This module introduces students to the fundamentals of management theory and practice. 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: 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 theories and key management functions
2. Evaluate the key management functions and their contribution to 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 motivational, systems, quality movement, knowledge management
3 Leadership theories
Foundation of leadership including trait, behavioural and situational theories and situational theories
4 Management in practice
Managers roles and competencies, management functions: planning; leading; organising; controlling planning; leading; organising; controlling
Teaching and Learning Work Loads
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SCQF Level - The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework provides an indication of the complexity of award qualifications and associated learning and operates on an ascending numeric scale from Levels 1-12 with SCQF Level 10 equating to a Scottish undergraduate Honours degree.
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 2021/22 , and may be subject to change for future years.