HC 351 Org & Adm of Hlth Care Programs
F1Z 2011 ML
Small, Steven, W.
Master of Public Administration (Government Contracting)Master of Science, Management (Healthcare)Bachelor of Science, Management (Marketing)
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Textbook: Liebler, Joan & McConnell, Charles. Management Principles for Health Professionals, 5th Edition, 2008. ISBN: 978-0-7637-4617-9
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Educational Philosophy: The instructor’s educational philosophy is one of student interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, 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.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: The student’s grade will be based on a 1000 POINT SCALE. Point distribution is a follows:
Mid-Term Examination (20%) – 200 points
The Mid-Term examination is a closed book assessment. The exam will cover the first four weeks of class.
Final Examination (30%) – 300 points
The Final examination is a closed book assessment. The exam is comprehensive and will include material covered throughout the entire course.
Research Paper (26%) – 260 points
Details of research paper will be discussed during the first week of class
Grading: Grading will be based on student classroom participation, mid-term exam, final exam, and research paper. The mid-term exam and final exam will cover assigned readings and lectures. Students who do not attend class regularly or who do not participate regularly should not expect to perform as well as those who do. The method of evaluating the total points earned and grades awarded will be based on the following scale:
900 – 1000 = A
800 – 899 = B
700 – 799 = C
600 – 699 = D
0 – 599 = 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: Faculty members are expected to dismiss from their classrooms students whose behavior is detrimental to good order in the classroom. Such behavior includes, but is not limited to, the use of abusive or obscene language, attending class under the influence of drugs or alcohol, etc. Students who are dismissed from class may be given failing grades, suspension, or expulsion from Park University. Students whose behavior, either verbal or written, is detrimental to the good order of Park University may be subject to disciplinary action ranging from suspension to expulsion from Park University. Students who exhibit abusive or obscene language or behavior toward administrative personnel or support staff are also subject to suspension or expulsion from Park University.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: COURSE TOPICS/DATES/ASSIGNMENTS:
Week # 1
August 15 Course Introduction
Student Introductions & Rules of Engagement
Chapter 1: The Changing Scene: Organizational Adaptation and Survival
August 17 Chapter 2: The Challenge of Change
Chapter 3: Today’s Concept of Organizational Management
August 22 Chapter 4: Planning
August 24 Chapter 5: Decision Making
August 29 Chapter 6: Organizing
August 31 Chapter 7: Improving Performance and Controlling the Critical Cycle
September 5 Chapter 8: Budgeting: Controlling the Ultimate Resource
September 7 Mid-Term (Chapters 1-8)
September 12 Chapter 9: Committees and Teams
September 14 Chapter 10: Adaptation, Motivation, and Conflict Management
September 19 Chapter 11: Training and Development: The Backbone of Motivation and Retention
September 21 Chapter 12: Authority, Leadership, and Supervision
September 26 Chapter 13: Human Resource Management: A Line Manager’s Perspective
September 28 Chapter 14:Communication: The Glue that Binds Us Together
October 3 Chapter 15: Day-to-Day Management for the Professional-as-Manager
Last day that Research Paper can be submitted to the instructor
October 5 Final Exam
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 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93
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 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 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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