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LLLC1422 Introduction to Management

20 creditsClass Size: 25

Module manager: Claire Struthers

Taught: 1 Jan to 31 May View Timetable

Year running 2022/23

This module is mutually exclusive with

LUBS1170Introduction to Management

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Module summary

The module aims to provide an introduction to the key tasks in management – organising, planning, controlling, directing, leading and dealing with staff. These concepts will be examined both from the classic management literature and tools and from the perspective of managers in the 21st century.Through the exploration of these subjects the module will also develop digital skills addressing areas such as academic and reflective writing, referencing and research, as well as developing professional and digital skills appropriate to working and learning environments.


- To enable students to develop the knowledge and skills required to manage people effectively within organisations.
- To enable students to reflect upon the development of theories of management.

Learning outcomes
On successful completion of this module students will be able to:
- Describe the key elements of the discipline of management
- Analyse the development of management theory
- Identify and explain the issues affecting managers in the 21st century

Skills outcomes
As part of this module students will develop a range of digital literacy skills. Further details are provided in the module handbook


-The development of management theory
-Functions of management
-Management decision making styles
-Conflict management
-Team formation and effective team management

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Private study hours180.50
Total Contact hours19.50
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

- Reading: 81.5 hours
- Critical reflection on practice: 39 hours
- Assignment preparation: 40 hours
- Assignment Writing: 20 hours

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

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

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay2,000 words50.00
Case Study2,000 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: 09/05/2022 16:33:43


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