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MGMT310 - Principles and Theory of Management

Course Details

Course Code: MGMT310 Course ID: 3286 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course introduces the concepts, theories, and principles of management. Students will have the opportunity to explore the aspects (i.e. planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling) of the management process. Classical and contemporary management theories that operate in today's business will be discussed.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session
10/28/19 - 04/03/20 04/06/20 - 05/31/20 Spring 2020 Session B 8 Week session
11/25/19 - 05/01/20 05/04/20 - 06/28/20 Spring 2020 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

During this course students will:

  • Examine the historical evolution of management theory and principles (LO1)
  • Compare and contrast how various theories in management, leadership, and motivation can assist a person with improving and making a change in their work and/or personal life (LO2)
  • Analyze the influence of organizational culture on employee behavior in the workplace (LO3)
  • Illustrate how the concepts of management structure, management process, decision- making, communication and delegation of authority play a role in forming an effective team (LO4)
  • Deduce the role of individual behaviors and profiles in the creation of high performing teams (LO5)

Grading for the course will be based on the following:

  • Nine Forum Assignments
  • Three Online Quizzes
  • Three Papers
NameGrade %
Discussion Forums 37.00 %
Introduction Forum 4.11 %
Forum 1 4.11 %
Forum 2 4.11 %
Forum 3 4.11 %
Forum 4 4.11 %
Forum 5 4.11 %
Forum 6 4.11 %
Forum 7 4.11 %
Forum 8 4.11 %
Papers 33.00 %
Week 2 Paper: The five key management theory/principle milestones 11.00 %
Week 4 Paper: Why Do You Do What You Do? 11.00 %
Week 6 Paper: Why Do Some Managers Hate the Performance Evaluation? 11.00 %
Quizzes 30.00 %
QUIZ 1 10.00 %
QUIZ 2 10.00 %
QUIZ 3 10.00 %
Unassigned 0.00 %
QUIZ 2 0.00 %
QUIZ 3 0.00 %

Websites:

In addition to the required course texts the following public domain Websites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources. Note: Website addresses are subject to change.

Site Name

Website URL/Address

The OWL at Purdue

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

APA Style Homepage

http://www.apastyle.org/index.aspx

Be A Leader Foundation

http://www.bealeaderfoundation.org/

Hackworth Foundation

http://www.hackworth.com/

Accel Team

http://www.accel-team.com/scientific/index.html

Book Title:Principles of Management - Version 1.1-E-book links provided inside the classroom
ISBN:FLATWORLD-PRMGT
Publication Info:FlatWorld Knowledge
Author:Carpenter, Mason / Bauer, Talya / Erdogan, Berrin
Unit Cost:$36.25

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.