Full Title:Management
Module Code:MGMT B8Z07
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Module Delivered in 4 programme(s)
Module Description:no description provided
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Evaluate the principal historical and current approaches to the study of management.
  2. Define the nature of managerial work by demonstrating an understanding of the political, economic, socio-cultural and technological influences on organisations and managers.
  3. Comprehend the range of complicating factors that prevent the study of management from ever becoming an exact science.
  4. Explain the ethical and competitive environment in which managers operate.
  5. Identify and discuss the nature of the following managerial roles and their importance for the effective management of business organisations: Interpersonal, Informational and Decisional.
  6. Describe the issue of Human Resource Management as a pivotal factor that improves organisational efficiency and effectiveness and distinguishes high performance organisations from average performers.
  7. To explore the concepts of leadership and motivation in the context of the ever increasing internationalisation of business

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
The Functional Areas of an Organisation
Finance, Marketing, Information Technology, Operations Management and Human Resource Management
Managers and Management
Provide an overview of the evolution of Management. Define the nature of managerial work taking into account the impacts of the external environment. Demonstrate how these factors prevent the study of management from ever becoming and exact science.
Ethics and Competition
Appreciate and understand the importance of the ethical and competitive environment in which managers operate. An understanding of how ethics can be incorporated into management practice.
Managerial Roles
Recognise the concept of describing and understanding the work of a manager in terms of managerial roles.
People in Organisations
Evaluate the concepts and theories relating to the role of perception.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work30.00%
End of Module Formal Examination70.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Group Project The group project should assess students' understand of learning outcomes 1,2,&3 in the context of modern day business performance 1,2,3 30.00 0 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination should assess learning outcomes 4,5,6,& 7. the exam should challenge students in current management practice 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 70.00 0 0 End-of-Semester 0
Reassessment Requirement
A repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

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


Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Directed Reading No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Study No Description 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Recommended Book Resources
  • Tiernan, Siobhan D., Morley, Michael J, Foley, Edel 2013, Modern ManagementTheory and Practice for Irish Students, 4th Edition Ed., Gill and Macmillan, [ISBN: 978071756320]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Robbins, Stephen, Coulter, Mary, Management (International Edition) 8th Edition ISBN 0131272721, Prentice Hall, 2004
  • Naylor, John, Management, 2nd Edition ISBN 0-273-67321-1, FT Prentice Hall, December 2003
  • Jones, Gareth R., George, Jennifer M.,, Contemporary Management, 3rd edition ISBN 0072860820, McGraw-Hill, January, December 2004
  • Stephen P Robins David A Decenzo 2004, Fundamentals of Management Essential Concepts and Applications, 4th Edition Ed., Prentice Hall [ISBN: 0131225472]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • n/a: The Irish Times
  • n/a: Sunday Business Post
  • n/a: Harvard Business Review
  • n/a: Journal of Business Ethics
  • n/a: Journal of Management Studies
  • n/a: www.businessweek.com
  • n/a: www.business2.com
  • n/a: www.businessworld.ie

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_BBAAF_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting and Finance 1 Mandatory
DK_BPROC_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Public Relations and Online Communication 3 Elective
DK_BPREL_7 Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and Online Communication (Exit Award) 3 Elective
DK_BMRKT_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing 1 Mandatory