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2024/25 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LLLC1422 Introduction to Management

20 creditsClass Size: 30

Module manager: Claire Struthers

Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable

Year running 2024/25

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Module summary

The module aims to provide you with 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. On completion of this module you will be equipped with an understanding of how management approaches have developed over time.


The objectives of the module are:

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

Learning outcomes
On successful completion of the module students will have demonstrated the following learning outcomes relevant to the subject:
1. Describe the key elements of the discipline of management.
2. Analyse the development of management theory.
3. Explain the issues affecting managers in the 21st century.

Skills Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of the module students will have demonstrated the following skills learning outcomes:
1.Integrate Digital Proficiency and productivity through the use of technology to acquire additional knowledge of management in the 21st century.
2.Simulate Problem solving and analytical skills through evidencing links between a case study and management theory.
3. display Critical Thinking through making links between the development of management theory and the impacts on modern practice.
4. demonstrate Commercial Awareness through the identification of real world issues in the form of a case study.
5. display Information Searching skills by finding reliable sources to support the identification of links between theories.
6. comprehend the importance of Time Management in the creation of an essay.


Details of the syllabus will be provided on the Minerva organisation (or equivalent) for the module.

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Independent online learning hours83.50
Private study hours100.00
Total Contact hours16.50
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Through tutorials, monitoring of student contributions, formative feedback and staged submission of coursework. Drafts can be submitted in line with tutor deadlines. Peer feedback on in-class activities and online discussion

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
ReportReport/ Case study50.00
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: 11/04/2024


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