Introduction to Management
CRN: 30098
16 Weeks - Distance Education course 

On-Campus Requirements
Students will be required to take exams in the Testing Center on campus.

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Name  Levi Richard, D.B.A.
Phone  (626) 857-4054
Location  LB 205

Welcome! You are either enrolled in, or you are interested in possibly enrolling in the Introduction to Management Distance Education class. As described in the class schedule, this is a course focusing on communication, decision making, and leadership for administrative and managerial positions in business, government, the professions, and the volunteer sector.

Details regarding the course are set forth on the class website. When you go there, pay particular attention to the syllabus and the weekly assignment schedule.

We will cover one chapter per week. There are two exams, a midterm and a final exam. You must come to the Test Center on campus to take these exams, and they will be administered via computer.

Here is the grading policy:

Research Paper 25%
Exams 13%
Hot Seat Video & Discussion Board 24%
Online Quizzes 14%
Attendance/Participation 24%

It is important that you send me an email. If you are enrolled in the class, please email me now. You will need to use your official Citrus College issued email account. Your email is established when you are registered for classes. You must have access to your email account prior to starting the class. 

Blackboard and WingSpan Information
(Notice:  All Blackboard courses will be available on the first day of classes)
Blackboard --> 
WingSpan -->  
  •  Your WingSpan ID becomes your Blackboard Username
  • Your WingSpan PIN (Personal Identification Number) becomes your Blackboard password
  • To change your PIN/password requires, change it in WingSpan
  • Data will be transferred from WingSpan to Blackboard on a regular basis

Once you get to the Blackboard welcome page, click on the Introduction to Management course link on the right, and you will go to the course site. Familiarize yourself with the course site and if you have any questions please email your instructor with your concerns. Get your textbook and get started with your initial assignments. A major key to your success in this course will be keeping up with both the reading and the other assignments.   


If you have a disability documented by a physician or other appropriate professional and wish to discuss academic accommodations, please contact the DSP&S office at (626) 914-8675. Please discuss your accommodations with your instructor by email. Be sure to allow at least one week for appropriate accommodations to be arranged.