MG 495 Business Policy
F1DD 2006 DC
Ray, Richard R.
Master of Public Administration(Org Behavior)Bachelor of Business Admin(Marketing/Management)
5:00 to 10:45 PM
August 21 to October 15, 2006
5:00 - 10:45 PM
WCT, EN306 and BA/MG352 or equivalent
Textbook: Business Policy: Managing Strategic Processes, Eighth Edition, Bower, Bartlett, Uyterhoeven and Walton.
Additional Resources: Wall Street Journal and Business Week
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Educational Philosophy: Instruction in the classroom will be interactive based on lectures, facilititation, readings, writings, student participation, and examples of personal and professional experiences relative to material being discussed. Individual and group analyses and presentations of case studies are required.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Learning will be assed via classroom participation, examinations, papers, and presentations. Assigned readings must be completed before each class to facilitate discussion. A mid-term worth 100 points(40% of grade), a final worth 100 points(50% of grade) and individual paper and presentation(10% of grade) are required to obtain a final grade for the course. ALL EXAMINATIONS WILL BE CLOSED BOOK.
THE EIGHT(8) CORE LEARNING OUTCOMES will be covered in general during the first five weeks of the course. During weeks six and seven specific emphasis will be provided in the form of presentations and lectures using the basic text, case studies from the text, and supplemental materials such as current publications and/or text books(from the Park University approved list of text books) that speak to these learning outcomes. The FINAL EXAM will test each students ability to define, list, explain and/or identify each of the core learning outcomes.
Upon completion of this course, each student's ability to "think critically" should be sufficently enhanced.
Grades will be determined on the percentages indicated above. The following scale will apply:
A=100-90; B=89-80; C=79-70; D=69-60; F=59 and below
Late Submission of Course Materials: Assignments not submitted on the due dates will receive a grade of "zero."
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students may use pen or pencil when taking examinations. Term papers must be typed in double-spaced format. Computers, projectors and calculators may be used when working computations during examinations or when making presentations. Computers make writing and revising much easier and more productive. Students must recognize that technology can also cause problems. Printers run out of ink and hard drives crash. Students must be responsible for planning ahead and meeting deadlines in spite of technology. Be sure to save copies of your work to disk, hard drive, and print out paper copies for backup purposes.
DATES COURSE TOPICS ASSIGNMENTS
22 Aug Perspective, Policy and strategy Direction Ch 1
29 Aug Industry and Competitive Analysis Ch 2
5 Sep Values, strategy & Social Responsibility Ch 3 & 4
12 Sep Mid-term Exam Apply
19 Sep Strategy & Organizational Capabilities Ch 5 & 6
26 Sep Transforming an Organization Ch 7
3 Oct (Presentations) & Relationships & Career Ch 8 & 9
10 Oct Review & Final Exam Apply
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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-89
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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90
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 .
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