Adult Professional Studies
Technology in Decision Making (3)
Technology is integrated throughout all areas of an organization. This course will focus on some of the major technology used in organizations, such as Microsoft Office products (Excel), SAP technology (such as Enterprise Resource Planning, through the SAP University Alliance) and Social Networking applications. These and/or other technology components, which are embedded throughout the curricular program, will be studied.
Project Planning/Implementation (3)
This course explores essentials of successful project management. Execution of complex projects requires decision-making clarity, and stakeholder alignment as well as alignment of the steps, timing, resources and capabilities with a project’s overall goals. Throughout project implementation, effective communication, reallocation of resources and plan revisions impact success.
Global Leadership (3)
This course will develop a foundational understanding of the knowledge, abilities, and skills that professionals need in order to perform effectively in leadership situations in within globally-oriented business operations. Areas of inquiry include leadership theories and styles, interpersonal communication, emotional intelligence, group and organizational dynamics, problem and decision analysis, change management, and conflict resolution.
Emergency & Risk Management (3)
Organizations can proactively identify and address risks as well as prepare for response and recovery in emergencies. Understanding, forecasting and evaluating operational, financial and emergency-related risks are explored along with examining how organizations build preparedness, mitigate exposure and respond to enterprise risks effectively.
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