MG 352 Principles of Management
F1UU 2008 CN
Clark, Gary B.
B.S., MathematicsM.S., Management
Arrangements may be made to meet prior to or following class sessions.
August 18th, 2008 - October 12th, 2008
5:00 - 7:45 PM
Textbook: Management: Skills and Applications, twelfthedition. Leslie W. Rue, Lloyd L. Byars. New York: McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2007. ISBN: 0-07-353-014-X
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Assessment is based on a combination of examinations, homework assignments, the core assessment, class participation and in-class activities. The comprehensive final exam is not a take-home test. The comprehensive final is a closed book and closed notes exam.
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.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
After the first night of class, staudents are required to read all assigned material prior to class, and be prepared to discuss the concepts. Students are expected to attend class and participate in class discussion and exercises. Follow the tentative schedule and prepare to ask or answer questions over assignments at the beginning of each class. Students should be aware that test scores are directly related to homework effort. After a class session, students are expected to complete the homework assignement and turn it in at the beginning of the following class session. There will be two examinations, based on the reading assignments and concepts covered in class and in the text. There will be a core assessment comprehensive case. Failure to complete the final exam will result in a grade of "F", regardless of any other work completed.
Aug 25 – Chapter 4, Decision-Making Skills; Chapter 5, International Business
Aug 27 – Chapter 5, International Business; Chapter 6, Ethical, Social and Legal Responsibilities of Management
Sep 1 – Chapter 7, The Basics of Planning and Strategic Management; Chapter 8, Operations Management and Planning
Sep 3 – Chapter 8, Operations Management and Planning; Chapter 9, Organizing Work
Sep 8 – Chapter 10, Organizing Structure; Review for Mid-Term Examination
Sep 10 – Mid-Term Examination, Chapters 1 - 10
Sep 15 – Chapter 11, Understanding Work Groups and Teams; Chapter 12, Staffing
Sep 17 – Chapter 12, Staffing; Chapter 13, Developing Employees and Managers
Sep 22 – Chapter 14, Motivating Employees; Chapter 15, Developing Leadership Skills
Sep 24 – Chapter 15, Developing Leadership Skills; Chapter 16, Managing Conflict and Stress
Sep 29 – Chapter 17, Managing Change and Culture; Chapter 18, Controlling
Oct 1 – Chapter 18, Controlling; Chapter 19, Appraising and Rewarding Performance
Oct 6 – Chapter 20, Operations Control; Review for Final Examination
Oct 8 – Final Examination, Chapters 1 - 20
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