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Oest, Don Senior Instructor

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  • BADM 1260 - First-Year Global Experience
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    In today's world of increased mobility, globally aware students have more choices for employment upon graduation and are immediately ready to contribute in global environments. They are aware of global issues and cultural differences, and their global mindset allows them to recognize good ideas from whenever they might come and new market/product opportunities wherever they might exist. This course is the first step toward the development of a global mindset. It provides a meaningful global experience to first-year business students through an in-depth perspective of a specific country or region outside the United States and a short academic trip to the region.
  • BASE 2101 - BCOR Applied Semester Experience 1: Early Stage
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Builds on material covered in BCOR 2001, BCOR 2002 and BCOR 2003. Provides students the opportunity to apply tools from the functional business disciplines. Business problems, solutions and decisions are addressed in the context of an early stage business. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.
  • BASE 2103 - BCOR Applied Semester Experience 3: Mature Stage
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Builds on material covered in BCOR 2001, BCOR 2002 and BCOR 2003. Provides students the opportunity to apply tools from the functional business disciplines. Business problems, solutions and decisions are addressed in the context of a mature stage business. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.
  • BCOR 1015 - The World of Business
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Provides an overview of the nature business in a global economy. In addition to exploring the economic, governmental, social and environmental context in which businesses operate, students will discover how business creates value and takes advantage of opportunities and challenges. Using examples, cases and projects, students will learn about the business functions in an integrated format. Weekly discussion of current events will focus on entrepreneurship, ethics, international business, business and society, and other topics.
  • BCOR 1025 - Statistical Analysis in Business
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Summer 2018 / Spring 2019
    Covers sampling concepts, graphical and numerical data summaries, basic probability theory, discrete and continuous probability models, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, correlation and both simple and multiple regression analysis. Students learn decision making and solving business problems by using data. Uses statistical features of Excel. Course requirements: laptop with Excel 2013 or newer; clickers. Credit not granted for this course and BCOR 1020.
  • BCOR 2003 - Business Law, Ethics and Social Responsibility
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018
    Throughout the course students will consider the interconnectedness of law, ethics, values, public policy and regulation. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of individual and organizational responsibility for business. Allows students to consider the relationship between law and ethics in the broader social context, which is necessary to successfully navigate an increasingly complex, global business environment. Credit not granted for this course and BCOR 3000.
  • BCOR 2205 - Introduction to Information Management and Analytics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Focuses on the fundamentals of managing information in a data driven business environment. Students will learn the basic concepts and best practices in Information Management that can improve their abilities to lead and manage in organizations. The class teaches cutting-edge tools and approaches to the analysis of data, including big data, for effective decision-making.It creates data connoisseurs through hands-on exposure to supervised machine learning. Application areas covered include human resources, marketing, finance, and supply chain. At the end of class, all students should be able to formulate common business problems in terms addressable through machine learning, and use automated machine learning tools to conduct the analysis and present deep insights to business leaders. Course requirements: clickers. Credit not granted for this course and BCOR 2500, BCOR 2001

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