BAB700 - Management Principles and Practices

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Subject Title
Management Principles and Practices

Subject Description
This course introduces current management theory and practice. The various management functions are analyzed in the context of the organizational environment. Practical application of the theory is experienced through participation in project teams. Important tools and techniques for decision-making, communication, performance management, project management as well as managing individuals and teams are introduced. The theories are applied in group discussions, presentations and case analysis. 

Credit Status
A student may not continue in the Aviation Degree Program without a minimum of 65% in this course.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Explain the importance of economic and marketing theory to businesses.

  2. Explain the functions of typical company departments.

  3. Explain the purpose of management.

  4. Understand and be able to apply decision-making tools and performance metrics.

  5. Describe different learning and communication styles and know the importance of using the right style at the right time for the right reason.

  6. Effectively lead team meetings using appropriate tools.

  7. Understand and analyze organizational behaviour and its impact on organization culture.

  8. Understand and be able to apply effective communication strategies and tools.

  9. Apply project management techniques to complete complex assignments.

  10. Understand the importance of organizational strategy and the factors that can assist in the execution of that strategy.

  11. Perform group PowerPoint presentations demonstrating competence at case analysis. Work effectively in teams

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.