Module Code: H6MO
Long Title Management and the Organisation
Title Management and the Organisation
Module Level: LEVEL 6
EQF Level: 5
EHEA Level: Short Cycle
Credits: 5
Module Coordinator: MICHAEL BANE
Departments: School of Business
Specifications of the qualifications and experience required of staff  
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Learning Outcome Description
LO1 Describe the concept of Management and the activity of Managers in the organisational context in which businesses operate.
LO2 Explain the contributions to Management made by different approaches in its evolution and how this has led to current management theory and practices in organisations
LO3 Identify different principles and forms of organisational structure and recognise the rationale for differing approaches to organisation
LO4 Describe the influence that Management practices have on people and their performance in a local, national, and global context.
LO5 Explore the role of Leadership in Management, explaining associated theories and concerns, such as leading a diverse and global workforce.
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is required before enrolment on this module. While the prior learning is expressed as named NCI module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

69723 H6MO Management and the Organisation
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Entry requirements  

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Introducing Management and Managers
The Evolution of Management • The Concept of Management. Planning. Organising. Staffing. Leading. Controlling • Activities, Levels and Skills of Managers • What is a ‘Good’ Manager? Effective Managers Vs Successful Managers
• The Business Environment • The Macro Environment • The Competitive Environment • Types of Plans and Strategies • Planning Process.
Principles of Organisation • Forms of Organisation. Including approaches to design. The purpose of Core Business Functions • Contemporary Approaches to Organising • The impact on people of Organisation • Staffing and Human Resource Management. Staff issues from a Global context
The Management and Leadership Debate • The relationship of Management and Leadership • Classical Leadership Theory • Contemporary Leadership Theory • Principles of developing effective Teams • Managing Organisational Change. Leading in remote working environment
• Importance of Controls • Characteristics of Effective Control • Types and Methods of Control including control of remote and globally diverse teams
Assessment Breakdown%
End of Module Assessment60.00%


Full Time

Assessment Type: Project % of total: 40
Assessment Date: n/a Outcome addressed: 1,2,3,4,5
Non-Marked: No
Assessment Description:
This involves setting a major task where learners must conduct research into a business problem, scenario or situation. Depending on the nature of the problem the learner will be obliged to work independently and/or as part of a group. Learners will be required to offer a paper on the nature of the problems and issues they have identified, outline a number of solutions and recommend a course of action. The assessment should be flexible enough to draw upon topical and emergent issues, consequently the assessment may draw upon one or a range of learning outcomes
Assessment Type: Formative Assessment % of total: Non-Marked
Assessment Date: n/a Outcome addressed: 1,2,3,4,5
Non-Marked: Yes
Assessment Description:
Formative assessment will be provided to students through the use of on-line quizzes and short answer questions. In addition in class problems and discussions will provide an opportunity for formative learning and student feedback to be provided. Provision of individual feedback will be provided individually outside of lecture time or on line through Moodle
End of Module Assessment
Assessment Type: Terminal Exam % of total: 60
Assessment Date: End-of-Semester Outcome addressed: 1,2,3,4,5
Non-Marked: No
Assessment Description:
End-of-Semester Final Examination
No Workplace Assessment
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.
Reassessment Description
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

NCIRL reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Module Target Workload Hours 0 Hours
Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Classroom and demonstrations 24 Per Semester 2.00
Tutorial Mentoring and small-group tutoring 12 Per Semester 1.00
Independent Learning Independent learning 89 Per Semester 7.42
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Kevin Lane Keller,Vanitha Swaminathan. (2019), Strategic Brand Management: Building, Measuring, and Managing Brand Equity, Global Edition. Trans-Atlantic Publications, Inc, [ISBN: 1292314966].
  • Jean-Noël Kapferer. (2012), The New Strategic Brand Management: Advanced Insights and Strategic Thinking, Kogan Page Limited, p.492, [ISBN: 9780749465155].
  • Thomas Cummings,Christopher Worley. Organisational Development and Change, EMEA 1E. Cengage, [ISBN: 978-1-4737-6835-2].
  • W. David Rees,Christine Porter. (2017), Skills of Management and Leadership, Bloomsbury Publishing, [ISBN: 9781137325624].
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Stephen Linstead,Liz Fulop,Simon Lilley. (2009), Management and Organization, MacMillan Education, p.880, [ISBN: 9780230522213].
  • Mark Hughes. (2018), Managing and Leading Organizational Change, Routledge Taylor & Francis, p.354, [ISBN: 9781351265942].
  • Michael Beverland. (2021), Brand Management: Co-creating Meaningful Brands, Sage, [ISBN: 1529720125].
  • SOTIRIS T. LALAOUNIS. (2020), Strategic Brand Management and Development, Routledge, p.440, [ISBN: 0367338750].
  • David A. Aaker. (2020), Brand Portfolio Strategy, Simon & Schuster, London, p.368, [ISBN: 978-1982146528].
  • Mainak Dhar. (2011), Brand Management 101, Hoboken, N.J.,, Singapore, p.225, [ISBN: 9780470822296].
  • Tilde Heding,Charlotte F. Knudtzen,Mogens Bjerre. (2009), Brand Management, Abingdon, Oxon, Routledge, [ISBN: 9780415443272].
  • Al Ries,Laura Ries. (2000), The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding, Profile Business, p.179, [ISBN: 9781861976055].
  • Gerald Cole,Phil Kelly. Management Theory and Practice, 8th Ed. Cengage, [ISBN: 978-1-4080-9527-0].
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
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