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MG 101 Introduction to Management
Cooper, Terry E.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.
CourseMG 101 Introduction to Management MO
SemesterS1EE2005
FacultyCooper, Terry E.
TitleAdjunct Professor
Degrees/CertificatesJuris Doctor
MA - Human Resource Development
BBA
Office LocationMoody AFB, GA
Office Hours5 to 7:45 PM
Daytime Phone229-740-0248
E-Mailterry.cooper@park.edu
teac745@alltel.net
Semester DatesJanuary 5 - March 1, 2005
Class Days--T-R--
Class Time5:00 - 7:45 PM
PerquisitesNone
Credit Hours3


Course Description:
Basic functions of management with emphasis on the behavioral problems management faces in adopting and implementing policy.  3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, web sites and writings. The facilitator will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.

Learning Outcomes:
Learning outcomes are brief, clear, specific statements of what learners will be able to perform at the conclusion of instructional activities. Learning objectives stem from course objectives; course objectives are broad statements reflecting general course goals and outcomes, while learning objectives are targeted statements about expected learner performance. Generally, learning objectives are competency-based as the designate exactly what learners need to do to demonstrate mastery of course material. Learning objectives are always stated in terms of learner outcomes. Objectives are listed in action verbs: analyze, compute, derive, explain, justify, report, appreciate, contrast, designate, identify, list, respond, classify, define, discuss, infer, name, solicit, collaborate, demonstrate, display, integrate, organize, state, compare, direct, evaluate, interpret, outline or synthesize.

Course Assessment:
Midterm Exam
Final Exam

Grading:
MidtermExam    50 points
Final Exam     50 points

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late submission of course material will not be accepted unless there is a verified emergency or situation that has sbeen approved by Mr. Ogundo,

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students are expected be come to class on time and ready to participate.  Students are expected to read assignments before class begins.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Week 1      Thurs Chapter 1
Week 2      Tues Chapter 2/3
           Thurs Chapter 4
Week 3      Tues Chapter 5/6
           Thurs Chapter 7
Week 4      Tues Chapter 8/9
           Thurs Midterm Exam/Chapter 10
Week 5      Tues Chapter 11/12
           Thurs Chapter 13
Week 6      Tues Chapter 14/15
           Thurs Chapter 16
Week 7      Tues Chapter 17/18
           Thurs Chapter Chapter 19
Week 8      Tues Chapter 20
           Thurs Chapter 21
March 1     Final Exam

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.  
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 101

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. <a href="http://www.park.edu/catalog">
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog</a> Page 101

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 100

Disability Guidelines:

Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page:
http://www.park.edu/disability
 
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