MGMT06031 2016 Business Management 2

General Details

Full Title
Business Management 2
Transcript Title
Business Management 2
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Subject Area
MGMT - Management
BUS - Business
06 - NFQ Level 6
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2016 - Full Academic Year 2016-17
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
John McNamara, Susan Leonard, Karen McManus
Programme Membership
SG_BACCO_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business in Accounting L6 SG_BOFFI_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business in Office Administration SG_BADMN_B07 201600 Bachelor of Business in Business Administration L7 SG_BBUSI_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business SG_BBUSS_B07 201600 Bachelor of Business in Business L7

This module aims to increase the learners knowledge and understanding of the areas of corporate social responsibility, ethics, change management, organisational learning and knowledge management in organisations. The module will focus on the application of theory and concepts in each of these areas, as well as the use of practical examples and case studies.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


Understand the importance of corporate social responsiblilty in a contemporary business environment.


Explain the stances that an organisation can adopt in relation to ethics.


Evaluate the change process and the successful management of change within organisations.


Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of organisational learning and knowledge management in modern organisations.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

The student will engage with the content of the module through lectures, case studies, problem based learning and the use of interactive multi-media tools.

Module Assessment Strategies

A combination of in class exercises, multiple choice tests, written research reports, oral presentations and end of semester examination will be used as appropriate for assessment purposes.

Repeat Assessments

Repeat Examination Only

Indicative Syllabus

1. Corporate Social Responsibility

2. Ethics in the Workplace

3. The Management of Change

4. Organisational Learning and Knowledge Management

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
40 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
60 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Continuous Assessment Assessment 40 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Written Exam Paper Final Exam Closed Book Exam 60 % End of Term 1,2,3,4

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Lecture Theatre Lecture 3 Weekly 3.00
Tutorial Flat Classroom Practical Work 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Independent Learning 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Recommended Reading
Management, Global Edition Pearson Education Limited
ISBN 1292090200 ISBN-13 9781292090207

Brand New, International Ed/Global Ed, Mainly Same content at bargain price

Recommended Reading
2010-12-21 Knowledge Management: An Integrated Approach (2nd Edition) Pearson Education Canada
ISBN 0273726854 ISBN-13 9780273726852


A clear, well-structured and interesting insight into knowledge management, with real life case studies from well-known global organisations who are at the forefront of best practice.

Recommended Reading
Essentials of Organizational Behavior, Global Edition Pearson
ISBN 1292090073 ISBN-13 9781292090078

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Robbins, S., & Coulter, M. (2016) Management, Global Edition, 13th edition, Pearson Education Limited

Jashapara, A (2010) Knowledge Management An Integrated Approach, 2nd edition, Pearson Education

Judge, T.A, & Robbins, S.P. (2015) Essentials of Organizational Behavior, Global Edition, 13th edition, Pearson


URL Resources Business in the Community Ireland

Other Resources

Case Studies

Newspapers - Business Articles

Library Databases

Additional Information