Small Business Management
Dear MGT 157 Students,
Please read this letter carefully.
This course runs from August
28 to December 10, 2006
There is no required on-campus orientation for this course. All
orientation materials are on the Internet. The only required trip to
campus is to purchase your textbook. The Campus
Bookstore has the textbook for this course:
Small Business Management
Longenecker, Moore, Petty
South-Western Publishing Co., 13th Edition
If you have any questions or
problems, please feel free to call me (301-322-0139) or send me an email
Your first stop should be at my home page: http://academic.pgcc.edu/~fweidman
Course Materials: Student
Login Procedures for Blackboard 6
You will be able to access
course materials beginning August 25, 2006
To logon to the Blackboard system,
follow the procedures listed below.
1. Go to Prince George's Community College's Blackboard site at:
2. Click on the button labeled Login:
3. Please follow the new Blackboard login procedure.
More About Blackboard 5
Our web course management system will
be Blackboard 6. Although you cannot access
the course materials site until August 25, 2006, there are two ways
that you can learn more about the Blackboard 6 system.
I. You take a self-guided,
A. Go to: http://www.blackboard.com
. From there, click on "Introducing Blackboard 5"
B. Next click on
"Demo" under Infrastructure Products.
C. Then read the Demo page and click on
"Click here to begin"
that your speakers are on.
able to take a self-guided, self-paced tour of
D. You can access the Blackboard
6 Level One Student Manual to find out more about how to use
Blackboard 5. Most students find Blackboard easy to learn
and easy to navigate. But, if
you have question contact us at
Please use the following
guidelines when sending e-mail to me.
1. In the subject
area, enter MGT 155 and clearly identify the topic of your
A. MGT 157: Question about __________
B. MGT 157: Comment about _________
C. MGT 157: Homework Assignment _______
typically check every week day and sometimes on the weekends. If I
am going to be out of town with no Internet access, I will post that
information in the Announcements area.
3. If your
question requires a lengthy explanation/response from me, I will
respond within twenty four hours. If your e-mail is a quick
question or comment, I will respond as soon as I read it.
Please send me an e-mail from the account that you will use for this
course. Send your e-mail to email@example.com
I will create an e-mail list for the class.
Have a great semester,
Professor Richard Weidmann,
Business and Management
Prince George's Community College