|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
1. To provide an introductory overview of the main subdivisions of 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.
Introduction to Organisation Theory, What is management?, Organisational Structures, Teamworking in Organisations, Decision Making in Organisations, Motivation at Work, Leadership and Management, Organisational Culture.
1. Understanding of the main subdivisions of general and functional management.
2. Demonstration of an understanding of mainstream organisational theory and its contribution to management theory and practice.
Demonstration of the key management skills of team working, time management, communication and presentation, and decision making and problem solving.
|Graduate Skills Framework Applicable:||Yes|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||22||1:00||22:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||56:00||56:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||22||1:00||22:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
1. Lectures are used to present the students with the knowledge base upon which they can develop their understanding of the subject area.
2. Seminars are used to help develop and test understanding of the knowledge base.
3. Seminars are used to develop an understanding of the practical implications of this knowledge base in specific situations.
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||2||M||20||Group Presentation based on seminar diary.|
1. Essay will assess and provide feedback upon knowledge understanding and written communication.
2. The group presentation will demonstrate understanding of the issues and concepts explored in the seminar programme.
3. Examination assess overall understanding of knowledge presented in the module and its application.
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