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MG 271 Principles of Supervision
Brown, Forrest S.


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 271 Principles of Supervision HI
SemesterF2QQ2005
FacultyBrown, Forrest S.
TitleAdjunct Faculty
Degrees/CertificatesBSEET from DeVry Institute of Technology
MBA from University of Phoenix
Daytime Phone801-777-9034
Other Phone801-745-0501
E-Mailforrest.brown@park.edu
brownfamily09@msn.com
Semester DatesOctober 28 - December 16m 2005
Class Days-----F-
Class Time4:30 - 9:30 PM
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Supervision - Key to Productivity
by Leslie Rue and Lloyd Byars

ISBN 0-07-287425-2

Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore

Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore

Additional Resources:
The One-Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard


Course Description:
A study of leadership skills for persons in supervisory positions.  Topics  include: methods of training employees, employee rating, improving  personal leadership, interpreting organization policies, and obtaining the  maximum results through the efforts of others.  3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
My edicational philosphy involves learning through interation between students and faculty using lectures, discussions, reporting and course work.  I believe in inspiring students more than requiring.

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this course students will be able to:
-define what supervision is and how it relates to their own situation
-explain how one can improve supervision whether or not they are an actual supervisior
-ability to analyze situations involving supervision

Course Assessment:
Exams (mid-term, final) and written weekly exercises.

Grading:
Final -33%
Mid-term -33%
Exercises -33%

Late Submission of Course Materials:
No work is accepted late without prior arrangements.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students are expected to conduct themselves is a professional manner.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Week 1 - Chapters 1-3
Week 2 - Chapters 4-6
Week 3 - Chapters 7-9
Week 4 - mid-term
Week 5 - Chapters 10-12
Week 6 - Chapters 13-15
Week 7 - Chapters 16-19
Week 8 - Final

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 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

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. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

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 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89

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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