to become small team leaders.
OLPD 4627 - Management and Supervisory Training and Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Problems, practices, programs, and methodologies relating to the training and development of managers and supervisors, including needed competencies, needs assessment, delivery modes, and evaluation.
OLPD 4870 - Introduction to Integrating Human Rights into Organizational Leadership
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Forum to explore local and international policies/practices for integrating human rights into organizational leadership and management.
CI 5304 - Data Management for Online Integration
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Using database software to organize, manage, and display online data, to create content management systems, and to integrate into existing Web sites.
CI 5305 - Integrated Computer Applications in Business and Marketing Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Case-based authentic business computing problems requiring integration of two or more application packages. Pedagogical issues of learning/teaching advanced computer applications.
CI 5362 - Foundations of Interactive Design for Web-based Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Processes of designing/developing interactive learning media and online applications from ground up. Focuses on usability/aesthetics in online learning.
CI 5363 - New Media and Interaction Design for Online and Mobile Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
New media design from perspective of instructional designer. Designing with Adobe Flash environment. Context of authentic design problems. Consideration of raster/vector imaging, web video optimization, usability analysis.
OLPD 1302 - Personal Leadership in the University
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00296
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Students examine own views of leadership, differences between personal/positional leadership, leadership ethics/values, leadership strengths/skills.
OLPD 2811 - Societies of the Future: Changing Work Contexts (TS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Ongoing evolution of social contexts and work through the interdisciplinary lens of future studies.
OLPD 3305 - Learning About Leadership Through Film and Literature
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Readings from leadership studies, literature, and film. Ethical dilemmas. Different styles of leadership and their consequences. Intersection of public/private in exercising leadership. Competing loyalties/pressures felt by leaders/followers. Fundamental questions about nature/desirability of leadership.
OLPD 3318 - Introduction to Project Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Project management for business and industry. Project lifecycles, deliverables, and processes as they are commonly used in the workplace.
OLPD 3620 - Introduction to Training and Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Processes to carry out theoretically sound training/development practices, within the context of systemic relationship with host organization or system.
OLPD 3640 - Introduction to Organization Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Organization development theories, principles, concepts, and practices. How development is used to direct change in an organization.
OLPD 3820 - Principles of Supervisory Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to the principles of supervision in education, business, industry, government, and service organizations.
OLPD 3828 - Diversity in the Workplace
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01792
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Diversity in the workplace. Issues of recruiting and selection, management, and performance.
OLPD 4318 - Advanced Project Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Project management for business and industry. Advanced aspects and techniques in project management, project lifecycles, deliverables, and processes as they are commonly used in the workplace. prereq: 3318 or EDPA 3218
OLPD 4401 - E-Marketing
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Basic understanding and personal experience with how e-marketing can be used as part of an overall marketing and promotion plan.
OLPD 4420 - Practicum in Nonprofit Organizations
Credits: 2.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Opportunity to work in all aspects of nonprofit organization. Fundraising, managing events/marketing, conducting outreach programs. prereq: BME major recommended
OLPD 4496 - Applied Experience in Business & Marketing Education
Credits: 1.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: S-N only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Application of theory to practice related to BME core coursework with integrative paper. Work, internship, study abroad, research, field experience, service learning, etc. can all fulfill this degree requirement. Contact OLPD Program Advisors for more information. prereq: BME major, ugrd, [3496 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3496]
OLPD 4602 - Managing Work Teams
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Frameworks and strategies for developing effective work teams. Skill development in facilitating resolution of conflicts in organizations. Foundational information as well as practical applications for participants to become small team leaders.
OLPD 4627 - Management and Supervisory Training and Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Problems, practices, programs, and methodologies relating to the training and development of managers and supervisors, including needed competencies, needs assessment, delivery modes, and evaluation.
OLPD 4870 - Introduction to Integrating Human Rights into Organizational Leadership
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Forum to explore local and international policies/practices for integrating human rights into organizational leadership and management.
OLPD 5808 - Student and Trainee Assessment
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00327
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Developing learning progress reporting systems/tests for skills instruction in business/industry. Evaluating instructional effectiveness. Applying tests/evaluation instruments to assess/report learning. Students develop each type of test and evaluation plan for a course.
OLPD 5829 - Course Development for Business and Industry
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Designing instructional programs/courses that help learners develop desired competence. Designing instruction for performance based training and vocational/technical education. Developing course syllabus components that clarify course expectations. Developing academic/community-based elements that complement course goals. Reflect on and compare performance-based instruction with other curriculum models for the field.
OLPD 5861 - Instructional Methods for Business and Industry
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Theory/practice in instructional methods for career/technical education (CTE) instructors and human resources/development (HRD) professionals. How to select various teaching methods and plan for their delivery. Preparing an instructional methods plan to clarify course content, teaching methods selected, rationale for their selection, and how a student organization might facilitate student learning.