Modern Theory of Management

Pusan National University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Modern Theory of Management

  • Host University

    Pusan National University

  • Location

    Busan, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Business Management, Management Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

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  • Overview

    Course Objectives
    The goal of this course is for students to develop an understanding of management theory and concepts. Students learn to define, discuss and describe the management functions of planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling within an organization. Through group activities, they develop managerial problem-solving abilities in these areas.

    Course Description
    The topics are introduced in lectures, and key concepts and theories are then exercised with group assignments.These group assignments aim at building the skills for practical application of the material. The course concludes with a final exam that evaluates student assimilation of the material in a holistic way.

    Required Textbooks
    Modern Management. Concepts & Skills by Samuel Certo and S. Trevis Certo (chapter numbering below corresponds to the 14th edition, 2016)