MG 440 Complex Organizations
S1T 2007 DLA
Szathmary, Michael L., CPCM, CFCM, CCCM, C.P.M.
MCM (Contract Management) American Graduate UniversityMA (Management) Webster UniversityBA (Liberal Arts) Eastern Illinois University
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January 15 - March 11, 2007
On Line (Distance Learning)
Textbook: Organization Theory: A Strategic Approach, 6E,
Hodge, Anthony & Gates
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Instrument used for assessment: Case
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
pts wk = 80 pts
Friday of each week
5 pts wk
= 40 pts
of each week
pts wk = 230 pts
of Week 8
450 - 500 points
400 - 449 points
350 - 399 points
300 - 349 points
< 300 points
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Additional Information:The core assessment is a case study that is provided as part of the final exam during week 8 of the course. The final exam is worth 30% of the total grade. The final exam is a closed book and
closed notes exam. The student must pass the final exam with a score
of 60% or better to pass the course.Other Information on proctored
1. It will be the responsibility
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is accepted and approved by the course instructor.2. Approval of proctors is the
discretion of the Online instructor.3. A proctor request form will
be made available to you during the first week of class so that you can
send your requested proctor to your instructor for approval.4. Failure to take a final
proctored exam (or submit your final project for some online graduate
courses) will result in an automatic "F" grade.
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