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Weekly round up, October 14


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Here’s what’s on docket for the week:

  • In BUS 100-01 today we talked about financial markets and personal finance; we’ll review for next week’s test on Thursday.
  • In BUS 100-80, we’ll have our midterm exam Friday morning from 8:30 to 9:45 in room 2356 on the Martin campus.
  • In BUS 263-01, we finished up our discussion of the UCC today; we’ll review for next week’s test on Thursday.
  • In BUS 263-80, we’ll have our midterm exam Friday morning from 10 to 11:15 in room 2356 on the Martin campus.
  • In PRL 101, We’ll discuss strict liability torts today; we’ll review for next week’s test on Thursday.

Monday Roundup


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Here’s what’s coming up this week:

  • In BUS 100-01, we’ll study accounting on Tuesday and finance on Thursday.
  • In BUS 100-80, we’ll look at accounting and get ready for the midterm next week.
  • In BUS 263-01, we’ll continue with contract performance, breach, and remedies on Tuesday and start on sales and lease contracts, otherwise known as the UCC.
  • In BUS 263-80, we’ll look at sales and lease contracts (yep, you guessed it, the UCC) and get ready for the midterm next week.
  • In PRL 101, we’ll begin our study of torts with a look at intentional torts on Tuesday and negligence on Thursday.

Monday Roundup


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Here’s what’s on docket for the week of September 29:

  • In BUS 100-01, we have a test on Tuesday, and we’ll look at small business and entrepreneurship on Thursday.
  • In BUS 100-80, we’ll also be looking at small business and entrepreneurship
  • In BUS 263-01, we have a makeup test on Tuesday, and on Thursday we’ll continue our discussion of contract law with a look at contract performance, breach, and remedies.
  • In BUS 263-80, we’ll look at contract formation as well as contract performance, breach, and remedies.
  • In PRL 101, discuss criminal law and procedure on Tuesday and legal research and writing on Thursday; your draft of the complaint assignment is due on Thursday.

Monday Roundup


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Here’s a quick look at what’s coming up this week:

  • In BUS 100-01 this week, we’ll finish our discussion of business organizations by looking at corporations and LLCs, and on Thursday, we’ll review for next week’s test.
  • In BUS 100-80, we’ll look at forms of business ownership.
  • In BUS 263-01, we’ll discuss criminal law on Tuesday and begin our study of contract law on Thursday.
  • In BUS 263-80, we’ll discuss criminal law.
  • In PRL 101, we’ll have our first test on Tuesday and then rearrange the calendar a bit to push some due dates back and look at civil litigation and procedure on Thursday.

Monday roundup


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Here’s a quick look at what’s coming up this week:

  • In BUS 100-01 this week, we’ll look at business communication and start discussing business formation.
  • In BUS 100-80 we’ll discuss business communication.
  • In BUS 263-01, we’ll review on Tuesday and have the first test on Thursday.
  • In BUS 263-80, we’ll discuss constitutional law.
  • In PRL 101, we’ll discuss court systems and Alternative Dispute resolution on Tuesday and review for the first test on Thursday.

Monday roundup


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Here’s what’s happening this week:

In BUS 100-80 (Introduction to business online) and BUS 263-80 (Legal & social environment of business online), we’re moving from Blackboard’s blog tool to the discussion forum as a result of user interface problems. You should have gotten an email from me about the change last week. In BUS 263-80, we’ll be looking at ethics this week, and in BUS 100-80, we’ll be looking at business law.

In BUS 100-01 (f2f), we’ll be spending the week looking at a topic near and dear to my heart, business law. We’ll be looking at contracts and torts on Tuesday and more on torts and intellectual property on Thursday.

In BUS 263-01 (f2f),  we’ll be discussing the US Constitution. We’ll look at powers granted to Congress on Tuesday and limits on state action on Thursday.

In PRL 101, don’t forget that the final, graded version of your first brief assignment is due tomorrow. We’ll talk about technology on Tuesday and the US Constitution on Thursday.

Have a good week!

Monday round-up


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Hi everyone. Here’s a quick round-up of what we’ll be doing this week:

  • BUS 100-01: Tuesday we’ll form teams and look at business and the environment in which it operates. Thursday we’ll look at economics.
  • BUS 100-80: I’ll be posting about economics later today, and Wednesday I’ll post about global trade. Be sure to keep up with Coursemate and your own blogging.
  • BUS 263-01: Tuesday we’ll form teams and look at law and legal reasoning. Thursday we’ll have a look at court systems in the US.
  • BUS 263-80: On Wednesday I’ll post about law and legal reasoning and court systems. Be sure to keep up with the chapter quizzes and your own blogging.
  • PRL 101: Tuesday we’ll form teams and look at the paralegal profession. Thursday we’ll start learning about legal research.

Product design and promotion: Taco Bell breakfast menu

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This week we’re looking at marketing and product design. Last week Taco Bell introduced a new breakfast menu. Taco Bell’s chief marketing officer Chris Brandt described their product strategy by saying

The breakfast sandwich hasn’t changed 40 years, and we think this breaks that paradigm.

Have you seen Taco Bell’s new breakfast menu? What challenges does Taco Bell face breaking into the already-crowded fast-food breakfast market? Is this brand extension consistent with Taco Bell’s image?

How about Taco Bell’s ad campaign? Is this an effective promotional message? (Hint: try to count how many times they mention the name of their competitor in 50 seconds):

Student Success Seminars

The SOAR Institute offers Student Success Seminars on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 1:30 to provide helpful information on the following topics:

  • Instructional Technology Jump Start:
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    Navigating MyShelton, Blackboard, and Smarthinking
    Social Media and Careers
    Tuesday, February 4, and Wednesday, February 5
    Tuesday, February 11, and Wednesday, February 12
    Tuesday, February 18, and Wednesday, February 19
    Tuesday, February 25, and Wednesday, February 26
  • Managing Personal Finances:
    Budgeting
    Saving vs. Spending
    Avoiding Credit Card Traps
    Where does your paycheck go?
    Tuesday, March 4, and Wednesday, March 5
    Tuesday, March 11, and Wednesday, March 12
    Tuesday, March 18, and Wednesday, March 19
  • Communication Counts:
    Do’s and Don’ts of Communication with Faculty, Staff, and Employers
    Verbal and Nonverbal Communication Skills
    Are you résumé ready?
    Tuesday, April 1, and Wednesday, April 2
    Tuesday, April 8, and Wednesday, April 9
    Tuesday, April 15, and Wednesday, April 16
    Tuesday, April 22, and Wednesday, April 23 (