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					                                                                                      Texas Southern University
                                                                                        Assessment Narrative
                                                                                 Academic Years 2007-08 thru 2009-10

                                                                                     JESSE H. JONES SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Program: Executive Master of Business Administration


The mission of the Online Executive Master of Business Administration eMBA degree is to meet the        Findings (2008-2010)
challenging needs of mid-career professionals who wish to pursue an MBA degree. The program             On 675-E, eMBA students met the minimum performance standard, with 100% of the students
prepares mid- and upper-level managers for increased responsibility through the development of          scoring 75% or higher in 2009-10.
sound strategic thinking, decision-making, teamwork, leadership, and personal skills that effectively
impact organizational change in a competitive global and technologically complex business               Action Plan Summary 2008-2010
environment. The eMBA program combines the advanced business concepts of a master of                    • Adopt a standardized assessment to objectively measure performance.
business administration curriculum and prepares candidates to lead and manage organizations in
the energy sector.                                                                                      Outcome 1.3 – Students will demonstrate an understanding of management content knowledge

Goal 1                                                                                                  Student success is measured on outcomes of assignments. The target is that 70% of the students will
Students will demonstrate an understanding of a broad array of business concepts such as finance,       score 75% or higher on course embedded assignments.
accounting, economics, marketing, operations management, and statistics related to energy.
                                                                                                        Findings (2008-2010)
Outcome 1.1 – Students will demonstrate an understanding of accounting content knowledge                On 636-E, eMBA students did not meet the performance standard, with only 63% of the students
                                                                                                        scoring 75% or higher in 2009-10.
Student success is measured on outcomes of assignments. The target is that 70% of the students will
score 75% or higher on course embedded assignments.                                                     Action Plan Summary 2008-2010
                                                                                                        • Added an organizational change case study for discussion and analysis to emphasize content
Findings (2008-2010)                                                                                        areas.
On ACCT631-E, eMBA students met the performance standard (70% of the students will score 75%
                                                                                                        • Changed the prerequisite course to require a pre-test, and participation in a computerized
or higher), with 85% of the students scoring 75% or higher in 2009-10. This new program was
                                                                                                            writing lab was mandated for those who did not meet the standard.
implemented in 2008-09, so assessments were not conducted in 2007-08 or 2008-09.
                                                                                                        Goal 2
Action Plan Summary 2008-2010
                                                                                                        Critical Thinking Students will demonstrate skills that enable the appropriate application of critical,
• Continuously review course content to ensure currency of topics covered.                              analytical and strategic thinking to the analysis of and development of solutions to business
                                                                                                        problems.
Outcome 1.2 – Students will demonstrate an understanding of finance content knowledge

Student success is measured on outcomes of assignments. The target is that 70% of the students will
score 75% or higher on course embedded projects.
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                                                                                     Texas Southern University
                                                                                       Assessment Narrative
                                                                                Academic Years 2007-08 thru 2009-10

                                                                                    JESSE H. JONES SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Program: Executive Master of Business Administration


Outcome 2.1 – Students will demonstrate the ability to evaluate a business on relevant criteria

Student success is measured on outcomes of assignments. The target is that 70% of the students will
score 70% or higher on course embedded projects.

Findings (2008-2010)
On MKTG650-E, eMBA students met the minimum performance standard (70% of the students will
score 70% or higher), with 84% of the students scoring 70% or higher.

Action Plan Summary – 2008-2010
Identify a uniform case/project for evaluating businesses across multiple sections of the same case.




SBUS EBA Pg 2 of 4                                                                                                      TSU 147
                                                                                      Texas Southern University
                                                                                          Assessment Plan
                                                                                 Academic Years 2007-08 thru 2009-10
College/School: Jesse H. Jones School of Business                                                                                                                                        THECB CIP Code 52.1401.00
Discipline/Program: Executive Master of Business Administration (eMBA)

                        Student Learning                                      Target                                        Findings                              Action Plan
      Goals           Outcomes/Objectives      Metric         2007-08          2008-09       2009-10       2007-08          2008-09        2009-10              (if applicable)            Reference Document
Goal 1               SLO 1.1                Course-        New program;    New program;    70% of the   New program;    New program;    85% of the      Based on 2009-10 Findings      R.1.1
Students will        Students will          embedded       assessment      assessment      students     assessment      assessment      students        Continuously review course     ACCT 631-E Assessment Data
demonstrate an       demonstrate an         Assignment     not             not             will score   not             not             scored 75% or   content to ensure currency     Analysis
understanding of     understanding of       scores in      implemented     implemented     75% or       implemented     implemented     better          of topics covered
a broad array of     accounting content     ACCT 631-E     until 2009-10   until 2009-10   higher       until 2009-10   until 2009-10
business concepts    knowledge
such as finance,     SLO 1.2                Course-        New program;    New program;    70% of the   New program;    New program;    100% of the     Based on 2009-10 Findings      R.1.2
accounting,          Students will          embedded       assessment      assessment      students     assessment      assessment      students        Adopt a standardized           FIN 675-E Assessment Data
economics,           demonstrate an         Project        not             not             will score   not             not             scored 70% or   assessment to objectively      Analysis
marketing,           understanding of       scores         implemented     implemented     70% or       implemented     implemented     higher          measure performance
operations           finance content        (Case          until 2009-10   until 2009-10   higher       until 2009-10   until 2009-10                                                  FIN 675-E rubrics
management, and      knowledge              Analysis) in
statistics related                          FIN 675-E
to energy            SLO 1.3                Course-        New program;    New program;    75% of the   New program;    New program;    63% of the      Based on 2009-10 Findings      R. 1.3
                     Students will          embedded       assessment      assessment      students     assessment      assessment      students        Add an organizational          MGMT 636-E Assessment
                     demonstrate an         Assignment     not             not             will score   not             not             scored 70% or   change case study for          Data Analysis
                     understanding of       scores in      implemented     implemented     70% or       implemented     implemented     higher          discussion and analysis to
                     management content     MGMT 636-E     until 2009-10   until 2009-10   higher       until 2009-10   until 2009-10                   emphasize content areas;       MGMT 636-E rubrics School
                     knowledge                                                                                                                          change course prerequisite     Projects
                                                                                                                                                        to require pre-test; and
                                                                                                                                                        mandate participation in
                                                                                                                                                        computerized writing lab for
                                                                                                                                                        those who do not meet
                                                                                                                                                        standard




SBUS EBA Pg 3 of 4                                                                                                                                                                                         TSU 148
                                                                                       Texas Southern University
                                                                                           Assessment Plan
                                                                                  Academic Years 2007-08 thru 2009-10
College/School: Jesse H. Jones School of Business                                                                                                                                        THECB CIP Code 52.1401.00
Discipline/Program: Executive Master of Business Administration (eMBA)




                          Student Learning                                     Target                                        Findings                              Action Plan
       Goals           Outcomes/Objectives        Metric       2007-08          2008-09       2009-10       2007-08          2008-09        2009-10              (if applicable)            Reference Document
Goal 2                 SLO 2.1                 Course-      New program;    New program;    70% of the   New program;    New program;    84% of the      Based on 2009-10 Findings     R. 2.1
Students will          Students will           embedded     assessment      assessment      students     assessment      assessment      students        Identify a uniform            MKTG 650-E Assessment Data
demonstrate skills     demonstrate the         Project      not             not             will score   not             not             (n=44) scored   case/project for evaluating   Analysis
that enable the        ability to evaluate a   Scores in    implemented     implemented     70% or       implemented     implemented     70% or higher   businesses across multiple
appropriate            business on relevant    MKTG 650-E   until 2009-10   until 2009-10   higher       until 2009-10   until 2009-10                   sections of the same case
application of         criteria
critical, analytical
and strategic
thinking to the
analysis of and
development of
solutions to
business problems




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