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1 The University of Mary Mission Statement Benedictine Values The Business Division

2 The University of Mary Mission Statement Christian, Catholic and Benedictine, The University of Mary exists to serve the religious, academic and cultural needs of the people of the region. religiousacademic cultural

3 How do we serve the religious needs of our students? We provide: – A setting for collegial exchange and support – Activities that encourage volunteer service – Formation in a Christian community – Experience that fosters religious values – Opportunities to build the Body of Christ Questions W1

4 How do we serve the religious needs of our students? We provide: X1. __ to build the Body of Christ A. Setting X2. A __ for collegial exchange and supportB. Activities X3. __ in a Christian communityC. Formation X4. __ that fosters religious valuesD. Experience X5. __ that encourage volunteer serviceE. Opportunities

5 How do we serve the religious needs of our students? We provide: X1. __ to build the Body of Christ X2. A __ for collegial exchange and support X3. __ in a Christian community X4. __ that fosters religious values X5. __ that encourage volunteer service A. Setting B. Activities C. Formation D. Experience E. Opportunities

6 How do we serve the academic needs of our students We provide the following academic competencies: – Social Environment Social Environment – Aesthetics – Valuing – Communication Communication – Effective Thinking – Natural Environment – Information Literacy Information Literacy – Professional Development

7 Social Environment, Aesthetics and Valuing Social Environment - The ability to distinguish the social aspects of contemporary life and to analyze the function of individual and personal elements within a social framework. Aesthetics - The ability to understand art forms and the creative dimensions of human behavior for both personal enrichment and application in the profession. Valuing - The ability to clarify and act upon personal and social values. Questions W2

8 Social Environment, Aesthetics and Valuing Use the following to answer questions 41, 42 and 43. A. Aesthetics B. Social Environment C. Valuing X1. The ability to clarify and act upon personal and social values X2. The ability to distinguish the social aspects of contemporary life and to analyze the function of individual and personal elements within a social framework. X3. The ability to understand art forms and the creative dimensions of human behavior for both personal enrichment and application in the profession.

9 Communication, Effective Thinking & Natural Environment Communication is the ability to send and receive information in numerous forms and contexts for a variety of purposes. Effective Thinking is the ability to analyze and solve problems and to demonstrate command of rational discourse. Natural Environment is the ability to understand the impact of science and technology on physical systems and to distinguish between sound and unsound environmental policies. Questions W3

10 Communication, Effective Thinking & Natural Environment Use the following to answer questions 41, 42 and 43. A. Effective thinking B. Natural Environment C. Communication X1. The ability to send and receive information in numerous forms and contexts for a variety of purposes. X2. The ability to understand the impact of science and technology on physical systems and to distinguish between sound and unsound environmental policies. X3. The ability to analyze and solve problems and to demonstrate command of rational discourse.

11 Information Literacy & Professional Development Information Literacy is the ability to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate and use effectively the needed information. Professional Development is the ability to recognize professional forms of behavior that are consistent with the University mission. Questions W4

12 Information Literacy & Professional Development Use the following to answer questions 41, 42 and 43. A. Professional Development B. Information Literacy C. Valuing X1. The ability to recognize professional forms of behavior that are consistent with the University mission. X2. The ability to clarify and act upon personal and social values. X3. The ability to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate and use effectively the needed information.

13 How do we serve the cultural needs of our students We provide: – A stimulating academic community that promotes growth – A campus that reflects the principles of architect and designer, Marcel Breuer – Cultural events and opportunities for cultural enrichment – A Christian community that fosters diversity through hospitality Questions W5

14 How do we serve the cultural needs of our students? True or False: X1. Marcel Breuer was a strong advocate of the use of insulation in all of his buildings. X2. Marcel Breuer wanted large parking lots in front of each building. X3. X4.

15 Benedictine Values As a Benedictine community we espouse key values in the rule of St. Benedict which are: – Hospitality: We offer a space for people to encounter each other as friends. – Respect for Persons: We recognize individual diff-erences. Each person has a right to grow in wholeness. – Moderation: We strive for balance that avoids excess. – Community: We put time and effort into supporting one another. – Service: We serve our entire community. – Prayer: We reserve time to pray, reflect and celebrate together. Questions W6

16 Benedictine Values Match the following: X1. We offer a space for people to encounter each other as friends. X2. We recognize individual differences. Each person has a right to grow in wholeness. X3. We strive for balance that avoids excess. X4. We put time and effort into supporting one another. X5. We reserve time to pray, reflect and celebrate together. A. Community B. Prayer C. Hospitality D. Moderation E. Respect for persons

17 Business Division Mission Statement Our mission is to provide a quality, contemporary education to students seeking careers in enterprises requiring skills attained through competency-based education. Our curriculum is developed and delivered by following the Benedictine education philosophy adopted by the University and using the efforts of the community, students, scholars and other professionals. The students are further prepared to take their place in their organization an din their community by developing an understanding of, and an appreciation for, the value of the servant leader philosophy as presented by the University of Mary.

18 Targeted Outcomes of the Business Division The Business Program at the University of Mary will enable students to increase their competency in communications and interpersonal skills, effective thinking, valuing, information literacy, physical environment, aesthetics and professional environment in a changing business environment. By meeting these outcomes we can deliver to our students, undergraduate and graduate, the highest possible return on their investment with an ability to lead, create and transform organizations in today’s business world. Questions W7Questions W7

19 Business Division Targeted Outcomes X1. X2. X3. X4.

20 Departments in the Business Division Accounting Business Computer Information Systems

21 Accounting Department Mission Statement The mission of the University of Mary Accounting Department is to further excellence in the accounting profession by preparing ethical, competent graduates with the knowledge and skill base necessary to enter a variety of careers, pursue graduate work, or attain professional certification. The program strives to develop s4ervant leaders and life-long learners, adaptable to change in tomorrow’s business environment.

22 Targeted Outcomes of the Accounting Department Graduates of the Accounting program will: – Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills – Make ethical decisions incorporating the Benedictine values and the standards of the profession. Questions W8Questions W8 – Utilize service as an important dimension of leadership – Critically analyze information and continually strive to keep up to date on emerging issues and technology. Questions W9Questions W9 – Utilize accounting knowledge and skills attained to provide professional service to clients and the public at large. – Strive to work with others in accomplishing goals – Be able to distinguish excellence in professional practice. Questions W10Questions W10

23 Accounting Department Targeted Outcomes X1. One of the targeted outcomes of the Accounting Department is to demonstrate effective ____ communication skills A. leadership B. written and oral C. Benedictine D. ethical X2. Another targeted outcome is to make ethical decisions incorporating the ____ and the standards of the profession. A. written and oral B. leadership C. Benedictine values D. communication skills

24 Accounting Department Targeted Outcomes X1. One of the targeted outcomes of the Accounting Department is to utilize ____ as an important dimension of leadership A. Benedictine values B. excellence C. communication skills D. service X2. Another targeted outcome is to utilize accounting knowledge and skills attained to provide ____ to clients and the public at large. A. service B. professional service C. leadership D. excellence

25 Accounting Department Targeted Outcomes X1. One of the targeted outcomes of the Accounting Department is to strive to work with others in accomplishing ____. A. goals B. Benedictine values C. excellence D. written and oral communication skills X2. Another targeted outcome is to be able to distinguish ____ in professional practice. A. service B. excellence C. outcomes D. Benedictine values

26 Business Department Mission Statement Our mission is to create an environment for students where they can attain the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to become America’s next generation of servant leaders. The program is designed to integrate classroom learning, Benedictine values and real world experience to provide the students with an educational experience that builds a foundation for their success. Students are encouraged to become lifelong learners who seek opportunities to share their knowledge and values as servant leaders in their workplace, family environment and community.

27 Targeted Outcomes of the Business Department Graduates of the Business Department will be able to: – Describe the impact of macro and micro economic factors on the wealth of the firm. – Apply management principles to help the firm achieve its goals in an efficient and effective manner.Questions W8Questions W8 – Analyze information about the firm with the goal of evaluating current strategy and formulating and implementing future strategy. – Assess the marketing environment of the firm..Questions W9Questions W9 – Value service as an important dimension of leadership in the profession. – Use effective oral and written communication skills.Questions W10Questions W10 – Identify and apply financial analysis techniques. – Evaluate the legal and ethical implications of business decisions and make ethical decisions incorporating the Benedictine values and standards of the profession.Questions W11Questions W11

28 Business Department Targeted Outcomes X1. One of the targeted outcomes of the Business Department is to describe the impact of macro and micro ____ on the wealth of the firm. A. economic factors B. management principles C. principles D. computers X2. Another targeted outcome is to apply ____ to help the firm achieve its goals in an efficient and effective manner. A. economic factors B. Benedictine Values C. management principles D. information technology

29 Business Department Targeted Outcomes X1. One of the targeted outcomes of the Business Department is to analyze information about the firm with the goal of evaluating current strategy and ____ future strategy. A. communication B. formulating and implementing C. predicting D. developing X2. Another targeted outcome is to assess the ____ of the firm. A. management principles B. marketing environment C. economic factors D. economic value

30 Business Department Targeted Outcomes X1. One of the targeted outcomes of the Business Department is to value service as an important dimension of leadership in the ____. A. profession B. firm C. office D. business environment X2. Another targeted outcome is to use effective ____ communication skills. A. computer-based B. oral and written C. professional D. and efficient

31 Business Department Targeted Outcomes X1. One of the targeted outcomes of the Business Department is to identify and apply ____ techniques. A. information B. economic factoring C. macro and micro economic D. financial analysis X2. Another targeted outcome is to evaluate the ____ of business decisions and make ethical decisions incorporating the Benedictine values and standards of the profession. A. economic factors B. effectiveness C. legal and ethical implications D. management principles

32 Computer Information Systems Department Mission Statement We aspire to prepare men and women for meaningful work, professional certification, lifelong learning and responsible, ethical involvement as servant leaders in the community. The academic programs are designed to provide graduates with the knowledge, skills and attitude to function as computer programmers and networking specialists in an environment responsive to the pace of technological development.

33 Targeted Outcomes of the CIS Department The targeted outcomes are: – Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills. – Make ethical decisions incorporating the Benedictine values and the standards of the profession. Questions W8Questions W8 – Utilize service as an important dimension of leadership. – Utilize the Microsoft Office suite. Questions W9Questions W9 – Collaborate with others in a team setting. – Identify the function and use of common hardware and software components. Questions W10Questions W10 – Plan and implement a simple Local Area Network. – Demonstrate entry-level programming skills.Questions W11Questions W11

34 Computer Information Systems Targeted Outcomes X1. One of the targeted outcomes is to demonstrate effective written and oral ____ skills. a. Valuing b. Collaboration C. Leadership D. Communication X2. Another targeted outcome is to make ethical decisions incorporating the ____ and the ____ of the profession. A. values, function B. projects, skills C. Benedictine values, standards D. service, leadership

35 Computer Information Systems Targeted Outcomes X1. One of the targeted outcomes is to utilize ____ as an important dimension of ____. A. collaboration, service B. service, leadership C. programming, skills D. ethics, decision making X2. Another targeted outcome is to utilize the ____. A. Local Area Network B. Microsoft Office Suite C. Visual Basic Programming Language D. value of communication

36 Computer Information Systems Targeted Outcomes X1. One of the targeted outcomes is to ____ with others in a team setting. A. value B. lead C. collaborate D. communicate X2. Another targeted outcome is to identify the function and use of common ____ components. A. hardware and software B. Local Area Network C. Microsoft Office Suite D. programming

37 Computer Information Systems Targeted Outcomes X1. One of the targeted outcomes is to plan and implement a simple ____. A. leadership skill B. programming language C. Microsoft Office Suite D. Local Area Network X2. Another targeted outcome is to demonstrate entry-level ____. A. standards B. skills C. programming skills D. leadership skills


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