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MG 352 Principles of Management
Trevino, Troy


Mission Statement: Park University provides access to a quality higher education experience that prepares a diverse community of learners to think critically, communicate effectively, demonstrate a global perspective and engage in lifelong learning and service to others.

Vision Statement: Park University, a pioneering institution of higher learning since 1875, will provide leadership in quality, innovative education for a diversity of learners who will excel in their professional and personal service to the global community.

Course

MG 352 Principles of Management

Semester

F2T 2012 DLA

Faculty

Trevino, Troy

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

MBA, Master of Business Administration
BS, Management
AAS, Human Resource Management

Daytime Phone

501-392-6758

E-Mail

Troy.Trevino@park.edu

Semester Dates

10/22/12 - 12/16/12

Class Days

TBA

Class Time

TBA

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Management: Skills and Application, McGraw-Hill Irwin, 2009, 13th Edition, Boston, Authors: Leslie Rue and Lloyd Byars. ISBN-13: 978-0-07-338150-3 or ISBN: 10-0-07-338150-0

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Course Description:

MG352 Principles of Management : 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% total broken down as follows:

Discussion - (one's well researched and referenced response), is provided during weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8. Percentage points assigned are as follows: 2% for 7 weeks for a total of 14%.

Discussion, (one's peer reviews) are provided during weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8. Percentage points assigned as follows: 1% for 7 weeks for a total of 7%.

2. Groupwork, during week 5, will represent 3% total points for the entire project.

3. Quiz = 2% per week for correct answers = 16 %

4. Mid-Term Examination = 10%

5. Research Paper = 20% (Submitted during week seven - use template provided)

6. Final Examination = 30% (Week eight, proctored). The comprehensive final is a closed book and closed notes exam.

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 required to achieve the following grades:

A 1000 - 900

B 899 - 800

C 799 - 750

D 749 - 700

F 699 - Below

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:
WEEK ONE

Read Text Chapters 1, 2, and 3
Read and Interact with the Lecture
Participate in the Classroom Discussion
Conduct the Self-Check
Complete the Quiz

WEEK TWO

Read Chapters 4, 5, and 6
Read and Interact with the Lecture
Participate in the Classroom Discussion
Conduct the Self-Check
Complete the Quiz

WEEK THREE

Read Chapters 7 and 8
Read and Interact with the Lecture
Participate in the Classroom Discussion
Conduct the Self-Check
Complete the Quiz

WEEK FOUR

Read Chapters 9, 10 and 11
Read and Interact with the Lecture
Participate in the Classroom Discussion
Conduct the Self-Check
Complete the Quiz
Complete the mid-term examination

WEEK FIVE

Read Chapters 12, 13, and 14
Read and Interact with the Lecture
Complete Collaborative Group Work Participation
Conduct the Self-Check
Complete the Quiz

WEEK SIX

Read Chapters 15, 16, and 17
Read and Interact with the Lecture
Participate in the Classroom Discussion
Conduct the Self-Check
Complete the Quiz

WEEK SEVEN

Read Chapters 18 and 19
Read and Interact with the Lecture
Participate in the Classroom Discussion
Conduct the Self-Check
Complete Research
Complete the Quiz

WEEK EIGHT

Read Chapter 20
Review all chapters, lectures, and self-checks
Read and Interact with the Lecture
Participate in the Classroom Discussion
Conduct the Self-Check
Complete the Quiz
Take Proctored final examination

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 95-96

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 95

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: Students must participate in an academically related activity on a weekly basis in order to be marked present in an online class. Examples of academically-related activities include but are not limited to: contributing to an online discussion, completing a quiz or exam, completing an assignment, initiating contact with a faculty member to ask a course related question, or using any of the learning management system tools.

Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98

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:9/22/2012 9:31:37 AM