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LG 324 Contract Management and Law
Washington, Benita D.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.

Course

LG 324 Contract Management and Law

Semester

F2QQ 2006 HIZ

Faculty

Washington, Benita D.

Office Location

Park University Hill AFB Site

E-Mail

212843@park.edu

benita.washington@hill.af.mil

Semester Dates

23 Oct - 17 Dec 2006

Class Days

-M-W---

Class Time

4:00 - 6:45 PM

Prerequisites

MG 260

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Purchasing Manager's Desk Book of Purchasing Law 3rd Edition ISBN 0-13-671462-5 (Hardcover)

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Course Description:
A study of the procurement and contracting process with emphasis on the organization, policy formulation, procedures, and administration of purchasing activities and functions. PREREQUISITE: MG 260. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
This course is based on lectures, reading, examinations and writings.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyze the role of legal council in an organization. The student should include a discussion of corporate, and outside legal services, alternate dispute resolution, mediation, and arbitration
  2. Define an agent and principle; include a description of the duties and liabilities of each.
  3. Discuss the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). The student should explain its origin and use.
  4. Explain offers and acceptance in relation to contracting. Include the essentials of a purchase contract.
  5. Analyze delivery, acceptance, and payment as related to contracting.
  6. Discuss the Convention on the International Sale of Goods. The student should explain its origin and use to include its relationship to the UCC.


Core Assessment:

Class Assessment:

Mid-Term and Final Exam in essay/research format.  The final Exam is comprehensive.  Students will conduct research of a large corporation and  Analyze the role of legal council in the organization. The student should include a discussion of corporate, and outside legal services, alternate dispute resolution, mediation, and arbitration.  Define an agent and principle; include a description of the duties and liabilities of each.  Discuss the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). The student should explain its origin and use.  Explain offers and acceptance in relation to contracting. Include the essentials of a purchase contract.  Analyze delivery, acceptance, and payment as related to contracting.  Discuss the Convention on the International Sale of Goods. The student should explain its origin and use to include its relationship to the UCC.  The research paper is due on 13 Dec 2006.  Students should use the MLA format.

 

Grading:

A 90 - 100; B  80 - 89; C 70 - 79; F 69 - below

Mid-Term 50%; Final Exam 50%

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Unacceptable

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

23 Oct (M) Introduction

25 (W) Section A

30 (M) Section B

01 Nov (W) Section C

06 (M) Section D

08 (W) Section E Mid-Term Review

13 (M) Mid-Terms

15 (W) Section F

20 (M) Section F

22 (W) Section G

27 (M) Section G

29 (W) Section H

04 Dec Section H

06 (W) Section I

11 (M) Section I and Final Exam Review

13 (W) Final Exams (Comprehensive - covers section A - I)

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.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "W".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

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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Last Updated:10/25/2006 6:58:15 AM