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General Management

2019/2020
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
5
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс обязательный
Когда читается:
1-й курс, 1, 2 модуль

Преподаватели

Course Syllabus

Abstract

General Management is one of the core courses in the Master’s Programmes curriculum. It is designed as a big picture of the theory and practice of management. The Course introduces the students to all essential areas of management fundamentals with emphasis on strategic management essentials. As one of the title modules of the programme it covers key aspects of strategic management both from conceptual and practical perspective. Students are provided with opportunity to observe and assess the management activities. This course, moreover, provides concrete framework for implementing the strategic management tools and methods. The Course addresses management issues caused by complexity of the modern turbulent business world. The intention is to provide deep glance for better understanding of interconnectedness in the modern world. The Course has emphasis on developing students' analytical, critical and problem solving skills through assignments, problem discussions, interactive lectures and case studies. The successful completion of the course will increase students' capacity to think globally about a company, its business position on the markets and possible sustainable competitive advantage in rapidly changing modern environment.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Course Objectives are to provide theoretical foundations of modern management;
  • to develop students’ capacity to think strategically about company, its business position in the modern turbulent environment;
  • to build students’ skills in strategic management
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Student knows the basic theories and concepts of management
  • Student knows the basic of methods of strategic analysis and strategy development
  • Student applies the knowledge gained to solve practical problems and justify decisions taken
  • Familiar with basic principles of building a career in an organization; is acquainted with the main features and prospects of career trajectories in management (entrepreneurship, consulting, in-house)
  • Organizes team work while performing tasks, solving case studies and performs different roles in the team; communicates (including remotely) with team members
  • Participates in the implementation of individual and joint assignments within the framework of a group project
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cross-cultural theories (Hofstede's cultural dimensions theory, Edgar Schein's Cultural Model, Charles Handy’s Four Types of Culture , etc.) and applies in practice
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Introduction
    Evolution of management thinking. Management schools and theories.
  • Development of Management in XXI Century
    New paradigms. Globalization and Internalization.
  • Organizational Environment
    Managing organizational environment. Internal environment. Global trade and investment opportunities. Trade debates.
  • Organization Fundamentals
    Management functions. Planning. Organization. Leadership. Quality and Production Management. Organizational changes.
  • Strategic Management
    Goal, mission, strategies and tasks. Strategy design and management. Models and tools of strategic management.
  • Corporate Culture
    Corporate culture and motivation. Intercommunication human-organization. Management in global environment. National diversities and intercultural management.
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Class activities
  • non-blocking Course team-based project
  • non-blocking Exam 1
  • blocking Exam 2
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (1 module)
    0.25 * Class activities + 0.25 * Course team-based project + 0.25 * Exam 1 + 0.25 * Exam 2
  • Interim assessment (2 module)
    0.25 * Class activities + 0.25 * Course team-based project + 0.25 * Exam 1 + 0.25 * Exam 2
Bibliography

Bibliography

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

  • Cohen, W. A., & Drucker, P. F. (2008). A Class with Drucker : The Lost Lessons of the World’s Greatest Management Teacher. New York: AMACOM. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=211004
  • Daft, R. L. (2010). The Executive and the Elephant : A Leader’s Guide for Building Inner Excellence (Vol. 1st ed). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=330361
  • Drucker, P. F., & Maciariello, J. A. (2005). The Daily Drucker. Amsterdam: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=187234
  • 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