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Unformatted text preview: SPRING SEMESTER 2010 v1.21 MGMT 312-003 – Principles and Practices of Management Course Syllabus and Class Schedule Innovation Hall, Room 132 Thursday 7:20 – 10:00 pm Professor: John Satyshur Office: Room 49 / Lower Level Enterprise Hall / Phone: (703) 993-1751 Email address: [email protected] Office Hours: Thursday 5:30 – 6:30pm (by appointment only) Course Uses Blackboard: http://courses.gmu.edu Username and passwords are the same as your Mason Mail account COURSE DESCRIPTION Course Description: This course builds on the fundamental theories and concepts learned in MGMT 301 by examining the nature of managerial work under a range of business models and under rapidly changing business conditions. Managerial functions and activities such as planning, organizing, controlling, and decision- making are examined in depth and in the context of current organizational examples and scenarios. In MGMT 301 you viewed organizational behavior as a member of that organization, in this class you will assume the role of manager and examine the organization from a new view. You will look at the variety of pressures contemporary managers face; clients and competitors, leaders above and colleagues that report to you, organizational demands and personal goals. And you will examine the ways in which managers attempt to balance all of the often conflicting demands. You will also hear from current industry leaders about their perspectives on leadership, managing today’s multi-cultural / multi-generational workforce and what they feel is important for you to know before you graduate. LEARNING GOALS & OBJECTIVES Management Program Learning Goals: Students who are competent in the management discipline will meet the following learning goals (note: goals addressed in this course are printed in bold ): 1. Students will understand and apply the theories, models, research findings, and tools related to organizational behavior . 2. Students will understand and apply the theories, models, research findings, and tools related to the management functions of planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling. MGMT 312 Version 3.11 – Principles and Practices of Management 3. Students will also analyze and solve problems creatively. 4. Students will synthesize key aspects of strategic management. (Including: industry dynamics, innovative processes, as well as strategy formulation and implementation). 5. Students will integrate key components of human resource management. (Including: selection, training, strategic human resource planning, performance evaluation, employee motivation and relations).strategic human resource planning, performance evaluation, employee motivation and relations)....
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- Spring '10
- Management, Practices of Management, career search strategy