A course designed to develop your understanding and ability to monitor financial management systems in the k-12 public, Bureau and contract schools. The course focus will be on budgets and business management accounting for non-profits, audit analysis, spreadsheets, Indian School Equalization Program (ISEP), public school finance, management of plant, equipment, insurance transportation, and food services.  This course will emphasize Lakota Values.  Lakota language will be spoken as much as possible during the course.

This course is designed for students to examine global, political, economic, and ideological forces that underlie the environmental crises. It is further designed for students to compare the Lakota view of the relationship of human beings to nature with those of other cultures. Finally, strategies and tactics that can be implemented to protect the environment will be explored. Course emphasizes Lakota values of respect and courage. Lakota language will be spoken as much as possible during class hours.

 

3 graduate credits

This core course will explore Lakota philosophy and theology, the foundation of Lakota leadership and management. Students will examine the leadership and management strategies of contemporary and historical Lakota leaders and managers, thereby developing strategies to address the unique environment of the reservation. Lakota values emphasized in this course are respect, generosity, and humility. Lakota will be spoken as much as possible during class hours.

3 graduate credits