Green MBA Course Selection Instructions Fall 2010

 

Credit Limits
Fall 2010 entering Accelerated MBA students must register for all required courses for a maximum of 15 credits in the Fall I semester.

Summer 2010 entering Weekend MBA students must register for all required courses for a maximum of 9 credits in the Fall I semester.

Summer 2009 and Fall 2009 entering Weekend MBA students must register for all required courses for a maximum of 10 credits in the Fall II semester.

There are no elective credits required in the MBA program. Students wanting to add elective credits would need permission in writing from the Program Director provided to the Registrar’s Office via Antioch email.


Pre-Course Requirements
Many classes begin with pre-course assignments and/or online work prior to the first scheduled class meeting date found in the course description. Pre-class assignments are posted in their respective course sites in Sakai three to four weeks prior to the first scheduled meeting.


MBA Prerequisites
Prior to enrolling in Finance I and Ecological Economics students in the MBA in Organizational and Environmental Sustainability must be proficient in the following subject areas: use of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, financial accounting, and microeconomics.


Excel Competency
Students can achieve competency in Excel through self-study or online coursework at their discretion. Recommended resources include:

  • Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Complete Concepts and Techniques, by Shelly
    Cashman
  • Mastering Excel by Jim Gip
  • Microsoft Excel Basics: A One-Day Seminar

Financial Accounting Prerequisite
As a prerequisite to Finance I, all MBA students must have completed the financial accounting requirement by January 7, 2011. This requirement can be met by one of the options below:

  1. Completing the Antioch MBA online Introduction to Financial Accounting course. The cost of this course is $400.00.
  2. Completing a financial accounting course at another college with a B or better and providing transcripts with evidence of completion to the Organization and Management department by January 7, 2011.
  3. If you took a financial course in the last 3 years with a B or better, you must provide transcripts with evidence of completion to the Organization and Management department by January 7, 2011.
  4. If you have professional experience, you may take the final exam of the Antioch MBA online Introduction to Financial Accounting course. The cost is $50.00 to take this exam.

OMFE 500 Introduction to Financial Accounting
Competency Area: Finance & Economics
Fulfills requirement for meeting proficiency in financial accounting.

This self paced, self instructed online course will prepare students for the Finance I and II courses. Financial accounting helps students to meet organizational goals by identifying, measuring, analyzing, interpreting, and communicating information. In this course, students will be introduced to the basic language and concepts of financial accounting including the basic principles of accounting, the accounting cycle, ruling organizations, account definitions and classifications, entity types, the four financial statements, and CSR reporting. Students will use Excel to create financial statements including the balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows.

This self paced course is offered on Sakai. It is designed in a series of modules. At the end of each module is a quiz that students must pass prior to proceeding to the next module. At the end of the course is a final exam. Students must get 80% or better to pass the course. Multiple resources and links will be available online so students will be able to navigate the course independently.

Section A: Self paced course – no faculty
The final day to register for Section A is November 24, 2010.
Section T: Self paced test – no faculty
The final day to register for Section T is November 17, 2010. This test option must be completed by November 24, 2010.

Time: This is a self paced course and/or test available throughout the fall 2010 semester, ongoing from September 1 through December 15, 2010.
Credits: 0


Microeconomics Prerequisite
As a prerequisite to Ecological Economics, all MBA students must have completed the introduction to economics requirement by January 7, 2011. This requirement can be met by one of the options below:

  1. Completing the Antioch MBA online Introduction to Economics course. The cost of this course is $400.00.
  2. Completing an introduction to microeconomics course at another college with a B or better and providing transcripts with evidence of completion to the Organization and Management department by January 7, 2011.
  3. If you took a microeconomics course in the last 3 years with a B or better, you must provide transcripts with evidence of completion to the Organization and Management department by January 7, 2011.
  4. If you have professional experience, you may take the final exam of the Antioch MBA online Introduction to Economics course. The cost is $50.00 to take this exam.

OMFE 503 Introduction to Economics
Competency Area: Finance & Economics
Fulfills requirement for meeting proficiency in microeconomics.

This self paced, self instructed online course will prepare students for Ecological Economics. In this course students will explore economic thinking through two lenses: neoclassical and ecological economics. In neoclassical economics, students will survey: supply and demand, elasticity, production costs, monetary policy, fiscal policy, and other topics relevant to building a foundational understanding of economics. In preparation for ecological economics students will survey the connection of the social, economic, and environmental spheres. Topics will include, but not be limited to: sustainable development, substitutability of human for natural capital, carrying capacity, social return on investment and social cost-benefit analysis.

This self paced course is offered on Sakai. It is designed in a series of modules. At the end of each module is a quiz that students must pass prior to proceeding to the next module. At the end of the course is a final exam.

Students must get of 80% or better to pass the course. Multiple resources and links will be available online so students will be able to navigate the course independently.

Section A: Self paced course – no faculty
The final day to register for Section A is November 24, 2010.

Section T: Self paced test – no faculty
The final day to register for Section T is November 17, 2010. This test option must be completed by November 24, 2010.

Time: This is a self paced course and/or test available throughout the fall 2010 semester, ongoing from September 1 through December 15, 2010.
Credits: 0


First Year Program – Fall I (Fall 2010 entering Accelerated MBA students)

Wednesday-Thursday, September 1-2; Tuesday-Thursday, September 14-16; Thursday, September 23
2-9pm
OMG 545 Teams in Diverse Workplaces (Section B)

Tuesday, September 7; Tuesday-Wednesday, September 21-22; Tuesday-Thursday, September 28-30
2-9pm
OMN 508 Introduction to Sustainability (Section B)

Sundays
8:30am-5:30pm
September 12, October 3, October 24, November 21, and December 12
OMFE 502 Finance I (Section A)

Wednesdays and Thursdays, October 6-7, October 13-14, October 20-21
2-9pm
OMFE 507 Ecological Economics (Section B)

Wednesdays and Thursdays, November 10-11, November 17-18, December 1-2
2-9pm
OMM 500 Developing Human Resources (Section B)


First Year Program – Fall I (Summer 2010 entering Weekend MBA students)

Fridays, 1-9pm
September 10, October 1, October 22, November 19, and December 10
OMG 545 Teams in Diverse Workplaces (Section A)

Saturdays
8:30am-5:30pm
September 11, October 2, October 23, November 20, and December 11
OMN 502 Earth Systems in Organizations (Section A)

Sundays
8:30am-5:30pm
September 12, October 3, October 24, November 21, and December 12
OMFE 502 Finance I (Section A)


Second Year Program – Fall II (Summer and Fall 2009 entering Weekend MBA students)

Fridays
3:30-8:30pm
September 10, October 1, October 22, November 19, and December 10
OMC 692 Practicum Strategy & Research (Sections A1 – A2)

Saturdays
8:30 am – 5:30 pm
September 11, October 2 & 23, November 20, and December 11
OMM 503 Supply Chain & Information Technology (Section A)

Sundays
8:30 am – 5:30 pm
September 12, October 3 & 24, November 21 and December 12
OMC 673 Organizational Theory & Change (Section A)