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A study of the basic concepts of the management process: planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling. Integrated with the concurrent first-term courses and using the case-study method, it creates opportunities for the students to develop analytical, problem-solving, teamwork and communications skills, by analysing and presenting solutions to typical business problems. Topics covered include: structuring organizations, decision making and an introduction to production, human resources, controlling and strategic and tactical planning.
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Upon successful completion the learner will be able to:
Describe the internal and external variables that cause change and shape business decisions and management practices. (See note below)
Explain the roles of a manager and the skills required to manage effectively and efficiently.
Demonstrate organizational design concepts such as job design, departmentalization, locus of decision making, delegation of authority, and span of control.
Identify an organization’s business strategy and competitive advantage.
Understand the process of attracting, selecting, developing and retaining a qualified workforce.
Understand the importance of control to the manager’s role, and describe the control process.
Demonstrate critical thinking in identifying organizational challenges.
Note: These variables include globalization, internal and external stakeholder groups, organizational culture and corporate social responsibility, ethics and sustainability.
Effective as of Winter 2021
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