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Учебный год
Обучение ведется на английском языке
Курс обязательный
Когда читается:
1-й курс, 1, 2 модуль


Course Syllabus


This course is designed to provide students a broad overview of the subject of management. Topics include management theory; the changing business environment; elements of strategic planning; methods of human resource management, including recruitment, selection, training and development; techniques for leading individuals and teams; decision-making; conflict management; communication, and procedures for controlling resources to improve productivity and results. Students will also examine the behavioral, political, and organizational dynamics of managerial practice and the challenging roles of managers at different levels (i.e., first-time managers, line managers, mid-level managers, top managers/executives) in enhancing employee, group, and organizational performance. The course combines lectures and interactive seminars to promote student critical thinking and problem-solving skills. The course assignments are based on current literature in management and on-line resources and include individual and group work.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The goal of this course is to expose the students to the theories and principles that are important for successfully managing organizations and people.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Can perform well when working with others
  • Can perform and communicate well when happens to be in international contexts (e.g., international companies, research groups, projects)
  • Understands the role of management on the achievement of organizational and societal goals and wants to contribute to the growth of the field
  • Can assess the situation in the organization, chose and implement a solution, and evaluate the outcome of the solution
  • Understands the main goals and aspects of an organizational change and is equipped with knowledge to participate in the implementation of an organizational change
  • Understands how to utilize his/her knowledge of the motivation theory and leadership to effectively manage his/her employees
  • Can assist in the development and implementation of the HRM strategy in an organization that helps enhance corporate strategy
  • Communicates effectively in interpersonal, group, and organizational settings
  • Effectively performs his/her managerial responsibilities while working with people from different religious, cultural, linguistic, professional, educational backgrounds
  • Understands the connection between his/her managerial behavior, attitudes, and decisions and the company’s social responsibility
  • Has knowledge and skills to contribute to the planning and implementation of an effective marketing strategy
  • Has knowledge and skills to contribute to the planning and implementation of new products or technologies
  • Has knowledge and skills to contribute to the effective functioning of company operations
  • Has knowledge and skills to contribute to managerial decisions related to global markets
  • Has knowledge and skills to contribute to managerial decisions that aim at improving the company’s competitive advantage
  • Understands how leading organizations worldwide approach the development, implementation, and evaluation of management strategies
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • 1. Introduction: Nature and Functions of Management
  • 2. Development of Management Thought
  • 3. Organizational Environment
  • 4. Strategic Management
  • 5. Organization, Structure, and Culture
  • 6. Understanding and Managing Individuals and Teams
  • 7. Leadership
  • 8. Communication, Motivation, and Conflict Management
  • 9. Managing in the Global Environment: Ethics, Social Responsibility, Innovation, and Diversity
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Class Participation
  • non-blocking A1: An Informational Interview
  • non-blocking A2: A Student Created Video
  • non-blocking A3: A Book Critique
  • non-blocking Quiz 1
  • non-blocking Quiz 2
  • non-blocking Exam
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (2 module)
    0.07 * A1: An Informational Interview + 0.07 * A2: A Student Created Video + 0.07 * A3: A Book Critique + 0.07 * Class Participation + 0.3 * Exam + 0.21 * Quiz 1 + 0.21 * Quiz 2


Recommended Core Bibliography

  • R.L. Daft, Dr. Ir. M. Aksit, & Ir. B. Tekinerdogan. (2002). Management. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.B0BA2B73

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Drucker, P. F., Economy, P., & Hesselbein, F. (2015). Peter Drucker’s Five Most Important Questions : Enduring Wisdom for Today’s Leaders. Hoboken, New Jersey: Jossey-Bass. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=966151
  • Wagner, R., & Harter, J. (2014). 12 : The Elements of Great Managing. [Place of publication not identified]: Gallup Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1979371