The main goal of studying Management concepts & practices is to enable the students to understand the principles of management thought and applying the same in practice. This course explains the underlying principles of management and the 5 main functions of management i.e., planning, organizing, staffing, directing, coordinating and controlling. By the end of this course, students will learn basics of management, how the concept of management has evolved and how to differentiate between the various principles and theories of management. This course is designed to serve as a stepping stone for you to build a career in Management.
Module 1 : Introduction to Management
Introduction and Nature of Management, Definition & Meaning-By Peter F. Drucker, Koontz O’ Donnel, S. George, Management as an Art, Science and Profession, Distinction between Administration and Management, Importance & Functions of Management.
Module 2: Evolution of Management
Evolution of Management- Thought, Pre Scientific Management era, Scientific Management & Contribution of F. W. Taylor, Process Management & contribution of Henri Fayol, HR movement - Hawthrone experiments, Contributions of Behavioural scientists - Abraham Maslow, Peter F. Drucker, Douglas Mc. Gregor.
Module 3: Planning and Decision Making
Nature & Definition of Planning- Koontz O’ Donnel, Hart, Alfred & Beaty, Importance and limitations, Planning process, Types of Plans - on the basis of use, functions, time (meaning only), Meaning of Decision making, Steps in decision making, Types of decisions: Programmed-Non-programmed; Strategic-tactical, Individual-Group, Policy-Operation, Organizational-Personal.
Module 4: Organizing and Departmentation
Meaning & Definition- Koontz O’Donnell & McFarland, Organizing - Nature, Purpose & Principles, Types of Organization (Formal & Informal), Types of Authority relationships- Line, Functional, Line& staff, Committees, Meaning and types of Departmentalisation, Centralization and De-centralization (Meaning Only).
Module 5: Elements of Directing, Coordinating and Control
Meaning & Importance of Directing, Leadership: Meaning & Styles, Motivation: importance & Theories (Maslow, Herzberg. Mcgregor), Communication- Meaning, Objectives & Types of communication, Meaning, Principles and techniques of Co- ordination, Meaning, Need & steps in Controlling.
Recognise various contribution to the field of Management
Understand the concept of administration
Explain the contribution of process & scientific management
Determine the planning process
Recognise the nature and purpose of planning
Recognise the different types of departmentation
Examine the different types of communication, its meaning and importance
Recognise the principles and techniques of coordination
Recognise the leadership meaning and styles
Who Should Attend?
Bachelor of Commerce
Master of Business Administration
Bachelor of Business Administration
Market Data Analyst
After completing this course and successfully passing the certification examination, the student will be awarded the “Management Concept Practices for Managers” certification.
If a learner chooses not to take up the examination, they will still get a 'Participation Certificate'.
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Valid for 6 months post activation