Available in 2017, 2018
Course code



10 units


2000 level

Course handbook


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.

Availability2017 Course Timetables

PSB Singapore

  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2018 (Singapore)

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

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.


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.


This course is not only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Environmental & Occupational Health & Safety program, but also non-award students. No change for entry criteria (entry criteria will be the same as that for students in the bachelor's program).

Assessment items

Written Assignment: Essay / Written Assignment

Formal Examination: Examination: Formal

Written Assignment: Essay / Written Assignment (Group)

Contact hours

PSB Singapore


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