BUSN460 Full course - march 2017

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BUSN460 Week 1 Discussion 1 & 2

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Selling your team's services to CanGo (graded)

As a team of management consultants, your job is to persuade CanGo to purchase your services to help them correct their management issues. Tell us your Team Name, identify your individual team members and give us some idea of the individual strengths you bring to this picture.


dq 2

Mission, Vision & Values (graded)

How does a corporation determine what direction they will take in the marketplace? The first three elements of setting this direction are Mission Vision and Value Statements. What do these mean? How do they impact decision-making at a corporation?

BUSN460 Week 2 Discussion 1 & 2

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Planning a Technological Solution (graded)

Nick has been handed a project where he has to implement Online Gaming, requiring significant technological integration. What factors does he need to consider and manage for the project to be a success?


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Cost/Benefit Analysis (graded)

What are the costs of the new systems that may be implemented? How do we justify their implementation at CanGo?

BUSN460 Week 3 Discussion 1 & 2

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Flow Charting Processes (graded)

Jack shows us a flow chart of the new warehouse system this week. What does a flow chart tell us? How can we use that information?


dq 2

Implementing Technology (graded)

What do we still need to investigate and decide for implementing the new system into CanGo's operations?

BUSN460 Week 4 Discussion 1 & 2

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Group vs Team (graded)

Let's discuss the differences between groups and teams. How do we convert a group to a team? What benefits might come from this conversion in a business environment?


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Matrixed Employee Environments (graded)

Today, employers are using employees more and more in a matrixed environment. What does that mean? How can we contend with the various stressors in such an environment? How do we manage expectations up for various projects?

BUSN460 Week 5 Discussion 1 & 2

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Performance Review Session (graded)

Let's talk about the performance review Nick received from Warren. Would you accept the review if you were Nick? What would you want to be different and why?

dq 2

Status Reports (graded)

You've had a variety of weekly leaders in this class, and you've all turned in Status Reports. What can you do to improve that process and better evaluate and manage your teammates?

BUSN460 Week 6 Discussion 1 & 2

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Corporate Decision Making (graded)

CanGo is looking at ways to grow its business. How should they approach the decision on how to do it?


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Weighing Decision Criteria (graded)

How do we assign weights to criteria? Is it always based strictly on logic and achieving the best quantitative result and why?

BUSN460 Week 7 Discussion 1 & 2

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Corporate Ethics Tactics (graded)

Operating a business in an ethical manner takes time, effort and commitment. What are the key elements to a company having successful organizational ethics? What can we do as managers to encourage ethical behavior and to raise ethical standards in our organizations?


dq 2

Profit vs. Responsibility (graded)

There is sometimes a perceived conflict between earning profit and being responsible. What should CanGo do about adding violent games to their product mix? What impact might this have on the various stakeholders for the company? Why might the perception that profits can't mix with responsibility be false? How does this affect CanGo's decision whether to sell games with violent content?

week 1

Team Assignments

Team Formation and Charter and Team Discussions and Participation

  • Teams will be formed by the instructor in Week 1.
  • The teams and members will be posted in theAnnouncements.
  • Start using the Team Discussion to "get acquainted" and begin your team's collective work.
  • Begin to use the team collaboration tool to facilitate your team's work. (Note: your instructor will provide information about the team collaboration tool)
  • Each individual will share his/her personal resume with the team in its designated team discussion area. This will help identify skills and abilities of each team member.
  • Read the other team members' resumes and comment as to strengths and skills each individual brings to the team.
  • Start discussing the requirements for the Final Presentation and Final Report.
  • Select an appropriate and unique team name.
  • Create a Team Contract for assignment and completion of duties through the rest of the course. In other words, this is a contract between the team members about how you will operate throughout the course (this is not a contract between your team and CanGo).
    • The team contract should, as a minimum, include:
      • How work will be divided
      • How decisions will be made
      • How disputes will be resolved
      • How deadlines for submitting work will be determined
    • Each team member will submit the Team Name and Contract to his/her Week 1 Dropbox signifying his/her agreement to the terms of the team's contract.

Team Video Analysis Report

Start your first analysis and report of what you have learned from this week's Video Episodes. You will add to this with your review and analysis of the Week 2 Video Episodes. This report is due in Week 2.

Final Project

This week marks the beginning of discussions about theFinal Project (Final PresentationandFinal Report)that each team will prepare. Be sure that all team members have completed all of the reviews listed underIndividual Assignmentsso that the team can begin to structure the team's approaches to this significant assignment. Each week this should be a significant topic in the team discussions and team meetings.

Team Leader Weekly Status Report

Each week, it is the weekly Team Leader's responsibility to complete and submit the Weekly Status Report to track the team's activities and progress on current projects. This is also the place to point out any developing issues with team members who are failing to perform their share of the work, or to address any other issues that may affect team performance. Identify your Weekly Team Status Report by using the team letter and week number as part of the name of your file. For example, for Team A and Week 1, the file name isTeam_A_1_Weekly_Status_Report.

Team Leader: submit your team's Weekly Status Report assignment files to the Doc Sharing section for Weekly Team Status Reports, located at the top of this page.

See the Syllabus section "Due Dates for Assignments & Exams" for due date information.

week 2

Team Assignments

Team Video Analysis Report

In preparation for preparing and submitting the team's Final Project, each week you will create your own consultant's notes as you observe various CanGo meetings (via the video episodes/cases).

For the week 2 Team report you are to list 6 issues facing CanGo that you gleaned from the week 1 and 2 videos. They should be prioritized in order of importance. They should be numbered.

The team must then come up with an actionable recommendation for each of the issues found. These should also be numbered.

Each Issue and Recommendation is worth 4 points for a total of 48 points.

Only the team lead should submit your team's assignment to the Dropbox. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read these or watch this Tutorial

See the Syllabus section "Due Dates for Assignments & Exams" for due date information.

Team Discussions and Participation

Each team member is required to post in the designated team area a minimum of three times each week. This will feed into your individual grade for how well you are assisting your teammates with the preparation for the Final Presentation and Final Report.

Be sure to schedule and attend your team meetings.

Stay active with your team!

Final Project

Each week, all team members will work together to develop the content of the deliverables for the Final Project (Final Presentation and Final Report) for the respective teams. Documents that the teams should use include theFinal Report and Presentation Guide,Final Presentation Rubric,andFinal Report Rubricdocuments from Course Resources as well as your Team Analysis Reports. A significant part of the information you will use will come from theVideo EpisodesandLecturesthat you are reviewing each week. What it takes includes your working together via the Team Collaboration tool, Team Discussions, and individual efforts - all coming together as team efforts.

Be sure to use the skills and talents each of you has - from your education programs and/or work experience and learning materials. The synergy and success in your completing the Final Project will make a huge difference in these deliverables. Work together, uncover what you do (as well as do not) know about CanGo and your recommendations, and be prepared for the rewards of efforts that will demonstrate your future successes in this course, at work, with charities, and in your personal lives.

Team Leader Weekly Status Report

Each week, it is the weekly Team Leader's responsibility to complete and submit the Weekly Status Report to track the team's activities and progress on current projects. This is also the place to point out any developing issues with team members who are failing to perform their share of the work, or to address any other issues that may affect team performance. Identify your Weekly Team Status Report by using the team letter and week number as part of the name of your file. For example, for Team B and Week 2, the file name isTeam_B_2_Weekly_Status_Report.

Team Leader: submit your team's Weekly Status Report assignment files to the Doc Sharing section for Weekly Team Status Reports, located at the top of this page.

See the Syllabus section "Due Dates for Assignments & Exams" for due date information.

week 3

Individual Assignments

Lecture

Review theLecturefor an overview of this week's material and objectives.

Video Episodes

View the videos in the weeklyVideo Episodessection.

Individual Financial Analysis Report

Conclude working on your Individual Financial Analysis Report, due this week.Note that this is not a team assignment. Be sure to include proper citations for all references you use.

Go to the can go internet and pull the financial statements. Use these to fill out the table found in the Financial Analysis Project, and submit to the Individual Financial Analysis Dropbox in Week 3after making sure that you have added your last name at the beginning of the file name for your file.

Submit your assignment to the Dropbox, located at the top of this page. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read these

See the Syllabus section "Due Dates for Assignments & Exams" for due date information.

Peregrine Outcomes Assessment

Your instructor will notify you if your class will be participating in the Peregrine Outcomes Assessment and provide instructions. If your class is, you will complete the Peregrine Assessment instead of the Individual Financial Analysis Report.

week 4

Team Assignments

Team Video Analysis Report

In preparation for preparing and submitting the team's Final Project, each week you will create your own consultant's notes as you observe various CanGo meetings (via the video episodes/cases).

For the week 4 Team report you are to list 6 issues facing CanGo that you gleaned from the week 3 and 4 videos. They should be prioritized in order of importance. They should be numbered.

The team must then come up with an actionable recommendation for each of the issues found. These should also be numbered.

Each Issue and Recommendation is worth 4 points for a total of 48 points.

Only the team lead should submit your team's assignment to the Dropbox, located at the top of this page. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read these

See the Syllabus section "Due Dates for Assignments & Exams" for due date information.

Team Discussions and Participation

Each team member is required to post in the designated team area a minimum of three times each week, starting no later than Wednesday. This will feed into your individual grade for how well you are assisting your teammates with the preparation for the Final Presentation and Final Report.

Be sure to schedule and attend your team meetings.

Stay active with your team!

Final Project

Each week, all team members will work together to develop the content of the deliverables for the Final Project (Final Presentation and Final Report) for the respective teams. Documents that the teams should use include theFinal Report and Presentation Guide,Final Presentation Rubric,andFinal Report Rubricdocuments from Course Resources as well as your Team Analysis Reports. A significant part of the information you will use will come from theVideo EpisodesandLecturesthat you are reviewing each week. What it takes includes your working together via the Team Collaboration tool, Team Discussions, and individual efforts - all coming together as team efforts.

Be sure to use the skills and talents each of you has - from your education programs and/or work experience and learning materials. The synergy and success in your completing the Final Project will make a huge difference in these deliverables. Work together, uncover what you do (as well as do not) know about CanGo and your recommendations, and be prepared for the rewards of efforts that will demonstrate your future successes in this course, at work, with charities, and in your personal lives.

Team Leader Weekly Status Report

Each week, it is the weekly Team Leader's responsibility to complete and submit the Weekly Status Report to track the team's activities and progress on current projects. This is also the place to point out any developing issues with team members who are failing to perform their share of the work, or to address any other issues that may affect team performance. Identify your Weekly Team Status Report by using the team letter and week number as part of the name of your file. For example, for Team D and Week 4, the file name isTeam_D_4_Weekly_Status_Report.

Team Leader: submit your team's Weekly Status Report assignment files to the Doc Sharing section for Weekly Team Status Reports.

See the Syllabus section "Due Dates for Assignments & Exams" for due date information.

week 5

Team Assignments

Team Discussions and Participation

Each team member is required to post in the designated team area. This will feed into your individual grade for how well you are assisting your teammates with the preparation for the Final Presentation and Final Report.

Be sure to schedule and attend your team meetings.

Stay active with your team!

Final Project

Each week, all team members will work together to develop the content of the deliverables for the Final Project (Final Presentation and Final Report) for the respective teams. Documents that the teams should use include theFinal Report and Presentation Guide,Final Presentation Rubric,andFinal Report Rubricdocuments from Course Resources as well as your Team Analysis Reports. A significant part of the information you will use will come from theVideo EpisodesandLecturesthat you are reviewing each week. What it takes includes your working together via the Team Collaboration Tool, Team Discussions, and individual efforts - all coming together as team efforts.

Be sure to use the skills and talents each of you has - from your education programs and/or work experience and learning materials. The synergy and success in your completing the Final Project will make a huge difference in these deliverables. Work together, uncover what you do (as well as do not) know about CanGo and your recommendations, and be prepared for the rewards of efforts that will demonstrate your future successes in this course, at work, with charities, and in your personal lives.

Team Leader Weekly Status Report

Each week, it is the weekly Team Leader's responsibility to complete and submit the Weekly Status Report to track the team's activities and progress on current projects. This is also the place to point out any developing issues with team members who are failing to perform their share of the work, or to address any other issues that may affect team performance. Identify your Weekly Team Status Report by using the team letter and week number as part of the name of your file. For example, for Team A and Week 5, the file name isTeam_A_5_Weekly_Status_Report.

Team Leader: submit your team's Weekly Status Report assignment files to the Doc Sharing section for Weekly Team Status Reports, located at the top of this page.

See the Syllabus section "Due Dates for Assignments & Exams" for due date information.

week 6

Team Assignments

Team Video Analysis Report

In preparation for preparing and submitting the team's Final Project, each week you will create your own consultant's notes as you observe various CanGo meetings (via the video episodes/cases).

For the Week 6 Team report you are to list 6 issues facing CanGo that you gleaned from the week 5 and 6 videos. They should be prioritized in order of importance. They should be numbered.

The team must then come up with an actionable recommendation for each of the issues found. These should also be numbered.

Each Issue and Recommendation is worth 4 points for a total of 48 points.

Your assignment is due bySunday, end of week, 11:59 PM (Mountain Time). Only the team lead should submit your team's assignment to the Dropbox, located at the top of this page. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read these step-by-instruction or watch this Tutorial Tutorial

Team Discussions and iConnect Participation

Each team member is required to post in the designated team area a minimum of three times each week, starting no later than Wednesday. This will feed into your individual grade for how well you are assisting your teammates with the preparation for the Final Presentation and Final Report.

Be sure to schedule and attend your team iConnect meetings. As a reminder, you must record your iConnect meetings. This allows you to review what your team has covered as well have a reference for any team member unable to attend the live session.

Stay active with your team!

Final Project

Each week, all team members will work together to develop the content of the deliverables for the Final Project (Final Presentation and Final Report) for the respective teams. Documents that the teams should use include theFinal Report and Presentation Guide,Final Presentation Rubric,andFinal Report Rubricdocuments from Document Sharing as well as your Team Analysis Reports. A significant part of the information you will use will come from theVideo EpisodesandLecturesthat you are reviewing each week. What it takes includes your working together via the iConnect venue, Team Discussions, and individual efforts - all coming together as team efforts.

Be sure to use the skills and talents each of you has - from your education programs and/or work experience and learning materials. The synergy and success in your completing the Final Project will make a huge difference in these deliverables. Work together, uncover what you do (as well as do not) know about CanGo and your recommendations, and be prepared for the rewards of efforts that will demonstrate your future successes in this course, at work, with charities, and in your personal lives.

Team Leader Weekly Status Report

Each week, it is the weekly Team Leader's responsibility to complete and submit the Weekly Status Report to track the team's activities and progress on current projects. This is also the place to point out any developing issues with team members who are failing to perform their share of the work, or to address any other issues that may affect team performance. Identify your Weekly Team Status Report by using the team letter and week number as part of the name of your file. For example, for Team B and Week 6, the file name isTeam_B_6_Weekly_Status_Report.

week 7

Team Assignments

Team Discussions and Participation

Each team member is required to post in the designated team area a minimum of three times each week, starting no later than Wednesday. This will feed into your individual grade for how well you are assisting your teammates with the preparation for the Final Presentation and Final Report.

Be sure to schedule and attend your team meetings.

Stay active with your team!

Final Presentation and Final Report

This week, you will give your Final Presentation at the date/time scheduled by your instructor (information was posted in the Announcements area). You will also continue work with your team on the finishing touches to your Final Report. You will use the feedback from the Final Presentation to improve your Final Report, due in Week 8.

Your Final Presentation PowerPoint document is due no later than 12 hours before the presentation time scheduled by your instructor. The Week 7 Team Leader will submit the Final Presentation PowerPoint file to Document Sharing | Final Reports and Presentations. The file should be named [Team] - [Team Name] Final Presentation. Example, Team A's team name is Above Average Consulting, so the file would be named:Team A - Above Average Consulting Final Presentation.

You will continue to work on your Final Report, due by the end of Week 8.

Team Leader Weekly Status Report

Each week, it is the weekly Team Leader's responsibility to complete and submit the Weekly Status Report to track the team's activities and progress on current projects. This is also the place to point out any developing issues with team members who are failing to perform their share of the work or to address any other issues that may affect team performance. Identify your Weekly Team Status Report by using the team letter and week number as part of the name of your file. For example, for Team C and Week 7, the file name isTeam_C_7_Weekly_Status_Report.

Team Leader: submit your team's Weekly Status Report assignment files to the Doc Sharing section for Weekly Team Status Reports, located at the top of this page.

See the Syllabus section "Due Dates for Assignments & Exams" for due date information.

 

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