Chapter 1. Business Organizations: Different types of business; advantages and disadvantages; Business organizations and their goals.
Chapter 2: Creating and managing a business:
2.1. Being an entrepreneur/practicing entrepreneurship;
2.2; Business idea and business opportunities;
2.3; Macro and micro screening of business idea;
2.4. Business planning;
2.5. Financing a business plan
2.5.1. Resource mobilization;
2.5.2.Financial goal and financial planning
Chapter 3. Managing organisations: Basic Concepts of Management: Definitions, Need and Scope, Different schools of management thought – Behavioral, Scientific, Systems and Contingency; Different perspectives of management theory.
Chapter 4. Contribution of Management Thinkers: Taylor, Fayol, Peter Drucker and C.K. Prahlad…
Chapter 5. Functions of Management: Different functional areas of business and their inter-relationships, Functions of Manager.
5.1. Planning: Essentials of Planning and Managing by Objectives; Strategies, Policies and Planning Premises; Decision making.
5.2. Organizing: Nature of organizing, Entrepreneuring and Re-engineering; Organizational Structures, Departmentation; Line/staff authority, Empowerment and decentralization; Effective organization and organizational culture;
5.3. Staffing: Human resource Management, Selection, Training and Development; Performance Appraisal and Career Planning Strategy; Managing change through Managers and Organization Development.
5.4. Leading: Human Factor and Motivation; Leadership: Committees, Terms and Group Decision making; Communication.
5.5. Controlling: The system and process of controlling; Control Techniques and Information Technology; Productivity, Operations Management; Total Quality Management.
- Module Team: Dr Jean Baptiste Ndagijimana