Business Leadership: Management Fundamentals

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Nov 20, 2013 (3 years and 9 months ago)

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Business Leadership:


Management Fundamentals


BOH

4M


Emphasis on ….


Descriptive course title


Keeping levels


Decreasing the number of expectations


Increasing and updating the number of
examples


Developing business communication
techniques


Expanding ethics and social responsibility


Communication for business applications


Increased application of computer
technology

Why the name change?


Organizational Studies: Organizational
Behaviour and Human Resources

OR

Business Leadership: Management
Fundamentals



Students thought the title reflected personal
management and organization


Students didn’t choose the course because of the title


Teachers and career counsellors identified need for
name change


Revised name describes the course focus: leadership
and management


New title more relevant to students





Strands


Old

Issues Facing
Organizations


Organizational
Leadership


Organizational Planning


Human Resources
Organization


Motivation and
Evaluation

New

Foundations of Management


Leading


Management Challenges


Planning and Controlling



Organizing


Strand 1: Foundations of Management


Overall Expectations



assess the role of management within an
organization


demonstrate the use of appropriate communication
techniques related to business management


evaluate the impact of issues related to ethics and
social responsibility on the management of an
organization

Foundations of Management

Specific Expectations



Management Fundamentals


Characteristics of organizations


Roles, responsibilities, skills of management


Management theories


Business Communication


Information technology


Presentations


Issues of Ethics and Social Responsibility


Ethical issues


Commitment to it










Strand 2: Leading

Overall Expectations



apply an understanding of human behaviour to
explain how individuals and groups function in the
workplace


demonstrate an understanding of group dynamics


demonstrate an understanding of proper leadership
techniques in a variety of situations



Leading


Specific Expectations


Human Behaviour



Personality and the impact on behaviour


Job satisfaction and attitude


Attitude and diversity


Personality trait assessments


Group Dynamics


Group development and team development skills


Types of groups and success and failure of teams


Leadership Techniques


Characteristics of leaders


Leadership theories


Styles of leadership






Strand 3: Management Challenges


Overall Expectations



demonstrate an understanding of the
communication process within the workplace


evaluate the strategies used by individuals and
organizations to manage stress and conflict


compare theories of how to motivate individuals and
teams in a productive work environment

Management Challenges

Specific Expectations


The Communication Process in the Workplace


Barriers to effective communication


Techniques used to improve skills


Perception


Stress and Conflict Management


Personal and work
-
related stress


Factors contributing to stress and conflict in the
workplace


Stress
-
reduction techniques


Conflict
-
management styles


Motivation


Theories and strategies of motivation


Relationship between motivation and job performance


Strand 4: Planning and Controlling

Overall Expectations



analyse the importance of planning to the success
of an organization


demonstrate an understanding of appropriate
planning tools and techniques in a variety of
situations


analyse the relationship between strategic planning
and the success of an organization


analyse how companies respond to internal and
external pressures for change


assess the importance of control in management

Planning and Controlling


Specific Expectations


The Importance of Planning


Planning process




Individual and group creativity


Problem
-
solving strategies


Planning Tools and Techniques


Levels and types of strategies


Strategic Planning


Tools for developing strategies (SWOT)


Corporate culture


The Management of Change


Understanding and managing change


Controlling


Control process



C
ontrol measures


Discipline




Control systems






Strand 5: Organizing

Overall Expectations



demonstrate an understanding of the various
organizational structures used to manage the
workforce effectively


assess the ways in which organizational structures
have changed to adapt to the changing nature of
work


evaluate the role of human resources within an
organization

Organizing

Specific Expectations


Organizational Structures


Structures


Impact of structure on management


Design to support structure


The Changing Nature of Work


Relationship of individual and organization


Job design and job arrangement


Human Resources


Role of human resource department


Management career opportunities


Performance appraisals



BOH 4M

Leadership:


Management


Fundamentals