Module Title:Business Management
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 3 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: This module will be delivered through a combination of ‘traditional’ lectures and a range of student centred learning activities including enquiry based, experiential, and group learning activities.
Module Aim: To introduce students to the study of management.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Assess the role of the manager and the nature of management
LO2 Evaluate the contribution of key management writers and be able to critically comment on the theories
LO3 Analyse the current business environment and apply this knowledge to business situations
LO4 Research and evaluate current management issues
LO5 Apply key management tools and techniques used in the Management process
LO6 Analyse the importance of leadership and motivation in effective management and discuss key theories
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

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Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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Requirements
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Introduction to Management
History of management thought.
The Business Environment (Macro and Task)
The Business Environment (Macro and Task)
Organising (Organisational Structure)
Organising (Organisational Structure)
Planning and Decision Making
Foundations of decision making
Leadership
Managing teams
Motivation
Motivating employees
Control (Including Financial Control)
Control (Including Financial Control)
Operations & Marketing
Management
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment40.00%
End of Module Formal Examination60.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Team-based project and presentation 3,5 25.00 Week 15
Essay Individual Essay 4,6 15.00 Week 9
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam Written Examination 1,2,3,6 60.00 End-of-Semester

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 30 Weeks per Stage 3.00
Estimated Learner Hours 30 Weeks per Stage 3.67
Total Hours 200.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_KCCIT_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information Technology Management 2 Mandatory
CW_KCCSY_D Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management 2 Mandatory
CW_KCCOM_C Higher Certificate in Science in Computing (Applications or Programming) 2 Group Elective 2