LG 426 Logistics Management
S2R 2013 SC
Davis, Gloria J.
Master of Business Administration, Webster UniversityBS, Management, Park UniversityAAS, Logistics Mgmt, Community College of the Air Force
Park University, Scott Campus Center, 375th FSS/FSDE
Before and after class, email and by appointment
18 March - 12 May 2013
8:00 - 1:00 PM
Supply Chain Management, A Logistics Perspective
Author: Coyle, John J.
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Company
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Learning is centered on the student therefore all activities focus on course outcomes with the student is responsible for learning those outcomes.
The instructor is responsible for presenting the course learning objectives in an environment conducive to learning along with clarifying and /or elaborating on those outcomes. Further, the instructor must guide the student to an understanding of concepts and the application of theories presented in the course.
Students will have the opportunity to articulate their knowledge of course outcomes through case study analysis, posting responses, participating in group discussions, and other forms of evaluation.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Students are expected to read chapters prior to class meetings. Students will be evaluated based on the results of:
Class Participation (15% - 150 points)
Students are expected to actively participate in classroom activities. This includes completion of the relevant readings prior to class, assigned chapter review questions, interactive discussion. Make-up participation credit is allowed for excused absences and will be assigned case by case based on the weekly activity requirements.
Homework (10% - 100 points)
Students will choose one organization or corporation from the "Chapter Preview" section found in beginning of each chapter of the weekly readings. Research/analyze a current event, online news article or podcast and write a short 50 word summary on a major point or objective. Homework is due in weeks 2, 3, 5, & 6.
Weekly Activities (15% - 150 points)
To include weekly quizzes, review of case studies, learning team exercises, and discussion of relevant articles, as indicated. Specifics will be discussed during the first week of class.
Mid-Term Examination (20% - 200 points)
The Mid-Term exam is a closed-book assessment that will cover the first four weeks of class.
Final Examination (20% - 200 points)
The Final exam is a closed-book comprehensive assessment that will cover all material learned during the course of this class.
Research Paper (20% - 200 points)
The student will submit and present a research paper detailing the management functions of a company (ideas will be pre-approved by the instructor). Details will be discussed during the first week of class.
20% - Mid Term Exam (200 Points)
20% - Final Exam (200 Points)
20% - Research Paper (200 Points)
15% - Weekly Activities (150 Points)
15% - Class Participation (150 Points)
10% - Homework (100 Points)
100%-Total (1000 Points)
A = 900 – 1000
B = 800 – 890
C = 700 – 790
D = 600 – 69
F = 0 – 590
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:
Academic dishonesty will result in immediate release from the class and a failing grade. Students are expected to attend all classes on time and be prepared to be an active participant in the class. Student participation will be reflected in the student's final grade. Attendance will be recorded at each class meeting. It is the student's responsibility to notify the instructor of any expected absence(s), and to arrange with the instructor to make-up any missed assignments. If an unanticipated absence should occur students are encouraged to contact the instructor at either of the telephone numbers listed on the first page of this syllabus. Students will at the very least be required to place their cell phones on vibrate. I understand that many of you may need to answer a call please exit class before answering.
Week 1: Introduction/Overview
Chapters 1-2 (Discussion)
Week 2: Chapters 3-5 (Discussion)
Homework Summary Due
Week 3: Chapters 6-8 (Discussion)
Homework Summary Due
Week 4: Mid Term Exam
Week 5: Chapters 9-11 (Discussion)
Homework Summary Due
Week 6: Chapters 12-14 (Discussion)
Homework Summary Due
Week 7: Chapters 15-16 (Discussion)
Research paper due
Final Exam Review
Week 8: Final Exam
Discussion of Final Exam Results & Course Summary
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.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98
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Written assignments must be formatted in the APA Style of Writing. Include a title page, citations and a reference page must be recognized to give credit to the source.
The rules of APA Style®, detailed in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, http://apastyle.org/
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