EOHS Management I

Course code OHSE2740
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

Considers the theories and ideas underlying management and organisational behaviour. Supporting tutorials provide exposure to the more practical aspects of work in organisations. The course is organised to give a general introduction to human behaviour and management, including an examination of individual behaviour followed by the study of groups and group processes, the organisation, management and management practices.

The course is only offered externally in Singapore.

Availability

UoN Singapore

  • Trimester 3 - 2015 (Singapore)

Learning Outcomes

1. Familiar with the theories and language of management and organisational behaviour;

2. Able to critically discuss theoretical concepts and ideas from management and organisational behaviour;

3. Able to apply the theories and concepts to case studies;

4. Able to write essays at an academically acceptable standard;

5. Able to develop and present a coherent case analysis, both oral and written; and

6. Able to understand the basic elements of working in a group.

Content

The following topics are addressed in this course:

  • Introduction to Management and Organisational Behaviour
  • The Evolution of Management and Management Today
  • Values & Attitudes
  • Perception / Personality
  • Stress and conflict
  • Learning
  • Motivation
  • Groups & Teams
  • Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Leadership
  • Power
  • Organisational Structures & Design
  • Organisational Culture
  • Control in Organisations
  • Management Information Systems
  • Planning & Strategic Management
  • Operations Management
  • Managing in a Global Environment
  • Quality Management
  • Best Practice Management.

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Environmental & Occupational Health & Safety program.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Essay / Written Assignment

Formal Examination: Examination: Formal

Written Assignment: Essay / Written Assignment (Group)

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 40 hour(s) per Term