Principles of Management (ORG-I(e))

Course description

This course is an introduction to theories related to organizing, management and leadership in companies and other organizations.

Being one of the four courses on the first semester of the Bachelor’s Programme in Business Administration and Political Science the subject of Academic English is also integrated into the course. The course contains lectures, seminars, individual assignments, group assignments and a written exam.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Intended Learning Outcomes The overall aim of the course is to enable students to analyse organizations using various theories. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to: Knowledge and understanding

1. Remember and understand organization theories provided throughout the course (in lectures, seminars, literature and submitted additional readings), including recognising, describing, comparing, explaining, and exemplifying theories and related concepts in coherent, analytical, academic texts in English. This is a translation of the Swedish original Page 1/4 Skills and abilities.

2. Applying theories and perform analyses individually and in groups, including discussing implementation and predicting potential outcomes in consideration of relevant methodological concerns, and judging and formulating in written form the academic quality of the hand-ins of students.

3. Write formal texts in English based on the interpretation of data and evidence from different sources. Judgement and approach

4. Evaluate theories and real-life and fictional situations in relation to each other to assess potential drawbacks and opportunities as well as generating coherent and theoretically founded solutions.

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Course title:
Principles of Management
Semester: Autumn term 2019
Study period: 3
Rate of studies: 100%
Level: Undergraduate level (first cycle)
Credits: 7.5
Language of instruction: English

Course code: fe1202



Course coordinator:
Christina Gabrielsson
Teaching assistant:
Emilia Ishak
Head of course:
Tommy Jensen
Tommy Jensen
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