AEM220_sp_2008_syllabus - AEM220 Introduction to Business...

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AEM220 Introduction to Business Management Syllabus, Spring 2008 Department of Applied Economics and Management CORNELL UNIVERSITY AEM 220 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Spring 2008 Professor Pedro David Pérez 203 Warren Hall 607-255-4697 pdp5@cornell.edu Course Support Specialist Ms. Victoria Parker 107 Warren Hall 607-254-6761 vrp5@cornell.edu Professor Perez’s Office Hours M 11:30 am – 1:30 pm, W 11:30 am – 2:30 pm NOTE: course business can also be conducted before and after class. Course Mailbox - aem-220@cornell.edu Please send all administrative inquiries related to AEM 220 to this address Course Web Page - Available on Blackboard. Students must register themselves into the AEM220 Blackboard website. Students who fail to comply will be dropped from the course at the end of the add/drop period. Teaching Assistants Jenny Song - jys7@cornell.edu (Head TA) Fazeel Khan - fsk7@cornell.edu (Admin TA) Sanjit Anilesh - sa337@cornell.edu Jill Barthelemy - jgb35@cornell.edu Michelle Bitman - mab247@cornell.edu Michelle González - meg72@cornell.edu Patrick Jennings - psj5@cornell.edu Inna Kuvich - ik57@cornell.edu Kerry Motelson - kem49@cornell.edu Arjunjit Singh - as565@cornell.edu Sarah Watterson - slw43@cornell.edu TA Office Hours - TBA. All office hours are held in 46 Warren Hall. Class Meeting Times - MWF 10:10 am – 11:00 am - David Call Auditorium in Kennedy Hall Required Textbook Nickels, William G.; James M. McHugh and Susan M. McHugh (2007) Understanding Business : 8 th edition. New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies. Additional materials will be distributed in class periodically or posted on Blackboard. January 17, 2008 1
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AEM220 Introduction to Business Management Syllabus, Spring 2008 Description of the Course This course provides an overview of management and business. Human resources, marketing, finance, and strategy concerns are addressed with consideration paid to current issues such as corporate governance, ethics, technology, globalization, and entrepreneurship. Course Objectives AEM220 empowers students by exposing and explaining a wide range of business management concepts, skills, and activities. At the end of the course, you will: Understand the basic activities and processes of professional business management through exposure to relevant concepts in operations and human resources management, marketing, finance, economics, and strategic management and planning; Understand the sources and possible consequences of current events in the activities of professional business management, especially in the areas of scientific and technological progress, information technology, the Internet, and globalization; Become acquainted with the stakeholder, sustainability, and legal and ethical guidelines that help business managers make sense of the social, political, legal, and regulatory environment of business firms; Understand business management as an empowering force through the study of entrepreneurship and exposure to extraordinary professionals;
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