MGMT06043 2016 Business Management

General Details

Full Title
Business Management
Transcript Title
Intro. Bus Man
Code
MGMT06043
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
MGMT - Management
Department
MRKT - Marketing, Tourism and Leisure
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2016 - Full Academic Year 2016-17
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Clodagh Crowe
Programme Membership
SG_BINTE_H08 201600 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in International Marketing and Languages SG_BMARK_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business in Marketing SG_BIMFR_H08 201900 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business in International Marketing with French SG_BIMGE_H08 201900 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business in International Marketing with German SG_BIMSP_H08 201900 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business in International Marketing with Spanish SG_BDIGI_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Digital Marketing SG_BSALE_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Business in Marketing and Sales
Description

This module introduces the learner to the concepts of management theory and practice. It will explore the various theories of management and their application to the ways people manage. It will take a comprehensive look at the functions, tasks and tools of management. The module will draw on examples from Business in Practice.

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

Demonstrate an understanding of the main principles of management.

2.

Outline the role of management theory in today's chainging business climate.

3.

Explain the forces in the business environment and their impact on organisations.

4.

Examine the roles, skills, characteristics of competent managers, and, the key challenges managers face in management today.

5.

Describe the key functions of management in terms of planning, organising, leading, staffing and controlling.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

To complete a comprehensive review of Business Management principles introducing students to theories in relation to the main functions of management and carrying out a review of where management theory has developed from.

Module Assessment Strategies

Marks Allocation:

Final Examination 80%

Continuous Assessment 20%

Repeat Assessments

CA - repeat before end of Semester.

Exam - repeat Exam.

Indicative Syllabus

1. Introduction to Management

  • Comprehend the importance of management
  • Outline key definitions and identify key management levels
  • Evaluate management roles in an Irish context

2. The History of Management Thought

  • Distinguish between classical and modern approaches to management
  • Review the Classical approaches to include Scientific Management, Administrative, Bureaucracy and Human Relations approaches to management
  • Review the Modern Approaches to Management to include Systems Theory, Contingency Theory, Total Quality Management and Organisational Culture

3. Introduction to the Business Environment

  • Examine the Macro and Micro environment that firms have to operate within with a close examination of the leisure industry

4. The Processes of Management and Management in Practice

  • Outline the interpersonal, informational and decisional roles of a manager
  • Explain the technical, interpersonal and conceptual skills of a manager
  • Identify the characteristics of an effective manager and examine the challenges of management
  • Examine the principles of the planning and organising functions required of a manager
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the staffing and control functions of management
  • Comprehend the theories of motivation/leadership in management

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
20 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
80 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Continuous Assessment Assignment 20 % Week 8 2,4
             
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Final Exam Closed Book Exam 80 % End of Term 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Lecture Theatre Lecture 3 Weekly 3.00
Tutorial Flat Classroom Tutorial 1 Weekly 1.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Recommended Reading

Title

Authors

Publisher

Year

Modern Management 4th edition or Modern Management 3rd edition

Tiernan, S.D., Morley, M.J. and Foley, E.

Gill and Macmillan

2013

2006

Other Resources

Supplementary Reading

Title

Authors

Publisher

Year

Management Theory and Practice

Cole.G.A.,

Gill & McMillan

2007

Management: An Introduction

Boddy, D,

Prentice Hall

2002

Management (11th edition).

Robbins, S. and Coulter, M.

Prentice Hall.

2012

Essentials of Contemporary Management (4th edition).

Jones, G. and George , J.

McGraw-Hill. 

2011

Modern Management 10th e

Samuel C. Certo and Certo. S Trevis

Prentice Hall

2006

Contemporary Management

Jones, G.R., George, J.M. and Hill, C.W.L.

Irwin McGraw Hill

1998

Additional Information

None