MGMT_201_(Ganguly)_Lecture_1

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Unformatted text preview: MGMT 201 (Ganguly) MGMT Lecture 1 Introduction to the Introduction MGMT201 Team MGMT201 Course Instructor & Coordinator: Course – Professor Ananda Ganguly, PhD TAs – Hsin-Tsai Liu – Sangshin ‘Sam’ Pae – David Truong – Jeff Schneider Best way to contact us: – http://www.krannert.purdue.edu/faculty/ganguly/contact.asp 2 Class Meeting Times Lecture Lecture – – Conducted by course Instructor twice a week Div 1 TuTh 7:30-8:20am CL50 224 MGMT 201 01 01 MGMT 01 – Div 2 TuTh 9:30-10:20am CL50 224 MGMT 201 02 01 MGMT 02 Recitation – Taught by course TAs once a week on Fridays – Work out problems, extend on lectures, etc. – 12 sections this semester, approx 50 students each MGMT 201J 0X 0X 3 Required Course Materials 1. Ronald Hilton, Managerial Accounting, Ronald Managerial 6th Edn, McGraw-Hill, 2005 ISBN 0-07-342706-3 ISBN 2. Homework Manager for above Text, Homework McGraw-Hill. (License, not a CD) ISBN 0-07-342706-3 ISBN 3. CPS (Classroom Performance System) CPS RF clicker by eInstruction. ISBN 0-07-342706-3 ISBN 4 Required Course Materials 1. Ronald Hilton, Managerial Accounting, Ronald Managerial 6th Edn, McGraw-Hill, 2005 ISBN 0-07-342706-3 ISBN 2. Homework Manager for above Text, Homework Package ISBN 0-07-344235-6 McGraw-Hill. (License, not a CD) ISBN 0-07-301696-0 ISBN 3. CPS (Classroom Performance System) CPS RF clicker by eInstruction. ISBN 1-881483-64-9 ISBN 5 Recitation Sessions Integral part of the course Taught by excellent TAs Take advantage of the approachability of the TAs and Take smaller class sizes to work out problems, have your doubts clarified, and boost your understanding of the course material course Although this is on Fridays, I very very strongly urge you Although very to make a special effort to be well-prepared to make the most use of the recitation sessions most To misquote John F. Kennedy, “Ask not what the To recitation sessions can do for you, ask what you can do for the recitation sessions.” for 6 When you need help Supplemental Instruction Sessions – Fernando Valdes, time/venue TBA Office Hours Highly recommended, especially if you like a nonintimidating study-group setting. Use early, use REGULARLY. – 8 hrs per week, all in KRAN 504 (NOT the professor’s office) – We will help you in office hours with homework only after we see We evidence of your own effort evidence – Mondays 12:00-1:00 (TA) – Mondays 3:00-5:00 (TA) Mondays – Tuesdays 11:00-1:00 (Professor) Tuesdays 11:00-1:00 – Wednesdays 3:00-5:00 (TA) Wednesdays – Thursdays 5:00-6:00 (TA) Thursdays – Note: Grading disputes are best communicated by e-mail – – – – Best for most purposes when you need to contact us Responses usually within 24 hrs USE contact form (see slide 2 or the syllabus for web address) If you need to attach something, send e-mail to MGMT201@purdue.edu 7 E-mail to team Katalyst All course documents, grades, and some All announcements, etc. announcements, https://katalyst.mgmt.purdue.edu How to download documents etc.: 1. Log in to Katalyst at above website using Purdue Log network ID and password network 2. Click “My Courses” on right-hand panel 3. Click relevant course division or section 4. Click the “Events” tab 5. Announcements will be clickable on the calendar 6. Scroll down to the bottom to find clickable course Scroll documents documents 8 Assignments for next class day 1. Download the following documents from Download Katalyst and read them thoroughly and 1. Course syllabus 2. HM and CPS Guide Jan 2006 2. Register for HM and do “Course Rules and Register Syllabus content” assignment Syllabus Consult HM and CPS Guide Jan 2006 if you have Consult problems problems 3. Register your CPS clicker Consult HM and CPS Guide Jan 2006 if you have Consult problems problems 4. Do Reading Homework as indicated on the Do syllabus syllabus 9 Assignments for next class day 1. Download the following documents from Download Katalyst and read them thoroughly and 1. Course syllabus 2. HM and CPS Guide Jan 2006 2. Register for HM and do “Course Rules and Register Syllabus content” assignment Syllabus WARNING! Consult HM&CPS Guide Jan 2006 if you have Consult PLEASE NOTE THAT THE HM&CPS GUIDE INCLUDED AT THE problems p OF THE BEGINNINGroblems CUSTOM TEXTBOOK IS OUTDATED. THERE HAVE BEEN SOMEyour CPS clicker 3. Register SIGNIFICANT CHANGES MADE. PLEASE USE THE NEW UPDATED (JAN 2006) VERSION have Consult HM&CPS Guide Jan 2006 if you OF THE Consult HM&CPS GUIDE AVAILABLE FOR YOU TO DOWNLOAD FROM problems problems KATALYST! 4. Do Reading Homework as indicated on the Do syllabus syllabus 10 10 Grading for the course Homework through HM Homework Spot Quizzes in Lecture Spot Recitation Sessions Class Attendance Midterm 1 Midterm 2 Final exam (cumulative) TOTAL 70 points 44 points 100 points 36 points 100 points 150 points 150 150 points 650 points 11 11 Grading for the course – contd. These TOTAL course points will translate to A, B, C, D & These F grades at the end of the semester on traditional 90%, 80%, 70% and 60% cutoffs. 80%, Exam and quiz scores will be adjusted for difficulty level Exam and the average performance of the class and – Raw scores will be converted to scaled scores by use of a Raw formula derived and posted at the end of grading for each quiz or exam or Generally little or no further “curving” at the end of the Generally course course Dramatic and continuous improvement during the Dramatic semester will be considered automatically in end-ofsemester semester grading and might help in borderline decisions semester (see syllabus for details) (see 12 12 Grading for the course – contd. Scores obtained by each student during the Scores semester will be posted on Katalyst at three specific CHECKPOINTS indicated on the CHECKPOINTS syllabus syllabus – Please do not keep asking at other times why scores Please are not posted on Katalyst are Scores posted on Katalyst at each checkpoint Scores can be disputed within one week from that point (dates clearly indicated on the syllabus) BUT NOT AFTER THAT NOT – Scores reported at each Checkpoint will be “sealed” Scores (i.e., considered to be beyond dispute) after these clearly-indicated deadlines clearly-indicated 13 13 Homework with HM (70 points) Consult the HM and CPS Guide Jan 2006 POSTED on Consult Katalyst (IGNORE the one printed at the beginning of the custom textbook) to register and use this software. (Page vi for problem resolution.) First, you need to locate your own HM web address: First, – If your last name begins with the letters A through G, If through http://mh.brownstone.net/classes/mgmt201sp06ag/ http://mh.brownstone.net/classes/mgmt201sp06ag/ http://mh.brownstone.net/classes/mgmt201sp06ho/ http://mh.brownstone.net/classes/mgmt201sp06ho/ – If your last name begins with the letters H through O, If through – If your last name begins with the letters P through Z, If through http://mh.brownstone.net/classes/mgmt201sp06pz/ http://mh.brownstone.net/classes/mgmt201sp06pz/ Use lowercase only, exactly as indicated Bookmark YOUR web address or add it to Favorites, or Bookmark note it carefully in some other suitable way. This is the address you will use for ALL HM assignments for the course course 14 14 Homework with HM (70 points) Consult the HM&CPS Guide Jan 2006 POSTED on Consult Katalyst (NOT the one printed at the beginning of the custom textbook) to register and use this software. (Page vi for problem resolution.) Your First, you need to locate your own ast Name address: HM web First, L – If your last name begins with the letters A through G, If through http://mh.brownstone.net/classes/mgmt201sp06ag/ http://mh.brownstone.net/classes/mgmt201sp06ag/ http://mh.brownstone.net/classes/mgmt201sp06ho/ http://mh.brownstone.net/classes/mgmt201sp06ho/ – If your last name begins with the letters H through O, If through – If your last name begins with the letters P through Z, If through http://mh.brownstone.net/classes/mgmt201sp06pz/ http://mh.brownstone.net/classes/mgmt201sp06pz/ Use lowercase only, exactly as indicated Bookmark YOUR web address or add it to Favorites, or Bookmark note it carefully in some other suitable way. This is the address you will use for ALL HM assignments for the course course 15 15 Homework with HM –contd. Due by 7:00am each due date Due May submit each assignment as early as you want but as only once only Lowest 5 scores dropped – (14 of 19) * 5 points each = 70 course points No “excuses,” even valid ones, will be entertained as No emergencies and conflicts are already allowed for in the above rules above First submission is a special “Course Rules and Syllabus First content” assignment content” – Different than others (but it is for the usual 5 point credit) Different is – Graded on 20 raw points (converted to 5 points, at par with other Graded HM assignments) HM – Due now (by Jan 21 at the latest) – Unlimited attempts allowed (unlike other HM assignments for the Unlimited course) course) 16 16 Assignments for next class day 1. Download the following documents from Download Katalyst and read them thoroughly and 1. Course syllabus 2. HM and CPS Guide Jan 2006 2. Register for HM and do “Course Rules and Register Syllabus content” assignment Syllabus Consult HM and CPS Guide Jan 2006 if you have Consult problems problems 3. Register your CPS clicker Consult HM&CPS Guide Jan 2006 if you have Consult problems problems 4. Do Reading Homework as indicated on the Do syllabus syllabus 17 17 Self-Study Homework VERY important Do regularly, NOT in one bunch before exams and Do quizzes quizzes Spend about 5-6 hrs of homework per week in Spend (roughly) this order (roughly) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Read Do HM assignments (reviewing the day’s readings and past Do work as necessary) work Try the Self-Study items Attend Recitation sessions where some Self-Study items will Attend be done be Review, doing self-study questions without looking at Review, solutions, books or notes solutions, 18 18 Spot Quizzes (44 points) Use CPS for this part of grading, starting the 2nd week of class class Your score will be based on average performance of the Your class class – Note what this means: if you are doing just about as well as the Note average score in class, you will likely get a “C”-level score An excused absence will receive a score which is the average of the immediately preceding and immediately succeeding scores succeeding CPS Signup instructions will be found in the “HM and CPS CPS Guide Jan 2006” (the one you already downloaded from Katalyst… do NOT use the one printed at the beginning of the custom textbook) beginning 19 19 Assignments for next class day 1. Download the following documents from Download Katalyst and read them thoroughly and 1. Course syllabus 2. HM and CPS Guide Jan 2006 2. Register for HM and do “Course Rules and Register Syllabus content” assignment Syllabus Consult HM and CPS Guide Jan 2006 if you have Consult problems problems 3. Register your CPS clicker Consult HM and CPS Guide Jan 2006 if you have Consult problems problems 4. Do Reading Homework as indicated on the Do syllabus syllabus 20 20 Attendance (36 points) Attendance will be taken towards the start of Attendance class each day class 37 (lecture + recitation) sessions 1 unexcused absence okay – no penalty Excused absences okay – no penalty (university Excused team commitments, interviews, etc.), but LIMITED TO THREE for the semester except when specially allowed by the Dean of Students when Each absence beyond the above will cost 1 point Each per absence per 21 21 Regarding Difficulty Course not “hard,” but it does Course require regularly paced, dedicated, careful work. dedicated, Let me play “Happy Guy / Sad Let Guy” on behalf of the course for a while… while… 22 22 Happy Guy Here’s last semester’s grade distribution: A’s B’s C’s D’s Drops and F’s: 21% 25% 29% 13% 11% So why does the course have a reputation for being “hard” ? 23 23 Sad Guy Here’s last semester’s grade distribution: A’s B’s C’s D’s Drops and F’s: 21% 85 25% 104 29% 121 13% 11% 54 47 24 24 Sad Guy Here’s last semester’s grade distribution: A’s B’s C’s D’s Drops and F’s: 21% 85 25% 104 29% 121 13% 11% 54 47 And here’s how to CRUSH the Sad Guy! 25 25 Happy Guy You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to do this You stuff! stuff! 90% of you in the class today can probably do 90% very well in the class indeed if you try! very Whatever lack of knowledge you bring in to the Whatever class, you CAN in most cases overcome deficiencies with suitable remedial work deficiencies The payoffs in terms of salaries etc. are quite The high at the end of the day high 26 26 Sad Guy You do need to work regularly, and from You the beginning the You do need to have (or to develop during You the course) basic high-school math skills, especially with regard to simple algebra (solving for one, two or three unknowns), and facility with ratios and percentages and 27 27 Things that might hurt… A negative attitude Overconfidence Lack of basic math skills Answer: – Try this: The tax rate is 40%. After-Tax Income is $120. How Try $200 much is the before-tax income? much “Reading” problem solutions instead of working them out Reading” on paper without looking at solutions on Study habits based on pulling overnighters before exams Too much “partying” Lack of regular sleep Lack of attention to detail Too many courses, jobs, responsibilities, etc. all at the Too same time same 28 28 And lastly, things that might help… A positive attitude Confidence and ability to work hard Practicing lots of problems w/o looking at Practicing solutions solutions Regular study habits (you don’t need excessive Regular study!) study!) Moderation in “partying” Regular sleep Attention to detail Well-planned schedule with adequate time for Well-planned this course this 29 29 Last, but not the least … Last, Welcome to you one and all! Please do the assignments I mentioned earlier (also given in the syllabus), and we’ll see you in the next class… ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2011 for the course MGMT 201 taught by Professor Rowe during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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