Module Title:Management 1
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Lectures - communication of knowledge and ideas from the lecturer to the student. Problem Solving Exercises - student will work as part of a team and will work together to resolve various business scenarios. Class Discussion/Debate - Students will be encouraged to actively participate in the class sessions which will develop their analytical and communication skills. E-Learning - It is envisaged that the module will be supported with on-line learning materials. Self-Direct Independent Learning - the emphasis on independent learning will develop a strong and autonomous work and learning practices.
Module Aim: This module aims to introduce students to Management. It describes the nature of Management and analyses the business environment within which all organisations operate. Principle management theorists contributions are described and evaluated. Guidelines are described in the terms of starting a business. Finally in this module the key current management challenges are recognised and explained.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Describe the theories and contributions made by key management writers to current management thinking and demonstrate an awareness of current management issues.
LO2 Analyse the forces in the business environment and apply to business scenarios.
LO3 Apply entrepreneurial thinking and skills.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Co-requisite Modules
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
An Introduction to Management 20%
Definitions of Management; An introduction to management; Management roles; Levels of management; Management skills
Contributors to Management Theory 20%
Classical management theories; Modern management theories; Critically comment on management theories
The Business Environment 20%
Definition of the Business Environment, The forces in the business environment; Task and Macro; Competitive Analysis; The importance of understanding the business environment
Entrepreneurship and Innovation 20%
Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship; Ways of getting started in business; An introduction to the feasibility study; An outline of the business plan; Support agencies for new and existing enterprises
Current Management Issues 20%
Ethics & social responsibility; Managing change; Workplace diversity; Globalisation etc.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment100.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other Learners will be required to demonstrate the achievement of the learning outcomes through continuous assessment work. This work may take the form of an essay, exam, project, MCQ test, but is not limited to these formats. 1,2,3 100.00 Ongoing
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

SETU Carlow Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Time Every Week 6.00
Total Hours 9.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBLAW_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business with Law 3 Mandatory
CW_BBLAW_C Higher Certificate in Business with Law 3 Mandatory