BAS111-F2010 - BAS BAS 111 Fundamentals of Business Fall...

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Unformatted text preview: BAS BAS 111 Fundamentals of Business Fall 2010 Dept. of BA, METU Asst. Prof. Dr. Adil ORAN General Information BAS BAS 111 Fundamentals of Business Class Schedule: T & Th 13:15-14:30 Th 13:15Asst. Prof. Dr. Adil ORAN – Communication: Office hrs: (H114) T,Th 10:15-11:30 15Phone: (312)210-2041 (312)210e-mail: adiloran@metu.edu.tr adiloran@ Class Web Page my page http://adiloran.com/ Choose the appropriate links for – Syllabus – Assignments – Presentations – Book companion website Textbook Textbook Bovee, Thill and Mescon, Excellence in Business 3rd edition, Prentice Hall, 2007. Companion website can be reached from the class website. http://wps.prenhall.com/bp_bovee_eib_3 Course Objectives Begin Making you a MANAGER! Help students understand what a successful manager does. Introduce students to basic Business Introduce students to basic Business concepts. concepts. Familiarize students with the terminology of Business Discuss various current developments in the world of Business. Course Description Introductory Business Administration course to help you develop a fundamental fundamental understanding of Business. Do not try to claim you are ready to tackle Do not try to claim you are ready to tackle the the Business World after taking this course! Hopefully, you will have developed a broader outlook to help you in your further studies! InIn-Class Work Discussions (related to Assignments/ Assignments/ Material being covered) Participative Learning! In-Class activities (usually in groups). nPossible Occasional Quizzes Topics (tentative) Fundamentals of Business and Economics Ethics and Social Responsibility Competing in the Global Economy Information Technology and E-Commerce EForms Forms of Business Ownership MidMid-term exam 1 Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Functions of Management. Organization and Teamwork and Teamwork Producing Quality Goods and Services MidMid-term exam 2 Employee Motivation, Workforce Trends, and Labor Relations Managing Human Resources. The Art and Science of Marketing Basic Accounting Concepts Financial Management and Banking Comprehensive Final Grading Midterm 1 Midterm 2 Final(comprehensive) Final (comprehensive) Participation & In-Class Work InTotal 25% 25% 35% 15% 100% *comprehensive make-up exam given after Final make- Class Class Preparation Read relevant material BEFORE coming to Class Come to class ready to take part in discussions discussions Ask questions whenever you need to! whenever PUNCTUALITY PUNCTUALITY PLEASE! Do Do NOT enter the classroom after class has begun! This will be a great habit in your work. Seating Chart & Name Cards You will be seated according to a seating chart that we will finalize by next week. Name cards are required (min. 25 cm wide) E-Mail list The course will have an email list that is used intensively – – – – updates to web content changes in times announcements also good for asking questions You are required to become a member! bas111@yahoogroups.com bas111@yahoogroups.com subscribe from class web page Make sure I can identify you easily (If your address is not name.lastname@aaa) e-mail communication The subject of your emails must always begin with the course code (BAS111)!!! (BAS Use proper form in your communication (Turkish is acceptable if you are writing to me directly, but use proper spelling, grammar, salutation. Practice your business correspondence skills.) Make sure to always keep a copy of any correspondence!!! (not just in this class) USING TECHNOLOGY All students are required to demonstrate their ability to find a relevant topic and construct a good website! (due Dec. 24 at 17:00) 17:00) Consumer Consumer Complaint HW Read the Consumer Protection Law – Links can be found on the class webpage Prepare a complaint HW – Details will be announced later, but you will basically basically have to complain (knowledgeably) about something and document it. it. Other details This is a Business Administration course! Medium of instruction is English Other subjects may be used (etymology) Speed Introduction next class – Prepare a 1-2 minute introduction of yourself! 1- Again, Welcome I hope you enjoy the course ATJ ...
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2010 for the course ECONOMICS BAS111 taught by Professor Adiloran during the Spring '10 term at Middle East Technical University.

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