The course intends to give an introduction to Management concepts. The objective of this course is to expose students to the theories of management, organizational theory, and the practice of management in contemporary organizations from a conceptual, analytical, and pragmatic perspective. The course is a study of how to be better managers and aims at developing skills and knowledge needed to successfully manage an organization.
This course is designed to provide students a thorough understanding of the contributions made by investments and development projects in various areas and specifically in education. This course aims to develop the capacity of students for innovation, investment, and expansion in new markets, products and techniques. The course covers topics like the concept of entrepreneurship and investment; business plan design; the concept of the project management; project planning and estimation; project design; business or project implementation; organizing and staffing business or project; business or project budgeting; project schedule; project coordination and control; project monitoring and evaluation; enterprise resource planning; project closeout and termination. At the end of this course, the student will be able to elaborate and present a business plan of his/her own choice; plan, design and implement a development project; manage and evaluate a business and/or a development project and make a budget and the timeline for a development project or business activities.