Principles of Management

Code: MGMT8140

Course description

This course introduces students to the key functions and roles of managers including the principles and techniques used by managers to carry out their responsibilities. Key functional areas include planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling. The course also covers the role of managers as innovators.Students will apply management principles and concepts to various work situations in order to overcome challenges, resolve problems and enhance organizational effectiveness. The course also introduces students to governance structures, roles and responsibilities with a specific focus on not-for-profit and community based organizations.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.