MG 495 Business Policy
SP 2007 HO
Professor of Business Administration
Mackay Hall 2-27C Park University, Parkville, MO
9:30-11:00 a.m. MTWR
January 16-May 11, 2007
11:35 - 12:50 PM
EN306B and completion of the Business Core Curriculum
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Learning is a personal experience. Individuals can learn by more than one method. There is a relation between amount of effort extended and learning. Learning may or may not be fun. The best type of learning is that which is valued and perceived to be useful by the learner.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Examinations, 2 X 100 200
Final Examination over objectives 170
Group Case Reports and presentations, 100 and 125 225
Individual case report 75
Class attendance 80
Quizzes over cases 100
Total Points - 850
90% to 100% of total points = A
80% to 89% of total points = B
70% to 79% of total points = C
60% to 69% of total points = D
below 60% = F
ANY EXAMINATIONS MISSED WILL BE MADE UP ONLY ON THE DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED BY THE INSTRUCTOR (Week of April 30 –May 4, 2007). ASSIGNMENTS SUBMITTED LATE WILL NOT EARN FULL CREDIT. CLASS ACTIVITIES CANNOT BE MADE UP IN THE CASE OF ABSENCE.
Final grades will be based proportionately on (a) tests, (b) class quizzes and activities, and (c) case reports and presentations. Final grades may be affected directly by class attendance. Group case reports and presentation scores will include points based on evaluation ratings from other group members. Twenty percent of the score on each report will be based on the rating of the other group members. The ratings will be based on participation and contributions to the group report.
All final exams will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Associate Dean.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Introduction/ Chapter 1 Basic Concepts of Strategic Management
and Industry Analysis
Chapter 5 Internal Scanning: Organizational Analysis and
Chapter 15 Suggestions for Case Analysis and
Chapter 7 Strategy Formulation: Corporate Strategy
Chapter 8 Strategy Implementation: Functional Strategy and Strategic Choice
Chapter 9 Strategy Implementation: Organizing for Action
First Group Case Due
Chapter 10 Strategy Implementation: Staffing and Directing
Chapter 13 Strategic Issues in Entrepreneurial Ventures and Small Businesses
Week 16: Final examination over Learning Objectives
* The instructor reserves the right to revise, alter, or change this schedule for unforesenn or extenuating circumstances.
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
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Last Updated:1/12/2007 9:54:15 AM