Courses Catalogue

Industrial Management

COURSE CODE: ICH 2117
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Industrial Chemistry, Bachelor
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Natural and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

Introduction to management theory and practice

  • Basic concepts and principles of management
  • Approaches to management study and analysis.
  • II.Managerial functions
  • A brief introduction to the functions of a manager.

 Planning

  • Steps in planning process
  •  Decision making
  •  Budgets and schedules
  •   Policies, procedures and rules

Organising

 Organizational charts

  •    Formal & informal organization
  •  Span of control and effective span
  • Departmentation and its basic patterns
  •  Authority and power
  •  Line and staff functions
  • Decentralization of authority
  • Delegation of authority
  •   Unity of command & chain of command

 Staffing

  •   Recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, retirement
  • Inventory chart
  • Requirements for a managerial position
  •    Performance appraisal

 Leading

  •   Leadership
  •   Communication
  •   Motivation
  •     Controlling
  •     Establishing performance standards
  •      Measuring actual performance
  •        Comparing measured performance against established standards
  •    Taking corrective action

    Mode of Delivery:

ectures, assignments , tests and tutorials