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Module Information Booklet

Taylor’s University

Undergraduate Business Programmes

March Semester 2013

BUS1404
Introduction to Management

CONTENTS

Introduction

Module Overview

Learning Resources

Assessments

Resit Assessments

Assessments Offences

Extenuating Circumstances

Assignment Case Study and Guidelines

Module Calendar

Assignment Cover

Assignment Feedback Form

INTRODUCTION
Welcome to the world of managers. This module will prepare students to be the top leading managers whereby topics covered the whole management processes. Students will also be enchanted with the experience sharing sessions with managers and CEO of developed companies from various industries. Furthermore, students will obtain real experience knowledge whereby articles from prospective business magazines will be discussed in lectures and tutorials.

CONTACT DETAILS

Lecturer and Tutor
Ms. Natasya Saat
Block E, Wing B, Level 9, Room 13
Taylor’s University
Taylor’s Lakeside Campus
Tel.: 56295000 Ext. 5692
Email: natasya.saat@taylors.edu.my

Tutor
Ms. Chang Suh Zean
Taylor’s Business School
Taylor's University
Taylor's Lakeside Campus
No. 1 Jalan Taylor's, 47500 Subang Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Email: chang.suhzean@yahoo.com

Tutor
Ms Ang Yen Yen
Block E, Wing B, Level 9, Room 3
Taylor's University
Taylor's Lakeside Campus
No. 1 Jalan Taylor's, 47500 Subang Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Tel.: 56295000 Ext. 5675
Email: YenYen.Ang@taylors.edu.my

Tutor
Mr. Samuel Lee
Taylor’s Business School
Taylor's University
Taylor's Lakeside Campus
No. 1 Jalan Taylor's, 47500 Subang Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Email: samuels.hsl@gmail.com

Module Overview

Module Synopsis

The aim of this module is to enable the students to gain knowledge and understanding of management functions by examining the roles and responsibilities of a manager. Students will acquire a good knowledge of management concepts. Particular emphasis is placed on the management process, its dynamic nature and its key elements of planning, organising, leading and controlling.

Prerequisite / assumed knowledge

There is no prerequisite for this module.

Module Objectives

• To understand the basic management concepts and functions in organizations.

• To identify the process of management.

• To develop thinking skills and ability to analyse and deal with management problems in organizations

• To relate the concepts and theories to real life situations in management and organizations

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:

1. Describe the different theories and approaches to management

2. Explain the internal and external factors of a business environment

3. Explain the models of decision-making in the planning process in organizations

4. Outline the different theories of motivation

5. Outline the different theories of leadership

6. Analyse the effectiveness of resource management strategies

7. Assess the importance of control systems in work and organizations

8. Build a relationship between the business environment and the management of organizations

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