BMGT10060 Introduction to Management

Academic Year 2023/2024

Module Description
This module is designed for students who are not undertaking a business degree. The overarching purpose of this module is to give you an appreciation of the business/management toolkit and how to use it in your core discipline.

We will look at leadership, management and some control mechanisms that managers use. You will also learn how to be more effective in your group assignments. You should also be able to improve your study effectiveness by actively using the material we will cover.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module you should be able to:

1.Understand the principal ideas and developments in the theory and practice of management
2.Create a plan for your own self development, understanding the importance of planning as a critical component in the process of business strategy development
3.Discuss the environment of management with particular reference to context.
4.Identify the challenges of organisational development, leadership and teamwork in the context of an organisation’s environment.
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 In Module Component Repeat Offered
Continuous Assessment: A number of continuous assessment activities Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded 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

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

This module is based around a series of articles that are posted on Brighspace.