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MNGT120: Business and Management: An Introduction to Theory and Practice
|Department: Management Learning and Leadership||NCF Level: FHEQ/QCF/NQF4//RQF4|
|Study Level: Part I||Credit Points: 24.0|
|Start Date: 29-09-2014||End Date: 22-05-2015|
|Available for Online Enrolment?: Y||Enrolment Restriction: Only available to students majoring in delivering department|
|Module Convenor: Dr CM Downs|
- Syllabus Rules and Lancaster Part II Pre-requisites
- Curriculum Design
- Assessment Weights
- Educational Aims
- Learning Outcomes
- Part 1 Modules Video
- Teaching Pattern
Syllabus Rules and Pre-requisites
Curriculum Design: Outline Syllabus
MNGT 120 is an introductory module where the emphasis is on breadth of concept/theoretical coverage and not on depth of conceptual analysis or discussion.
Curriculum Design: Pre-requisites/Co-requisites/Exclusions
Compulsory for which categories of student:
All B.Sc. Business Studies students.
Optional but recommended for which categories of student:
Entry requirements to the particular course:
None other than the standard university entrance qualifications.
What must be taken with the course (the co-requisites):
The compulsory Part I Michaelmas term unit, MSCI 100/MSCI 101.
- 50% Exam
- 50% Coursework
Assessment: Details of Assessment
This introductory module, for Business Studies students only, emphasises the breadth of theoretical coverage relating to Business Studies. One of its key aims is to help you understand some of the major issues faced by business organisationsand how they respond to these. A wide range of topics is covered, including employee motivation, team theory, leadership and organisational culture.
Educational Aims: Subject Specific: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills
The primary objectives of MNGT 120 can be summarized as follows:
- To provide students with an essential understanding of the basic theories relevant to the management of work organizations.
- To enable students to identify and understand the limitations inherent within the various theories to which they are introduced.
- To identify and explain both the major issues currently faced by business organizations and the corporate responses to such.
- To create greater student awareness of the management skills and knowledge that are increasingly sought by employing business organizations and, thus, to enhance student employability.
Learning Outcomes: Subject Specific: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills
Consequently, upon successful completion of the module, the student should have achieved the following learning outcomes and be able to:
- Explain the various theories pertinent to the management of work organizations and those working within them
- Evaluate each relevant theory and to ascertain the utility of its application within particular organizational/environmental contexts
- Identify and explain the major impacts upon the business environment
- Understand the key generic skills and attributes that employers seek in their employees
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