BUS1007 : Introduction to Management and Organisation (Study Abroad Sem 1)
- Offered for Year: 2017/18
- Module Leader(s): Dr Ali Naqvi
- Demonstrator: Mrs Angela Mazzetti, Mr Chris Ford, Dr Frank Worthington, Mr Les Tickner, Professor Andrea Whittle, Mr Robin Brown, Dr Susan Addison, Mr Khang-Wai Chew, Miss Lisa Clark
- Lecturer: Mr Tony Boland
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
1. To provide an introduction to general management theory and practice.
2. To understand the development of theory in organisational behaviour and its relation to management in organisations.
3. To introduce transferable skills used by practising managers to enhance their job performance and career prospects.
4. To develop knowledge and behaviours which are readily transferable into the management milieu and which will enhance the prospects of students in identifying and obtaining the sorts of employment which they feel will be most rewarding following their course of study.
Outline Of Syllabus
The management function and issues of management; management as a rational activity; management as a scientific activity; management as a human activity; management in practice; management and organisation – mechanistic, organic organisations and contingency theory; management and group work; management and decision making.
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||27:00||27:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||10||1:00||10:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||25:00||25:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||4||1:00||4:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Reflective learning activity||3||0:30||1:30||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||25:00||25:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Scheduled on-line contact time||6||1:00||6:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Online Discussion||3||0:30||1:30||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
1. Lectures are used to present the students with the knowledge base upon which they can develop their understanding of the subject area.
2. On-line learning is used to help develop and test understanding of the knowledge base.
and an understanding of the practical implications of this knowledge base in specific situations.
3. On-line learning is used to help develop self-evaluation and reflective learning
4. Seminars are used to develop and practice essential management skills of analysis, synthesis, team work, time management, communication, presentation, decision making and problem solving.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Prof skill assessmnt||1||M||Practice presentations|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The essay will assess and provide feedback upon knowledge understanding and written communication. The practice presentations allow for development of presentational skills and feedback on this.