Course Description

Course Name

Introduction to Management

Session: VPGS1324

Hours & Credits

6 ECTS Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Course Description
A survey of organization management designed to present students with a broad view of the environment and techniques of business. It also provides an introduction to the various business disciplines including strategic management, planning, leading, organizing, controlling, marketing, human resource management, and basic economics. An overview of current and future trends in management will be part of the course. This course includes lectures, case analyses, and experiential learning.

Course Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
–Apply theoretical management concepts in practice;
–Demonstrate and describe an understanding of basic Management concepts;
–Understand and demonstrate the development and evolution of modern management theories and their relevance today;
–Recognize and find positive solutions to various managerial problems and situations;
–Demonstrate their improved managerial and communication skills in presentations, “role playing” and working with peers;
–Understand and demonstrate their knowledge and experience of working in teams, both virtual and non-virtual, including the benefits and difficulties of working in groups;
–Understand the difficulties of cross cultural communication and demonstrate their understanding of how to communicate well across cultural boundaries;
–Articulate and demonstrate an understanding of the critical importance of clear communication for managers;
–Articulate and demonstrate a significant understanding of the many challenges and opportunities that global managers face today;
–Comprehend the importance for managers and corporations to continually strive for competitive advantage;
–Demonstrate their own business and managerial skills to function effectively in an international business environment.

*Course content subject to change