Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management –Online Program

Offered by: Wilmington University

College credits: 120

Course length: 7- 15 Weeks

Overview

About the B.S. in Organizational Management

Purpose

The Bachelor of Science degree program in Organizational Management (BSOM) is a unique degree completion program designed to meet the educational needs of working adults with some college credits from accredited institutions or from work or military experience. The program is conducted in a condensed time frame with an instructional schedule tailored to accommodate busy lifestyles. The program will help students develop the relevant skills needed to manage organizations in today’s job market. Students will develop strong communication and leadership skills and develop an ethical approach to business and life.

Program of Study

The BSOM core courses will be conducted in an accelerated format with a sequence of three-credit courses each completed over a five-week period. Most BSOM core courses are in the “hybrid” format with 20 hours of classroom instruction and at least 20 hours of online instruction.

The program courses are offered in a logical sequence and cover most major aspects of organizational management. The program starts with emphasis on organizational behavior, communications, ethics, human resource management skills and business analytics necessary to coordinate the management of these functions. The sequence continues with emphasis on the management skills needed for marketing, finance, global business challenges, and operations and project management. The program concludes with gaining an understanding of current business situations and problems and the completion of student projects designed to develop the skills necessary to identify, analyze and make recommendations to solve organizational problems.

Program Competencies

In addition to achieving the Wilmington University undergraduate graduation competencies given in the Academic Information section of this catalog, each graduating student will be able to:

  1. Maximizing wealth through revenue improvement and cost reduction by optimizing the blend of human resources, materials, systems and equipment.
  2. Demonstrate effective information literacy in the synthesis of the principles and practices of Organizational Management concepts to contribute to the success of their organization.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate through clear, concise, verbal, written, and electronic formats.
  4. Apply appropriate ethical standards as required by professionals in a business environment.
  5. Utilize technology and quantitative techniques to solve basic and critical issues in business.
Continuing to Graduate Programs

Students interested in seeking an MBA or MS in Accounting once they have completed their Organizational Management degree must take BAC 101 and BAC 102 prior to graduating for an MBA. For an MS in Accounting, students need to take BAC 101, BAC 102, BAC 201, and BAC 202 prior to graduating.

Curriculum

You will take courses such as:

BBM 201 Principles of Management
BBM 320 Business Communications
BBM 325 Intro to Business Analytics
BBM 370 Global Business Management
BBM 400 Current Topics in Business Leadership
BBM 411 Operations and Systems Management
BBM 412 Project Management
FIN 300 Applied Concepts in Accounting and Finance
BLA 303 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
BMK 305 Marketing
FIN 304 Applications of Corporate Finance
HRM 310 Organizational Development
HRM 311 Human Resource Management
BBM 407 Organizational Project
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Cost and Schedule

Guild provides reduced cost education for working adults. We’ll help you have an affordable path to move your education forward.

Cost

With financial aid, Guild students attending Wilmington University may be eligible to pay a fraction of the published cost to advance their education. For example, Guild students may pay as little as 10% of the published course or program cost to earn their bachelor's degree when taking advantage of:

●      Federal financial aid funds (not available for all certificate programs)
●      Tuition assistance benefits from your employer.
●      The $2,500 American Opportunity Tax Credit.
●      Guild's tuition discount, and no out-of-state tuition costs.
 
Active Military or Veteran? If so, talk to your coach or Wilmington University about your eligibility for additional tuition benefits.

Schedule

●      WilmU’s online classes are primarily offered in 15-week and 7-week formats and you can start every other month.
●      Take your classes online, with flexibility to balance work, school, family, and personal life.
●      Gain knowledge and skills that are career-relevant and can be applied tomorrow.
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Why Guild

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Pell Grants*, offered by the U.S. Government, provide students who qualify with up to $5,920, per year in grant aid. Unlike loans, grants do not need to be repaid.

The Lifelong Learning Credit (up to $2000) and the American Opportunity Tax Credit* (up to $2500) are both available annually to eligible U.S. students.

Guild negotiates reduced tuition with partner colleges and programs, giving you affordable options from the start.

​Guild works with your employer to offer corporate tuition assistance to qualified employees.

Guild is committed to reduce the cost of higher education for hard-working adults. We'll help make an affordable path to move your education forward.​

* Pell Grants are only available to eligible students in undergraduate degree programs & the American Opportunity Tax Credit is only available for eligible students in undergrad or master's degree programs. All other funding categories are available for all eligible students. Please check with your individual employer to verify your eligibility.

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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions


Tell me more about Guild Education.
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Guild Education partners with employers to offer a variety of online classes, programs, and degrees from top-ranked universities that you can complete while working.

You will get support from a Guild advisor, who will help you find the right program, navigate the financial aid process, and provide you with personal college and career advising to help you navigate the college process from day one to graduation.

To give employees a variety of options, Guild partners with a consortium of universities and learning providers, including Brandman University, Western Governors University, Bellevue University, and StraighterLine, in addition to offering custom content. 

Benefits of partnering with Guild include:
  • A path to finish your degree or take graduate courses, at little to no cost
  • A personal college and career adviser to help you navigate programs and offerings
  • Online classes that allow you to work at your own pace
  • Relevant classes and programs designed to help you advance in your career
  • Credit recognition for past college credits and corporate credits towards your degrees

What are Guild's guiding principles?
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  • Students first: We're here to help you, and you come first in our world. In exchange, we expect you give your all and to support your fellow classmates.
  • We learn best by doing: Experimentation, learning by doing, feedback and reflection lay at the core of every learning experience with Guild.
  • Feedback makes us better, in fact, it’s a gift: Practice only makes perfect when we get feedback on how to improve.
  • Reflection is a need-to-have, not a nice-to-have: Reflection allows us to digest the learnings and feedback we’ve received.
  • Community matters: We’re all in this together and we expect all Guild members to appreciate the role we play in each other’s learning experience.