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Management 370
Management Skills Development

Fall, 2017
Tue/Thu 9:30am - 10:45am (Tue 8/29 - Thu 12/14, 16 weeks)
(traditional format)

Wayne Smith Ph.D.   [ ]

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[updated: Monday, October 23, 2017]

"I have the greatest job in the world. I have been extended the priviledge of being a teacher."
-Mohammed Sangeladji



The purpose of this web site is to provide information and materials for students enrolled in Wayne Smith's Management 370 course, Class #  13410, for the Fall, 2017 semester. This course meets Tue/Thu 9:30am - 10:45am (Tue 8/29 - Thu 12/14, 16 weeks) in BB1212 [ Campus MapGoogle MapsGoogle Earth ]. This course is taught in the traditional format. This course is offered by the Department of Management in the College of Business and Economics at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). CSU Northridge is one of 23 campuses in the California State University system.

My email address is For email sent to me by students, the Subject line should start with "[CSUN Mgt370]" (without the quotes). Interested students may learn more about me by reviewing my personal web page. The PDF materials on this page require the "free" Acrobat Reader.

The dates in parentheses indicate when the document was last updated.

Note: Materials listed as (CSUN only) are restricted to CSUN students, faculty, and staff only. To access these restricted materials, CSUN stakeholders will need to enter their full CSUN email address and their CSUN password.


The following notes are updates and changes that occur prior to the beginning of class (in descending chronological order).

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Pre-Course Materials

These materials can be accessed before the first class session. These resources can be useful for prospective students desiring to gain a better appreciation for the subject matter of this course without enrolling in the course or purchasing the required textbook(s). These materials are especially useful for non-business majors who are considering enrolling in this course. Materials in this particular section will not appear on any quiz or exam, although an exception may be made for the final exam and the specific details of that change will be discussed in class.

Course Materials

These materials should be reviewed before the first class session.

General Materials

The following materials apply to all my courses independent of subject matter.

Writing Materials

These materials should be reviewed before the first class session.

Presentation Materials

These materials should be reviewed before the first class session.


The following materials are the tentative assignments for this course. They also may be updated and expanded as needed.

Additional Materials

The following materials don't "fit" anywhere else neatly.

Further Study

The following is a collection of materials in various media that students should review just before the end of the the course.

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