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SYLLABUS

MANAGEMENT 210

PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

Phyllis Goodman, Instructor

 

Internet College/Center for Independent Learning

College of DuPage 1999

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course is designed to provide the student with a working knowledge of the essential principles and concepts of management theory and practice. It is structured to develop a concise framework inter-relating the major business disciplines and a comprehensive perspective to organize additional study in management. Practical applications of the managerís role in planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling are demonstrated and explored. Prerequisite: Business 100.

Prerequisite: Business 100 or instructorís permission.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  1. Explain, demonstrate and apply the major principles and concepts of management theory and practice.
  2. Explain the relationship between Management and other business disciplines.
  3. Explain, demonstrate and apply management theory and practice to the functions of planning, organization, directing and controlling.
  4. Demonstrate and explore how management is performed to accomplish desired results.
  5. Explain the history and evolution of management.
  6. Explain and explore the impact of various external environments on the theory and practice of management.
  7. Explain the nature and impact of social responsibility and managerial ethics.
  8. Explain and apply principles of decision making, problem solving, generating organizational structures, workplace behavior, leadership, motivation, communication, team building and management, human resources management and production management
  9. Explain and demonstrate the nature and impact of organizational culture.
  10. Demonstrate and apply principles of organizational development and change.
  11. Explain the nature and impact of global management theory and practice.

OVERVIEW:

This course introduces students to basic Management principles and concepts. Course material assumes a knowledge of basic business concepts found in Introduction to Business (Business 100) or a similar range of business experiences. Course material provides both an overview of the field and application of theory and practice.

ORIENTATION:

Click orientation link and read orientation page. Review suggested learning strategies. If you require additional information please phone (630) 942-2087 or e-mail instructor (Goodman@Cdnet.cod.edu) or phone to schedule an appointment.

Prior to orientation, please read all of the basic course materials carefully and in suggested order.

COURSE MATERIALS:

You will need the following materials to successfully complete this course. The text, and Student Study guide available by mail or UPS through the College of DuPage Book Store. They are also available through Beckís Books, Dupage Books and many other area book stores. You may want to call or e-mail your preferred bookseller to determine availability.

Textbook: MANAGEMENT, by Kathryn M. Bartol, and David C. Martin, 3rd edition, Irwin-McGraw Hill, 1998.

Student Study Guide to Accompany Management,

The course handbook and other relevant materials are included in the site.

 

MAXIMIZING LEARNING:

You can maximize learning and comprehension by using each of the instructional resources of the course effectively.

Text: Read and review (this may include underlining, highlighting or outlining) each chapter. Note chapter objectives and Key Terms.

Student Study Guide: Read and review; complete end of chapter activities.

LEARNING STRATEGIES



COURSE ARCHITECTURE:

This course is structured around all of the course materials. Each resource interfaces and interacts with others to provide an effective course experience.

To maximize your course experience, please use all of the course materials/resources together as indicated.

DO NOT SKIP ANY OF THE COURSE MATERIALS!!

 

WEBBOARD:

Please review information concerning use of WebBoard ; contact your instructor Goodman@Cdnet.cod.edu or the webmaster if your have additional questions or encounter problems in accessing WebBoard

EVALUATIONS:

There are Web activities for each unit. Each activity has a point value attached.

There are five thought questions exercises, one for each unit.


GRADES



All submitted work should contain the following information:

Work may be e-mailed as an attachment in Word or in a text or ascii file which can be read in Word; you may also submit work directly in your e-mail message.

All work submitted must be your own and only your own work. Any references or outside sources must be properly cited/footnoted.

Plagiarism, copying the work of others, unreferenced or uncited use of outside resources will result in a grade of F in the course.

Please make a copy of all work completed which is submitted to your instructor. This accomplishes two purposes: (1) in the event work is lost in transit, you have a copy ready to submit and (2) submitted information may be helpful in preparing answers to thought questions.

 

MATERIALS INCLUDED IN GRADE

Grading Elements:

5 Unit Thought Questions @ 100 points each

= 500 points

20 Unit Web Activities @ 25 points each

= 500 points

Total points available

= 1,000 points

 

GRADING SCALE:

A

= 900 - 1,000 points

B

= 800 - 899 points

C

= 700 - 799 points

D

= 600 - 699 points

F

= 599 points or less

 

WITHDRAWAL POLICY:

Students may withdraw without a permit until one week after mid-quarter. Please check this web site or the quarterly to determine the relevant date for each quarter.

 

SATISFACTORY/FAIL (S/F) GRADE:

The S/F grade option is available to students in this course. Please link to SF grade for more information.

 

 

INCOMPLETE GRADE POLICY:

In order to earn an Incomplete grade, specific criteria must be met. Please link to Incomplete Grade to review those criteria.

 

PLAGIARISM POLICY:

All work submitted for credit must be completed by the student who is registered for the course. Work submitted must be solely the work of that student and use of outside resources such as library works or interviews must be properly referenced or cited in projects submitted. Students found guilty of plagiarism will be awarded a grade of F in the course.



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Last Updated June 13, 1999