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MGMT 104 - Principles of Management
Course Code:
MGMT 104


Calendar Description:
Management principles, concepts and techniques. Elements of organizations, planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling, and current managerial practices.

Date First Offered:

Total Hours: 45
Lecture Hours: 45

Total Weeks:

This course is offered online:


Non-Course Pre-Requisites:


Rearticulation Submission:

Course Content:
- Managers and Managing
- Evolution of Management
- The Environment of management
- The importance of ethics and social responsibility in modern business
- Planning and Decision making
- Organizing
- Managing organization structures
- Managing Organizational Culture and Change
- Being a leader. Leading Individuals and groups
- Influencing and motivating employees
- Managing Teams
- Managing Human Resources
- Managing Communication
- Controlling. Managing Organizational Control

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Explain the concept of " Management", and describe its role in the twenty first century
- Describe how modern management evolved
- Describe the current dynamic environment of management
- Describe Planning and identify tools used by managers for effective planning
- Recognize decision making fundamentals
- Propose organizational structures for specific businesses
- Understand the fundamentals of human resources management
- Analyse the requirements of leadership
- Identify the elements of motivating self and others
- Explain the elements of team building
- Understand the fundamentals of human resources management
- Review the importance of communications in the workplace
- Describe Controlling and discuss the fundamentals of organizational control

Recognize the scope of business management

Instill fundamentals focusing on ethics

Grading System:

Passing Grade:
D (50%)

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 20 %
Midterm Exam: 20 %
Quizzes and Tests: 10 %
Assignments: 20 %
Participation: 10 %
Other: 20 %

Number of Assignments:

Nature of Participation:
Attendance/class discussion

Percentage of Individual Work:

Percentage of Group Work:

Course Offered in Other Programs:

Additional Comments:
Assignments are mandatory and must be handed in on the specified due date. Work handed in late may lose marks for each day delayed. Exceptions may be made for documented medical reasons or extenuating circumstances. Cheating and plagiarism policy as outlined in the current College Calendar will be enforced.

Keys to Success:
Please read the relevant chapter sections and complete assignments as per deadlines. Also, attendance and class participation are critical. Take advantage of instructor office hours for additional assistance.
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