16 July 2022
Management in Organisations: Theories, Techniques and Decision Making
Are you interested in exploring the key functions of management? Do you want to learn about the challenges managers face and develop your management skills? This module introduces some of the key concepts and theories in the field of management. You'll explore the evolution of management schools of thought. From classical management, all the way through to management in the 21st century. You'll explore essential tasks such as planning, organising, staffing, controlling, and leading. You'll also study topics such as organisational culture, change management, and the challenges of managing in today’s world. You'll also have the opportunity to develop your management skills by taking on management tasks as a team and presenting a group project. This module is particularly suitable for students who have no previous experience of studying management.
Please note, the Leeds International Summer School runs for four weeks (2 - 30 July 2022). You can choose to study with us for two weeks or for the full four-week programme. Each module lasts two weeks so you study one module if you choose to attend for two weeks and two modules if you choose to attend for four weeks.
On completion of this module students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of:
- The key dimensions of the discipline of management and the evolution of management thought and investigation
- The key theories, concepts and tools of management
- The basic business organisations and their objectives; business decision-making and the business operating environment
- The issues affecting managers in the 21st century
The module is worth 10 Leeds credits = 5 ECTS. You can transfer the credits earned back to your home degree subject to approval.
GBP 1820: Leeds International Summer School (LISS) is an all-inclusive programme. Included in the programme fee is tuition, accommodation, breakfast and lunch, Monday to Friday, module field trips, weekend excursions, social programme and The Edge sports centre membership. The cost of flights, insurance and visa is not included.
If you have a GPA of 3.2 or above (or equivalent) you're eligible to apply for a Merit scholarship worth up to £500. We are also looking for LISS Champions to receive a scholarship of £1000 while sharing their experiences of LISS via different platforms.