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Course Description and Overall Objectives
This is the introductory course in management. The course is designed to provide students with an overview of the management functions and its role in organizations and society. The course aims to provide students with the basic managerial knowledge necessary for Business students. The course focuses on providing students with analytical, developmental, managerial and technical skills that relate to managerial positions in organizations. This course is an introduction to the critical management skills involved in planning, organizing, controlling, leading and decision making in an organization. It provides a framework for understanding issues involved in both managing and being managed, and it will help you to be a more effective contributor to organizations that you join. This course develops a “systems” view of organizations that examine organizations as part of a context, including but not limited to environment, strategy, structure, tasks, people and outputs.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
A. Demonstrate theoretical knowledge in this management course.
B. Gain practical skills and personal attributes and competencies that are required for managerial position.
C. Describe the four management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling.
D. Outline the historical evolution of management theories.
E. Explain how decisions are made within an organization and how those decisions are communicated to the various stakeholders.
F. Relate the basic concepts of planning: the importance of planning, strategic planning, and the types of objectives and plans developed by organizations.
G. Describe the various concepts of Human Resource Management and its phases.
H. Describe the concept of production and product life cycle.
I. Understand the quality management concepts and get a thorough understanding of various quality metrices.
Module I: Definition of Management – the evolution of management principles – styles of Management – levels in management-structured and unstructured decision making – functions of management. Organizational behavior – motivational theories
Module II: Production & Marketing Management: Time management–workflow design – scheduling CP/M – critical path – PERT, Problems, Types of Markets – Marketing Mix – Product life cycle – pricing strategies – advertisement-sales promotion
Module III: Quality Management. Concept of quality, total quality management, 7 sigma principles, ISO certifications, Component maturity models, CMM Levels.
Module IV: Human Resource Management: Meaning of HRM, Recruitment- selection and training – the difference between training and development – on the job and off the job training.
Teaching and Learning Methods
The Course uses Online / Offline Lectures, Direct reading, Group Discussions, Case Studies & Presentations
Instructor – Mr. Bruce Mathew
Notes in the form of Presentation Slides and other resources will be supplemented to the students as and when the instructor feels it is essential.
Essential Books (Text Books)
- P. C. Tripathi and P. N. Reddy, Principles of Management, 2/e, Tata McGraw Hill
- Poornima M. Charantimath, Total Quality Management, Pearson Education
- E.H. McGrath, Basic Managerial Skills for All, Prentice Hall of India
- L. M. Prasad, Principles of Management, Sultan Chand Publications
- Griffin, T.O., Management, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, USA, 2014.
I hope that by the end of this course you will have a good grasp of basic management principles and that you will have gone beyond just memorizing facts. This will enable you to better understand current events in management and the business world and will provide a solid framework for your subsequent business courses.
Wishing you all the best learning experience.
Module 1 - Management Concepts and Principles
Session on Managerial Principles, evolution and functions of Management
Module 2 - Production and Marketing Management
Session on the basic concepts of Production and Marketing Management
Module 3 - Quality Management
Session on Quality benchmarks, its measurements and metrices
Module 4 - Human Resource Management
Session on Concepts of Human Resource Management and its procedures
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