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Live sessions led by your instructor
Participation discussions during in-
A combination of lectures, discussion and problem solving.
Students will be encouraged to think,
analyze, evaluate, and problem-solve, not memorize.
Students are expected to come to class on time
and be prepared for the class, i.e., to have read the assigned reading and to have done the assigned
Missed tests/exams will receive a grade of zero unless the student has submitted and been approved
for a Notification of Absence or MSAF.
All work will be evaluated on an individual basis except in certain cases where group work is expected.
In these cases, group members will share the same grade.
Your final grade will be calculated as follows:
Components and Weights
Attendance and engagement in weekly in-class Contribution (individual)
Multiple-choice or Short Answer or Case-based Exam (Closed book)
Cumulative - Multiple-choice or Short Answer or Case-based Exam (Closed
Written and Oral presentation.
NOTE: The use of a McMaster standard calculator is allowed during examinations in this course. See
McMaster calculator policy at the following URL: