MG 352 Principles of Management
S1J 2013 PV
Conner, Rosalind G.
BA PsychologyMaster's of Science in Management
by appointment; 816-309-8407
January 16 - March 11, 2012
5:30 - 10:00 PM
Textbook: Management, 13th edition
Author: Leslie W. Rue/Lloyd L. Byars
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Irwin
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Educational Philosophy: Students will be involved in active learning consisting of research, writing, oral presentations and a final exam to aid in the exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions of the business management environment in which we work today. together we will explore the roles that managers ply in the growth and development of their organization. My role is to challenge your management thoughts, skills and abilities.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Each student is responsible for materials covered in reading the chapters, handouts, projects and a book review. The group project will require you to work in a group, select an organization upon the instructor's approval and apply your understanding of "Management" to that organization. There will also be quizzes to test your understanding of the materials covered in class including the instructor learning outcomes, a comprehensive final exam also including the instructor learning outcomes and other class presentations covering material in the chapters as assigned. A book review; any management book that much be at least 150 pages in length will be presented in class. All assignments including the expectation of each assignment will be explained the first night of class. The current events presented should be any article from the internet, professional journal, newspaper, etc. pertinent to what we will cover in class. The article will be submitted to the instructor and should be be more than 3 months old. A case study will be completed in class covering much of the material covered in class
Case Study 150 points = 15%
Comprehensive Final Exam 200 points = 20%
Quizzes 100 points = 10%
Group Project 200 points = 20%
Current Events 100 points = 10%
Book Review 150 points = 15%
Class Participation 100 points - 10%
TOTAL POINTS: 1000 points = 100%
90 - 100% = A
80-89% = B
70-79% = C
60-69% = D
Below 60% = 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: Attendance will be taken at the beginning and end of each class. Instructor is not responsible for contacting absent students or providing items from missed classes. All students are expected to participate in class.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week 1 - Come prepared to discuss chapters 1 - 3, syllabus review, projects will be discussed
Week 2 - Come prepared to discuss chapters 4 - 6, current event #1 due
Week 3 - Come prepared to discuss Chapters 7 - 9, current event #2 due
Week 4 - Come prepared to discuss chapters 8 - 10, current event #3 due
Week 5 - Come prepared to discuss chapters 11 - 13, book review
Week 6 - Come prepared to discuss chapters 14 & 15, current event #4 due
Week 7 - Come prepared to discuss chapter 16, case study
Week 8 - Final exam and group project
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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 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98
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