MG 352 Principles of Management
S2T 2011 DLI
Adjunct Faculty Professor
Graduate Degree, MBA Master of Business AdministrationUndergraduate Degree, BS Management
No Time Restrictions
FAX Number: 512-592-7951
03/14/11 - 05/08/11
Rue, Leslie W. / Byars, Lloyd L.
Richard D. Irwin, Inc.
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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
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.
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.
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:
Chapter 1 Management in a Diverse Workplace
Chapter 2 The Management Movement
Chapter 3 Developing Communication Skills
Chapter 4 Decision-Making Skills
Chapter 5 Ethical, Social, and Legal Responsibilities of Management
Chapter 6 International Business
Chapter 7 The Basics of Planning and Strategic Management
Chapter 8 Organizing Work
Chapter 9 Organizing Structure
Chapter 10 Understanding Work Groups and Teams
Chapter 11 Staffing
Chapter 12 Employee Training and Development
Chapter 13 Motivating Employees
Chapter 14 Developing Leadership Skills
Chapter 15 Managing Conflict and Stress
Chapter 16 Managing Change and Culture
Chapter 17 Controlling
Chapter 18 Appraising and Rewarding Performance
Chapter 19 Operations Management and Planning
Chapter 20 Operations Control
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Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96
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Last Updated:2/6/2011 4:27:05 PM