MGMT 303 Principles of Management

Week 3 Course Project



The objective of this Individual Research Presentation is to provide the opportunity for you to recognize and apply the four principles of management: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling and how they correlate into everyday activities in a Fortune 500 company.


This is an individual assignment.

In the sections below, you will find helpful information for completing your . Your assignment is to review and discover how your company developed a successful Fortune 500 company (EXCLUDING the Top 20 companies) by means of utilizing the four principles of management.

This course project is broken down into 3 deliverables.

Each student is required to prepare a total of three (3) PowerPoint presentations over the course of the session.  These PowerPoint presentations will be at MINIMUM 4 to 6 slides depending on the content (excluding appendices, reference page(s), and title page), see the rubrics for each submission below.

Steps to Select a Company for the Individual Research PowerPoint

Select and access a Fortune 500 company of interest. Go to, excluding Top 20.

Review: Introducing the 2018 Fortune 500 video (bottom right).

Also, utilize List of Fortune 500 companies and their websites at

Note: Please copy and paste the two links above, and open in a new window page for access.

In developing the PowerPoint, select a company of interest to you, excluding the Top 20 listed. Yes, this means that you have 480 companies to research and learn more about their managerial approaches to success. Think of yourself as an employee looking to move to lower level management. Look for a company that you personally may have dealings with as a consumer to accentuate your future customer considerations.

Course Project Presentation  (Total 325 points)

Instructions: Follow the instructions in the rubric below to complete your Course Project Assignment. This PowerPoint should be formatted in APA, including a title and reference slide. Please do not use Wiki as a viable source. You are required to have a minimum of 12 slides (maximum of 18) and 10 distinct references not including the textbook.  CAPSIM: Intro to Business can count as 1 distinct reference.

Part 1

Section Description Points
Slide 1 Title Page Title of your Top Fortune 500 Company Paper Course Name, Your name, Instructor Name, and Presentation Date 10 points
Slide 2 History Research and identify an overview detailing the history of the selected company to include how long they have been in Fortune 500 20 points
Slide 3 Mission/Vision Identify company mission and vision statement 10 points
Slide 4 Leadership Define the leadership team and their roles. Who are the top executives and their responsibility?  You can provide an organizational chart if you like. 20 points
LAST SLIDE Reference There are correctly produced APA parenthetical citations for each applicable side and reference page slide. You must have a minimum of three external research sources, in addition to the text. Proper spelling, grammar, and organization are used. 10 points
Total Points Possible 70 Points