DETAILED COURSE CONTENT


Course Code :

BCOM11114

Title

Principles of Management

Type/Status :

Compulsory

Aims

This course module is designed to provide a comprehensive knowledge enabling students to define management, its evolution and process.

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By the end of this course unit students should be able to:
  • define management and its process
  • explain skills required by different categories of managers
  • describe the evolution of management
  • describe the process of management
  • evaluate application of management principles in organizations
  • demonstrate the knowledge on the current trends and issues in management
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Course Content :

Introduction to management; Evolution of management thought; Planning & decision making; Organizing; Leading; Motivation; Leadership; Communication and Controlling; Social responsibilities and ethics; Managing change and innovation; Current trend and issues in management; Case studies in management.

Method of Teaching & Learning:

Lectures, Case studies, Class Room Discussions, and Skill development activities.

Scheme of Evaluation:

Assignments, Presentations and End semester examination. The weights given to each component of the evaluation method is announced at the commencement of the module.
Recommended Readings: Certo , & Certo. (2006). Modern Management (10th ed.). Prentice Hall.

Hannagan. (2008). Management: Concepts & Practices. Financial Times Press.

Robbins, & Cenzo, D. (2008). Fundamentals of Management (6th ed.). Prentice Hall.

Robbins, S. P., & Coulter . (2009). Management (9th ed.). Prentice Hall.

Stoner, J. A., Freeman, R. E., & Gilbert, D. R. (1996). Management (6th ed.). New Delhi, India: Prentice Hall.