Syllabus
Principles of Management

Principles of Management

BMGT-1327

Fall 2010
09/20/2010 - 12/12/2010

Course Information

Section 008
Distance Learning
ONL RGC
Joyce Guillory
guillory@austincc.edu
(512) 223.3267

Section 009
Distance Learning
ONL RGC
Joyce Guillory
guillory@austincc.edu
(512) 223.3267

Office Hours

No office hours have been entered for this term.

Student Learning Outcomes/Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students should have achieved: the knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of management practice with emphasis on the environment of management and the roles and functions of managers, both in traditional structures and evolving contemporary organizations. Specific learning objectives are presented in each chapter of the text, and the ability to define, understand, and utilize critical thinking skills in relation to key terms, principles, and theories presented in the course.

Course Requirements

 

Exam 1 ..............................Chapter 1- 4........20% of grade

Exam 2...............................Chapter 5-7.........20% of grade

Exam 3...............................Chapter 8-11.......20% of grade

Exam 4..............................Chapter 12-15.....20% of grade

Chapter Quizzes...............Chapters 1-15....20% of grade

Management Case Analysis Assignment... (Optional Extra Credit ) ............5%

Readings

 

Principles of Management Student Achievement Series

Ricky W. Griffin, Author
1st  Edition  
 ISBN# 10: 0-618-73078-8
Houghton Mifflin Publishers

Course Subjects

 

Subject Matter
Chapter 1 Understanding the Manager's Job
Chapter 2 The Environments of Organizations and Managers
Chapter 3 Planning and Strategic Management
Chapter 4 Managing Decision Making
Chapter 5 Entrepreneurship and New Venture Management
Chapter 6 Organization Structure and Design 
Chapter 7 Organization Change and Innovation
Chapter 8 Managing Human Resources
Chapter 9 Managing Individual Behavior
Chapter 10 Motivating  Employee Performance
Chapter 11 Leadership and Influence  Processes
Chapter 12 Communication in Organizations
Chapter 13 Managing Groups and Teams
Chapter 14 Managing the Control Process
Chapter 15 Managing Operations, Quality, and Productivity