MG 268 Office Administration
S1DD 2013 DC
Wade-Hairston, Tina A.
Adjunct Professor of Management Studies
Ph.D. Applied Management & Decision Sciences: Walden UniversityM.S. Administration: Central Michigan UniversityB.S. Computer Information Systems: Devry University
DSCC BLDG 11, Section 9
By Appointment Only
5:00 - 11:00 PM
Administrative Office Management continues to provide students with the most up-to-date information reflecting contemporary management thinking, issues, and trends that every office employee needs to know. The text provides a strong management-based background while utilizing a humanistic approach for managing and supervising staff in an office environment. The Short Course contains 15 chapters, as opposed to 20 chapters in the Complete Course.
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Educational Philosophy: The faculty’s
educational philosophy is one of empowerment. Students are challenged to strive
for great achievements both personally and professionally. The learning
environment will be used as a platform for debate, an exchange of ideas, and a
vehicle to shape developing perspectives. Academic excellence will be
encouraged and supported through readings, group activities, and examinations.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
The assessment device will be a final paper in which the Core Learning Outcomes are addressed by using the internet to research the most recently published research about issues, products and services that relate to the textbook material.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Several methods will be used to assess the learning that occurs in this course. Students will be assessed on the core learning outcomes which include class participation/group assignments, administrative analysis, midterm exam, research project and a comprehensive exam.
1000 – 900 = A
899 – 800 = B
790 – 700 = C
699 – 600 = D
Below 599 = F
Group Participation/Projects: Eight – 25 points each = 200 points (20%)
Administrative Analysis: One - 200 points = 200 (20%)
Midterm Exam: One – 200 points each = 200 (20%
Research Project (Special Topic): One - 200 points = 200 points (20%)
Comprehensive Exam: One – 200 points each = 200 points (20%)
Total Points = 1000 Points
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:
1. Students are expected to show respect to fellow students and to decisions made by the instructor.
2. Students must be prepared for class. This includes having course materials such as the required text for class.
3. Students that do not have the required course materials will not be afforded extensions for in-class and/or home assignments.
4. Students must notify the instructor in advance of absences via email. phone, etc.
Day 1: Thursday 1/17/13
Lecture; Group Activities
Review Week One Chapters 1 and 2
Lecture and group projects will be used as instructional tools for Core Learning Objective 1.
Day 2: Thursday 1/24/13
Review Week One Chapters 3 and 4
Lecture and administrative/systems analysis will be used as instructional tools for Core Learning Objectives 2 and 3.
Day 3: Thursday 1/31/13
Review Week One Chapters 5 and 6
Lecture and group projects will be used as instructional tools for Core Learning Objective 3.
Day 4: Thursday 2/7/13
Review Week One Chapters 7 and 8
Day 5: Thursday 2/14/13
Review Week One Chapters 9 and 10
Lecture and group projects will be used as instructional tools for Core Learning Objective 4.
Day 6: Thursday 2/21/13
Review Week One Chapters 11 and 12
Lecture and group projects will be used as instructional tools for Core Learning Objective 5.
Day 8: Thursday 3/7/13
Comprehensive Final Exam
Research Project Due
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Last Updated:12/21/2012 6:03:19 PM