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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MANAGEMENT AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

IMMG 11012

PRICIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

Status : Core Pre-requisite : G.C.E. (A/L) Co-requisite : None

 

 On completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • explain different historical perspectives in management and organization studies
  • recognize the characteristics of contemporary organizations and the different approaches to organizational structure and design
  • identify the job of the manager, what it means to be a manager and how managerial identity is constructed
  • recognize the role of ethics in business and management.

Understanding organizations. The evolution of management thought. Organizational structure and design. Organization and environment. Managerial roles and competencies. The managerial process: planning, strategic decision making, and ethical decision making.
 Lectures, in-class discussions, real world case studies and self study.
 End-of-course exam, in-class assignments, mini projects and quizzes.

  1. Stephen Robbins and David De Cenzo, “Fundamentals of Management,” 6th Edition, 2008, Prentice Hall
  2. Samuel Certo, “Modern Management”, 10th edition, 2008, Prentice Hall
  3. Thomas S Bateman and Scott A Snell “Management: Leading & Collaborating in the Competitive World” 7th edition, 2007, MacGraw Hill

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