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Module Code: MAN109
Module Title: Introduction to Management
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: International Business School Suzhou
Pre-requisites: N/A
This module aims to introduce students to a broad range of management issues and experiences faced by managers in modern organisations. It relies strongly on a case study approach to learning to equip students with the knowledge and skills that they can apply to fluid and often, ambiguous, work environments.
Learning outcomes 
Learning outcomes

Students completing the module successfully should:

A Understand the historical and current approaches to management and its role as a science.

B Understand and be able to apply various management theories to analyse and solve managerial problems.

C Understand the various tasks and competencies used in management practice

D Show skills in analyzing the practices of management in differing situations

E Have a good understanding of the practices and differences between planning, leading, organising and controlling as managerial tasks.

F Appreciate the contingency approach to management.

Method of teaching and learning 
Method of teaching and learning will be by lecture and weekly tutorials.
Introduction to Management Studies

Historical Foundations

The Organisational Environment

Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Strategic Planning



Managing human resources



Motivation and Teamwork

Communication and Control

Innovation and Change

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26     14      110  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Final Examination 85.00
2 Mid-Term Test 15.00

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