Module Title:Management in Action
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 3 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: The aim of this module is to introduce to learners the key management functions and how they relate to business. Learners will also analyse the business environment in which a business operates.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Analyse the forces in the business environment and apply to business scenarios
LO2 Demonstrate a knowledge and application of the key functions of management
LO3 Apply key management tools and techniques used in the management process
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
The Business Environment
Definition of the Business Environment; Globalisation; Macro-environment; Micro-environment; Porters five forces model of competitive analysis
Planning and Decision Making
Definition of Planning; Types of plans; The planning process; Business-level planning and strategies; Corporate-level planning and strategies; The decision-making process; Approaches to decision-making
Organising for Management
Approaches to organising staff and resources; Organisational structure and design
Managing Human Resource
Managing human resources; Activity areas of HRM
Controlling
Definition of Control; The Control Process Model; Characteristics of effective control; Methods of control
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 50.00 Week 4
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. 2,3 50.00 Week 12
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

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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
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Every Week 1.50
Independent Learning Time Every Week 7.50
Total Hours 9.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBLAW_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business with Law 4 Mandatory
CW_BBCAA_C Higher Certificate in Accounting 2 Mandatory
CW_BBLAW_C Higher Certificate in Business with Law 4 Mandatory