MG-495 Business Policy
S1B 2007 BL
Strom, Bruce T., Ph.D.
Ph.D., Universidad Empresarial de Costa Rica - 2003M.A., Ball State University - 1995B.G.S., Indiana University - 1992
Ft. Bliss Bldg. 639 - Classroom 5
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Work: (915) 562-8450 x38
January 8, 2007 to March 4, 2007
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Textbook: Strategic Management and Business Policy, 10th edition, Wheelen and Hunger ISBN: 0-13-149461-9
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: Will be provided in class.
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Educational Philosophy: The instructor will serve as your facilitator and will work with you to take responsibility for your learning processes and work. The student will learn how to perform research case studies and discussion topics using the World Wide Web and local resources. The student will apply, learn, and embrace the eight Core Learning Outcomes in their work in the course.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: The student will be required to submit examinations, papers, presentations, case studies, and a Core Learning Outcome Final Exam.
Mid Term Exam = 25 points4 Case studies at 5 points each = 20 pointsTerm Paper (SWOT Analysis) = 30 points Final Exam (including all 8 core learning outcomes) = 25 points Total: = 100 points
The comprehensive final is not a take home exam.The comprehensive final is not an open book, open note exam.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late submissions will not be accepted without prior arrangement with the instructor and/or at the instructor discretion.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Class starts promptly at the appointed time, the student will be expected to be on time, ready to work. If the student is going to be late for class, the student is required to notify the instructor BEFORE the start of class. Absolutely no exceptions! Those students that are habitually late will be dealt with in an appropriate manner.
Attendance is vital and considered participation. All absences, excused or unexcused, will be assessed (- 1) point from the final grade calculation. One or two absences will not affect your grade too much. A significant amount of absences WILL start affecting your grade.
Jan 9 - Introduction Jan 11 - Chap. 1, 2 Jan 16 - Chap. 3, Term Paper Assignment (SWOT)Jan 18 - Chap. 4, Case Study #1Jan 23 - Chap. 5Jan 25 - Chap. 6, Case Study #2Jan 30 - Chap. 7/Term Paper Draft Review I (outline) Feb 1 - Midterm ExamFeb 6 - Chap. 8, 9 Feb 8 - Chap. 10Feb 13 - Chap 11, Case Study #3 Feb 15 - Chap. 12/Term Paper Draft Review II (first draft)Feb 20 - Chap.13, Case Study #4Feb 22 Chap. 14/Term Paper Due Feb 27 - Final Exam (including all 8 core learning outcomes)Mar 1 - Term Paper Presentations/Wrap-up
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 89-90Attendance is vital and considered participation. All absences, excused or unexcused, will be assessed (- 1) point from the final grade calculation. One or two absences will not affect your grade too much. A significant amount of absences WILL start affecting your grade.
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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