Evaluation Details 

Active Class Participation (20%) 

Communication skills are as important as knowledge for your success in almost any organization. Each student should try to speak in each class providing clear arguments when they do so. Interactive dialogue between students and instructors is highly desirable. 

As class participation is a graded component of the course, students will be evaluated on the following: 

  • Thoughtfulness of responses 
  • Understanding and analysis of topic 
  • Idea generation 
  • Whether or not the contribution promotes further discussion 
  • Clarity of communication 
  • Personal Insights / Impact 

Students are expected to be engaged during their class attendance and to contribute to the overall learning experience. 

Individual Readings Paper (20%) 

Each student to submit (in advance of session 8) a paper answering the following questions: 

  1. What personal insights did you glean from the three authors (Drucker, Reddin, and Martin), and what is / will be their impact on you? 
  2. Based on your experience, compare, and contrast the views of these three authors. 
  3. How are these views relevant today; to you personally and in general? 


  • Students are expected to share their personal Insights / Impact 
  • 3 pages maximum  
  • The Paper should be Clear (easily understood), Memorable (worth remembering), and Compelling (having a powerful & irresistible effect) 


Individual Presentation (20%) 

Each student to submit a presentation that answers the following question: 

  1. Based on what you have learned in the GettingItDone course, what are the things that you will personally commit to do during the first six months in your next job (or your current job)? 


  • Students are expected to share their personal Insights / Impact 
  • 10 minutes maximum 
  • 8 PowerPoint slides maximum (with Notes) 
  • The presentation should be Clear, Memorable, and Compelling 
  • Individuals will present on the last day of the course 


Management Simulation (10%) 

Each team will be evaluated based on their results in the Management Simulation. 


Team Presentation (30%) 

Each team to submit and give a presentation that answers the following: 

  1. Based on the GettingItDone Management System tools that you have learned and applied in your simulation business: 
  • Describe the impact the Team Effectiveness Meeting (TEM) tools had on your team’s effectiveness. 
  • Develop a Performance Agreement (PA) for fiscal year 2024 for your simulation business. 


  • 12 minutes maximum 
  • 10 PowerPoint slides maximum 
  • The Presentation should be Clear, Memorable, and Compelling, and reflect deep insight 
  • Teams will present on the last day of the course 


Grading Policy