MG 101 Introduction to Management
F2LL 2012 LR
Becker, Ashley A.
Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice/ Forensic ScienceMaster's in Business Administration
Little Rock AFB
October 22-December 16
Textbook: Required Text: Fundamentals of Management: Essential Concepts and Application, 7th Edition Author: Robbins, Stephen P./Coulter, Mary/DeCenzo, David A. ISBN-13: 978-0-13-610982-2, Copyright 2011
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Educational Philosophy: The instructor's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, homework, case studies, examinations, and class discussions. The instructor encourages students to explore new ideas, to examine different points of view, and apply critical analysis to case studies and class discussions.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
This core assessment is 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. The duration of the exam can be no longer than two hours.
No calculators, computers, or materials other than a writing instrument may be used for the exam; this applies to all students, regardless of whether the exam is for on-line or face-to-face students. Completion of the exam is strictly individual; students may not work in groups to complete the exam.
Class Assessment: Learning will be assessed via classroom participation, mid-term, final examination, homework, paper, and presentations.
Grading scale and general evaluative criteria: To achieve the maximum number of points the assignment is organized in a logical manner with appropriate punctuation and spelling; is submitted on time; provides a good, concise businesslike analysis; proposes solutions that logically flow from the analysis; and integrates relevant course content material when appropriate.
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.
The instructor will not accept assignments late. Assignments not submitted on the due date will receive a grade of "zero". Make-up exams will be given for excused absences only. Arrangements to "make-up" an examination must be made IN ADVANCE unless an acceptable "emergency" excuse is documented. The instructor will determine what constitutes an "emergency". Contact the instructor as soon as you know you must miss an exam to make arrangements for making up that exam. If a student does not show up for an examination or make arrangements for otherwise taking the examination, a failing grade will be given for that portion of the course. Student departing on TAD, TDY, or other excused absences, approved by the instructor, and should complete assignments prior to departure.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
As a member of the learning community, each student has a responsibility to other students within the community. When cell phones ring and students respond in class, it disrupts the class. Therefore, the use of cell phones, PDAs, or similar communication devices during scheduled classes is prohibited. All such devices must be turned off or put on vibrate mode and should not be taken out during class. If a student should receive an important call during the schedule class time, the student should leave the classroom to respond. Other exceptions to this policy may be granted at the discretion of the instructor.
Week 4: Chapters 7 - 8 (Mid-term due)
Week 5: Chapters 9 - 10 (Case Application Page 263 & 291 due)
Week 6: Chapters 11 - 12 ( Management Paper)
Week 7: Chapters 13 - 14 (Presentation due)
Week 8: Final Review, Final Exam & End of Course Discussion
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 95-96Academic dishonesty will result in immediate release from the course and a failing grade. Students are expected to read chapters prior to class meetings.
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 98Students are expected to attend all class meetings and be on time, being habitually late is not acceptable. Attendance is recorded at each class meeting; if students are going to be absent, notification to the instructor is required; otherwise the absence will be recorded as unexcused. After two unexcused absences, one letter grade will be deducted, after three unexcused absences, two letter grades will be deducted and after four unexcused absences students will be given a final grade of “F”.
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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