This course offers an introduction to the basic
management principles and foundations of management. It explores essential
management concepts, theories, models, tools, processes and techniques that
managers utilize in their day-to-day practice to ensure the success and
survival of their organizations. Main topics covered include management history
and evolution, motivation, decision-making, leadership, managing groups and
teams, and human resource management. In addition to introducing theories,
concepts and tools that are needed to manage various organizations of different
vocations (private, public, for profit, NGO, governmental and others), this
course sensitizes students to the practical aspects of leadership and management.
This allows students to gain a fuller understanding of the discipline of
management and organizational behavior, and prepare for their role as future
managers and leaders.
- Teacher: Grace Khouri