Module Catalogues

Introduction to Management

Module Title Introduction to Management
Module Level Level 1
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2020/21
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

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.