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BUS1223 : Introduction to Management and Organisation (Study Abroad Sem 2)

Semester 2 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:

- Teamworking in organisations
- Decision-making
- Organisational structure

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture101:0010:00PIP
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion130:0030:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading133:0033:00N/A
Structured Guided LearningStructured research and reading activities21:002:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching41:004:00PIP
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study118:0018:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesScheduled on-line contact time31:003:00N/A
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

Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination902A100N/A
Formative Assessments
Description Semester When Set Comment
Prob solv exercises2MSeminar discussion topics, quizzes and sample exam questions.
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The exam is testing an understanding of the appropriate theories and concepts in an applied setting.

Formative assessment and feedback is provided through quizzes, seminars and sample exam questions.

In the case of an alternative assessment for semester 2 (100% of the module mark) being necessary due to circumstances, the Module Leader will in discussion with the DPD and the University, discuss possible acceptable online alternatives, such as a take home exam delivered online with a set time limit to complete (24 hours or less as deemed appropriate).

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