Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module aims to analyse the organisations internal environment, focussing on the functional activities and the interactions that occur within this.
It is designed to develop an understanding of theory, practice and policies that support a variety of functional activities in a variety of modern organisational contexts; private, public and third sectors. It does this by encouraging the development of students as critical, skilled, ethical and professional participants in their own development as potential managers.
The syllabus will cover three themes:
1. Understanding the internal organisation.
Structures of organisations (private, third & public sector)
Functions in organizations (finance, marketing, HR and legal)
2. Decision making within the organisation.
People within the internal organisation
Approaches to managing performance & motivation, focussing on job design and results
3. The individual in organisations
Skills needed to develop as an effective employee and managers within organisations
A student passing this module should be able to
Demonstrate an essential people management skill set for working both as an individual and as a member of a team at different levels, across networks within an organisation.(PLO4 PLO5)
A course map contains a list of the individual study units, called modules, that you study to complete your course. Some modules are compulsory, but you can sometimes choose modules outside your core area of study which interest you.
A module is a self-contained, individual unit of study. The module descriptor provides various details about the module including who the module tutor is, what you will be studying, how you will be assessed and what you will have learned once you have completed the module.
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