MG 352 Principles of Management
S2AA 2009 LC
Wright, Angela D.
Adjunct Instructor/Assistant Academic Director
BS Management/Human ResourcesMS Human ResourcesMyers-Briggs Type Indicator/Administrator and Assessment
Wednesday 1600-1730 hours
Mar 16 - May 10, 2009
4:45 - 10:10 PM
Textbook: Management Skills and Application 13th Edition, Leslie W. Rue and Lloyed I. Byars; McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0073381500
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
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The instructor's educational philosophy is for students to interact and exchange ideas in support of the lecture and assigned reading. Measurement of knowledge and application of material taught will be through class participation, term paper, quizzes, midterm exam and comprehensive final exam.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Students will read all material prior to coming to class and be prepared to participate in class discussion and answer questions. Each student will be required to accomplish a research project, quizzes, midterm exam and comprehensive final exams.
Grading: Midterm exam = 100 points/25% of grade
Comprehensive Final Exam = 120 points/30% of grade
Quizzes = 60 points total (20 points each)/15% of grade
Research Project = 40 points/10% of grade
Presentation = 10 points/2.5%
Class Participation = 70 points**(Excluding class nights when the Midterm and Comprehensive Exams will be given) five (5) points per class night/17.5% of grade
1. Breakdown of Class Participation Points
a. Class Attendance = 2 1/2 points
b. Participation = 2 1/2 points
Grading of class participation will be determined by a student actively participating in discussions (expressing their viewpoint, and giving examples) and being prepared to answer and discuss the reading.
**Unexcused absences will result in a deduction of five (5) participation points for the class that is missed.
360-400 = A
320-359 = B
280-319 = C
240-279 = D
239 and below = F
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business and Management courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. 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 Dean of the School of Business and Management.
Late submission as a result of an UNEXCUSED absence:
Quiz will be lowered by five (5) points
Exam will be lowered by 10 points
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are expected to attend all classes, to include those that are rescheduled (if necessary). You are expected to arrive on time and stay during the entire class. The instructor will be notified in advance by phone (followed-up with an e-mail) or by e-mail if you are unable to attend class. Five class participation points will be deducted for unexcused absences. More than three (3) unexcused absences are deemed excessive and will result in an Involuntary Withdrawal and a failing grade. Make-up exams are permitted only for excused absences. Excused absences will be supported by documentation, i.e. TDY orders, Doctor's note. Cell phones will be turned off during class.
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 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
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 2008-2009 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 2008-2009 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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