EG390 Engnr Admin Dec-Making Models

for S1OO 2013

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EG 390 Engineer Administration Decision-Making Models


S1OO 2013 WO


Lloyd, Glenn D.


Adjunct Faculty


BS Civil Engineering Univeristy Of Connecticut 1970
MS Civil Engineering University of Wyoming 1976
ABD University of Missouri Rolla 1996

Office Hours

Rolla Missouri

Daytime Phone

573-368-2176  ( call home or do email unless it is an emergency)

Other Phone

573-368-3516 (home)


Semester Dates

January 14, 2013 to March 9, 2013

Class Days


Class Time

8:00 - 10:20 PM


CO360, EC142

Credit Hours



Stevenson, W.J. (2012) Operations Management (11th ed), New York N.Y.  Irwin/ McGraw-Hill Publishers 


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Additional Resources:
A caculator and graph paper are required.

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Course Description:
Development of the formal problem solving process.  Identification of the types of decisions made by engineer administrators.  Development of techniques for lay-out and organization of the engineer project using milestone scheduling, Gantt chart, and CPM to determine resource requirements, equipment scheduling, and time estimates.  Forecasting what is needed, where and when, and alternatives.  Pre-requisites:  CO360, EC142 or consent of the instructor.  3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
Give a man a fish and he eats for one day, teach a man to fish and he can feed himself forever!

  Instructor Learning Outcomes

  1. Define and use the decison making environment in terms as well as characteristics of the decison maker and the decision model.
  2. Explore and define the diverse world of organizatio-wide planning and the policy decisions.
  3. Describe the nature of operating decisons and how they are likely to manifest themselves in organizations.
  4. Use and demonstrate the ability to apply different analytical decision models.
Class Assessment:
Problem solving


Quizzes                         30%

Homework                    30%

Test                               35%

Class participation          5%             

TOTAL                       100%

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:
Accepted but points will be taken off (10 % first week late and increasing after that).

If you miss a quiz, you need to get a copy and complete it before the next class or you will receive a grade of zero on the quiz. must be turned in on time or you receive a grade of zero for the quiz.

No homework is accepted after final exam is given
NO texting during class and cell phones must be off or on vibrate. If you are caught using cell phone during class  you wil be asked to leave call for the night AND  you will  not be allowed to particiapte in any graded exercise that noght.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

Standard Fort Leonard Wood rules and Park University rules. Please turn pagers and cells phones off or put on vibrate.
If a phone goes off during class your will be asked to leave the class room immediately and not to return.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

Class Pre class assigned reading Homework (due following week) Other
Period 1 Chapters 3 & 4s

CH 3: 1,2,5,7, 8a, 10 CH 4s: 1,2,3,5,6,7

Period 2 Chapters 5s & 6

CH 5s: 1,2,5,6,9 CH 6: 1,4,5,8 

Quiz #1
Period 3 Chapters 7 & 7S

CH 7: 1,2,3,6  CH 7S: 1,3,4,6,7

Quiz #2
Period 4 Chapters 8 & 18

CH 8: 1,3,6,10,11,12  CH 18: 1,2,9,10,11

Quiz #3
Period 5 Chapters 8S & 19

CH 8S: 2,3,4 CH 19: 1,3,4,5,12

Quiz #4
Period 6 Chapters 14s & 16
CH 14s: 1,2,3 CH 16: 1,,4,6,9,10,13
do 9,10 & 13 by johnsons rule
Quiz #5
Period 7 Review for final Quiz #6
Period 8 Study for Final Exam in class Final

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  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.

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