Fall 2013 Class Schedule (FLC)



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MGMT 230    Introduction to Purchasing Contracts    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUS 310 or MGMT 360
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to purchasing contract theory and practice. Topics include: Uniform Commercial Code; contractual business and legal risk mitigation; contract development for goods and services purchases; scope of work and specification development; and contract breach.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC O.Ghamami            FLC MAIN FL4 137         15891 
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MGMT 310    Introduction to Public Management    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to the field of public management. It introduces students to the fundamental components of public management including public organizational relations and roles, leadership, ethics, fiscal management and policymaking. It also addresses the political, intergovernmental, and external environments in which public managers function.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
M         06:00PM-07:30PM LEC O.Ghamami            FLC MAIN FL2 153         15656 
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TBA       TBA             LEC O.Ghamami            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15656 Textbook
This is a hybrid class in which one-half of the class is online. Students must have regular access to a computer and the internet.



MGMT 315    Government Relations and Policy Development    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a practical overview of the public policy process and its implication for government decision-making. It explores a number of concepts associated with policy analysis and aims to provide students with practical hands-on skills that can be used in a variety of policy settings. Topics covered in this course will include policy writing and research, political lobbying, the legislative process, stakeholder consensus building, and ethics in policy making.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Smith              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15691 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please go to www.flc.losrios.edu/~smith.



MGMT 362    Techniques of Management    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for entrepreneurs and other managers as well as those entering mid-management positions. It focuses on primary management functions of planning, organizing, controlling, and leading. Related skills such as time management, cost control, performance evaluation, motivation, communication techniques, and the social responsibility of managers are also emphasized. The course provides a clear understanding of management and leadership tasks as well as skill development in essential management activities.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Gibson             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15390 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. For more information, please go to www.motivatetheworld.com



MGMT 372    Human Relations and Organizational Behavior    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course emphasizes the psychology of human relations management. It covers human interaction principles that build confidence, competence, leadership and management plans and positive attitudes in work organizations. Topics include the basis for human behavior, perception, communication, motivation, performance improvement, group behavior, negotiation, ethics and social responsibility.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Gibson             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15391 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. For more information, please go to www.motivatetheworld.com



MGMT 498    Work Experience in Management    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to management. Students are advised to consult with the Management/Business Department to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms, which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill a 16 hour orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken four times for credit, when there is new or expanded learning on the job, for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15916 
Textbook
This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; or Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207. Please email instructor Kristi Church at churchk@flc.losrios.edu to reserve the date and time of the orientation you will be attending.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15825 Textbook
This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; or Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207. Please email instructor Kristi Church at churchk@flc.losrios.edu to reserve the date and time of the orientation you will be attending.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15917 Textbook
This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend the class orientation, which is scheduled for Thursday, August 29th, 5:30pm-7:30pm in RCC 11. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientation, please email the instructor at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu
W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       15918 Textbook
3 - 9 hours TBA per week.



Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: October 28, 2013