Graduate School Business Management
2015 Spring Term
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SCHOOL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES
This course is designed specifically for prospective school business managers and other school administrators who desire to become acquainted with various management concepts and techniques in school business operations and with applications that can utilize computerized systems for efficient operations.
INTERNSHIP IN SCHOOL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
The internship is a clinical experience which provides prospective school business managers with varied opportunities to learn in a school setting. The internship is normally an 18-week assignment in a local school system. Applications must be made one semester in advance of the desired internship period.
SCHOOL COMMUNITY RELATIONS IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY
This course is designed for aspiring business managers and other school administrators who desire to more effectively apply the concepts of leadership, interpersonal relations, conflict management, ethical decision-making, politics, diversity, and public relations in public education. The identification of varying student and community needs based on demographic differences is an integral part of this course. Specifically, racial, ethnic and gender differences are examined. Political factions at the school, local community and state levels are discussed with conclusions drawn about effective communication patterns. Ethical decision-making and conflict resolution in practical management situations is emphasized. This course is designed to assist future leaders of diverse learning organizations to enhance their abilities to foster positive relationships between schools and communities of all types.
Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on` and participatory instructional techniques.
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.