MG 495 Business Policy
S2T 2007 DLD
Dr. Ray Everett
Doctor of Business AdministrationMaster of Arts / Master of Science / Master of Public AdministrationBachelor of Arts
March 19 through May 13, 2007
EN306B and completion of business/management core or permission of instructor.
Textbook: Collis, David J. and Cynthia A. Montgomery. CORPORATE STRATEGY: A Resource-Based Approach. 2nd ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2005. ISBN: 0-07-231286-6
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Educational Philosophy: The Business Policy course is concerned with the entire company organization from the view of the general management. It is a different position than most students have experienced and can be difficult to master without careful attention to learning. It requires active learning, analysis, and application. It is not a position that allows coasting along to succeed. Top management must be knowledgeable in many aspects that relate to the organization and its industry membership. The manager (and now students) must develop an extraordinary ability to see the overall picture and learn what is not already known. It demands an intellectual effort of initiative and self-discipline. Interactivity in the course is paramount for successful learning. Students must study the lectures, assigned material, take quizzes/examinations, and participate in discussions. Ideas will be exchanged and counter perspectives will be considered. Students MUST again exercise self-discipline and must have all work turned in on time just as they will be required to be when they become CEOs.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: The class assessments are comprised of discussion questions and their responses, case analyses, classroom participation and two examinations. The midterm exam will be an open book exam taken online. The comprehensive final will be a proctored closed-book exam.
Weekly Discussion Questions - 200 points, 20%. See course schedule.
Case Reports - 300 points, 30%. See course schedule.
Mid-term Exam - 200 points, 20% - Week 4.
Final Exam (Proctored) - 200 points, 20% - Week 8.
Participation 100 points, 10% - The quality of participation is assessed throughout the course.
Total points = 1000 points.
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.
The Proctored final exam for online courses must be passed with a grade of 60% or higher in order to pass the course regardless of the overall average. The grade for students who pass the proctored final will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course. The proctored final exam must address only material which the student has been taught in class.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
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:2/28/2007 9:13:12 AM