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Principles of Management – Syllabus | BBA (Pokhara University) First Semester

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Principles of ManagementPokhara University (PU)
Syllabus of “Principles of Management”
BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration)
For: First Year | First Semester
MGT 101.3 | Credit Hours: 3

Course Objectives:
This course aims to familiarize students with the fundamental principles of management with a view to develop their understanding of the functions of management, evolution of management theories, globalization of management and emerging concepts in management.

Course Contents:

  1. Introduction: 4 hours
    Concepts of management, The management process and function, Types and roles of managers, Managerial levels and skills, Emerging challenges for management
  2. Management Theories: 6 hours
    Scientific management school, Administrative management, Behavioral School, Management science school, Systems approach, Contingency approach
  3. Environmental Context: 5 hours
    Concept of environment, External environment and internal environment, Organization- environment relationships, Managerial ethics, Social responsibility, Emerging business environment in Nepal
  4. Planning and Decision Making: 6 hours
    Planning: an overview, Importance of planning, Purpose and functions of organizational goals, Types of planning, Concept of strategic planning, Situational analysis, Managerial decision making: nature of decision making, styles and conditions of decision making, group decision making, tools for planning and decision making
  5. Organizational Design and Structure: 8 hours
    Meaning, Principles and approaches to organizing, job design, Departmentation, Nature and types of organization design, Situational influence on organizational design, informal organization, Authority, power and responsibility, Delegation and decentralization of authority, Emerging concepts in organizing
  6. Leadership and Motivation: 5 hours
    Understanding individuals in organization, Nature, functions and styles of leadership, Approaches to leadership, The motivational process, The need-hierarchy and motivation-hygiene theories, Motivation through employee participation
  7. Communication and Team Work: 6 hours
    Concept, nature, and forms of organizational communication, Informal communication, Interpersonal communication, barriers to communication, Groups and teams: concept and characteristics, Interpersonal and inter-group conflicts, Managing conflicts
  8. Control and Quality Management: 4 hours
    Elements of control, Nature and types of control, Managing control in organization, Information for effective control, MIS and DSS, TQM, Factors effecting quality. Deming management
  9. International Management: 4 hours
    Globalization – concept, nature and forms. Methods of globalization, Changing international management scenario. Multinational companies – meaning and types, effects and benefits

Text Books:

  1. Griffin, R.: Management, ATTBS, Delhi.
  2. Pant, P.R.: Principles of Management, Buddha Academic Enterprises.

Reference Books:

  1. Robbins P. and Coulter, M.: Management, Prentice Hall of India.
  2. Stoner, J.A., R,E, Freeman and D.R. Gilbert: Management, Prentice Hall of India.
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