Undergraduate Course: Industrial Management 1 (BUST08002)
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course is a service course primarily for students in the College of Science and Engineering and provides a broad introduction to some aspects of business management and business organisation. The main topics are: the firm and its objectives, economic factors in management, marketing, accounting and human resource management.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 30,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 4,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Revision Session Hours 1,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||1 Essay of 1500 words in Semester 1. 1 Essay = 30%, December Degree Exam = 70%, Resit Exam = 100%.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||Industrial Management 1h||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (April/May Sem 1 resits only)||Industrial Management 1h||2:00|
| 1. Secure understanding of rudimentary economic theory and accounting concepts and practices;
2. Demonstrate familiarity with concepts and techniques associated with the chief functional management disciplines;
3. Appreciate the relevance of contextual factors in impinging upon productive performance;
4. Appreciate the relevance of management disciplines as a means of improving productive performance.
1. Have developed the facility, through tutorials, to analyse and solve organisational problems and issues.
2. Appreciate the contribution of social science perspectives towards understanding and improving organisational performance.
1. Demonstrate ability to digest, summarise and evaluate critically a range of management literature and to structure and present written work in accordance with academic and social science conventions in reachign reasoned conclusions.
2. Through tutorials, have been encouraged to develop oral skills and the confidence to present, discuss and challenge key managerial issues and concepts in group settings.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||1 hour(s) per week for 10 week(s). Plus tutorials.
|Course organiser||Mr Ben Marder
|Course secretary||Miss Anne Cunningham
Tel: (0131 6)50 3827
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