Jan 31, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MB 5100 - Clinical Practice - School Business Manager

2 lecture hours 4 lab hours 4 credits
Course Description
Students deepen understanding of the school business manager roles and responsibilities by integrating theoretical and research coursework with practice and reflection on their development as school business leaders.  During the practicum, the student conducts an action research project and leads efforts that contribute to progress on the financial and operational in the district or consortium.  The practicum will be completed under the supervision of a school district supervisor and the assigned MSOE supervisor.  Related course assignments will demonstrate the practical application of the students’ knowledge and skills in real-life leadership activities and responsibilities and reflect the student’s understanding of the content. (prereq: none)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Provides the school district, the university, and the candidate with a means to determine the likelihood that the candidate will be successful in a school business manager role
  • Develop competencies by attempting tasks around finance, accounting, auxiliary services and operations improvement initiatives under the supervision of a competent, experienced administrator
  • Enables the candidate to benefit from the lessons learned by the supervising administrator during a lifetime of professional service
  • Explore larger school or district picture of change and improvement with business services

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Dan Pavletich

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