Module Title:   Management and Business

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG5009M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 4

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Business and Management (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr C Kara-Zaitri

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To introduce students to the basic concepts of management subjects in modern commercial organisations

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Concepts will be introduced in lectures and applied in tutorials and practical skills developed in laboratory sessions.

Lectures:   24.00          Directed Study:   62.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   12.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   2.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

describe the basic management ideas and techniques associated with modern commercial organisations in relation to Organisational Behaviour, Marketing, Manpower planning, Decision making and corporate planning.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Develop skills in the use of management techniques and ideas.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...


  Examination - closed book 2.00 100%
  2 hour examination

Outline Syllabus:
Types and functions of organisations, organisational design and structure, human behaviour in organisations, the evolution and development of management theory, organisational culture and leadership, introduction to marketing, marketing research and sources of data, the product life cycle, the marketing mix, manpower planning, recruitment and selection, industrial relations and collective bargaining, decision making within organisations, the economic environment of business planning, the corporate planning process, issues in strategic, tactical and operational planning.

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