EG101 Intro to Engineering Management

for U1OO 2011

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EG 101 Intro to Engineering Management


U1OO 2011 WO


Lloyd, Glenn D.


Adjunct instructor


BS Civil Engineering, University of Connecticut 1971
MS Civil Engineering, University of Wyoming, 1977
ABD Engineering Management , MST, 1996

Office Location

DNR: Water Resources Center, Rolla Mo

Office Hours

Call for apointment

Daytime Phone

573-368-2176 (call and leave message, in field on many days)

Other Phone

573-368-3516  home


Semester Dates

June 6, 2011 to July 29, 2011

Class Days


Class Time

5:00 - 10:20 PM

Credit Hours


Schermerhorn, J.R. Management (11th ed) (2011) John Wiley and Sons Inc.ISBN 13 978-0470-53051-1

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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:

Give a person a fish, he eats for one day, teach a man to fish, and he eats for his whole life

  Instructor Learning Outcomes

  1. Understanding the functions and roles of the Engineering Manager
  2. Understanding the management functions of planning, organizing, leading, motivating and controlling.
  3. Becoming familiar with international influnences on mangement through technical techniques and practices such as TQM, ISO and keiretsu
Class Assessment:
A. Lecture
B. Discussions
C. Homework
D Quizzes
E. Case study ( writteen 3 to 5 page paper)
F. Oral presentation  (10 minute on case study)


Homework                25%
Quizzes                     35%
Class participation       5%
Case study                35%
Total                        100%
Failure to do a passing case study will result in an automatic course failure regardless of overall average. If you cannot make the oral presentation, a second case will be assinged as the alternative graded activity.

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:
Accepted , but a 25 % point penalty is assessed.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

Standard Park University and Fort Leonard Wood rules.
Cell phones etc must be turned off or on vibrate.
No texting during class. A student caught texting will have their grade reduced one whole letter grade per event.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

  1. Week 1 Part 1 Ch 1,2,3   Home work TBD   no quiz
  2. Week 2  Part 2 Ch 4,5,6  Homework TBD   quiz #1 , Case studies assigned see Section C-1 at back of text
  3. Week 3 Part 3  CH 7,8,9 Homework TBD   quiz #2
  4. Week 4 Part 4  Ch 10,11,12  Home work TBD quiz #3
  5. Week 5 Part 5 Ch 13,14,15,16 Homework TBD quiz #4
  6. Week 6 part 6 Ch 18,19  Homework TBD Quiz #5
  7. Review of all course material   Quiz #6 
  8. Case studysubmission and oral presentationof case study (10 minute presentation)

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 ( or Park University 2010-2011 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. 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.

Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96

Disability Guidelines:
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Additional Information:

 letter grades

A = 90 %  or more

B= 80 to 89.9 %

C= 70 to 79.9%

D=  60 to 69.9%

F= 59.9 % or less


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