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  1. 1. MGMT141PrinciplesofBusinessManagement CourseOutline LAHOREUNIVERSITYOFMANAGEMENTSCIENCESSULEMANDAWOODSCHOOLOFBUSINESSMGMT141PrinciplesofBusinessManagement(3units) CourseOutline:Fall201112COURSEINSTRUCTORDr.AbdulKarimKhanOffice: Room265(OppositetoPCOoffice,AcademicBlock)OfficeHours: 11201250hrsonTuesdaysandThursdays(orbyappointment)Email: abdul.karim@lums.edu.pkLUMSExtension:8040CLASSSCHEDULE10001115hrsonMondaysandWednesdaysinNIBAuditoriumSTUDENTCATEGORIESFreshmen,Sophomores,JuniorsandSeniorsCOURSEDESCRIPTIONPrinciples of Business Management is a rich, interactive learning experience designed to givestudentsanoverarchingviewofbusinessmanagementandthebasicintellectualtoolsandaptitudestheyneedtomeettodaysbusinesschallenges.Thisbasicmanagementcoursewillinvestigatethedifferentfunctionsofmanagement,namelyplanning,organizing,leadingandcontrolling.Intandem,the course will explore how issues such as organization structure, technology, innovation, ethics,corporate responsibility, organization culture, the competitive environment and customerfocusinfluence managerialdecisionmaking. Studentswillalsostudy howmanagersorchestrate change,communicate,assembleteams,lead,handleresourcesandachievecompetitivegoals.COURSEOBJECTIVESUponcompletionofthecoursethestudentsshouldbeableto: 1. Understandandappreciatedifferentmanagerialfunctionsandtheirapplicationinan organizationalsetting. 2. Criticallyexaminemanagerialdecisionmakingandthereasonsandthecontextittakes placeinsoastosharpentheirownjudgmenttomakeinformeddecisions.V1.0.Fall201112. 1
  2. 2. MGMT141PrinciplesofBusinessManagementCourseOutline3. Analyzevarioustopicspertainingtomanagementsuchassocialresponsibility,ethics,global management,leadership,organizationchange,entrepreneurship,humanresource management,etc.READINGMATERIALRequired:Bateman,ThomasS.andSnell,ScottA.,2008(eighthedition),Management:LeadingandCollaboratinginaCompetitiveWorld,NewDelhi,TataMcGrawHillPublishing.Reference: Griffin,R.W.1993.Management.HoughtonMifflinCompany.GRADINGPLANGradingforthecoursewillberelative.Thedistributionforcoursegradingwillbeasfollows:ClassContribution10%Quizzes(n1) 15%MidtermExam 25%CourseProject 20%(13%forthepaperand7%forthepresentation)FinalExam 30%CLASSCONTRIBUTIONClasssessionswillaimtocomplement,analyzeand/orextendmaterialcoveredinthereadingsinadditiontodiscussingcontentcoveredinthetext.Toaddvaluetotheirownlearningexperienceaswellasthatoftheirpeers,studentswillbeexpectedtocompletetheassignedreadingsbeforeeachclasssession.Completingassignedreadingsbeforehandwillalsoallowstudentstoconstructivelycommentinclass.Interactivitywillbehighlyencouraged.However,thisinteractivityshouldresultinapositivecontributiontoclassdiscussionandnothamperthelearningthattakesplace.Gradingofclasscontributionwilldependnotonlyonquantityofcontribution,butmoreimportantlyitsquality.Gradingwillbebasedontherelevanceofcomments,thevaluetotheoveralldiscussionandinputofneworrelevantideasorexamples.Studentsshouldalsotrytocompareandcontrastdifferingviewpoints.Needlesstosay,ifastudentdoesnotspeakduringtheclass,heorshewillnotaddmarkstoclasscontribution.Theinstructorwilljudgeclasscontributionaccordingtohisdiscretion.Studentsmayalsobepenalizedfornegativecontribution.Ifastudentiscaughtdisruptingtheflowofclass,makingirresponsibleorunreasonablecomments,sleeping/resting,usinghis/hercellphone,etc,heorshewillbepenalized.TheTeachingAssistant(s)wouldbewatchfulinthisregard.ATTENDANCEPOLICYV1.0 .Fall201112.2
  3. 3. MGMT141PrinciplesofBusinessManagement CourseOutline Althoughattendanceisnotreflectedasagradingelement,itisaprerequisiteforclasscontributionanddoingwellinthecourse.Asaresult,studentsareexpectedtoattendallclassesontime.Classwillstartatthescheduledtime.AttendanceandclasscontributionwillbecountedfromSession3onwards.Onceclassstarts,studentsmaynotleaveclassforusingthelavatory,drinkingwater,etc.Cellphonesshouldbekeptoffinclass.Attendancewillbemarkedonlyifthestudentisinclassfromstarttofinish.Leavingtheclassearlywillbemarkedasanabsence.Apartfromtheexceptionalcasesmentionedsubsequently,nopetitionwillbeentertainedformissedexamsandquizzes.Onequizwillbedropped;ifaquizismissedduetoabsence,thenthisdroppedquizwillactascompensation.Attendanceforthepresentationsessionsisalsomandatory.Studentswhofailtoappearforthissessionorpartiallyappearwillnotbemarked(5%ofthegrade).Students will be penalized for absences as follows: Onethree absences will result in no gradereduction.Thenexttwoabsences(i.e.absences45)willeachresultin2%classcontributiongradereduction.Sixorsevenabsenceswillresultinafurther3%classcontributiongradereductioneachafter the 2% reduction for earlier absences. The eighthabsence will result in a further 3% overallgrade reduction after the earlier absences penalties. Each absence thereon would result in anadditional5%overallgradereduction.ExceptionalCases:Ifthereareexceptionalreasonsformissingclass,thestudentshouldhavetheinstructorinformed(personallyorthroughemail)beforetheclassandsubmitapetitionwithin3daysoftheclass.Examplesofexceptionalreasonsincludedeathofanimmediatefamilyrelative,severeillnessormedicalconditionwhichwouldbeverifiedindetailbythedoctorsreport,etc.Attendancepenaltywillbewaiveredforsuchexceptionalcases;however,classcontributioncannotbecompensatednorcanaquiz(whichiswhythereisadroppedquizpolicy).Ifastudentmissestwoquizzes,thesecondquizwillresultina0.Incaseofamissedexam,thepetitionshouldbedirectedviatheRegistrar/StudentAffairsOffice.QUIZZESShortunannouncedquizzeswillbetaken.Thenumberofquizzeswillalsobeunannounced.Thelowestquizwillbedropped.Althoughnomakeupquizzeswillbegiven,pleasealsorefertotheAttendancePolicysectionaboveinthisregard.COURSEPROJECT(Tentative)Thecourseprojectwillbetoextensivelyanalyze,compareandmakerecommendationsonthemanagementoftwocompaniesofdifferentsizesinthesameindustryoperatinginPakistan.Theinstructorwilldiscussthefinaldetailsofthetopicoftheprojectinclass.TeamFormation:Forthecourseproject,theclasswillbedividedintoteamsof35students(dependentonclasssize)forthecourseproject.ProposedteamsfortheprojectwillhavetobeV1.0 .Fall201112. 3
  4. 4. MGMT141PrinciplesofBusinessManagement CourseOutlinesubmittedbySession6ofthecourse.Studentswillhavetheoptionofselectingtheirownteamkeepinginmindcertainconditions.Theteamswillbefinalizedbytheinstructor.MidProjectSubmission:BySession12,teamswillbeexpectedtohavecompletedsomeresearchandhaveagoodideaofhowtoproceedfortheremainderoftheproject.Ahalfpageoutline(singlespaced,12TimesNewRomanfont)oftheprojectwillbeduebySession12.Theoutlinewillnotbegradedbutnothandingitinontimewillresultinagradereductionfortheproject.Inadditiontothecompanynameandthedescriptionoftheproject,eachgroupmembersroleintheprojectshouldalsobementioned.Theinstructorwillprovidefeedbackandapprovalonthesubmission.Deliverables:a.Paper:Eachgroupistowriteapaperfortheproject.Thelengthofthepaperistobe1015pages(tentative),1.5linespacing,12Calibrifont,andnormal(default)margins.Anyexternalreferencesshouldbeproperlysourcedinfootnotesorendnotes.Charts,graphicsortablesmaybeaddedattheendasanappendix(thesewillnotcounttowardsthewriteuplimit).Someguidelinesforwriting:Writeconcisely.Berelevant.Organizethepaper.Proofread.Numberpages.b.Presentation:Groupsarealsotopresenttheirworkina1015minutepresentation.Acopyofthepresentationnotesshouldbehandedinaswelltotheinstructor.Someguidelinesforthepresentation:Dressasyouwouldforaclientpresentation.Sincetimewillbelimited,thegroupshouldfocusonthemostrelevantpointsinthereportdonottrytodumpallofthedataandinsightsthatarecontainedinthefullpaper.Additionally,becauseofthetimeconstraints,itwillnotbenecessarytohaveeveryoneontheteampresent,althoughallmembersmustbepresenttohelpanswerquestions.DueDate:Paperswillbedueatthestartofthefirstpresentationsclass.Paperssubmittedafterclass,eitherinhardcopyorelectronicformwillbesubjecttoareductioningrade.Evaluation:Inevaluatingtheproject,robustnessandsoundnessofrationalewillbeconsidered.Paperswillalsobejudgedontheextentoftheprimaryandsecondaryresearchtheteamconducts,thedepthofanalysisandthoughtbroughttobearonthesubject,andtheteamsabilitytosynthesizearangeofviews,opinions,andfactsinunderstandingandexploringthetopic.Indevelopingthepaper,itisencouragedthatgroupssupporttheplanbydrawinguponclassconceptsaswellasanysupplementalresources.Itisexpectedthatallresearchwillbeproperlycitedusingstandardacademicformats.V1.0 .Fall201112.4
  5. 5. MGMT141PrinciplesofBusinessManagementCourseOutline Allstudentswillbeexpectedtosharetheworkloadintheproject.Writtenand/ororalpeerevaluationwillbeconductedattheendoftheproject.Itispossibleforastudenttogetmarksdifferentfromgroupmembersbasedontheoutlineorpeerevaluation.INSTRUCTOREXPECTATIONSCLASSRULES,ETHICSANDGUIDELINESTheinstructorexpectsstudentsto: Thinkcriticallyandmakeeffectivearguments. Observedisciplineatalltimes. Respectpeersintermsoftheiropinions.Astudentisencouragedtoofferanopposingpointof viewtoanopinionmentionedbyaclassmate,butisalsoexpectedtomaintaindecorumwhile doingso. Attendallclassespunctually. Useappropriateexpression:Itisexpectedthatstudentswillbeabletoexpressthemselves clearlyandconcisely.Therewillbepenalizationifpapersorexamscannotbeinterpretedorif responsesarepoorlyorganized,containlanguageerrors,donotaddvalue,are circumlocutionaryordigressfromwhatisrequired.Writtenworkmustbetypedandisexpected tobegrammaticallycorrect.Theinstructorfeelsthattheperformanceofastudentmaybeadverselyaffectedinthefollowingcircumstances: Ifextracurricularactivitiesaremoreimportanttothestudentthantheclassesofthiscourse. Ifthestudenthasthehabitofenteringclassafterscheduledtime. Ifthestudentregularlymissesclasses,exams,quizzesordoesnotmeetotherdeadlines. Ifthestudentisnotfullyalertinorpreparedforclass. Ifthestudentexpectstohaveothercommitmentsscheduledduringclasstimings.Otherpointsofnoteincludethefollowing:Email:Theinstructorwillbegenerallyapproachablebyemail.However,donotexpectareplytoemailssentafter5PMoronweekendsbeforethenextworkingday.Studentsaretoensureemailsarewordedappropriatelyandrespectfully.Feedback:Feedbackwillbewelcomethroughoutthecourse.TrackingGrades:StudentsaretoensuregradesarerecordedcorrectlyonZambeel.Changes:Changestothesyllabuswillbeannouncedinclassorbyemail.PleaseAsk:Ifsomethingisunclear,studentsarerequestednottomakeassumptions.AsktheinstructorortheTeachingAssistant(s).V1.0.Fall201112. 5
  6. 6. MGMT141PrinciplesofBusinessManagementCourseOutlineLUMSHONORCODEThecoursewillfollowtheLUMSstudenthonorcode.Cheating,unauthorizedcollaboration,plagiarism,anyformofdeceitoranyotherviolationsofthehonorcodewillbedealtwithaccordingtoLUMSpolicy.PleaserefertotheLUMSstudenthandbook(201011)ifyouhavenotalready.COURSESYLLABUSSession Topic AssignmentsFoundationsofManagement1 IntroductiontotheCourse Managing Chapter1:pp2212 ManagingChapter1:pp2125; TheEvolutionofManagement Chapter1Appendix:pp4251 3 TheExternalEnvironmentChapter2:pp5480 4 OrganizationalCulture Chapter2:pp8086(SkipFigure2.6)DiscussionontheCourseProject 5 ManagerialDecisionMakingChapter3:pp93109 6 TheExternalEnvironmentassignmentdiscussionChapter3:pp110120(Skippp116) ManagerialDecisionMaking Caselet CourseProjectTeamListsdue Planning:DeliveringStrategicValue7 PlanningChapter4:pp157167 8 StrategicManagement Chapter4:pp167183and186190 Coulter&Robbins:pp208210 9 EthicsandCorporateResponsibilityChapter5:pp191218(Skippp196198 andpp211214) 10InternationalManagement Chapter6:pp250273 11Entrepreneurship Chapter7:pp280302;page304 TheBusinessPlan 12CaseDiscussionTBA Organizing:BuildingaDynamicOrganizationV1.0 .Fall201112. 6
  7. 7. MGMT141PrinciplesofBusinessManagement CourseOutline13 OrganizationStructureChapter8:pp327354 MidProjectSubmissiondue14 OrganizationStructureChapter9:pp362378;382386OrganizationalAgility 15 Midterm16 HumanResourceManagement Chapter10:pp39340817 HumanResourceManagement Chapter10:pp411423 Leading:MobilizingPeople18 LeadershipChapter12:pp477484;498505LinkstovideosonLMS 19 MotivatingforPerformance Chapter13:pp51554220 MotivatingforPerformance Chapter14:pp551573(skipSelfTeamwork ManagedTeamspp555557)21 TeamworkExercise Chapter14:pp584608Communicating (skippp586,596597) Controlling:LearningandChanging22 ManagerialControlChapter16:pp622654(Pp633642willnotbetested;skimif youdontknowthematerial) 23 ManagerialControlCaseletManagingTechnologyandInnovation Chapter17:pp662672;68068724 CaseTBA25 CaseorProjectPresentations(TBC)PeerEvaluationsdueatstartofclass26 ProjectPresentations27 ProjectPresentations28 FinalSynthesisNote1:TheinstructormayswapsessioncontentifrequiredNote2:ReadingsmaybeaddedorreducedduringthecourseV1.0 .Fall201112. 7