CBM 015- Fundamentals of Management

Course Purpose

This course is intended to introduce the learner to the general management competence necessary to understand the interface between simple business operations and the business environment.


Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course the learner should be able to:

        i.            Demonstrate understanding of the levels and roles of Management and the challenges faced by managers in the course of carrying out their administrative duties.

      ii.            Describe the various functions of management and their application to the success of an organization

    iii.            Demonstrate an understanding of the Business environment and its impact in business.

     iv.            Identify the various types of business organizations

Course Content          

Nature of Management, business environment, The levels of management, Managerial roles and responsibilities Essential skills of manager, Characteristics of a good manager,  Ethics and integrity in management, decision making in management, Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Directing, Controlling, Overview of types of business organization