MGMT 312 Funk Syllabus Summer 2010

MGMT 312 Funk Syllabus Summer 2010 - 1 MGMT 312 Principles...

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1 MGMT 312 – Principles and Practices of Management Section 001 Robinson B205 Mon/Wed/Fri 7:00 – 10:05 pm Summer 2010 Course Syllabus and Schedule Professor: Kelly Funk Phone: 703-402-0776 Email address: kfunk@gmu.edu Office/Hours: By appointment) Course Uses Blackboard: http://courses.gmu.edu Username and passwords are the same as your Mason Mail account COURSE OBJECTIVES FORMAT 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. 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. 3. Students will analyze and solve problems creatively. MGMT 312 – Principles and Practices of Management
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2 4. Students will integrate key components of human resource management. (including: selection, training, compensation, strategic human resource planning, performance evaluation, employee relations, and employment law). 5. Students will synthesize key aspects of strategic management. (optional: including industry dynamics and creative disruptions, new venture creation, innovative processes, and strategy formulation and implementation) Course Learning Objectives: 1. To introduce students to the process of managing organizations and to the kinds of problems and issues contemporary managers face; to acquaint students with the principles, practices, and models used by contemporary management to deal with these issues and problems. 2. To review, in particular, the management functions of planning, organizing, directing, decision making, and controlling and to identify their contribution to management of organizations. 3.
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