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MG 352 Principles of Management
Trevino, Troy


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.

Course

MG 352 Principles of Management

Semester

S2T 2011 DLI

Faculty

Trevino, Troy

Title

Adjunct Faculty Professor

Degrees/Certificates

Graduate Degree, MBA             Master of Business Administration
Undergraduate Degree, BS      Management

Office Hours

No Time Restrictions

Daytime Phone

501-392-6758

Other Phone

FAX Number:  512-592-7951

E-Mail

Troy.Trevino@park.edu

Semester Dates

03/14/11 - 05/08/11

Class Days

TBA

Class Time

TBA

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
 

Author:

Rue, Leslie W. / Byars, Lloyd L.

Edition/Copyright:

13TH 09

Publisher:

Richard D. Irwin, Inc.

Type:

Paperback

ISBN-10:

0-07-338150-0

ISBN-13:

978-0-07-338150-3

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Course Description:
MG352 Principles of Management (MLL): Examines the functions, activities and principles of leadership in business and other institutions. Philosophy, history, current practice and issues in leasing, planning organizing, and controlling organizations such as communication, motivation and interpersonal realations. Lecture, discussion and cases are used. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
As a Park University online instructor it is my goal to uphold the educational practices outlined in the Park University School of Online Learning Principles and Standards instructional manual.  I will, “provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively, and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.”  This will be accomplished by enhancing the instructional strategies presented in the online classroom and providing best practices to promote online learning and teaching.  Furthermore, I plan to facilitate student to student and student to instructor interaction, while assessing the learner and honing my abilities to impart knowledge and skill to my students around the world.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Define “management” and explain the managerial significance of “effectiveness” and “efficiency”.
  2. List the basic functions of management.
  3. Describe the difference between leadership and management.
  4. Distinguish between mechanistic and organic organizations
  5. Describe four social responsibility strategies.
  6. Define the concept of synergy and how it relates to management of organizations.
  7. Evaluate and describe four characteristics common to all organizations.


Core Assessment:
The assessment device is a comprehensive case that is written in class during week 13 of sixteen week classes and during week 7 of eight week classes. The case poses problems faced by a fictional organization in which the solutions are presented by knowledge of the above objectives.
 
A CLOSED BOOK, CLOSED NOTES comprehensive examination that must be administered and proctored in the classroom and may not be given as a take-home examination. Students should not have access to the exam or its questions before it is administered. 

Class Assessment:
1. Discussion: = 21%

2. Groupwork = 3%

3. Quiz  = 16 %

4. Mid-Term Examination = 10%

5. Research Paper = 20%

6. Final Examination = 30%

Grading:
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%) 

Points may be displayed as actual value; for example 210 equals 21.

Grading scale:

90-100 = A
80-89 = B
70-79 = C
60-69 = D
59 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 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 work will not receive full grade credit. Work not turned by the due date, but which is turned in no more then 7 days late, will receive 1/2 the score it would have received otherwise. Homework not received within 7 days of the due date will not be scored. No work received after the last Saturday of the term will be scored.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Any classroom conduct that disrupts the learning environment in the opinion of the instructor, will not be tolerated.  

Also remember that computers make writing and revising much easier and more productive.  Students must recognize though that technology can also cause problems.  Printers run out of ink and hard drive crash.  Students must be responsible for planning ahead and meeting deadlines in spite of technology.  Be sure to save copies of your work to disk, hard drive, and print out paper copies for backup purposes.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
The following chapters will be covered as per the list below:

WEEK ONE

Chapter 1 Management in a Diverse Workplace

Chapter 2 The Management Movement

Chapter 3 Developing Communication Skills

WEEK TWO

Chapter 4 Decision-Making Skills

Chapter 5 Ethical, Social, and Legal Responsibilities of Management

Chapter 6 International Business

WEEK THREE

Chapter 7 The Basics of Planning and Strategic Management

Chapter 8 Organizing Work

WEEK FOUR

Chapter 9 Organizing Structure

Chapter 10 Understanding Work Groups and Teams

Chapter 11 Staffing

WEEK FIVE

Chapter 12 Employee Training and Development

Chapter 13 Motivating Employees

Chapter 14 Developing Leadership Skills

WEEK SIX

Chapter 15 Managing Conflict and Stress

Chapter 16 Managing Change and Culture

Chapter 17 Controlling

WEEK SEVEN

Chapter 18 Appraising and Rewarding Performance

Chapter 19 Operations Management and Planning

WEEK EIGHT

Chapter 20 Operations Control

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 students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92

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. from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92-93

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.
ONLINE NOTE: An attendance report of "P" (present) will be recorded for students who have logged in to the Online classroom at least once during each week of the term. Recording of attendance is not equivalent to participation. Participation grades will be assigned by each instructor according to the criteria in the Grading Policy section of the syllabus.

Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96

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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Last Updated:2/6/2011 4:27:05 PM