Module Details

Module Code: MGMT C1340
Module Title: Management 1
Title: Management 1
Module Level:: 6
Credits:: 5
Module Coordinator: Myles Kelly
Module Author:: Enda Cassin
Domains: Business
Module Description: This module aims to introduce students to Management. It describes the nature of Management and analyses the business environment within which all organisations operate. Principle management theorists contributions are described and evaluated. Guidelines are described in the terms of starting a business. Finally in this module the key current management challenges are recognised and explained.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Learning Outcome Description
LO1 Describe the theories and contributions made by key management writers to current management thinking and demonstrate an awareness of current management issues.
LO2 Analyse the forces in the business environment and apply to business scenarios.
LO3 Apply entrepreneurial thinking and skills.
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

No recommendations listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Additional Requisite Information
No Co Requisites listed
Indicative Content
An Introduction to Management 20%
Definitions of Management; An introduction to management; Management roles; Levels of management; Management skills
Contributors to Management Theory 20%
Classical management theories; Modern management theories; Critically comment on management theories
The Business Environment 20%
Definition of the Business Environment, The forces in the business environment; Task and Macro; Competitive Analysis; The importance of understanding the business environment
Entrepreneurship and Innovation 20%
Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship; Ways of getting started in business; An introduction to the feasibility study; An outline of the business plan; Support agencies for new and existing enterprises
Current Management Issues 20%
Ethics & social responsibility; Managing change; Workplace diversity; Globalisation etc.
Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment100.00%


Full Time

Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Other % of Total Mark 100
Timing Ongoing Learning Outcomes 1,2,3
Non-marked No
Assessment Description
Learners will be required to demonstrate the achievement of the learning outcomes through continuous assessment work. This work may take the form of an essay, exam, project, MCQ test, but is not limited to these formats.
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

SETU Carlow Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Category Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecture Contact Class based instruction Every Week 3.00 3
Independent Learning Time Non Contact No Description Every Week 6.00 6
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Module Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Tiernan, Siobhan D., Morley, Michael J. (2019), Modern Management Theory and Practice for Students, in Ireland, 5th.. Institute of Public Administration.
  • Cole, G.A., Kelly, Phil. (2020), Management Theory and Practice, 9th. Ed.. Cengage Learning.
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Boddy,David. (2017), Management: An Introduction, 7th.. Pearson Education.
  • Daft, Richard 2018. (2018), Management, 13th. Cengage Learning.
  • Jones, Gareth. and George, Jennifer.. (2018), Contemporary Management, 10th. McGraw Hill.
  • Linehan, Margaret.. (2011), Make That Grade Management,, 3rd.. Gill and MacMillan.
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • Daily Broadsheets with relevant materials,.
  • E-Journals Portal.
Other Resources
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