Courses Catalogue

Principles And Practices Of Management

COURSE CODE: HRM 1101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 0
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Information Technology, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Mathematics and Computing
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

Detailed Course Content:

Overview of Management                                                                                      6hours

•           Definition

•           Importance

•           Principles of management

•           Management as a science and an art

•           Functions and roles of management

•           Levels and skills of management

•           Management and administration

Evolution/Development of Management thoughts                                            9hours

• Pre-industrial revolution mgt practice

•           Classical theories

•           Neo-classical theories

•           Modern perspectives          

Planning function                                                                                                   6hours

•           Meaning

•           importance

•           Forms and types of planning

•           Planning process

•           Limitations of planning

•           Effective planning  

Organizing function                                                                                                            6hours

•           Meaning and importance

•           Principles

•           Basis for organizing functions

•           Process of organizing

•           Organizational structure

• Authority, responsibility, and power

•           Delegation of power

•           Coordination and informal organization

•           Directing function   

Meaning and importance                                                                                       6hours

•           Leadership

•           Motivation

•           Supervision and communication

•           Group dynamics and conflict management       

Control function                                                                                                       6hours

•           Meaning and importance

•           Steps in control process

•           Types of control system

•           Tools and essentials of an effective control system     

Decision-making process                                                                                       6hours

•           Meaning

•           Types of decision making

•           Rational decision environment

•           and process of decision making  

Teaching-learning Methods:

Interactive lectures, class presentations, and problem-solving activities

Teaching-learning Materials:

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • laptops
  • LCD Projectors