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Introduction

  1. 1. Welcome to MGMT 320 Leadership In Action: Organizational Variation Michael Hill, M.P.A.
  2. 2. Welcome to Organizational Variation <ul><li>Course Platform: D2L – http://d2l.losrios.edu </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Log in using your “W” ID </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Syllabus can be found in upper-left corner or under “Week 1” </li></ul><ul><li>Check the syllabus for grading policies, rubrics, and general information about the course. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure you have a copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader. All course documents will be presented in Acrobat format. </li></ul>
  3. 3. About Me <ul><li>My background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I am a Sacramento native. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I earned my undergraduate and a Master of Public Administration (public policy emphasis) at the University of San Francisco </li></ul></ul><ul><li>My experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I’ve been teaching for the past 11 years (Middle schol and Higher Education). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I have taught math at multiple levels from algebra to statistics; technology; organization leadership; management. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Course Goals <ul><li>explain the role of individual and organizational educational processes for implementing leadership principles. </li></ul><ul><li>apply the principles of effective leadership </li></ul><ul><li>define Statistical Process Control </li></ul><ul><li>describe basic relationships required to establish </li></ul>
  5. 5. Major Study Units <ul><li>Profound Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Process Improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Metrics </li></ul><ul><li>Teams </li></ul><ul><li>Data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Measurement Error </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graphical display </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Statistical Process Control </li></ul>
  6. 6. Readings & Textbook <ul><li>This course relies heavily on the textbooks, supplemental articles, and lectures posted in D2L. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure to keep up with the reading week to week. </li></ul><ul><li>The weekly quizzes will include ideas from the text, the lecture, and any supplemental articles. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Quizzes <ul><li>The quizzes are designed to make sure you fully understand the readings for the week. </li></ul><ul><li>Complete the reading and the quizzes (if any) for the assigned week before posting to the discussion board. </li></ul><ul><li>The quizzes may be submitted as many times as you’d like up until the due date. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Discussion Boards <ul><li>Each discussion board is worth 15 points. </li></ul><ul><li>The rubric for your discussion can be found in the syllabus. </li></ul><ul><li>You have until Wednesday of each week to respond to the topic, and until Sunday of each week to respond to your classmates. </li></ul><ul><li>The boards will remain open for one week after the due date. See the rubric for details. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Midterm and Final <ul><li>The Midterm and Final exams will be cumulative and will cover the readings throughout the term. </li></ul><ul><li>The Midterm and Final must be taken in the assigned week. </li></ul><ul><li>Study guides will be posted the week before. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Case Study <ul><li>The case analysis will require students to critically apply concepts from the course to real life situations. </li></ul><ul><li>You will be provided with detailed instructions during the assigned week. </li></ul><ul><li>The case study response should be between 700-1400 words, and must be in APA format. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Final Project <ul><li>The final project will require students to critically apply the leadership and statistical concepts from the course to a real life situation. </li></ul><ul><li>You get to pick the real-life situation. You will submit a proposal for the project. </li></ul><ul><li>Details will be provided in the week assigned. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Contact Information <ul><li>Michael Hill </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] (preferred – almost instant response time) </li></ul><ul><li>(916) 568-3100 x12245 (I check daily, will call back within 24 hours) </li></ul><ul><li>Post general questions in that week’s discussion board. That way your classmates can help, or I can respond so everyone can see. DO NOT post grade questions or other questions of a personal nature in the discussion boards. </li></ul><ul><li>When emailng, please put MGMT320 in the subject line followed by the subject of your message. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Let’s Have a Great Semester!

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