District Syllabus
Principles Of Management

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Laboratory Fee: None.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description:
The basic principles of planning, organizing, and
controlling operations in the process of management. Emphasis
is directed toward the development on the part of the student of
soundly coordinated managerial philosophy.       
Required Materials: Books:
  • Plunkett, Allen, and Attner. Management, 10 ed., Cengage, 2012. ISBN: 9781111221348
Supplemental Materials: Additional materials may be assigned by the instructor to supplement the required materials. -->
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
1. Understand and describe patterns of management analysis.
2. Understand and execute the process of decision making.
3. Knowledgeable of the purpose and nature of basic 
Course Learning Outcomes:
To achieve these learning outcomes, the following will be
  1. Describe patterns of management analysis.
  2. Describe the process of decision making.
  3. State the purpose of basic departmentation.
  4. Describe the process of selection of managers.

Methods of Evaluation:
Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning 
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the 
instructor, within the policies of the college and the department.  
Detailed explanations are included in the expanded Syllabus developed 
by the instructor for each section being taught.
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
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Note: For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.