This module introduces students to the fundamentals of management theory and practice.
The aim of this Module is to provide the student with an understanding the key theories, concepts and functions of management:
By the end of this module the student should be able to:
1. Identify the principles of management and leadership theories and evaluate their contribution to business and management practice.
2. Evaluate the key management functions in achieving organisational goals.
1 organisational and work design
organisational structure, division of labour, job design.
2 Management theories
Evolution of management theories including, classical, motivational, systems, quality movement, knowledge management
3 Leadership theories
Foundation of leadership including trait, behavioural and situational theories
4 Management in practice
Managers roles and competencies, management functions: planning; leading; organising; controlling
Statement on Teaching, Learning and Assessment
2 x 1 hour lectures and 2 x 1 hour tutorials each week. 60% of the module will be enquiry based learning
Teaching and Learning Work Loads
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Credit Value – The total value of SCQF credits for the module. 20 credits are the equivalent of 10 ECTS credits. A full-time student should normally register for 60 SCQF credits per semester.
We make every effort to ensure that the information on our website is accurate but it is possible that some changes may occur prior to the academic year of entry. The modules listed in this catalogue are offered subject to availability during academic year 2017/18 , and may be subject to change for future years.