Course Description

This course will enable students to develop short and long-range plans to effectively accomplish organizational goals. Through the use of terminology, exercises and case studies, students will be able to give a critical appraisal of real life situations involving organizing, staffing and motivating others. The student will also learn tools to aid in problem solving, valuing diversity and coping with change. The principles learned in this course will allow the student to effectively work with and through others in an organization. The principles are relevant to any type of organization or group, empowering the student to lead others, negotiate, embrace change and better understand the role of business in society. Both principles and practices of management as an academic discipline as well as a profession are surveyed, examined, and reviewed.  Students will acquire knowledge through the textbook, and the assigned reading material as well as the material accessible through the web and apply them to specific real world management phenomenon.  The course focuses on the fundamentals of the practice of management, including administrative, organizational and behavioural theories. It explores the functions of management and the aspects of the organizational environment.

Objectives

  • To understand the roles and functions of managers at various (entry, middle and the top) levels
  • To explain the relationships between organizational mission, goals, and objectives
  • To comprehend the significance and necessity of managing stakeholders
  • To conceptualize how internal and external environment shape organizations and their responses
  • to demonstrate empirical understanding of various organizational processes and behaviours and the theories associated with them
  • To demonstrate critical thinking skills in identifying ethical, global and diversity issues in planning, organizing, controlling and leading functions of management
  • To understand organizational design and structural issues
Attachment Name Attachment Type
MEC 7101Principles of Management DOC PDF PS
MEC7101 Principles of Management