AMS 101: Principles of Management.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate understanding of basic concepts related to management knowledge;
  2. exhibit knowledge of the roles, skills and functions of management;
  3. appreciate organisational problems and how managerial decisions are arrived at; and
  4. show understanding of the complexities associated with management of human resources in the originations and how to apply the knowledge in handling these complexities.
Course Contents

Basic Concepts in Management: Management Principles, Functions of the Manager- Planning: Nature and Purpose the organizing function, Department, Line and Staff Authority, Staffing and Directing: Selection of Employees and Managers, Appraisal of Managers, Management Development, Nature of Directing, Motivation Leadership Controlling: the Control Process, Control technique, recent developments in the control Function The Nigerian environment: management problems in Nigeria, Challenges of Indigenization, transferability of Management system.