Courses Catalogue

Principles And Practice Of Management

COURSE CODE: HRM 1101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Human Resource Management
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

COURSE CONTENT

Overview of Management

  • 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

  • Pr-industrial revolution mgt practice
  • Classical theories
  • Neo-classical theories
  • Modern perspectives

Planning function

  • Meaning
  • importance
  • Forms and types of planning
  • Planning process
  • Limitations of planning
  • Effective planning


Organizing function

  • 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
  • Leadership
  • Motivation
  • Supervision and communication
  • Group dynamics and conflict management

Control function

  • Meaning and importance
  • Steps in control process
  • Types of control system
  • Tools and essentials of an effective control system

Decision making process

  • Meaning
  • Types of decision making
  •  Rational decision environment
  • and process of decision making

 

MODE OF DELIVERY

  • Lectures
  • Reading assignments
  • Practical assignments
  • Field trips
  • Documentaries

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs, DVDs and Tapes