LG 324 Contract Management & Law
S2B 2013 BL
M.A.- Procurement and Acquisitions ManagementB.A.- Criminal Justice Administration
15 minutes prior and after class or by appointment
March 17th - May 12th 2013
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Title: Business Law: With UCC Applications; Edition: 12th; Authors: Brown & Sukys; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Publication Date: 2009. ISBN: 978-0-07-352494-8.
Title: Contract Law Fundamentals;Author: Adam Epstein; Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall; Publication Date: 2009. ISBN:978-0-13-114748-5.
GET TEXT PRIOR TO THE FIRST CLASS.
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
*A two page (double spaced) Paper (graded on APA format, 12 font/ Times New Roman) outlining of your presentation on any subject pertaining to the learning outcomes of this course. Student will be graded on content, reference page (3 to 5 references required),cover page and APA format.Content must include or pertain to the learning outcomes of this class (core or instructor outcomes). Paper must be turned in no later than 11/28/12 (Wed) in the dropbox provided in week 6 in the eCompanion.
*A five minute presentation Must follow the presentation paper that is submitted . This will be due between weeks 3 and 6. No later presentations will be accepted after week 6. This will be graded on the content and preparedness of the student and delivery media. Student will be allowed 3 index cards or 1 page with outline of what is being presented. Student must know their content with the help of their outline and minimal notes.Tone and delivery of content will be graded as well.
* Two Case study summaries Each of the case study analysis summaries must be at minimum a page and a half 12 font Times New Roman. Each summary should identify the issues and provide a solution to rectify the problems identified. These case studies will be due in weeks 2 and 5. The week 2 case study will be from Chapters 1-4 in the Business Law textbook. Student must reference which case they are analyzing by chapter and number. Week 5 case study will be again the choice of the student but may reference any case in weeks 4 or 5's Chapter readings.
*Class Participation and Discussion, Student will be graded on their involvement in discussions as well as responses to the instructor questions posed in class.
Exams are closed book and notes are not permitted.
TWO PAGE APA Paper (15%) 150 points
5 MINUTE PRESENTATION (5%) 50 points;
TWO CASE STUDIES; (20%) 200 points
Weeks 2 and 5/ 100 points each
Class Participation & Discussion* (10%) 100 Points
Total points possible: (100%) 1000 points
100-90% 1000-900 points =A
89-80% 899-800 points =B
79-70% 799-700points =C
69-60% 699-600points =D
59% or less 599 points or less =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.
Late submissions of course materials will not be accepted unless approved in advance by the instructor on a case by case basis. Unexcused absences will not negate the due date provided for the course work. Any late work that is turned in will be deducted 20% from the overall possible grade of the homework. No course work will be accepted more than one class later. All work must be turned in by the last day of class…NO EXCEPTIONS. Please be aware that if you are not in class the Class Paticipation grade will be affected.
For FULL CREDIT: Presentations MUST be made NLT Class 6.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Faculty members are expected to dismiss from their classroom those students whose behavior is detrimental to good order in the classroom. Such behavior includes, but is not limited to, use of abusive or obscene language, attending the class under the influence of drugs or alcohol, etc. Students who are dismissed from class may be given a failing grade, suspension, or expulsion from Park University. Students who exhibit abusive or obscene language toward administrative personnel or support staff are also subject to suspension from Park University. It is essential to maintain the highest level of professionalism and polite conduct in class. We will be critiquing each other's work, and appropriate constructive comments should be directed to the work, not at the author. Collaboration on assignments with other students, attorneys, or other persons in or out of this class is prohibited unless specifically assigned by the instructor.
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 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 97
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 2012-2013 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 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98Tardies, leaving class prior to release and absences will affect the students paticipation grade. If the student is running late or will be absent the instructor must be notified by calling and/or email. Assignments are still due unless the instructor has approved otherwise in advance(approved on a case by case basis).
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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