UG Coursework Unit
MNG00111 Fundamentals of Management
This unit introduces students to the theory and practice of managing organisations in today's globally competitive business context. The underlying unit rationale is that the effective manager will require competency in all areas of the global operating environment. Particular emphasis is placed on the traditional management functions, the management of individuals in the workplace and the value of working in teams. Utilising a pedagogy of lectures, tutorials, online activities and practice-based assignments, the unit will provide a firm introductory base from which the student will build upon during the tenure of their degree.
Topic 1: The contemporary workplace
Topic 2: Historical foundations of management
Topic 3: Principle management functions - planning and organising
Topic 4: Principle management functions - controlling and leading
Topic 5: Teams and teamwork
Topic 6: Information and decision making
Topic 7: Motivation and rewards
Topic 8: Ethical behaviour and social responsibility
Topic 9: International dimensions of management
Topic 10: Leading and managing change
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||Collect, organise and appropriately cite relevant information from academic sources|
|2||Analyse and describe the role of organisations in contemporary society|
|3||Summarise and critique the evolution of management theory and practice from pre-modern times through to today|
|4||Develop, apply and appraise teamwork skills|
|5||Identify and evaluate theories, principles and concepts that guide the effective management of modern organisations.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- Collect, organise and appropriately cite relevant information from academic sources
- Analyse and describe the role of organisations in contemporary society
- Summarise and critique the evolution of management theory and practice from pre-modern times through to today
- Develop, apply and appraise teamwork skills
- Identify and evaluate theories, principles and concepts that guide the effective management of modern organisations.
- No prescribed texts.