MG 401 Senior Seminar in Management
F1B 2006 BLZ
BS Chemical EngineeringMA Human RelationsMA Management & Health Services Management
July 31-September 23, 2006
Textbook: Thompson, Strickland, and Gamble:<STRONG><U>Crafting and Executing Strategy, Concepts and Cases, </U></STRONG>McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 14th Edition, 2005.
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Educational Philosophy: Each session will consist of conference and discussion of Strategic Management principles in a Seminar Environment. Tests will be given on the chapter material at mid-semester and end-semester. Individual Oral and written Case assignments will be given as well as: <STRONG>A Comprehensive Final Examination.</STRONG>.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Tests and Case Studies
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: <P>Objective and short-answer tests (2), Individual Written Case Studies (2), Oral Case Reports (2), <P>Comprehensive Final Exam <STRONG>(The comprehensive final is not a take-home test. The comprehensive final is a closed book and closed notes exam).</STRONG></P>
Grading: <P>Tests (2): 20% (200 points)</P> <P>Written Cases (2): 30% (200 points)</P> <P>Oral Case Reports (2): 30% (200 points)</P> <P>Comprehensive Final Exam: 20% (100 points)</P>
Late Submission of Course Materials: <P>Makeup Tests will be scheduled at the discression of the instructor.</P> <P>Late written and oral submissions may result in grade penalty, as described</P> <P>by the instructor during the first week of class.</P>
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Regular attendance, on-time, at all class sessions is expected. Legitimate absences are excusable, but makeup work will be required. Students should notify the instructor in advance of the class session, for an excused absence. Three unexcused absences may result in a failing grade for the course. Cheating on tests or plagiarism of written assignments will not be tolerated, and may result in course failure.
July 31, 2006 Introduction and discussion of Syllabus
Conference on Chapters 1 and 2.
Introduction to Case Studies
August 7 Conference on Chapters 3 and 4
Oral Case Assignment Case 5
August 14 Conference on Chapter 5
Written Case Assignment Case 3
Review Chapters 1-5
August 21 Test #1 (Chapters 1-5)
Conference on Chapter 7
August 28 Meet Tuesday, 29th
Conference on Chapters 10 and 11
Oral Case Presentation, Case 5
Oral Case Assignment, Case 35
September 4 Written Case 3 due. Case 29 assignment
Conference on Chapter 12
September 11 Conference on Chapter 13
Oral Case Presentation, Case 35
Written Case 29 due
September 18 Comprehensive Final Exam (Chap 1-5, 7, 10-13)
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Last Updated:8/23/2006 2:00:01 PM