Principles_of_Management_Outline_Spring_12 - School of...

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School of Business Administration Undergraduate Program Course code : MGT 3301 Course Title: Principles of Management Credit Hours: Total Course Hours: Class Times: Class Room: Prerequisites: Contact Hours Contact details: Aims Objectives Description: 3 45 hours M, W, Friday: 0800 - 0850 0900 -0950, T-Th 0930-1040 Building 11/008 (M, W, F) 11/105 (T-Th) ACC 2302 & ECO 2302; or ACC 2301 and EGR 2302 M, W, F: 10.00 – 12.30 by appointment only. Available at other times by appointment please email me. Telephone: 3179 Email: [email protected] This subject introduces students to the realities of life in the business world. It will present students with answers to many of the common questions people starting out in business ask – What do managers do? How do we get the best from our staff? Are teams important to the future of our organisation? What directions should we take to make sure we perform well in the future? On completion of this unit, students should be able to: 1. Identify factors shaping an organisations future; 2. Define and evaluate organisational structures and the role of human resources; 3. Identify and analyse the importance of planning for corporate improvement and growth; 4. Critically discuss the interaction of management in organisations and their effective operations. This course provides coverage of essential practical skills and an understanding of the processes of management. This will include knowledge about: What the management is and is not
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Methodology: Required Reading Background to the growth of management knowledge over time Decision making How organisations are organised; Motivation and rewards; Understanding teams; Leadership and trust; Foundations of control Career building Communication and interpersonal skills; and Operations management The course will also reflect the changes to international and domestic business environments caused by the increasing influence of the electronic business environment, terrorism and the global growth of business. The course will emphasise involvement exercises to help students quickly and effectively enter the process of thinking about business and management to enable them to develop their own expertise as managers in the modern business community. Lectures and readings are intended to bolster this process. Methods included are the ones of adult education such as: Team activities Role playing Case studies Group work Discussion Question and answer activities Practical activities Robbins, S.P. Coulter, M. Sidani, Y & Jamali, D.(2012). Management (Arab World Edition). Pearson Publishing London. Outcomes AUI is devoted to providing students with the business knowledge needed by business leaders in organizations, society and a lifetime of contribution. Accordingly, Students will learn self-awareness so as to interact among themselves and with their faculty Students will learn not only the fundamentals of
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