Course Introduction

In modern business environments of constant change and turbulent external environments, the effective management of the organisation is paramount to achieving corporate success. This course introduces the theories, concepts and frameworks of management and how these lead to the effective management of a modern-day organisation. Students are introduced to the rich context and approaches of the theory and practice of management and explore the four critical dimensions of planning, organising, leading and controlling within an organisation. The course examines these four dimensions at three levels: the individual, the group and the organisation and applies them to case studies and other real-world contexts.

This course introduces students to the roles and functions of managers. The content includes an introduction to organisations and the need for and nature of management. It examines the evolution of management theory, organisational environments, and corporate social responsibility and ethics.

Course Objectives

This is an introductory course about the management of organizations. It provides instructions on principles of management that have general applicability to all types of enterprises; basic management philosophy and decision making; principles involved in planning, organizing, leading, and controlling; and recent concepts in management. The principles learned in this course will allow the student to effectively work with and through others in an organization. The course will also encourage the students to explore and inquire the applicability of western management principles and theories in local settings. Besides, the course will discuss the Islamic perspective of managing businesses and organizations.  

Learning Outcomes

it will help students:

1. To understand the phenomena of organizations

2. Develop understanding of different management approaches

3. how to balance the work load

4. How to manage and increase the organization performance

5. it will provide understanding to develop different strategies

6. How to make your employees more motivated to work.

Evaluation of the students will be as under

Mid Term Exam                                  30 Marks

Final Term Exam                                 50 Marks

Sessional Mark                                    20 Marks

  • (Note 20 Marks will be distributed as under)
  • Attendance                                         05 Marks

    Assignments                                       10 Marks

    Class Participation                              05 Marks

Meeting Time:

Wednesday 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Recommended Texts:

Mary Coulter & Robbins, Management, 14th ed.

Course Material