Topic outline

  • General description

    The first part of this course concerning Basics Management Principles aims to introduce students to basic management concepts and to shed light on the development of management schools during the two last centuries and the extent to which the application of these principles continues in the current business environment. In addition, this course provides student with an explanation of the administrative functions (Planning- organizing, directing, controlling) and the technical functions within the organization (human resources management, marketing management, financial management, Operations and Production, management information system). The purpose of the second part of this course (Human Resources Management) is to clarify the concept of human resource management, to outline its growing importance in the success of organizations, as well as to describe the functions carried out by the Human Resource Manager (job analysis and design, human resource planning, recruitment and selection, training needs assessment, performance evaluation, career development, compensation system, health and occupational safety system, and some important new trends in Human Resources Management).