BMGT10060 Introduction to Management

Academic Year 2022/2023

Module Description

This module focuses on the principles and practice of management. Students will be provided with insights on the functional areas of management along with the options firms / organisations have with respect to organisational structure. The role of the manager/leader in the enterprise will also be discussed. Students will be encouraged to apply the four key steps of management (Planning, Organising, Motivating, Reviewing ) to manage their own learning. Students will also be encouraged to participate in group discussions to practice key learns about working with others on preparing assignments together.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students should be able to:

1.Understand the principal ideas and developments in the theory and practice of management
2.Appreciate the importance of planning as a central organisational activity and, in particular, to consider the process of business strategy development
3.Discuss the environment of management with particular reference to context.
4.Identify critical aspects of organisation, leadership and teamwork.
5.Explain the nature of control in management.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours


Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
The module will be taught with a combination of lecture/instruction and in-class discussions. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:

no prior study of business management

Learning Exclusions:

Students from the following Programmes are excluded from registering to this module - Bachelor of Commerce; Bachelor of Commerce (International); Bachelor of Business and Law; BSc Economics & Finance; BSc Business. Students from these programmes who register to this module will have their registration dropped.

Learning Recommendations:

The module is designed for students from a non business background who wish to gain insights on management issues in the business world. It is aimed particularly at students pursuing medicine, engineering, social science who may in the future wish to set up / or get involved in business management.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
BMGT10050 - Mangt Principles & Bus Environ, BMGT10190 - Effective Learning and Develop, BMGT20200 - Studies in Global Operations, SBUS10070 - Principles of Mangt & Mkt

Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: Weekly Reading Assignments Varies over the Trimester n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No


Examination: End of Trimester examination 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Standard conversion grade scale 40% No


Practical Examination: In-class Role Play Activities are conducted via a computer simulation . Varies over the Trimester n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No


Multiple Choice Questionnaire: Revsion MCQ's Week 12 n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn Yes - 2 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Peer review activities

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