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LLLC0104 Introduction to Management

20 creditsClass Size: 50

Module manager: Claire Struthers
Email: c.y.struthers@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

This module is mutually exclusive with

LUBS1170Introduction to Management

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Module summary

As a student studying this module, you will develop an understanding of the principles of management within a business context, in a local, national and global context. This module introduces you to different management approaches and shows you that ideas of management apply to most areas of human activity, not just to commercial enterprises. You will develop an understanding of:- The development of management practices and styles- Forming and maintaining successful teams,- Motivating people within an employment context.- The impact of change within employment - The consideration of ethical issues.Through the exploration of these subjects the module will also develop your academic skills addressing areas such as commercial awareness, creative problem solving and research skills.

Objectives

The aim of the module is to provide students with an understanding of the fundamental principles of management in a local, national and global context.

Learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of the module students will be able to:
1. Outline the development of management theory
2. Identify the functions of management
3. Explain contrasting management styles
4. Explain the benefits of working within a team
5. Analyse ethical issues

Skills outcomes
Being Digital: This module will develop Critical Evaluation, Collaboration, Communication and Identity and Wellbeing


Syllabus

The content will cover such areas as

Consideration of theory and practice in relation to :
-Business environment including the global dimension
-Management styles
-Team formation and management
-Motivational theories

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Lectures221.0022.00
Seminar61.006.00
Private study hours172.00
Total Contact hours28.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

Reading 80 hours
Critical reflection on practice 32 hours
Seminar preparation 20 hours
Assignment writing 20 hours
Assignment preparation 20 hours
TOTAL 172

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Through regular workshops, monitoring of student contributions, formative feedback and the staged submission of coursework

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay2000 words50.00
Case Study2000 words50.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 30/06/2021 16:23:09

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