Contemporary management and leadership 700

Module code OBS 700
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Module content

Objective of the module:
The purpose of the module is to develop the management and leadership skills of students so that they can make effective decisions where amongst others; ethics, motivation, innovation and change aspects of a typical business enterprise are concerned.
Study themes:
• Managers and managing;
• Ethics, social responsibility and diversity;
• The manager as decision maker;
• The manager as a planner and strategist;
• Managing organisational structure;
• Organisational control and culture;
• The manager as a person;
• Motivation;
• Leadership;
• Groups and teams and
• Communication.

Module credits 20.00
Prerequisites OBS 320
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Business Management
Period of presentation Semester 1

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