MG 101 Introduction to Management
U1T 2006 DLA
Wagoner, Layne V.
M.B.A. Regis University, Denver COB.S. Management, University of Maryland, University College
6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mon-Fri, 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat/Sun
Jun 5 - 30 Jul 2006
Monday - Sunday
Textbook: Fundamentals of Management, 5th Edition, Robbins, S.P., DeCenzo, D.A.
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore
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 educational philosophy is based on being interactive among other students and the facilitator through lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues through threaded discussions, examinations, web sites, and research. Lively discussions among all students and facilitated by the instructor greatly enhances learning. The instructor will answer all e-mail questions within 24 hours (usually much sooner). Although individual questions will be answered, it is requested that most course context questions be asked in the main discussion forum as other students may have the same question.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Grades will be assessed through discussion thread posts, homework assignments, a 1-2 page paper, weekly attendance, quiz, and the mid-term/final exams.
Grading: A = 91-100
B = 81-90
C = 71-80
D = 61-70
F = 60 and below
Breakdown of grading:
Weekly attendance - 8
Discussion threads - 14
Weekly comprehensive/practice questions - 14
1-2 page pager - 9
Quiz - 3
Mid-term Exam - 22
Final Exam - 30
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late assignments will only be accepted with prior approval from the instructor.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Active discussion in the threads is highly encouraged. However, if disputing or disagreeing with the original post, please make the comments/criticism constructive. This is an adult class and proper conduct in the classroom is expected.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week 1, Jun 5-11: Chapters 1-2, Managers and Management, History, and the Management Environment. Assignments: Read Chapt 1-2, Introductions, 2 discussion questions.
Week 2, Jun 12-18: Chapters 3-4, Foundations of Planning/Decision Making, 2 discussion questions.
Week 3, Jun 19-25: Chapters 5-6, Basic Organization Designs and Staffing/Human Resource Management. Begin 1-2 page paper due in week 7, 2 discussion questions.
Week 4, Jun 26-Jul 2: Chapter 7, Managing Change, Stress, and Innovation. 1 discussion question. Mid Term.
Week 5, Jul 3-9: Chapters 8-10, Foundations of Ind/Gp Behavior, Work Teams, Motivating Employees. 3 discussion questions.
Week 6, Jul 10-16: Chapters 11-13, Leadership, Communication, foundations of Control. 3 discussion questions.
Week 7, Jul 17-23: Chapter 14, Operations Management. 1 discussion question, quiz, turn in 1-2 page paper.
Week 8, Jul 24-30: 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 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. 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:5/17/2006 11:56:40 AM