CB2300 Management

Part I

Course Duration : One Semester
Credit Units:3
Level: B2
Medium of Instruction:English
Prerequisite(s) :Nil
Precursors(s) :Nil
Equivalent Course(s) :FB2300
Exclusive Course(s) :MGT 2900
Course Work :50%
Final Exam :50% (2 hours)


Part II

Course Aims

  1. To enable students to acquire knowledge on the major internal features of a business system and the environment in which it operates.
  2. To develop knowledge, concepts and skills in the major functions of business organizations and the ability to apply them in business contexts.
  3. To enable students to discover and innovate in the management of business organizations based on fundament knowledge in this area.


Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
No. CILOs Weighting
(if applicable)
1. Describe nature and structure of organizations; their functions, management process, and operations. 30%
2. Describe appropriate competencies and capabilities for being an effective manager and leader.30%
3. Apply management knowledge for discovery and innovation with regard to the development of workable solutions or selection of optimal alternatives that meet organizational objectives and enhance effective management. 40%

Teaching and Learning Activities (TLAs)
(Indicative of likely activities and tasks designed to facilitate students’ achievement of the CILOs. Final details will be provided to students in their first week of attendance in this course)

CILO No. TLAs Hours/week
(if applicable)
CILO 1, 2, Learning through lectures, reading books, journals, adopted textbook online resources, computer blackboard to acquire basic concepts of organizations. This will involve conceptual inputs on management practices. In class 26 hours
CILO 3 Learning through tutorial exercises and case studies to develop students’ analytical capabilities in interactive problem solving as well as in discovery and innovation, which is facilitated by feedback from the tutors In class 13 hours


Assessment Tasks/Activities
(Indicative of likely activities and tasks designed to assess how well the students achieve the CILOs. Final details will be provided to students in their first week of attendance in this course)

Coursework: 50%
Final Exam: 50% (2 Hours)

* Departmental policy: attendance rate for tutorials is minimum 70% in order to pass this course. For each tutorial attended, students must be present at least 70% of the time.
CILO No. Type of Assessment Tasks/Activities Weighting
(if applicable)
Remarks
CILO 1, 2, Examination is designed to assess the students’ competence level of the mastery and creative application of management theories and principles. 50%  
CILO 3 Tutorial exercises and case studies are designed to assess the ability of students in applying management knowledge to discover innovative and yet workable solutions to meet organizational objectives. 30%  
CILO 3 Coursework assignment is designed to assess the student’s competence level in mastery and creative application of organization and management skills, capability in discovery on significant management issues, and ability to work independently. 30%  

Grading of Student Achievement : Refer to Grading of Courses in the Academic Regulations (Attachment) and to the Explanatory Notes.
Please refer to Appendix for description and grading of assessment tasks.

Part III

Keyword Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to Management & Organization
  2. Management History
  3. Constraints and Challenges for the Global Manager
  4. Global Management
  5. Managerial Ethics
  6. Decision- Making
  7. Strategic Management
  8. Organizational Design
  9. Groups and Teams
  10. Communication
  11. Motivating Employees
  12. Managers as Leaders
  13. Foundations of Control

Appendix for description and grading of assessment tasks

Table 1: ASSESSING AND GRADING ESSAY TYPE EXAM QUESTIONS (50%)

Failure
F
0.0
Marginal
D
1.0
Adequate
C-C C-
1.72.0 2.3
Good
B-B B+
2.73.0 3.3

Excellent

A-

A

A+

3.7

4.0

4.3

Little evidence of familiarity with the subject matter; weakness in critical and analytical skills; limited or irrelevant use of theories. Sufficient familiarity with the subject matter to enable the student to progress. Student understand the subject; ability to develop solutions to simple problems in the material Evidence of grasp of subject, some evidence of creative application of management theory or principles, critical capacity and analytical ability; reasonable understanding of issues; evidence of familiarity with the subject matter. Strong evidence of original thinking; good organization, capacity to analyze and synthesize; superior grasp of subject matter; evidence of extensive knowledge base.


Table 2: ASSESSING AND GRADING TUTORIAL EXERCISE AND CASE STUDIES PARTCIPATION (20%)

Criteria

Marginal
D
1.0
Adequate
C-C C-
1.72.0 2.3
Good
B-B B+
2.73.0 3.3

Excellent

A-

A

A+

3.7

4.0

4.3

Punctually Student is always late to class and leaves early.Student is occasionally late to class and leaves early. Student is frequently punctual and attends full-time. Student is almost always punctual and attends full-time.
Preparation(participation) Student seldom prepared for class with assignments and required class materials. Student is occasionally prepared for class with assignments and required class materials. Student is frequently prepared for class with assignments and required class materials. Student is almost always prepared for class with assignments and required class materials.
Engagement(presentation) Student seldom contributes to class by offering ideas and asking questions. Student occasionally contributes to class by offering ideas and asking questions. Student frequently contributes to class by offering ideas and asking questions once per class. Student almost always contributes to class by offering ideas and asking questions more than once per class.
Behavior Student almost always displays disruptive behavior during class. Student occasionally displays disruptive behavior during class. Student frequently displays enquiring behavior during class. Student almost always displays enquiring behavior during class.


Table 3: ASSESSING AND GRADING CONCEPTUAL COURSEWORK ASSIGNMENTS (30%)

 
Marginal
D
1.0
Adequate
C-C C-
1.72.0 2.3
Good
B-B B+
2.73.0 3.3

Excellent

A-

A

A+

3.7

4.0

4.3

Writes enough to describe what the topic is about.

Some relevant points descriptive in nature, mainly pro and con. Uses a few mainstream references.

Very little evidence of library skills, incorrect formatting, irrelevant use of reference.

Very little original or creative thinking in applying management theories or principles .
Describes topic, refers to relevant work and what is proposed to be done.

More relevant points drawn from prevalent models or conceptual frameworks, lists both pros and cons, evidence of grasp of issues but has difficulty in finding resolution.

Evidence of some search skills; standard references in mostly correct formatting.

Some evidence of original or creative thinking in applying management theories or principles
As in C, but shows what past work has done/not done, demonstrating logical progression to the topic.

Most/all relevant points drawn from prevalent models or conceptual frameworks, lists both pros and cons, uses appropriate structure to resolve issues with convincing arguments and discussion.

References are comprehensive, showing care in researching the issue, correct formatting.

Clear evidence of original or creative thinking in applying management theories or principles. Showing some significant discovery attempts.
Interesting and complex account of why this topic, what questions need to be addressed giving a foretaste of original contribution.

As in B, but original, going well beyond standard resources/ references, stating a point of view in ones own voice.

As in B, but uses unusual references to bolster an original argument.

Showing clear evidence of original or creative thinking in applying management theories or principles and evidence of substantial discovery attempts with some success.

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