Spring 2012; Section 01; 12:10-1:30 TTH
Course Objective: The course objective is two-fold: 1) to acquire knowledge of the basic vocabulary and major facts, principles, and concepts of management and 2) to achieve an appreciation of the issues involved in managing people.
Required Text: Fundamentals of Management (7ed.) (2011) by Robbins, DeCenzo, &
Coulter; Prentice Hall.
Recommended: The Wall Street Journal http://subscribe.wsj.com/semester
Grading Components Final Grade
Exam 1 = 100 points (50 Questions x 2) A (90-100%) = 270-300 points
Exam 2 = 100 points (50 Questions x 2) B (80- 89%) = 240-269 points
Exam 3 (final) = 100 points (50 Questions x 2) C (70- 79%) = 210-239 points
Total 300 points D (60- 69%) = 180-209 points F (00- 59%) = 000-179 points
Exams: The exams will cover material presented in the lectures, the textbook, and the assigned outside readings. Each of the three exams will consist of 50 multiple-choice questions. The final exam is not comprehensive.
If you must miss an exam, please contact me before the date of the exam. Make-up exams will be given in the week following the exam. The format of the make-up exam (multiple choice, short answer, or essay) is left to the discretion of the instructor.
NOTE: If you miss an exam and fail to contact me before the date of the exam, this behavior will result in a ZERO for that exam.
Attendance: Attendance is required.
Extra-Credit: There is an opportunity in this class to earn 15 points of extra-credit (i.e., 5% points that you can add to your overall course grade). Extra-credit may be obtained in this class through 3 means: 1) participation in surveys conducted by the instructor, 2) participation in two in-class managerial exercises (each of these managerial exercises will be worth 2 points), 3) participation in research through the College of Business Experimental Research Hub System