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MGMT495 - Senior Seminar in Management

Course Details

Course Code: MGMT495 Course ID: 3359 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

The end of program course is designed to allow the student to create a final project or paper by integrating the information that has been obtained through the course of study. All coursework in the BA in Management program must be completed before registering for this course. (Prerequisite: Completion of a minimum of 106 hours towards your program)





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

As the capstone course in certain business related Management programs, the course objectives align with the program objectives. Those objectives are:

  • Relate the potential functions and applications of various management processes in the areas of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, leading, and controlling.
  • Examine the needs of today’s managers in assessing and implementing strategies used in the management of information technology, financial, and human resources in the workplace.
  • Describe the impact of international, legal, social, political, economic, technological, and environmental issues as they relate to organizational behavior in terms of the individual, group/team, and overall organization.
  • Evaluate potential management problems and opportunities, and possible strategies and/or applications to be used in addressing such managerial concerns.
  • Discuss the relevance of self-esteem, human diversity, ethical conduct, and the social responsibility of business in the lives of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Analyze the external and internal environmental forces affecting business organizations and social, political, economic, legal, and strategic issues associated with these competitive forces and environmental factors which impact the effectiveness of managers in today’s competitive and globally-growing organizations.

Grading for the course will be based on the following:

  • Eight Forum Assignments
  • 8 Written Assignments
NameGrade %
Forums 16.00 %
Forum 1 2.00 %
Forum 2 2.00 %
Forum 3 2.00 %
Forum 4 2.00 %
Forum 5 2.00 %
Forum 6 2.00 %
Forum 7 2.00 %
Forum 8 2.00 %
Assignments 48.00 %
Assignment 1: Identify the Client and Identify the Problem 8.00 %
Assignment 4: Risk and Reward Assessment 8.00 %
Assignment 6: Reassessment and Adjustment 8.00 %
Assignment 3: Solution Identification 8.00 %
Assignment 5: Impact Identification 8.00 %
Assignment 2: Needs Assessment 8.00 %
Week 7 Complete Report 18.00 %
Assignment 7: Final Report 18.00 %
Week 8 Executive Summary 18.00 %
Assignment 8: Power Point 18.00 %

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 as well. Note: Web site 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:There are no required books for this course.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.