MG 101 Introduction to Management
F1Z 2006 ML
Degel, Thomas M.
MBA, University of Montana, 1989BBA, Gonzaga University, 1981
7 August - 8 October, 2006
7:45 - 10:15 PM
Textbook: Fundamentals of Management, Robbins, 5th Ed.
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Educational Philosophy: To provide an interactive learning environment to promote critical thinking and the exchange of ideas. To utilize textbooks, the internet, lectures and discussions to achieve an understanding of the basic functions and processes of management, specifically Planning, Organizing, Leading, and Controlling.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Chapter assignments (written and oral), Mid-Term and Final Exams, and Participation.
Mid-Term Exam (150 points).........................30% of Final Grade
Final Exam (175 points)................................35% of Final Grade
Assignments/Participation (155 points)........35% of Final Grade
Total: 500 points; 100%
Grading Scale: 460-500 points; 92-100%......A
415-459 points; 83-91%........B
370-414 points; 74-82%........C
325-369 points; 65-73%........D
Less than 325 points/65%.....F
The Mid-Term Exam will cover chapters one through seven plus any material covered in class. The Final Exam will be comprehensive. The comprehensive final is not a take home test. The comprehensive final is a closed book and closed notes exam.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Assignments submitted late may not be accepted, and, if accepted, will receive a percentage grading penalty. Excused absences will excuse assignment deadlines until the following class. Mid-term and Final exams must be taken during the week they are scheduled.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Attend class and be on time. Be prepared for class--read and be prepared to discuss the assigned readings, cases, and problems. Participate in classroom discussions--this is a very important part of a college education. Be prepared for examinations.
Week 1: Chapter 1, Managers & Management; History Module; Chapter 2, Management Environment
Week 2: Chapter 3, Foundations of Planning; Foundations of Decision Making; Quantitative Module
Week 3: Chapter 5, Basic Organizational Designs; Chapter 6, Staffing and HRM
Week 4: Career Module; Chapter 7, Managing Change, Stress, Innovation; Review Part I, II, III
Week 5: Mid-Term Exam; Chapter 8, Foundations of Individual & Group Behavior
Week 6: Chapter 9, Understanding Work Teams; Chapter 10, Motivating & Rewarding Employees
Week 7: Chapter 11, Leadership & Trust; Chapter 12, Communication & Interpersonal Skills
Week 8: Chapter 13, Foundations of Control; Chapter 14, Operations Management
Week 9: Case Discussions; Review Part IV, V; Final Exam
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Last Updated:7/8/2006 9:20:05 AM