MG 271 Principles of Supervision
U1B 2006 BL
Clifford J. Ferby M.A.
Master of Arts - Management
Park University - Fort Bliss
23 May 2006 - 13 July 2006
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Textbook: Supervision, Concepts & Practices of Management, 9th Edition (ISBN 0-324-17881-6) Authors: Edward C. Leonard, Raymond L. Hilgert.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore.
Additional Resources: There are no required supplemental resources for this course.
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: The goals of this course is to develop a comprehensive insight into the concepts of principles of supervision and the role of the supervisor. Discussions of managerial functions as applied to leadership, counseling, motivation and human skills are examined.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Students are expected to attend all classes and be on time. Course will consist of lectures, and discussion of text material. Each student will prepare a 5-page research paper on the functions of management. Students are expected to be prepared for all classes and participate in class discussions.
Grading: Grading Policy:
The final course grade will be determined according to the following:
Course letter will be assigned as follows:
90-100 = A
80-89 = B
70-79 = C
60-69 = D
59 & below = F
Make up exams (alternate version) will be assigned by the instructor. Students are highly encouraged to be present the night of exams.
Late Submission of Course Materials: All assignments will be turned in on time. Late assignments will not be accepted without prior approval of the instructor.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Classroom conduct prejudicial to a positive learning environment will not be tolerated and could result in
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Class meeting and examination schedule:
Week 1 Introduction / Chapters 1 & 2
Week 2 Chapters 3 & 4 / Chapters 5 & 6
Week 3 Chapters 7 & 8 / Chapters 9 & 10
Week 4 Mid-Term Exam / Chapters 11 & 12
Week 5 Chapters 13 & 14 / Chapter 15
Week 6 Video Review / Chapter 16
Week 7 Video Review, Research Paper Due / Chapter 17
Week 7 Final Exam / Video Review
Examinations: There will be two examinations. Exam dates are:
13 June 2006 Mid-Term Exam Chapters 1-10
23 July 2006 Final Exam Chapters 11-17
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.
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 .
Last Updated:4/8/2006 9:47:27 AM