MBA in Sustainability Course Selection Spring 2011

Registration Instructions

Credit Limits

Fall 2010 entering Accelerated MBA students must register for all required courses for a minimum of 12 credits in the Spring I semester.

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

Summer 2009 and Fall 2009 entering Weekend MBA students must register for all required courses for a minimum of 8 credits in the Spring II semester.

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

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 Sustainability (Green MBA) 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 prior to the start of this course. This requirement can be met by one of the options below:

  1. Completing OMFE 500 Introduction to Financial Accounting (Section A). The cost of this course is $200.
  2. If you have professional experience, you may take the final exam of OMFE 500 Introduction to Financial Accounting (Section T). The cost to take the exam is $50.

Microeconomics Prerequisite

As a prerequisite to Ecological Economics, all MBA students must have completed the introduction to economics requirement prior to the start of this course. This requirement can be met by one of the options below:

  1. Completing the OMFE 503 Introduction to Economics (Section A) course. The cost of this course is $200.
  2. If you have professional experience, you may take the final exam of OMFE 503 Introduction to Economics (Section T). The cost to take the exam is $50.

MBA Course Schedule


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

Required Courses

Sundays

8:30am-5:30pm

January 16, February 13, March 6 & 27 and April 17

OMFE 504 Finance II
(Section A)

Wednesdays and Thursdays

2:00-9:00pm

January 19 & 20, 26 & 27 and February 2 & 3

OMS 522 Marketing in the Global Economy
(Section B)

Wednesdays and Thursdays

2:00-9:00pm

February 16 & 17, 23 & 24 and March 2 & 3

OMM 503 Supply Chain and IT
(Section B)

Wednesday-Friday, March 16, 17 & 18

(Learning Journey-see details in syllabus)

Wednesdays and Thursdays

2:00-9:00pm

March 23 & 24, 30 & 31 and April 6 & 7

OMN 502 Earth Systems in Organizations
(Section B)

Electives

Online Pre-Course, Wednesday, March 9-Sunday, April 24

Sweden Trip, Monday, April 25-Tuesday, May 3

Online Post-Travel Course Wednesday, May 4-Wednesday May 11

OMN 512 Study Abroad Trip to Sweden (Section A)


First Year Program-Spring I
(Summer 2010 entering Weekend MBA students)

Required Courses

Fridays

1:00-9:00pm

January 14, February 11, March 4 & 25 and April 15

OMFE 507 Ecological Economics
(Section A)

Saturdays

8:30am-5:30pm

January 15, February 12, March 5 & 26 and April 16

OMM 500 Developing Human Resources
(Section A)

Sundays

8:30am-5:30pm

January 16, February 13, March 6 & 27 and April 17

OMFE 504 Finance II
(Section A)

Electives

Online Pre-Course, Wednesday, March 9-Sunday, April 24

Sweden Trip, Monday, April 25-Tuesday, May 3

Online Post-Travel Course Wednesday, May 4-Wednesday May 11

OMN 512
Study Abroad Trip to Sweden

(Section A)


Second Year Program-Spring II

(Summer 2009 and Fall 2009 entering Weekend MBA students)

 

Required Courses

Fridays

3:30-8:30pm

January 14, February 11, March 4 & 25 and April 15

OMC 693 Practicum Implementation

Saturdays

8:30am-5:30pm

January 15, February 12, March 5 & 26 and April 16

OMS 513 Strategic Management
(Section A)

Sundays

8:30am-5:30pm

January 16, February 13, March 6 & 27 and April 17

OMD 677 Entrepreneurship
(Section A)

Electives

Online Pre-Course, Wednesday, March 9-Sunday, April 24

Sweden Trip, Monday, April 25-Tuesday, May 3

Online Post-Travel Course Wednesday, May 4-Wednesday May 11

OMN 512 Study Abroad Trip to Sweden (Section A)