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Admin. Project Solutions
POFT-2331

  • Fall 2020
  • Section F01 CRN-21414
  • 3 Credits
  • 09/23/2020 to 12/10/2020
  • Modified 09/06/2020

Meeting Times

Every Thursday, 8:00 am - 10:30 am

Tuesday, 8:00 am - 10:30 am during 5 weeks

Contact Information

Instructor: Bob Gibbons

Description

Advanced concepts of project management and office procedures integrating software applications, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

Three class hours per week. Online only. Credit: Three semester hours.

Requisites

Prerequisites: ITSW 1301 or POFI 2340

Corequisites: None

Core Curriculum Statement

This course is not a core curriculum course.

Outcomes

Manage business projects using technology, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

Materials

Administrative Management: Setting People up for Success

  • Author: Cassidy/Kritner/VanHuss
  • Publisher: Cengage
  • Edition: Edition 1
  • ISBN: 978-1337064910

Course Requirements

Evaluation

Criteria

Category

Number

Individual Points

Total Points

Percent

Quizzes

15

15

225

22%

Exams

4

100

400

40%

Final Exam

1

100

100

10%

Exercises

14

10

140

14%

Semester Project

7

20

140

14%

Total

 

 

1005

100%

 

Grading Scale

% Total Points Letter Grade
100 - 89.5 A
89.4 - 79.5 B
79.4 - 69.5 C
69.4 - 59.5 D
Below 59.5 F

Blinn College Policies

All policies, guidelines, and procedures in the Blinn College CatalogBlinn College Board Policies, and the Blinn College Administrative Regulations are applicable to this course.

Specific information on civility, attendance, add/drop, scholastic integrity, students with disabilities, final grade appeal, alternative retailers, campus carry and proctoring arrangements and cost.

Notice of any action taken under these protocol and procedures, by Blinn College or its employees, may be delivered by hand, through the U.S. Postal Service, or electronically to the student’s Blinn Buc e-mail account. Notice shall be deemed received upon actual receipt, on deposit in the U.S. Mail, or upon entering the information processing system used by Blinn College for Blinn Buc e-mail accounts, whichever first occurs.

Information about the changes Blinn has made to the Fall semester: Back with Blinn.

Schedule

Class Date

In Class Assignments

Contact Hours

Homework Assignments for Next Class

 

Due Date

Thursday,

9/24/2020

Review syllabus and class schedule

 

Review Semester Project

 

Review Chapter 1 – Management Career Paths (Video)

 

3

Read Chapter 1

Complete Chapter 1 Exercise

Read Chapter 2

Complete Chapter 2 Exercise

Complete Project Step 1

 

Friday,

10/2/2020

 

Tuesday,

9/29/2020

Take Chapter 1 Quiz

 

Review Chapter 2 - Basic Management - Functions, Theories and Best Practices (Video)

 

Take Chapter 2 Quiz

 

3

Read Chapter 3

Complete Chapter 3 Exercise

 

 

Friday,

10/2/2020

 

Thursday,

10/1/2020

Review Chapter 3 - Effective Supervision: Path to Success for New Managers (Video)

 

Take Chapter 3 Quiz

 

3

Read Chapter 4

Complete Chapter 4 Exercise

 

 

Friday,

10/2/2020

 

Thursday,

10/8/2020

Review Chapter 4 – Leadership Essentials (Video)

 

Take Chapter 4 Quiz

 

3

Read Chapter 5

Complete Chapter 5 Exercise

Complete Project Step 2

Prepare for Exam 1

Friday,

10/9/2020

 

Tuesday,

10/13/2020

Review Chapter 5 - High-Performance Teams—Key to Productivity (Video)

 

Take Chapter 5 Quiz

 

Take Exam 1 – Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4

 

3

Read Chapter 6

Complete Chapter 6 Exercise

Complete Project Step 3

Friday,

10/16/2020

 

Thursday,

10/15/2020

Review Chapter 6 - Planning, Goal Setting, and Achieving Results (Video)

 

Take Chapter 6 Quiz

 

3

Read Chapter 7

Complete Chapter 7 Exercise

Complete Project Step 4

Friday,

10/16/2020

 

Thursday,

10/22/2020

Review Chapter 7 – Staffing Essentials (Video)

 

Take Chapter 7 Quiz

 

3

Read Chapter 8

Complete Chapter 8 Exercise

Complete Project Step 5

Prepare for Exam 2

 

Friday,

10/23/2020

 

Tuesday,

10/27/2020

Review Chapter 8 - Setting Up Employees for Success (Video)

 

Take Chapter 8 Quiz

 

Take Exam 2 – Chapters 5, 6, 7

 

3

Read Chapter 9

Complete Chapter 9 Exercise

Friday,

10/30/2020

 

Thursday,

10/29/2020

Review Chapter 9 - Appraising and Rewarding Performance (Video)

 

Take Chapter 9 Quiz

 

3

Read Chapter 10

Complete Chapter 10 Exercise

Friday,

10/30/2020

 

Thursday,

11/5/2020

Review Chapter 10 - Legal and Ethical Challenges & Jeopardy Review (Video)

 

Take Chapter 10 Quiz

 

3

Read Chapter 11

Complete Chapter 11 Exercise

Prepare for Exam 3

Friday,

11/6/2020

 

Tuesday,

11/10/2020

Review Chapter 11 - Building a Positive, Creative, and Productive Work Environment (Video)

 

Take Chapter 11 Quiz

 

Take Exam 3 – Chapters 8, 9, 10

 

3

Read Chapter 12

Complete Chapter 12 Exercise

Complete Project Step 6

Friday,

11/13/2020

 

Thursday,

11/12/2020

Review Chapter 12 – Project Management (Video)

 

Take Chapter 12 Quiz

3

Read Chapter 13

Complete Chapter 13 Exercise

Prepare for Exam 4

Friday,

11/13/2020

 

Thursday,

11/19/2020

Review Chapter 13 - Effective Workplace Communication (Video)

 

Take Chapter 13 Quiz

 

Take Exam 4 – Chapters 11, 12, 13

3

Read Chapter 14

Complete Chapter 14 Exercise

Complete Project Step 7

Read Chapter 15

 

Friday,

11/20/2020

 

Tuesday,

11/24/2020

Review Chapter 14 - Managing Workplace Challenges (Video)

 

Take Chapter 14 Quiz

 

3

Prepare for Final Exam

Friday,

11/27/2020

 

Thursday,

11/26/2020

Review Chapter 15 - Enhancing Your Management Career Potential (Video)

 

Take Chapter 15 Quiz

 

Review for Final Exam

3

Prepare for Final Exam

Friday,

11/27/2020

 

Thursday,

12/3/2020

Final Exam

3

 

Friday,

12/4/2020

 

 

 

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