MG 271 Principles of Supervision
S1B 2007 BL
Clifford J. Ferby M.A.
Master of Arts - Management
Park University - Fort Bliss
8 January 2007 - 4 March 2007
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Textbook: Supervision, Concepts & Practices of Management, 10th Edition Authors: Edward C. Leonard, Raymond L. Hilgert.Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore.
Additional Resources: There are no required supplemental resources for this course.
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Educational Philosophy: The goals of this course is to develop a comprehensive insight into the concepts of principles of supervision and the role of the supervisor. Discussions of managerial functions as applied to leadership, counseling, motivation and human skills are examined.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Students will write a case study during week 7 of an 8 week
course and week 15 of a 16 week course.
Class Assessment: Students are expected to attend all classes and be on time. Course will consist of case studies, lectures, homework assignments, quizzes, class participation, and discussion of text material. Each student will prepare a case study on the functions of management. Students are expected to be prepared for all classes and participate in class discussions.
The final course grade will be determined according to the following:
Mid-Term......................30% (30 points)
Final-Exam....................30% (30 points)
Case Study................20% (20 points)
Quizzes..................... 10% (10 points)
Homework................. 10% (10 points)
Course letter will be assigned as follows:
90-100 = A
80-89 = B
70-79 = C
60-69 = D
59 & below = F
Make up exams (alternate version) will be assigned by the instructor. Students are highly encouraged to be present the night of exams.
Late Submission of Course Materials: All assignments will be turned in on time. Late assignments will not be accepted without prior approval of the instructor.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Classroom conduct prejudicial to a positive learning environment will not be tolerated and could result in dis-enrollment.
Class meeting and examination schedule:
Week 1 Day One Introduction
Day Two Chapters 1 & 2
Week 2 Day One Chapters 3 & 4
Day Two Chapters 5 & 6
Week 3 Day One Chapters 7 & 8
Day Two Chapters 9 & 10 / Review for Mid-Term Exam
Week 4 Day One Mid-Term Exam
Day Two Chapter 11 / Review Exam Results
Week 5 Day One Chapters 12 & 13
Day Two Chapter 14
Week 6 Day One Video Review
Day Two Chapter 15
Week 7 Day One Video Review, Case Study Due
Day Two Chapter 16 / Review for Final Exam
Week 8 Day One Final Exam
Day Two Video Review / Review Final Exam Results
Examinations: There will be two examinations. The comprehensive final is not a take-home test. The comprehensive final is a closed book and closed notes exam.
Exam dates are:
30 January 2007 Mid-Term Exam Chapters 1-10
27 February 2007 Final Exam Chapters 11-16
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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