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                                                                                                                           Write a paper that outlines your eduction and
                                                                                                                           employment history to date. The paper should also
              Communication in Corporate                                                                                   address why you are taking Communications Class
MBA 500.31                                     Drier, Lisa      drierl@emmaushomes.org                  Y
                   Environment                                                                                             and illustrate both what you hope to learn from it
                                                                                                                           and previous communication difficulties you have
                                                                                                                           experienced.

MBA 506.31      Business and Marketing        Schaefer, Pat    pschaefer@lindenwood.edu           Contemporary             Please read Chapters 1,2 and 4 and Video Case 2.3
                     Fundamentals                                                                    Business              and Video Case 4.3 and be prepared to disucss in
                                                                                                   13th Edition.           class.
MBA 509.31 Management Policies & Practices   Hamilton, Marc     Marc.Hamilton@mercy.net          Bateman, Thomas           "How does today's world compared to one 40 years
                                                                                                 and Snell, Scott A.       ago?" 3 page minumum MLA format. Due to Turnitin
                                                                                                (2009)Management           no later than 6:00pm on Marcfh 17th
                                                                                                     Leading &
                                                                                                  Collaborating in
                                                                                           the Competitive World 8th Ed.
                                                                                                       ISBN#
                                                                                                  0-39-081084-3

MBA 509.32      Management Policies &        Moldafsky, Neil   nmoldafsky@lindenwood.edu                 Y
                     Practices
                                                                                                                           Question #1, Chapter 1 "How does today's business
                                                                                                                           world compare with the one of 40 years ago? What is
                                                                                                                           different today, and what is not so different?
MBA 510.31        Financial Accounting       Buenger, David    dbuenger@lindenwood.edu                   Y
                                                                                                                           Read:
                       Concepts
                                                                                                                           Chapter 1: Financial Statements and Business
                                                                                                                           Decisions
                                                                                                                           Chapter 2: Investing & Financing Decisions & the
                                                                                                                           Balance Sheet

MBA 511.31       Managerial Accounting           Singer,        bsinger@lindenwood.edu                   Y                 Read Chapter 2 and work the following exercises 2-2,
                                                   Bob                                                                     2-3, 2-5, 2-6, 2-11 in text Managerial Accounting by
                                                                                                                           Garrison, Noreen, and Brewer, 13th edition (Irwin,
                                                                                                                           McGraw Hill)
MBA 511.32   Managerial Accounting   Dent, Tom      tdent@lindenwood.edu       Y   Students are required to purchase the textbook and a
                                                                                   Homework Manager access code for the first class
                                                                                   meeting (March 17). Additionally, each student is
                                                                                   required to read chapter 2 and complete Exercises 2-
                                                                                   1, 2-2, and 2-11. One of these assignemtns will be
                                                                                   collected and incorporated into one's final grade.
                                                                                   (Homework accounts for 120 points of the total
                                                                                   points for this course). Additionally, it is of
                                                                                   paramount importance to have the access code for
                                                                                   Homework Manager for the first class. An access
                                                                                   code can be obtained during the first class, but one
                                                                                   will need a credit card. An access code can be
                                                                                   purchased of the class by entering the web address
                                                                                   for the Online Learning Center on the back of the
                                                                                   textbook and clicking on Homework Manager in the
                                                                                   middle of the page. Then click on McGraw Hill
                                                                                   Homework Manager TM (on the left of the screen).
                                                                                   To access the Homework Manager site for this class,
                                                                                   enter the Web Address:
                                                                                   mh10.brownstone.net/classes/Man-Acct-Sec-32/
                                                                                   then click on register and follow the directions. You
                                                                                   must have an access code to register. Homework
                                                                                   Manager tips: (Print out a copy of your access code
                                                                                   for security purposes. Students have lost or copy the
                                                                                   code incorrectly which creates headaches with the
                                                                                   Homework Manager.)
                                                                                                                                             `
MBA 512.31      Cost Accounting       Singer,      bsinger@lindenwood.edu      Y   Read Chapters 1 and 2 (quiz will be given on these
                                        Bob                                        chapters); complete EX 2-44, 45; PR 2-56 and 2-64;
                                                                                   Case 2-76 will not be due until the following week
                                                                                   (March 24)
MBA 514.31         Auditing           O'Haire    adam.ohaire@edwardjones.com   Y   Skim Chapters 1, 2, and 4 of textbook Auditing and
                                       Adam                                        Other Assurance Services. Be prepared to disucss the
                                                                                   learning objuctives for all three chapters. Complete
                                                                                   review questions 1-14, 1-15, 1-16, 2-16, 2-17, 2-19, 2-
                                                                                   21, 4-4, 4-18, 4-19
MBA 521.31        Management Info.          Spinzig, Brian         bspinzig@charter.net        Y   Read and Review : 1) Read Chapter 1 in the text. 2)
                      Systems                                                                      Review the course web site
                                                                                                   http://webpages.charter.net/bspinzig/MBA521. 3)
                                                                                                   Review the course syllabus (found on the course web
                                                                                                   site). Assignment: Write a 2-3 page paper describing
                                                                                                   your impression of the impact Information
                                                                                                   Technology will have in your industry over the next 5
                                                                                                   years. Your paper should be typewritten using MLA
                                                                                                   format. In the paper you should: 1) Describe your
                                                                                                   industry. 2) Identify key changes you expect to
                                                                                                   develop related to information Technology. 3)
                                                                                                   Forecast both the challenges and the opportunities
                                                                                                   your industry will face as a result of these chantes in
                                                                                                   IT. 4) Conclude with your recommendation for
                                                                                                   making the best of the opportunities and mitigating
                                                                                                   the chalenges.
                                                                                                   Submission: Your paper is to be turned in at the
                                                                                                   beginning of the first class - printed and stapled prior
                                                                                                   to arriving in the classroom. Late submissions will not
                                                                                                   be accepted.


MBA 521.32        Management Info.          Brueggemann,     imothy.j.brueggemann@boeing.com   Y   Read the first two chapters of the text. Complete the
                      Systems                    Tim                                               case study at the end of chapter 1 (this should be 2 to
                                                                                                   3 pages in length).
MBA 524.31   Information Systems Analysis   Brueggemann,     imothy.j.brueggemann@boeing.com   Y
 BA 442.31            and Design                 Tim                                               Read the first two chaqpters fo the text. Write a 3 to
                                                                                                   5 page paper (MLA format) using academic
                                                                                                   references using the following sentences as the
                                                                                                   premise of your paper.
                                                                                                   1) "Systems analysis and design methods are used to
                                                                                                   develop information systems for organizations.
                                                                                                   Before learning the process of building systems, you
                                                                                                   need a clear understanding of the product you are
                                                                                                   trying to build"
                                                                                                   2) This paper is due at the beginning of the first class
                                                                                                   session.
MBA 528.31      Business Law & Ethics        Odenwald,         kodenwald@lindenwood.edu        Y    Read Chapters 1 and 2. Prepare complete written
  &.32                                          Kurt                                               answers to Chapter 1: Questions 2,3,6,8 and 9;
                                                                                                   Chapter 2: Questions 1,2,6,8 and 9; Check
                                                                                                   PCCommons for the class syllabus; Pay attention to
                                                                                                   the instructions contained in the syllabus. Review
                                                                                                   the syllabus and textbook and begin thinking about a
                                                                                                   topic for the paper you will be required to prepare
                                                                                                   and present. The topic for the paper must be
                                                                                                   approved by me no later than the 2d class.
MBA 531.31    Financial Policy       Paul, Jim       jpaul@lindenwood.edu     Financial Management:    Acquire a financial calculator and read Chatpers 1 &
                                                                                 Theory & Practice,    2. At the end of Chapter 2, work odd # problems 2-1
                                                                                      12th Ed.,        through 2-30.
                                                                               By Eugene F. Brigham,
                                                                                Michael C. Ehrhardt
                                                                               ISBN: 10:0324422695
                                                                             ISBN: 13:9780324422696




MBA 531.32    Financial Policy     Loughlin, John    jjloughlin@yahoo.com               y              Read chapters 1,3 & 4 and prepare all 12 questions at
                                                                                                       the end of chapter 1 for turn in.




MBA 532.31   Managerial Finance     Morris, Ed      emorris@lindenwood.edu             Y               Read case 4, The Battle for Value, 2004: FedEx Corp.
                                                                                                       vs. United Parcel Service, Inc.
                                                                                                       1) Be prepared to describe in class the competition in
                                                                                                       the overnight package delivery industry and the
                                                                                                       strategies by which the two firms are meeting the
                                                                                                       competition? What are the enabling and inhibiting
                                                                                                       factors facing the two firms? do you think either can
                                                                                                       attain a sustainable competitive advantage in the
                                                                                                       industry?
                                                                                                       2) How would you describe and explain the value
                                                                                                       created by each firm on behalf of their shareholders?
                                                                                                       (Focus on the factors behind cumulative market-
                                                                                                       adjusted returns.)
                                                                                                       3) Which firm is doing better financially? Be prepared
                                                                                                       to discuss in class the insights you derived from the
                                                                                                       two firms' financfial statement, financial statement,
                                                                                                       financial ratios (including the DuPont formula), EVA
                                                                                                       and MVA.
                                                                                                       4) If you had to identify one of these companies as
                                                                                                       "excellent," which would you choose? On what basis?
                                                                                                       Is the excellent firm necessarily the one you would
                                                                                                       want to invest in?
                                                                                                       There is no hand-in required, but there will likely be a
                                                                                                       quiz to test your understanding of the case and the
                                                                                                       issues.

MBA 534.31   Real Estate Finance     Boyd, Jim      jboyd@lindenwood.edu      Bruegemann & Fisher      Read Chapters 1-5, work and turn in problems 1-13
                                                                                 Real Estate Fin       from chapter 4 and problems 1-5 from chapter 5.
                                                                                and Investments
                                                                                    14th ed
                                                                               McGraw Hill, 2011
MBA 541.31      Organizational Behavior     Hendrix, Evelyn   ehendrix@lindenwood.edu   Y
                                                                                            Read Chapter 1. Using the information in Chapter 1
                                                                                            plus additional sources, write a paper on how change
                                                                                            creates opportunities in organizations who are using
                                                                                            a "FiveS" systems (aka 5S). Paper should be a
                                                                                            minimum of 3 pages with minimum of 3 references.
MBA 544.31   Sports Marketing & Promotion     Kurtz, Lisa      lbedianComm@aol.com      Y   Students should prepare for class by reading chapters
                                                                                            1 & 2 in the text and be ready for a 20 questions quiz
                                                                                            at the first class session.
MBA 548.31     Leadership in Structured       Coker, Stan     scoker@lindenwood.edu     Y   Read chapters 1 and 2. Find an article about or
                      Situations                                                            relating to a leader from your state, region or
                                                                                            country, write a synopsis (1-3 pages ) of the article
                                                                                            for presentation and discussion during the first night
                                                                                            of class.
MBA 550.31       Marketing Principles       Schulte, Kevin        schultka@slu.edu      Y   1) Read all of chapter 1 and half of chater 2 in the
                      & Issues                                                              Principles of Marketing text (Kotler and Armstrong,
                                                                                            13th edition) 2) Come prepared to articulate and
                                                                                            present on a Current Marketing Issue of your choice
                                                                                            (For example, a problem, a challenge, an opportunity,
                                                                                            etc.) You will have 3-5 minutes to present your issue.
                                                                                            Handouts are encouraged. A sample current
                                                                                            marketing issue is the challenge that Toyota is facing
                                                                                            today with their massive recall (don't use Toyota for
                                                                                            your current Marketing issue). 3) Select one of the
                                                                                            questions (OTHER THAN QUESTION ONE) from
                                                                                            Chapter One's Questions on page 32 under the
                                                                                            header "Discussing the Concepts" and write up a
                                                                                            short response (330 or more words) to the question.
                                                                                            This will be handed in for evaluation. Therefore,
                                                                                            typed, 12 point Helvetica font and double spaced is
                                                                                            the acceptable format for this assignment and all
                                                                                            future assignments. Please email me at
                                                                                            schultka@slu.edu if you need clarification on the
                                                                                            above.


MBA 550.32       Marketing Principles       Rossenwasser,      drosenw941@aol.com       Y   Read chapters 1 and 2 in Principles of Marketing by
                      & Issues                  David                                       Kotler and Armstrong. In Chapter 1 have written
                                                                                            answers to Compnay Case Build A Bear questions 1,
                                                                                            2, 3, 4 and 5. In Chapter 2 page 60 written answers 1,
                                                                                            2, and 4. Prepare to discuss all case studies in both
                                                                                            chapters.

MBA 557.31       Personal Selling and       Rottmann, Betty   betty077@centurytel.net   Y   Find an article about or relating to sales or sales
                 Sales Management                                                           management. Write a one-page synopsis/summary of
                                                                                            the article for presentation and discussion during
                                                                                            class.
MBA 562.31     Employee Training and     Porter, Renee    rporter@lindenwood.edu    Y
                  Development

                                                                                        check with your HR department, online, family and
                                                                                        friends and identify one example of a training and
                                                                                        development initiative or event. Describe the event,
                                                                                        the company, the purpose fo the training and
                                                                                        develoopment event and the target group of the
                                                                                        training event. After you describe the event, reflect
                                                                                        on your information and critically analyze the training
                                                                                        and development approach. Do you think it is
                                                                                        effective? Is it efficient? Could it be bettter? Reflect
                                                                                        on the example and develop your improvements
                                                                                        (there can always be improvements). This is a
                                                                                        personal reflection on a training and development
                                                                                        event and you are not expected to apply all the
                                                                                        training and development terms and concepts, simply
                                                                                        report your event and analyze it from your current
                                                                                        view point. We will use these examples and others to
                                                                                        apply the concepts throughout the semester. Your
                                                                                        paper should be in MLA format and brought to class
                                                                                        the first night. Be prepared to discuss your example
                                                                                        and analysis with the class.
MBA 565.31   Entrepreneurship & Growth   Duree, Richard    rickduree@yahoo.com      Y   Read Chapter 1 in "Prepare to Be A Millionaire," and
                                                                                        Part 1 in "the Big Book of Small Business." Be
                                                                                        prepared for a quick quiz and in depth disucssion
                                                                                        about each section of the books. Also, be ready to
                                                                                        explain 2 small business ideas you have thought of.


MBA 569.31     Human Resource Issues      Filkins, Lisa    lfilkins@sbcglobal.net   Y   Answer the following questions. Please make sure
                                                                                        they are typed and ready to be turned in the first
                                                                                        night of class.
                                                                                        1) What is HR Management?
                                                                                        2) Why is it different in each organization?
                                                                                        3) Why are you interested in HR Management?
                                                                                        4) What is the Employee Free Choice Act? Has this
                                                                                        Act been turned into law? Do you support this ACT?
                                                                                        Why or why not?
                                                                                        5) What is a DISC Assessment? Do you think this
                                                                                        assessment would be helpful management or HR
                                                                                        tool?
                                                                                        6) Describe what the D, the I, and the S and the C
                                                                                        stand for?
                                                                                        7) What management style from the DISC assessment
                                                                                        are you? Why do you think thie? (Tak your best guess
                                                                                        without taking this assessment)
                                                                                        8) What is most important to you when deciding
                                                                                        where you would like to work? (be honest)
MBA 570.31    International Business    Sharp, Chryssa     cdsharp@lindenwood.edu                     Y                     First night assignment for MBA 570 can be found on
                    Operations                                                                                              PC Commons, in Dr. Sharp's foler (Csharp) under
                                                                                                                            MBA 570 Spring II. If you have questions, contact
                                                                                                                            cdsharp@lindenwood.edu
MBA 575.31    International Business    Hamilton, Marc    Marc.Hamilton@mercy.net                     Y                     Three pages munimun overview on Chapter 1 -
                 Communications                                                       Global Marketing and Advertising"     EXPLAIN: The Value Paradon P 2&3; Paradox in
                                                                                      Understanding Cultural Paradoxes      Markeing Theory p 4,-7; The Global Advertising
                                                                                    second edition, Mariede do Moojj Sage   Paradox pgs 7-9; the Research Paradox pgs 9-11 MLA
                                                                                      Pulbishing ISBN# 978-4129-1476-5      format. Submit to Turnitin by 6:00 p.m. on March
                                                                                                                            16th 2010.




MBA 580.31   Operations Management     Marzano, Michael   mmarzano@lindenwood.edu                     Y                     1) Read chapter 1, 2, and 4 of the Text. 2) Do problem
                                                                                                                            5 in chp 1p 19 - input transformation output 3) Do
                                                                                                                            problem 4 in Chp 2 p 32 - labor productivity 4) See
                                                                                                                            Harley Davidson (internet Enrichment Exercisse) p33 -
                                                                                                                            answer questions on p34 sign in to WebCT and turn
                                                                                                                            in your first night assignment.
                                                                                                                            1. Go to Lindenwood Home Page,
                                                                                                                                www.lindenwood.edu
                                                                                                                            2. Then, click on, WebCT (top right/middle)
                                                                                                                            3. Follow instructions
                                                                                                                            If you have technical problems, contact the help desk
                                                                                                                            at helpdesk@lindenwood.edu
MBA 581.31        Managerial Economics            Bailey, William                              The New Managerial Economics   Read Chapters 1 and 2 (including the cases; Lincoln
                                                                                                     by William Boyes         Electric and Procter & Gamble). Answer the following
                                                                                                                              questions (please type your answers and attach loose
                                                                                                                              pages together):
                                                                                                                              When would being first be a valuable strategy?
                                                                                                                              Discuss the role of economics in management.
                                                                                                                              Discuss a real-world example of specialization
                                                                                                                              increasing effiiciency (increasing output per unit of
                                                                                                                              input).
                                                                                                                              Define market failure and give a real-world example.
                                                                                                                              Define transaction costs. What transaction costs are
                                                                                                                              involved in purchasing a new car?
                                                                                                                              What is meant by the term "hold-up"?
                                                                                                                              Define "arbitrage."
                                                                                                                              What is the law of demand?
                                                                                                                              If the demand for Snickers increases and the supply
                                                                                                                              of Snickers stays constant, what will happen to the
                                                                                                                              price of Skittles? Demonstrate your answer with a
                                                                                                                              graph.
                                                                                                                              Define public good and give a real world example.
                                                                                                                              Differentiate between absolute advantage and
                                                                                                                              comparative advantage. Research the primary
                                                                                                                              exports of your country or region and briefly explain
                                                                                                                              why your country or region has a comparative
                                                                                                                              advantage in producing those particular goods or
                                                                                                                              services.


MBA 584.31      Statistics and Quantitative       Yarbrough, Roy       yarbrough_r@yahoo.com                Y                 Here is the order of hands in poker (lowest to
                          Analysis                                                                                            highest). Assuming that there are 52 cards in the deck
                                                                                                                              containing four suits with cards Two through Ace in
                                                                                                                              each suit. Explain how the order of hands was
                                                                                                                              determined.
                                                                                                                              1) One Pair 2) Two Pair 3) Three of a Kind
                                                                                                                              4) Straight 5) Flush 6) Full House
                                                                                                                              7) Straight Flush 8) Four of a Kind
                                                                                                                              9) Royal Flush
MBA 584.31        Statistics and Quantit            Rasp, Paul            pauljrasp@aol.com                 Y                 Read Chapter One of the text, pages 1-33.
                                                                                                                              Complete the following proglems: Chapter 1
                                                                                                                              Supplementary Exercises: Numbers 1,3,5,and 11
                                                                                                                              Student Resource CD: Using the Excel file "Norris".
                                                                                                                              Determine: MIN; MAX; SUM ; AVERAGE; Count of
                                                                                                                              Even Numbers; Count IF [greater than 70].
                                                                                                                              State your level of expertise using Excel: Practitioner,
                                                                                                                              or Expert.
                                                                                                                              Print out your work and bring a hardcopy with you to
                                                                                                                              class.

                                                                                                                              Read Chapters 13 and 14. Exercises E 13-1,
MBA 590.31 Intermediate Accounting II         Buenger, David        dbuenger@lindenwood.edu                 Y                 E 13-2, E 14-1
MBA 601.31         Business Policies &        Lang, Jim            jjlang316@aol.com       Text will be provided at the first class.   Log into www.capsim.com
                       Strategies                                                          Students must log into CAPSIM before        On the left click on Register (or click on to
                                                                                               class as described in the "1st          “instructions” to watch a tutorial on how to register).
                                                                                                                                       You will be asked to enter the industry ID which is
                                                                                                         Assignment
                                                                                                                                       C36299.
                                                                                                                                       You will create a User ID and Password that you will
                                                                                                                                       use for the remainder of the course.
                                                                                                                                       Complete the on line registration which will cost
                                                                                                                                       $53.99. You will need to pay by credit card or by
                                                                                                                                       check. This is the only course or book fee required
                                                                                                                                       for this course. A manual can be viewed on line and
                                                                                                                                       a hard copy of the manual will be provided in the first
                                                                                                                                       class.

                                                                                                                                       Prior to the first class, you will need to complete the
                                                                                                                                       following assignment:
                                                                                                                                       Log onto www.capsim.com
                                                                                                                                       Login by entering your User ID and Password
                                                                                                                                       Go to My Active Courses and click onto C36299.
                                                                                                                                       On the side bar, click on to Help
                                                                                                                                       Click onto Tutorials and Demos
                                                                                                                                       Click onto Student
                                                                                                                                       Complete the Introductory Lesson
                                                                                                                                       Then complete the Situational Analysis

MBA 601.32 Business Policy and Strategy   Baumgartner, Randy rbaumgartner@lindenwood.edu    Text will be provided at the first class. Log into www.capsim.com. On the left, click Register
                                                                                           Students must log into CAPSIM before (or clilck on to "instructions" to watch a tutorial on
                                                                                           class as described in "1st Assignment" how to reigster). You will be asked to enter the
                                                                                                                                      industry ID which is C36287. You will need to create
                                                                                                                                      a user ID and a password that you will use for the
                                                                                                                                      remainder of the class. Complete the online
                                                                                                                                      registration which will cost $53.99. You wilol need to
                                                                                                                                      pay by credit card or check. You do not need to
                                                                                                                                      purchase a textbook. Prior to the first class, you will
                                                                                                                                      need to complete the following assignmernt: Log on
                                                                                                                                      to www.capsim.com. Log in by entering your User ID
                                                                                                                                      and Password. Go to my active courses and click on
                                                                                                                                      to Demos. Click on to student. Complete the
                                                                                                                                      Introductory Lesson. During the first class, there will
                                                                                                                                      be a quiz covering the Introductory Lesson.

								
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