Global Opportunities

BUS1007 : Introduction to Management and Organisation (Study Abroad Sem 1)

Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0


The module provides an introduction to key theories of management and organisation that start to build a foundation for the business and management discipline. It seeks to help students to understand the concepts and principles associated with business and management and to be able to evaluate and interpret them in this context.

Outline Of Syllabus

The module covers core areas of management and organisation theory, including:

- Scientific management
- Management and leadership
- Motivation at work

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture111:0011:00PIP
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion130:0030:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading132:0032:00N/A
Structured Guided LearningStructured research and reading activities21:002:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching21:002:00PIP
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study120:0020:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesScheduled on-line contact time31:003:00Module talk, assessment clinics, assignment support and drop-ins
Jointly Taught With
Code Title
BUS1001Introduction to Management and Organisation
BUS1015Management and Organisation
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

Lectures are used to present the students with the knowledge base upon which they can develop their understanding of the subject area.

Seminars are used to test understanding of the knowledge base and to develop an understanding of the practical implications of this knowledge base in specific situations.

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Essay1M1001,500 words
Formative Assessments
Description Semester When Set Comment
Prob solv exercises1MSeminar discussion topics.
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The essay in semester 1 is appropriate for testing knowledge and understanding of key principles of management and organisation theory.

Formative assessment and feedback is provided through seminars.

Reading Lists