MGT-MBA 611: MANAGEMENT, ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND DESIGN
MBA Cohort 72
Rob Harris Eddie Ostriecher August 2012 Thomas More College
MGT 611 Course structure and grading policies
The goal of this course is to introduce students to the MBA program through the study of various instrumental techniques and management concepts. Students will learn writing and research requirements that build critical thinking skills in the evaluation on and reflection on managerial decision making, teaming, communication protocols, motivation of employees and firm performance.
MGT 611 is organized around the following …show more content…
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Overview of assignments for MGT 611
Participants must be aware that the word accelerated is not synonymous with easy. The Thomas More Accelerated Program requires work. Time spent in class and with one's study team can be used most efficiently when participants are prepared for both learning environments.
Week 1 – Contact email Week 2 – Peregrine Pretest exam Week 3 – Log on and registration at MyTMC Thomas More College’s Learning Management System Week 4 –Team weighting document for first team Week 7 –Team weighting document for second team
Study Team Assignments
Your First team Week 2 The story of K2 and the brotherhood of the rope Week 3 Unilever's mission for vitality Week 4 Nordstrom: Dissension in the ranks Your Second Team Week 5 Jamie Turner at MLI, Inc Week 6 Celeritas, Inc.: Leadership challenges in a fast-growth industry Week 7 Newell Company: Corporate Strategy
Individual Assignments: 40% Week 1 – Contact email Week 2