Course Outline/Calendar

Management 360
Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior

Spring, 2017
Fri 8:00am - 10:45am (Fri 1/27 - Fri 5/19, 16 weeks)
(traditional format)

Wayne Smith Ph.D.   [ ]

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[updated: Sunday, April 30, 2017]

"There are five managerial roles; they are to set objectives, organize, motivate and communicate, measure, and develop people."
-Peter Drucker (1909-2005)

Course Outline/Calendar

The purpose of this web site is to provide information and materials for students enrolled in Wayne Smith's Management 360 course, Class #  13647, for the Spring, 2017 semester. This course meets Fri 8:00am - 10:45am (Fri 1/27 - Fri 5/19, 16 weeks) in NA101 [ Campus MapGoogle MapsGoogle Earth ].

The following summary identifies the key terms used in the course outline.

A general organizing question to place this particular material in context
General topic(s) to be discussed
Readings from the textbook
Readings from the Harvard Business Review materials (if any)
Readings from the supplemental materials (or by direct link)
Assignment or report due at the immediate beginning of class
Usually a student-led review of an assignment or report
done individually or in teams (announced and completed in-class)
done individually or in teams (completed in-class)
a relatively long test
Slack time embedded during the course to cover unforeseen events

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The following is the detail of the course in chronological order. Students must complete the readings and assignments before the due date.

Week 1: Fri. Jan 27, 2017
Week 2: Fri. Feb 3, 2017
Week 3: Fri. Feb 10, 2017
Week 4: Fri. Feb 17, 2017
Week 5: Fri. Feb 24, 2017
Week 6: Fri. Mar 3, 2017
Week 7: Fri. Mar 10, 2017
Week 8: Fri. Mar 17, 2017
Week 9: Fri. Mar 24, 2017
Week 10: Fri. Mar 31, 2017
Week 11: Fri. Apr 7, 2017
Week 12: Fri. Apr 14, 2017
Week 13: Fri. Apr 21, 2017
Week 14: Fri. Apr 28, 2017
Week 15: Fri. May 5, 2017
Week 16: Fri. May 12, 2017
Finals Week: Fri. May 19, 2017

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