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Process Management & Consulting

Process Management & Consulting is offered both as a major and concentration.

Major

The process management & consulting major is designed for students interested in managing and leading organizations or consulting with organizations. Students develop skills and tools needed to design more effective processes and make quicker and better decisions. Students graduating with a process management & consulting major are likely to pursue careers in both the private and public sectors in areas such as strategy, information technology, operations, healthcare administration, and organizational transformation. In addition to the core curriculum, students take:

Required Courses (3 credits each)
BUAD 431*Strategic Analysis & Consulting
BUAD 437 Change Management & Organizational Transformation
BUAD 466 Developing Business Intelligence

Electives (1.5 credits each unless otherwise noted, choose 3 credits)
BUAD 459 Lean Processes
BUAD 461 Six Sigma
BUAD 467 Adv. Data Management & Modeling
BUAD 474 Negotiation (1.5 or 3 credits)
BUAD 480 Sustainability & Green Supply Chain (1.5 or 3 credits)
BUAD 482 Project Management
BUAD 492 Special Topics: Advanced Modeling Technqiues
BUAD 492 Special Topics: Consulting Fellows (4 credits)
BUAD 492 Special Topics: Healthcare Informatics (1.5 or 3 credits)
BUAD 492 Special Topics: Social Entrepreneurship (3 credits)

Concentration

Students majoring in another business discipline may a process management & consulting concentration consisting of six credits.

Required Courses (3 credits)
BUAD 431*Strategic Analysis & Consulting

Elective Credits (1.5 credits each unless otherwise noted, choose 3 credits)
BUAD 437 Change Mgmt. & Organizational Transformation (3 credits)
BUAD 459 Lean Processes
BUAD 461 Six Sigma
BUAD 466 Developing Business Intelligence (3 credits)
BUAD 467 Adv. Data Management & Modeling 
BUAD 474 Negotiation (1.5 or 3 credits)
BUAD 480 Sustainability & Green Supply Chain (1.5 or 3 credits) 
BUAD 482 Project Management
BUAD 492 Special Topics: Advanced Modeling Techniques
BUAD 492 Special Topics: Consulting Fellows (4 credits)
BUAD 492 Special Topics: Healthcare Informatics (1.5 or 3 credits)
BUAD 492 Special Topics: Social Entrepreneurship (3 credits)

* Students pursuing a process management & consulting major or concentration take BUAD 431 Strategic Analysis & Consulting. This course will count in place of BUAD 432 Strategic Management in order to satisfy the major strategy requirement (part of the upper-level core courses). Students may not apply both BUAD 432 and BUAD 431 to the 120 degree requirement. Students may, however, apply both BUAD 431 and BUAD 433 Strategies of Entrepreneurship.

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