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GOL 3200 Expanded Conversation: Public Speaking in the WorkplaceCredit Hours: 3
In this course, students will learn to analyze, construct, and deliver a variety of presentations required in the modern workplace. Emphasis will be on practicality and individual growth. Three hours.
GOL 3300 Gifts Differing: Diversity and Teamwork in the WorkplaceCredit Hours: 3
Students will gain experience with and knowledge of concepts related to diversity in the workplace. Special emphasis is placed on understanding personality preferences. Group dynamics such as power, perception, motivation, leadership, and decision-making are analyzed through readings, written assignments, and class discussion. Three hours.
GOL 3100 Business Writing in the New MillenniumCredit Hours: 3
Students will build a writing portfolio for diverse audiences and purposes. A writing rubric will ensure strong ideas, logical organization, conversational voice, clear words, smooth sentences, correct copy, and a reader-friendly design. Computer tools will be used to create and enhance written messages that meet the needs of today’s fast-paced business environment. Three hours.
GOL 3010 Fundamentals of Lifelong LearningCredit Hours: 3
In this course, students will examine adult developmental stages including physical, cognitive, personality, social, and moral development.
QMD 3000 Quality SystemsCredit Hours: 3
Students will receive a comprehensive overview to quality management in general, with specific applications made to the medical device industry. Case histories and in-class exercises will help demonstrate these critically important concepts. Students will also be introduced to key regulations that guide quality management efforts. Three hours.
GOL 4300 The Dynamic OrganizationCredit Hours: 3
The study of organizational development explores how companies must adapt to ever-changing internal and external environments in order to thrive in today’s economy. Change strategies and intervention processes will be studied so students can apply practical solutions to various organizational challenges in case histories and in their own workplaces. Leadership and teamwork will be explored in the context of organizational development. Three hours.
QMD 3400 Survey in StatisticsCredit Hours: 3
Statistical information is used extensively in quality management and students will be exposed to the core concepts, formulas, and applications used in statistical analysis. Software tools will be explored and students will have an opportunity to apply conceptual information to real-world medical device scenarios. Three hours.
QMD 3200 Design Control & AssuranceCredit Hours: 3
Quality management begins at the design stage. Engineers must know how to build and manage the design history file so that key decisions and findings are recorded accurately. Students will build a DHF in a team environment and will apply project management principles over the span of this course. Three hours.
GOL 4150 Managerial EconomicsCredit Hours: 3
Managerial Economics is a course designed to prepare students to understand the economic system and its effect on individuals as consumers, producers and citizens. Students learn these key economic principles: central vs. de-central government, inflation vs. deflation, saving vs. spending, Austrian Economics vs. Keynesian Economics. Students also learn the relationship of the government’s budget to their personal budget and create a personal, budget plan. All topics are presented in an engaging, organic, easy to understand format.
QMD 3300 Manufacturing Quality & Supply Chain ManagementCredit Hours: 3
Quality management must extend to external partners including vendors, suppliers, and contract manufacturers. This course explores those critically important external relationships and the safeguards that must be in place for maintaining the highest levels of quality across the entire supply chain. Three hours.
QMD 3100 Post Market SurveillanceCredit Hours: 3
Once a device is released to the market, some of the most challenging quality management work is required. Students will be exposed to situations that require close monitoring and ongoing communication with manufacturing partners, physicians, patients, and regulating bodies so that issues can be resolved effectively. Three hours.
GOL 4200 Fundamentals of FinanceCredit Hours: 3
This course is an introductory survey analyzing the three fundamental forms of financial statements: Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Cash Flow Statement. Interpretive skill set development will focus on strategic planning, assessing risk, and applying effective budgeting controls. Three hours.
GOL 4400 Operations ManagementCredit Hours: 3
Students will learn how to use mathematics, statistics, and various computer packages to solve common business problems. Three hours.
GOL 4500 Information Technology ManagementCredit Hours: 3
This course will primarily focus on understanding and utilizing information technology and information systems within the organization from a managerial perspective. Three hours.
GOL 4700 Senior SeminarCredit Hours: 3
This culmination experience will enable students to select individualized activities that demonstrate their practical managerial skills in the workplace. Three hours.
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|Upon graduation, you will be eligible for consideration into the Master of Business Administration graduate degree program. The Grace College MBA program is constructed and courses are delivered with an intentionally applied emphasis. Consistent with learning-by-doing, course assignments allow students to use course concepts in their current employment setting. This allows students to quickly develop an initial proficiency with the concepts being covered. It also allows students to demonstrate to their employers the value-added nature of the program.|
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