EG101 Intro to Engineering Management

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EG 101 Intro to Engineering Management


U1OO 2010 WO


Kinsman, David W.



Daytime Phone

(573) 337-0237

Other Phone

(417) 458-1323


Semester Dates

31 May - 25 July 2010

Class Days


Class Time

5:00 - 10:20 PM

Credit Hours



Schermerhorn, Management, 10 Edition, Wiley and Sons Inc., 2010.

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Course Description:
EG101 Introduction to Engineering Management: The introduction to the responsibilities and requirements for engineer administration. The management of technical activities, with emphasis on planning and organizing; requirements for managing projects, team building, techniques of control, data requirements and analysis, communication, time management, and project analysis.3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
The instructor’s educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, web sites and writings. The instructor will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues, and contradictions.

  Instructor Learning Outcomes

  1. 1. Understanding of the human relations aspects of supervision to include individual motivation, work group behavior, and management of conflict.
  2. 2. Define the supervisory and managerial principles and functions and explain how to apply them to situational leadership.
  3. 3. Understanding the responsibility and role of the supervisor in job analysis, evaluation, and compensation; employee appraisals; employee training and development; employee safety and health; and labor relations.
  4. 4. Explain the diversity in the processes and methods of critical thinking and problem-solving in supervision and recognition of standards of excellence.
Class Assessment:
TASK                         POINT VALUE    % OF COURSE GRADE
Mid-term exam            300                               30
Final Exam                   300                               30
4 Case Studies             300                               30
Class Presentation        100                               10
TOTAL                       1000 possible points
100% Comprehensive Core Assessment Final must be worth at least 30% of the final grade. Each student must pass the Comprehensive Core Assessment Final with a 60% or better to pass the course regardless of previous course work. The final is CLOSED BOOK, CLOSED NOTE and is not a take home exam.


Grading Scale:
90 to 100% A
80 to 89% B
70 to 79% C
60 to 69%
D 59% and below F (or three un-excused absences)

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 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.

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late submission of any home work or test will be accepted with a valid reason for the lateness. It will lose 10% points on its total grade however.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

Cell Phones MUST be turned off during class time. Textbook chapters assigned will be expected to have been read to facilitate class room discussion. Home work will be expected weekly. If Home work is not complete,points will be lost on home work, along with point reduction on class participation, as without the homework being complete, class participation will be reduced. All case studies must be typed, double spaced, or neatly hand written.
Case studies will be viewed subjectively and graded according to the student's ability to analyze the problem and provide realistic and meaningful solutions and on their presentation effort. Participation in lecture is expected and will be part of the final grade. The student is expected to be at each class meeting and on time. Classes missed for legitimate reasons (TDY, illness) will be excused but the student is responsible to make up the work. The student must contact the instructor or the Park University– FTLW office prior to missing a class. If the office is closed, please leave a detailed message on the answering machine. Two consecutive unexcused absences will result in automatic academic withdrawal. Two non-consecutive unexcused absences are excessive and three unexcused absences will result in an administrative withdrawal and a grade of “F” (attendance for the semester). Three excused absences are excessive. Any student with one or more unexcused absences may not received a grade of Incomplete.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

Session/Date Subject
Week 1   Introduction
Chapter 1: Introduction to Management
Chapter 2: Management Learning
Week 2    
Chapter 3: Environment and Organizational Culture
Chapter 4: Ethics and Social Responsibility
Chapter 5: Global Dimension of Management
Week 3
Chapter 6: Information and decision Making
Chapter 7: Planning Processes and Techniques
Chapter 8: Strategy and Strategic Management
Week 4
Chapter 9: Structure and Design
Chapter 10: Organizational Design
Chapter 11: Human Resource Management
Week 5
Chapter 12: Individual Behavior
Chapter 13: Motivation Theory
Week 6
Chapter 14: Teams and Team work
Chapter 15: Communication
Week 7
Chapter 16 Leadership Development
Chapter 17: Control Process
Chapter 18: Services Management
Week 8
Course Wrap-up
NOTE: All work must be turned in as scheduled unless otherwise arranged with the instructor

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 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92

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 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95

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