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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - MAN5002

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2014-11-01
Campus: St Petersburg
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: Approved by USFSP. To USF Sys 8/14/14. To SCNS after 8/21. Nmbr 5001 Apprd eff 11/1/14 as 5002


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    4798 2013-08-24
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Business Administration BP 140100
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Alison Watkins 7278734086 awatkins@usfsp.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    MAN 5002 MBA Essentials: Management

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? Y
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable? Y
    If repeatable, how many times? 3

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    0 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) S - S/U Only
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    MBA Essentials: Management
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    O - Online (100% online) 0

    Prerequisites

    Admission to Graduate School

    Corequisites

    None

    Course Description

    A basic conceptual overview of management principles. Topical coverage includes ethics, globalization, strategic management, leadership, and individual and group decision making.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Replacing Selected Topics with Permanent number; already listed in program

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    This course is needed by all USFSP MBA students who do not have an academic background in business or whose undergraduate courses in management were taken more than 7 years before entering the MBA program.

    This course serves no other program.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes, 3 or more times

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Terminal Degree Only


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    The objective of this course is to provide a broad conceptual overview of managerial theory and concepts to prepare students for the MBA program.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    At the end of this course the student is expect to:

    1. understand the concept of social responsibility of management

    2. recognize ethical dilemmas and their potential solutions

    3. understand the nature and role of leadership in an organization

    4. recognize how globalization affects managerial decisions

    5. understand the key differences between individual and group decision-making.

    C. Major Topics

    The Nature of Management

    Social Responsibility and Managerial Ethics

    International Management and Globalization

    Strategic Management

    Planning

    Organizational Structure and Design

    Managing Diverse Human Resources

    Leadership

    Motivation

    Groups and Teams

    Communication and Negotiation

    Individual and Group Decision Making

    Control

    D. Textbooks

    Management, 3rd edition (2012) by M.A. Hitt, J.S. Black, and L.W. Porter, Pearson-Prentice Hall (2012)

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    Narrated power point presentations by the instructors

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    Once students have completed their study of the assigned chapters there is an online test comprised of 90-100 multiple choice questions. A student must score at least 75% on this test to receive a grade of S=Satisfactory for the course.

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    The following chapters from the text are required reading:

    Chapter 1: The Nature of Management

    Chapter 2: Social Responsibility and Managerial Ethics

    Chapter 3: International Management and Globalization

    Chapter 4: Strategic Management

    Chapter 5: Planning

    Chapter 6: Organizational Structure and Design

    Chapter 7: Managing Diverse Human Resources

    Chapter 8: Leadership

    Chapter 9: Motivation

    Chapter 10: Groups and Teams

    Chapter 11: Communication and Negotiation

    Chapter 12: Individual and Group Decision Making

    Chapter 14: Control

    Once a student has studied these chapters, along with viewing the online power point narrations there is an online test comprised of 90-100 multiple choice questions. A student must score at least 75% on this test to receive a grade of S=Satisfactory for the course.

    H. Attendance Policy

    No first class attendance policy due to the nature of this course. Students can begin the class at any time. There are no scheduled exams. Students take the exams according to their own schedules. The schedule for the course is not part of the regular semester, so there are no religious conflicts. Students can alter when they take the online exams based on their own personal needs.

    There is no time limit as when the student must complete this course. Students can take as long as they want, even in excess of a year or more, to complete the exams. Thus, there will be no conflict with religious holidays as the date a student takes an exam, as well as when they can finish the course, is entirely at their own discretion.

    Students with Disabilities:

    Please notify your instructor if you have a learning disability or require special assistance with this portion of Essentials. Confidential personal and learning assistance counseling are made available to students through the Division of Student Affairs. Contact R. Barry McDowell (mcdowell@stpt.usf.edu) for more information.

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    There is no set make-up policy. Students can begin the class at any time. There are no scheduled exams. Students take the exams according to their own schedules. The schedule for the course is not part of the regular semester, so no regularly scheduled exam is ever missed. Students can alter when they take the online exams based on their own personal needs.

    There is no time limit as when the student must complete this course. Students can take as long as they want, even in excess of a year or more, to complete the exams.

    See USF Policy on Academic Dishonesty and Disruption of Academic Process at www.ugs.usf.edu/catalogs/0304/adadap.htm

    Because of the University’s commitment to academic integrity, plagiarism or cheating on course work or on examinations will result in penalties that may include a grade of “unsatisfactory” for this portion of the Essentials Program. Any incident of academic dishonesty will be reported to the dean of the college. Definitions and punishment guidelines for Plagiarism, Cheating, and Student Disruption of the Academic Process may be found at the web address listed above.

    J. Program This Course Supports

    USFSP MBA Program


  5. Course Concurrence Information

    None



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