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EG 390 Engineer Administration Decision-Making Models
Lloyd, Glenn D.


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.

Course

EG 390 Engineer Administration Decision-Making Models

Semester

S2OO 2006 WO

Faculty

Lloyd, Glenn D.

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

BS Civil Engineering Univeristy Of Connecticut 1970
MS Civil Engineering University of Wyoming 1976
ABD University of Missouri Rolla 1996

Office Hours

Rolla Missouri

Daytime Phone

573-368-2178  ( call home or do email unless it is an emergency)

Other Phone

573-368-3516 (ho,me)

E-Mail

glenn.lloyd@park.edu

glenn.lloyd@dnr.mo.gov

mlloyd@umr.edu

Semester Dates

March 20 , 2006 to May 6, 2006

Class Days

------TBD

Class Time

8:00 - 1:00 PM

Prerequisites

CO360, EC142

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Stevenson, W.J. (2005) Operations Management (8th ed), New York N.Y.  Irwin/ McGraw-Hill Publishers

Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore

Additional Resources:
A caculator and graph paper are required.


Course Description:
Development of the formal problem solving process.  Identification of the types of decisions made by engineer administrators.  Development of techniques for lay-out and organization of the engineer project using milestone scheduling, Gantt chart, and CPM to determine resource requirements, equipment scheduling, and time estimates.  Forecasting what is needed, where and when, and alternatives.  Pre-requisites:  CO360, EC142 or consent of the instructor.  3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
Give a man a fish and he eats for one day, teach a man to fish and he can feed himself forever!

  Instructor Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the decison making envirnoment in terms as well as characteristics of the decison maker and the decision model.
  2. Explore and describe the diverse world of organizatio-wide planning and the policy decisions.
  3. Describe the nature of operating decisons nd how they are likely to manifest themselves in organizations.
  4. Use and apply different decision models.
Class Assessment:
Lecture
Discussions
Problem solving
Quizzes
Tests

Grading:
Quizzes                30%
Homework               30%
Test                   35%
Class participation    10%
            TOTAL     100%

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Accepted but points will be taken off (10 % first week late).
No homework is accepted after final exam is given.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Standard Fort Leonard Wood rules and Park university trules.
Please turn pagers and cells phones off or bput on vibrate.

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Class Activities,

Assignments,

Tests,

Meeting - 1,

Chapter 3 and 5

CH 3:1,2,5,8,10
CH 5: 1,2,5,6,9

none

Meeting - 2,

Chapter 6 and 6S

CH 6:1,4,5,8
CH 6S: tbd

Quiz #1

Meeting - 3,

Chapter 7 and 7S

CH 7:1,2,3,6
CH 7S: 1,3,4,6,7

Quiz #4

Meeting - 4,

Chapter 8 and 8S

CH 8:1,3,6,10,11,12
CH 8S: 1,2,3

Quiz #4

Meeting - 5,

Chapter 16S and 17

CH 16S:1,2,3
CH 17: 1,6,9,10,14

Quiz #4

Meeting - 6,

Chapter 19 and 19S

CH 19:1,2,9,10,11
CH 19S: 1,2,3,5,12

Quiz #5

Meeting - 7,

Review all homework
Review for final exam

 

Quiz #6

Meeting - 8,

Final Exam

Study for final

Final Exam


Academic Honesty:
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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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Last Updated:3/26/2006 3:01:07 PM