Principles and Practices of Management

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MGT B240

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PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF MANAGEMENT

MGT B240

More information: Course Guide

PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF MANAGEMENT

Course Start Date
N/A
Course Level
Middle
Length in Terms
1 terms
Credits
5
Language
English
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
N/A
Future Terms
Aut 22
Quota and Schedule
Course Start Date
Course LevelLength in TermsCredits
Language
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
Future Terms
N/A
Middle1 terms5
English
N/A
Aut 22

Course Coordinator: Dr Irene Siaw, BSc (Manitoba); MSc (Sheffield Hallam); MPA (Southern Queensland); DBA (South Australia)

Course Development Coordinator: Dr Irene Siaw, HKMU

Aims
This course aims to introduce students to a logical, systematic approach to acquiring a conceptual foundation in the principles and current practices of management. It will also enable students to apply related concepts and theories to different case scenarios and contexts.

Contents
The course covers the following topics:

  • Management and the evolution of management thought
  • Defining the manager’s terrain
  • Planning
  • Organizing and leading
  • Controlling

Learning support
There will be five two-hour tutorials and one two-hour surgery.

Assessment
There are two assignments and one examination. Students must use word processing software (such as Microsoft Word) to prepare the assignments, and submit the assignments via the Online Learning Environment (OLE).

Set book(s)
A custom textbook will be provided.