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MG 101 Introduction to Management
Flores, Gloria G.


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 101 Introduction to Management
SemesterF2B2004
FacultyFlores, Gloria G.
TitleAdjunct Faculty
Office LocationFort Bliss
Office Hours8-5
Daytime Phone915.562.8450
E-Mailgloria.flores02@park.edu
gflores@mexus.net
Semester DatesOctober 11- December 1, 2004
Class Days-M-W---
Class Time5:00 - 7:30 PM
Perquisitesnone
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Essentials of Management, 6th Edition, DuBrin, Andrew J. Thomson Learning, ISBN 0-324-11467-2.

Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore

Course Description:
This course is an introduction to the basic functions of management with emphasis on the behavioral problems management faces in adopting and implementing policy. It will cover the roles of planning, organizing, leading and controlling with each of these categories having a set of systems and subsystems that interlock with each other.

Learning Outcomes:
A.  List and describe the functions of management.
B.  Explain how the emphasis on respective functions of management will change at the various levels of the organization.
C.  Describe the managerial activities and functions of a supervisor, mid-level manager, and an executive.
D.  Explain how centralization and decentralization affect managerial decision making.
E.  Define the terms ‘effective' and ‘efficient'.
F.  Explain the similarities and differences in ‘leadership' and ‘management'.

Course Assessment:
Mid Term Exam
Final Exam
Oral Presentation
Term Paper

Grading:
IX. Grading Policy and Percentages:

Grading

A = 90 – 100

B = 80 – 89

C = 70 – 79

D = 60 – 69

F = 0 – 59

Percentages

30% - Mid Term Exam

30% - Final Exam

20% - Oral Presentation

10% - Term Paper

10% - Attendance

Conduct:
Students are expected to attend all class meetings and be on time, being habitually late is not acceptable. Attendance is recorded at each class meeting; if students are going to be absent, notification to the instructor is required; otherwise the absence will be recorded as unexcused. After two unexcused absences, one letter grade will be deducted, after three unexcused absences, two letter grades will be deducted and after four unexcused absences students will be given a final grade of “F”. Academic dishonesty will result in immediate release from the course and a failing grade. Students are expected to read chapters prior to class meetings. Non attribution policy is in effect for all classes.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
VII. Class Meeting & Examination Schedule:

Week 1 – October 11, 2004 – Course Introduction, Overview & Chapter 1
October 13, 2004 – Chapters 2 & 3

Week 2 – October 18, 2004 – Chapters 4 & 5
October 20, 2004 – Chapters 6 & 7

Week 3 – October 25, 2004 – Chapters 8 & 9
October 27, 2004 – Chapter 10 & Mid Term Exam Review

Week 4 – November 1, 2004 – Mid Term Exam
November 3, 2004 – Review of Mid Term, Chapters 11 & 12

Week 5 – November 8, 2004 – Student Presentations
November 10, 2004 – Student Presentations

Week 6 – November 15, 2004 – Chapters 13, 14 & 15
November 17, 2004 – Student Presentations

Week 7 – November 22, 2004 – Student Presentations
November 24, 2004 – Student Presentations, Final Exam Review

Week 8 – November 29, 2004 – Final Exam
December 1, 2004 – Review of Final Exam & Course Summary

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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 2004-2005 Undergradute Catalog
Page 101

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 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 101

Attendance Policy:
Please see Conduct section

Park University 2004-2005 Undergradute Catalog Page 100


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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