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Undergraduate Programs Office
Sage Hall, Suite 1608
business@uwosh.edu
(920) 424-0297

Office of the Dean
Sage Hall, Suite 2612
cob@uwosh.edu
(920) 424-1444

Office Hours
Monday-Thursday: 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday (Virtual): 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Mailing Address:
UW Oshkosh College of Business
800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901

Strategic Management

Our strategic intent is to make the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh College of Business the school of choice for highly capable and motivated students from Northeastern Wisconsin and beyond. We also intend to make the College the workplace of choice for faculty and staff.

Our EPIC2 College of Business Core Values

Engagement

Show up, Volunteer, Participate, Effect Change

We are doers who recognize the necessity of action. We use our curiosity to expand our horizons. We enthusiastically participate in discourse inside and outside our classrooms and workspaces. We joyfully show up to volunteer, serve, effect change, and lead for our fellow students, colleagues, and community.

Professionalism

Respect, Communicate, Work Hard, Meet Goals

We are responsible students, staff, teachers, researchers, and business leaders. We take pride in our work. We communicate with civility. We give and receive compassionate, critical feedback. We make rational, evidence-based decisions. We work hard toward shared goals. We maintain a culture of work-life balance for each other.

Integrity

Enact Values, Consider Stakeholders, Follow Through, Hold Accountable

We are ethical, honest, genuine, and transparent. We are considerate of our stakeholders in our decision-making and actions. We are courageous. We say what we mean. We do what we say. We hold each other accountable.

Continuous Improvement

Evaluate, Learn, Grow, Never Settle

We are proactive, life-long learners.  We create, evaluate, and improve our work and learning environments. We promote, support, and acknowledge quality education, research, service, and business practices. We are always progressing toward the next level of excellence.

Community

Welcome, Include, Appreciate, Support

We are a respectful and inclusive community. We welcome diverse people to express their authenticity. We appreciate each other for our contributions. We support each other to achieve our full potential. We create and maintain close connections with individuals, groups, businesses, and society.

To achieve our strategic intent and realize our vision, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh College of Business is committed to making continued progress on the following goals:

  • Goal 1: Recruit and retain high-quality and diverse students who are prepared to succeed in their chosen career paths (Student Recruitment, Retention, and Learning)
  • Goal 2: Maintain high-quality educational programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level, which evolve in response to emerging community needs (Program Quality and Innovation)
  • Goal 3: Recruit, retain and promote high-quality and diverse faculty and staff who are committed to the College Mission (Faculty and Staff Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement)
  • Goal 4: Be effective stewards of our financial resources and provide sufficient, independent and sustainable funding sources to support College operations and initiatives (Resources and Physical Environment)
  • Goal 5: Recognize and reward the accomplishments and activities of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and business stakeholders (Stakeholder Recognition and Rewards)
  • Goal 6: Implement comprehensive communication and marketing strategy that fosters high levels of communication both within and outside the College and promotes and elevates the image of the College to stakeholders and peer institutions (Communications, Marketing, and Promotion)
  • Goal 7: Develop and maintain strong and enduring relationships with all internal and external stakeholders (Stakeholder Relationship Building)
  • Goal 8: Adopt methods and processes that continuously improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of our education delivery and administrative systems in the College (Educational Operational Excellence)

Strategic Planning Council & Operating Procedures

The Strategic Planning Council (SPC) is the steward and voice of the College’s strategic direction. The SPC should provide a long-term perspective for the College and serves as an advisory body to the Dean and COB Council. Its recommendations are subject to approval by the COB Council and Dean. Following approval, the recommendations will be used to aid and evaluate College, departmental, and program initiatives and resource allocations.

The duties of the SPC include:

  1. Establish and lead inclusive practices for regularly developing and updating the strategic direction of the College
  2. Establish procedures within the College for members of the College to propose strategic initiatives
  3. Evaluate strategic initiative proposals according to set criteria and recommend to the Dean and COB Council whether proposals should be supported/funded
  4. Report its activities and outcomes to the Faculty, College, and standing committees periodically
  5. Prepare a written annual report summarizing the activities and outcomes for the academic year

The Strategic Planning Council consists of the Dean, the Assistant Dean or Director of Undergraduate Programs, the Assistant Dean or Director of Graduate Programs, one Dean’s Advisory Council member (appointed by the Dean), one faculty representative from the Business Centers (appointed by the Dean), one faculty representative (elected), one representative from central administration, and the Associate Dean. The Dean can appoint ex-officio (nonvoting) members as needed. Elected SPC members shall serve a three-year term.

The Dean is the Chair of the SPC, and will designate a Vice Chair.

Current Members:

Name Role on SPC
Rau, Barbara COB Dean
Buelow Fischer, Jennifer Undergraduate Programs Director
Feinauer, Dale Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs
Mundy, William Dean’s Advisory Council Member
Engelhardt, Bryan Faculty Representative
Beyer, Scott Business Centers Representative
Iversen, Jakob Associate Dean
Faymonville, Carmen Provost’s Office Representative
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Code of Conduct

Our inspiring instructors publish scholarly work in top journals, present at national conferences, consult with some of the world’s largest and most innovative companies, and above all, dedicate themselves to the success of our students. As leaders in the College of Business, they demonstrate the following:

Attitudes

Support the mission and vision of the College
Take a college wide perspective
Be constructive (e.g., identify a problem and a possible solution)

Behaviors

Be an active scholar
Contribute by doing service and taking on leadership roles when needed
Help a colleague when needed
Be an active participant in assessment
Respond within 48 hours to requests from colleagues

Student Support

Be a caring, yet demanding teacher ensuring students receive educational value
Schedule and hold office hours
Attend functions for students (club events, graduation, honors banquet)

Committee Support

Communicate between committees and academic discipline teams
Read materials before meetings
Attend meetings (College, Team, Committee) and take leadership as needed
Get a substitute if unable to attend a committee meeting
Arrive to meetings on time

We, the students of the College of Business Administration, continue our efforts to be a more supportive and effective college by offering ethical guidelines to support our successes. As students, we encourage each other to REACH.

Raise the Bar

Attain high levels of excellence in all activities
Stretch the limits of your learning experience
“Take the road less traveled”

Engagement

Be an active scholar
Be an active participant in all endeavors (e.g., in the class room, in clubs, groups, etc.)
Contribute by doing service and taking on leadership roles when needed

Attitude

Support the mission and vision of the College and the University
Be constructive (e.g., identify a problem and provide a possible solution)
Take initiative and responsibility for your education
Understand that learning is a life-long endeavor

Courtesy

Be courteous
Help others when needed
Be respectful of the rights and opinions of others
Be prompt; Arrive to class and meetings on time; Respond to requests within a reasonable amount of time
Be prepared for class and meetings
Respect the property of others
Seek help with problems

Honesty

Be honest
Work to strengthen ethical conduct
Conduct oneself with the highest degree of ethical behavior

Each student is a member of the college and University communities. Our actions must reflect the ideals and values of these communities.