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Module Title : Princples Of Management
Module Code : BBA360, CM360, BEEE440, BEM390, BIT390

Course Objective
The purpose of this course is to promote a basic understanding of the principles of management,  the structure and mechanics involved in management, and the problems and solutions that each and every manger should know to be effective and efficient in today's global environment.

  • To develop a understanding of management   dynamics.
  • To understand the inherit problems faced by managers and organizations in achieving common goals.
  • To develop personal business skills in dealing with all aspects of business and organizational operations.

Course Description
Principles of Management deals with management as a discipline and a process. Topics discussed include the evolution and scope of management, decision-making, planning and strategy, organizing and staffing, leading and control, and of course change! The importance of management in the global environment and ethical considerations of management decisions are also discussed. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the theoretical and practical approaches used to study and understand modern management principles.

Course Requirement
There will be 7 multiple-choice exams. The objective is not to test your memorization skills but your ability to readily assimilate principles of management and then apply the data and concepts to everyday problems and situations.

There will be one (1) assignment, which will explore a principle of management topic that has been covered in the course. Details on the assignment are contained. 

Your assignment will deal with a specific aspect of principles of management. This paper will be 7-15 pages in length, typed, double spaced

Choose from the list below or select your own topic.

Some subject areas include :

  • Management History
  • Ethics
  • Strategic Planning
  • Organizational Management Theory
  • Task Management
  • Responsibility and Authority
  • Decision Making
  • Human Resources
  • Cultural Perspectives in Management
  • Production Control
  • Leadership
  • Information Technology
  • Global Issues

Your paper should include the following components:

A Cover Page

Your cover page should include your name, title of assignment, date, course number and course title.

Synthesis Component

Synthesize your research, class materials, personal experience, etc. to arrive at your own view on the subject. Be sure and justify your views. Also include how this view will affect your actions and decisions in the future.

Annotated Bibliography

You must include an annotated bibliography with your paper. Be sure to include all of your sources and present them in an annotated format.

Note: Each bibliographical entry listed in the Annotated Bibliography must specify the location, including city and state, from which the reference was obtained, i.e., Jax Beach Public Library, Jax Beach, Florida.

Grading Criteria for assignment

Depth and appropriateness of research 20%
Clear and complete presentation of authors' views 20%
Synthesis of information 25%
Logic and justification of your own views 25%
Grammar/Spelling/Punctuation/Format 10%
TOTAL 100%

Grading Procedure
Multiple-choice exams are valued at 70% of final grade; assignment is 30% of final grade.

Numeric Grades

Letter Grades




Superior work at high honors level produces publishable, professionally presentable work



High quality work.



Satisfactory work.



Below average work.



Failure. College-level skills not demonstrated.