The FREE online course titled ‘Management Theory and Practice’ is aimed at teaching management theory and management practices in an easy, interesting and innovative way in 48 contact hours.
The need for this course arises from the fact that management is an essential part of the life of every individual, family, job, business and organization.
Comprehension of the theory and practices of management is significant for every individual whether s/he is an employee, manager and/or a student in general and student of business administration in particular.
After attending these 48 contact hours, learners will be able to understand the modern concepts and modern practices of management as listed out by international management experts and they would also be able to apply them in their personal, family and organizational settings.
The class will be held once a week on Monday at 5:30 pm (Pakistan Standard Time).
What makes this course unique?
This is an innovative method to learn management by focusing on Management Area Terminologies, Topics, Theories and Practices with practical examples from the industry and business houses.
Who can take this course?
- Any undergraduate, who has qualified secondary school level certificate, A level or equivalent
- Students of management
- Aspiring managers
- General public interested in learning management without discrimination
There are no prerequisites for taking this course. The participants should be literate and know the basics of computer operating. It is better if s/he is studying or practicing management in his/her daily routine.
The course will include the following topics:
i. Introduction to Management
ii. History of Management
iii. Organizational Culture and Environment
iv. Managing in Global Environment and its Challenges
v. Managerial Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
vi. Decision Making
viii. Planning Tools and Techniques
ix. Strategic Management
x. Organizational Structure and Design
xi. Information Technology and Communication
xii. Human Resource Management
xiii. Managing Change and Innovation
xiv. Fundamentals of Behavior
xv. Groups and Teams
xix. Operations and Value Chain Management
Recommended Key Texts
- Management by Robbins and Coulter
- Management by Bovee
- Guidelines for Project Report by the instructor
- Management Practices in the Light of Quran-e-Hakeem PPT slides by the instructor
After attending these 48 contact hours, the learners will be able to understand and apply:
- Modern Management, its Theory and Practices
- Managers and their Functions
- Global Management and its Challenges
- Leadership and Motivation in Modern and Islamic Perspective
- Digital fluency and collaborative learning in an interactive way
After completing all the activities and assignments of this course, learners will be given a badge. They will then be able to attempt the undergraduate test for the Course of Management.
However, this course is not meant for any certifications or terminal examinations of any particular university.
Language of instruction: English