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MG 268 Office Administration
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Course

MG 268 Office Administration

Semester

S2GG 2006 MI

Faculty

Paige, Linde L.

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

Master of Science in Administration - Central Michigan University

Office Location

Minot Air Force Base

Office Hours

Monday - Friday - 9:00a - 3:30p

Daytime Phone

727-5535

E-Mail

Linde.Paige@park.edu

lpaige@minot.com

linde.paige@cmich.edu

Semester Dates

March 13, 2006 - May 7, 2006

Class Days

-M-----

Class Time

9:00 - 3:00 PM

Prerequisites

None

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Title:  Administrative Office Management
Author: Odgers, Pattie & Keeling, B. Lewis
Edition: 12th
ISBN#: 0-538-72308-4
Publisher: South-Western Thomas Learning

Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore

Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore


Course Description:
Layout and organization of an office, design and control of equipment and  supplies; business information processing systems; human relations; and cost  reduction.  3:0:3

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Evaluate the basic concepts and trends in administration office management, including traditional office management practices, emerging elements of management and practices, administrative management resource areas and restructured office systems and training needs.
  2. Explain leadership and communication skills in business environments, including groups, teams and conflict issues.
  3. Critique managing human resources in the office.  These resources include staffing and on-the-job employee practices, as well as work ethics and business etiquette issues.
  4. Explain how to manage computer, telecommunications and office network systems.
  5. Evaluate the concept of connectivity with Internet services and managing distant workers.
  6. Identify the trends and challenges in administrative office management as a result of new technology.


Core Assessment:

Class Assessment:
A student will be required to read the assigned chapters, complete Critical Thinking questions, complete case studies and complete final exam.

Grading:
Grading Plan
Total of 450 points
33%-Weekly exam: (6 exams x 25 points each=150)
17%-Final Exam:  (75 points)
33%-Case Studies:(15 Chapters x 10 points each=150)
17%-Critical Questions:(15 Chapters x 5 points each=75)



A = 100 – 90
B = 89 – 80
C = 79 – 70
D = 69 – 60
F = 59 and below

Late Submission of Course Materials:
If you have a prior commitment, please advise me prior to your absence in order to receive an assignment due by the next class date.  I understand unexpected things may happen so it will be the student's responsibility to contact me within 24 hours once your situation is under control to find out the assignment.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
A student can address questions by email, phone calls, or during weekly meetings.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
All assignments must be typed using Comic Sans MS, 10 Font.  Critical Thinking Questions must be single spaced.  Case Studies must be double spaced with a minimum of 1 page.  You will lose points for grammar and spelling.

(Tentative schedule subject to change)

Week 1 March 13-17 Chapters 1, 2, & 3
Complete all “Questions for Critical Thinking”
Complete a case study of choice from each chapter
3/17 Assignments due
3/17 Complete exam

Week 2 March 20-24 Chapters 4 & 5
Complete all “Questions for Critical Thinking"
Complete a case study of choice from each chapter
3/24 Assignments due
3/24 Complete exam

Week 3 March 27-31 Chapters 6 & 7
Complete all “Questions for Critical Thinking”
Complete a case study of choice from each chapter
3/31 Assignments due
3/31 Complete exam

Week 4 April 3-7 Chapters 8, 9, & 10
Complete all “Questions for Critical Thinking”
Complete a case study of choice from each chapter
4/3 Assignments due
4/3 Complete exam

Week 5 April 10-14 Chapters 11 & 12
Complete all “Questions for Critical Thinking”
Complete a case study of choice from each chapter
4/14 Assignments due
4/14 Complete exam

Week 6 April 17-21 Chapters 13, 14, & 15
Complete all “Questions for Critical Thinking”
Complete a case study of choice from each chapter
4/21 Assignments due
4/21 Complete exam

Week 7 April 24-28
Meeting April 24 & 26 for review week

Week 8 May 1-5
5/1 or 5/3 - Complete final exam-Chapters 1-15

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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