Management Guideline Essay

BBA-II Winter 2011 Course Instructor: Sana Azar Instructor’s Email: [email protected]

edu. pk Office: H3-Room 38. SYLLABUS 1.

Introduction: The Challenge of Management. Pioneering Ideas in Management. Understanding Internal and External Environment.

Social Responsibility and Ethics in Management. 2. Planning and Decision Making: Managerial Decision Making. Establishing Organizational Goals and Plans. Mission, goals, and objectives. Developing Strategy. Fostering an Innovative Organization. 3.

Organizing: Organizational Structure. Strategic Organization.Functional Departmentalization and Design. Human Resource Management.

4. Leading: Motivation. Leadership. Managerial Communication. Managing Groups. 5. Controlling: Controlling the Organization. Managing Organizations through Change and Conflict.

6. International Management: The Nature of International Management. Assessing the International Environment.

Gauging International Strategic Issues. Organizing International Business. Managing Diversity Core Reading List: Text Book: * Stephen P. Robbins, and David A. Decenzo, 2008. Fundamentals of Management; Essential Concepts and Applications.Pearson Education.

6th Edition. Other Recommended Books: * Kathryn Bartol, Margaret Tein, Graham Matthews, and David Martin. 2005. Management; a Pacific Rim Focus. McGraw Hill and Irwin. 4th Edition. * Stephen P. Robbins, David A.

Decenzo, Sanghamitra Bhattacharyya, Madhushree Nanda Agarwal. 2009. Fundamentals of Management; Essential Concepts and Applications. Pearson Education. 6th Edition. * Michael A. Hitt, J. Stewart Black, Layman W.

Porter. 2005. Management. Pearson Education. * Luis R.

Gomez-Mejia, David B. Balkin, Robert L. Cardy. 2005. Management.

McGraw Hill. 2nd Edition. * Samuel C.Certo, S.

Trevis Certo. 2006. Modern Management.

Pearson Education. 10th Edition. * Hellriegel, Jackson, Slocum.

2002. Management; a Competency Based Approach. Thomson.

9th Edition. Required Reading List (Journals and Magazines etc. ): * Wall Street Journal * Business Week * Fortune * Forbes * Harvard Business Review * The Journal of Business. * Management and Labor Sciences COURSE: PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT (MGT 201) Course Objective: It is a rich interactive learning experience designed to give students the basic intellectual tools and aptitudes they need to meet today’s’ business challenges.This a basic management course to provide understanding of different functional areas of management. There are two core objectives of this course: Firstly, to develop an understanding about “management” and its functional areas such as planning, organizing, leading, and controlling; and secondly, to develop certain competencies (managerial skills) such as analyzing, thinking, organizing, communicating, reporting and decision making skills etc. Upon completion of the course the students should: 1.

Understand basic managerial concepts and their application in achieving high performance. 2.Understand and appreciate different managerial functions and their application in local firm/organizational setting. 3. Be knowledgeable of the theory and practical applications of the organizational process. 4. Be able to appreciate the importance of the ethical and moral side of managerial function Teaching Strategy: The methodology for the instructor is to complete a chapter and then in the following class, give a quiz on the chapter covered last time as well as on the chapter to be covered today. That insures, students are reading the chapter before they come to the class room.

This is a basic ‘principle of management’ course.The emphasis is that students master the core concepts and memorize the basic principles. Here, the Goal is to build a solid Foundation on which all future management courses will be built. Students are assigned 5 short class cases to be completed during the semester, i. e. after completing each of the topics relating to planning, organizing, leading, controlling and overall Manager’s Terrain.

These cases are be done individually or by a pair of students and a written case analysis is to be submitted and case should be discussed by the instructor in the class room during the discussion session.There is NO Term Project in this course. However an instructor may assign a term project that requires review of secondary sources or requires Journals research and/or literature review on various core topics of management. In any case, the Term Project will NOT be a field or market based primary research. Final Assessment Criteria: Final Exam40% Mid-term Exam25% Quizzes15% Assignments and short cases 15% Attendance & CP5% COURSE: PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT (MGT 201) LECTURE NO. | LECTURE SESSION| Chapter | DISCUSSION SESSION| 1.

Introduction to Management, Functions, History, Evolution of Management| 1| Worksheet on Identifying Management Functions| 2. | What Managers do? Roles of Manager, Work Agendas Skills| 1| Skill Building Exercise| 3. | Understanding Competitive Environments and Organizational Cultures| 2| Quiz 1| 4. | Understanding Competitive Environments and Organizational Cultures| 2| Discussion on short application Cases| 5. | Planning: Foundations of Planning | 3| Skill Building Exercise| 6. | Planning: Foundations of Planning| 3| Quiz 2| 7. | Planning: Decision Making| 4| Skill Building Exercise| 8. Planning: Decision Making| 4| Quiz 3| 9.

|Organizing: Organization Design| 5| Discussion on application case-1| 10. | Organizing: Organization Design| 5| Quiz 4| 11. | Organizing: Staffing and HRM| 6| Skill Building Exercise| 12. | Organizing: Staffing and HRM| 6| Quiz 5| 13. | Review for Mid-Term| | Discussion on application Case 2| 14. | MID-TERM| | MID-TERM| 15. | Leading: Individual, Work Teams and Group Behavior | 8| Skill Building exercise| 16. | Leading: Individual, and Group Behavior| 8| Skill Building Exercise| 17.

| Leading: Team Management| 9| Quiz 6| 18. Leading: Team Management| 9| Discussion on application Case 3| 19. | Leading: Motivating and Rewarding| 10| Quiz 7| 20. | Leading: Motivating and Rewarding| 10| Discussion| 21. | Communication and Interpersonal skills| 12| Discussion on application Case 4| 22. | Controlling: Foundations of Control| 13| Quiz 8| 23. | Controlling: Foundations of Control| 13| Skill Building Exercise| 24. | Controlling: Operations Management| 14| Quiz 9| 25.

| Controlling: Operations Management| 14| Quiz 10| 26. | Case | | Discussion on application Case 5| 27. | Review for Final Exam| | Review for Final Exam| 28. | FINAL EXAM| | FINAL EXAM|