MG 352 Principles of Management
S1T 2010 DLI
MS Degree, Human Resource Management and DevelopmentBS Degree, Business ManagementAS Degree, Nuclear Devices Technology
To be Determined; as needed
Jan 11 - Mar 7 2010
Management: Skills and Application, McGraw-Hill Irwin, 2007, 13th Edition
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Welcome to Principles of Management (MG 352)! As outlined by Rue and Byars, in Management: Skills and Applications, management is part of every business person's life. Management concepts apply equally to public, private, not-for-profit, religious organizations, large corporations, or small entrepreneurial firms. The principles of management are usually performed by the three levels or types of managers—senior management, middle management, and supervisory management. By studying the principles, knowledge about management can be categorized and examined.
Management skills (conceptual, human relations, and technical) are closely related. Leaders in the modern business environment come from a variety of backgrounds. The rich diversity present in modern management adds differing viewpoints and intellectual skills that enable an organization firm to compete in the international and domestic environment. (Rue and Byars, 2007)
Together, we will learn the key principles used in managing an organization: decision-making, ethical responsibilities, planning, operations, organizing, teams, staffing, development, motivation, leadership, conflict, controlling, rewarding and managing change. We will use readings, videos, lectures, case studies, self checks, and discussions as knowledge building tools. This junior level course cumulates with summative assessments that include a research paper and proctored final examination.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Graded Activities Breakdown :
1. Discussion = 21% or 210 points, total broken down as follows:
Discussion - (one's well researched and referenced response), is provided during weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8. A well researched and referenced response must include references to web sites, newspapers or other sources used in the formulation of the response. Note that all discussions questions will be posted in eCollege, by the instructor, three days before the week begins (the Friday prior to the weeks start). Prior posting will allow students adequate preparation time, a full eight days, to formulate a strategy in providing a well researched and referenced discussion by the following Friday. Ensure all questions posed are answered. Points/Percentage assigned are as follows: 20points or 2% for 7 weeks for a total of 140 points or 14%.
Discussion, (one's peer reviews) are provided during weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8. It is completed by commenting on other classmates' responses. A minimum of two peer reviews are require by Sunday of the week with the exception of week 8. On week 8, one should provided it by Friday of the week. Peer responses should be something substantially more than "nice post". Percentage points assigned as follows: 10 point or 1% for 7 weeks for a total of 70 points or 7%.
2. Groupwork, completed during week 5, will represent 30 point or 3% for the entire project. Initial input should be submitted by Friday of the week. Final collaborative effort will be submitted by midnight on Sunday of the week 5.
3. Quiz = 20 points or 2% per week for correct answers = 160 points or 16 %
4. Mid-Term = 100 pointa or 10% (Completed during week four)
5. Research Paper = 200 points or 20% (Submitted during week seven - use template provided)
6. Final Examination = Final Examination (Core Assessment - Case)= 300 pointa or 30% (Week eight, proctored) The proctored final exam must be COMPLETED in order to pass this course.
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.
Discussion 210 points (21%) - Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8
Groupwork 30 points (3%) - Week 5
Quiz 160 points (16%) - Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8
Mid-Term Exam 100 points (10%) - Week 4
Research Paper 200 points (20%) - Week 7
Final Exam 300 points (30%) - Week 8
Total Points 1000 points (100%)
Grading: Overall Course Grading Scale:
A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
60 and below is a failing grade.
Submission of Late Assignments: Late assignment(s) will not be accepted without prior approval from the instructor. Weekly eCollege discussion and quizzes will not be accepted late. Other assignments will not be accepted more than one week late. Late assignments, if accepted, will be reduced at least one letter grade. No late assignments will be accepted after week 7. Student departing on TAD, TDY, or other excused absences, approved by the instructor, should complete assignments prior to departure.
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 assignment(s) will not be accepted without prior approval from the instructor. Weekly eCollege discussion and quizzes will not be accepted late. Other assignments will not be accepted more than one week late. Late assignments, if accepted, will be reduced at least one letter grade. No late assignments will be accepted after week 7. Student departing on TAD, TDY, or other excused absences, approved by the instructor, should complete assignments prior to departure.
In the case of bereavement or serious illness of an immediate family member, students should fax a doctor's statement with phone number to the instructor, if additional assignment time may be required.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Policy <: Submission of Work:
A class week is defined as the period of time between Monday 12:01 am MST and Sunday at 11:59 PM MST. The first week begins the first day of the term/semester. Assignments scheduled for completion during a class week should be completed and successfully submitted by the posted due date.
Create a back up file of every piece of work you submit for grading. This will ensure that a computer glitch or a glitch in cyberspace won't erase your efforts.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: WEEK ONE Read Text Chapters 1, 2, and 3 Read and Interact with the Lecture Participate in the Classroom Discussion Conduct the Self-Check Complete the Quiz
WEEK TWO Read Chapters 4, and 5 Read and Interact with the Lecture Participate in the Classroom Discussion Conduct the Self-Check Complete the Quiz
WEEK THREE Read Chapters 6 and 7 Read and Interact with the Lecture Participate in the Classroom Discussion Conduct the Self-Check Complete the Quiz
WEEK FOUR Read Chapters 8, 9 and 10 Read and Interact with the Lecture Participate in the Classroom Discussion Conduct the Self-Check Complete the Quiz Complete the mid-term examination
WEEK FIVE Read Chapters 11, 12, and 13 Read and Interact with the Lecture Complete Collaborative Group Work Participation Conduct the Self-Check Complete the Quiz
WEEK SIX Read Chapters 14, 15 and 16 Read and Interact with the Lecture Participate in the Classroom Discussion Conduct the Self-Check Complete the Quiz
WEEK SEVEN Read Chapters 17, 18, and 19 Read and Interact with the Lecture Participate in the Classroom Discussion Conduct the Self-Check Complete Research Complete the Quiz
WEEK EIGHT Read Chapter 20 Review all chapters, lectures, and self-checks Read and Interact with the Lecture Participate in the Classroom Discussion Conduct the Self-Check Complete the Quiz Take Proctored final examination
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Plagiarism involves the use of quotation 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 assignments (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing.
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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 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92
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