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BU1004 - Management, People and Organisations

[Not offered in 2014]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business (pre 2015)

In this subject students will learn about the various social science theories that comprise modern management thought. They will gain a level of competence in the language of business management and be introduced to management practice. Topics covered include the history of management thought, communication, group dynamics, motivation, decision making, leadership, power and politics, and ethics. This introductory subject will establish a sound basis of theoretical and practical knowledge which may be subsequently used for more advanced management subjects.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate an understanding of management functions in the context of organizational structures;
  • define organisations and management and understand how they perform;
  • understanding of individuals and group behaviour in organisations;
  • identify and understand key features of the contemporary management context;
  • demonstrate effective communication skills and the ability to interact with others in a professional manner.
BU1104 BU1804 BU1904 BU5001 PY3085 PY3105 MG1731

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