his course typically introduces students to the significance and relevance of managers in business organizations highlighting their practical roles and functions especially in the 21st century businesses of constant change and technology driven environments. The content includes an introduction to organisations, the need for and the nature of management. It examines the evolution of management theories, organisational environments, corporate social responsibility and value/implications of ethical dealings in businesses. The course also includes a detailed investigation of the four functions of management: planning and decision making, organising, leading and motivating, and controlling.
This course will provide students with a framework to understand the introductory structure and dynamics of Management. In addition, this hands-on class intends to provide students with a deep understanding and practical skills for managing an organization in a globalized business environment heavily influenced by digital, interactive, viral, Web 2.0, Web 3.0, Social Media, and High Tech Innovation Knowledge environments
|Face-to-Face||Starts July 14, 2021||2 days|
|Online||Starts October 2, 2021||4 weeks|
While we cannot avoid the discussion and analyses of some issues generic to management; we will emphasize Business Management with an eye on strategy, entrepreneurship, management of knowledge, technology, innovation, leadership, and teamwork.
This course differs from other courses in management as it focuses first on the initial stages of Management and connects same to the reality of modern day experience of technology based management practice. While we cannot avoid the discussion and analyses of some issues generic to management; we will emphasize Business Management with an eye on strategy, entrepreneurship, management of knowledge, technology, innovation, leadership, and teamwork.
Arranged is a staged delivery of 3 clear levels; foundation, intermediate 1 and intermediate 2; the course can be taken all at once over a period of three weeks or staggered over a longer period. A different certificate is issued upon the completion of each stage of this multi-level management course, which is designed for the high performance manager who works or plans to work in critical business or management role.
The course uses case studies from all over the world and includes several best practice readings in high tech, strategy, entrepreneurship, management of knowledge, technology, innovation, leadership, and teamwork related to Management. This course is based on two principles for effective learning: (1) action or activity based learning and (2) team based learning. Students in this course are required to actively contribute to discussions and will undertake other activities either as individual and/or as part of a team.
Level 1, 2 and 3 (Foundation, Intermediate 1 and Intermediate 2). Please signify in your registration which level you are applying for.