Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Management

Code Name Level Year Semester
MAN 102 Fundamentals of Management Undergraduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 5 2 + 1 126 English Language

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Merdzana OBRALIC, Assist. Prof. Dr. Edin Smajic Merdzana OBRALIC, Assist. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] [email protected] no email

This course teaches management and the management functions of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling.
A comprehensive immersion in the fundamentals of management. This course provides a thorough understanding of what is required to set up organization, motivate and manage your team successfully and provides clear structures and tools to enable you to do this. It will show you how to master the five key areas of modern management: Goal Setting; Effective Time Management; Performance Management; Motivating Your Team.

  1. Course overview
  2. Managing and the Manager
  3. The Ethical and Social Environment
  4. The Global Environment; & The Multicultural Environment
  5. Basic Elements of Planning and Decision Making
  6. Managing Decision Making and Problem Solving
  7. Managing New Venture Formation and Entrepreneurship
  8. Mid-term Exam
  9. Basic Elements of Organizing; Managing Organization Design; & Managing Organization Change and Innovation
  10. Basic Elements of Individual Behavior in Organizations; & Managing Employee Motivation and Performance
  11. Managing Leadership and Influence Processes; Managing Interpersonal Relations and Communication
  12. Managing Work Groups and Teams; Managing Human Resources in Organizations
  13. Basic Elements of Control
  14. Managing Operations, Quality, and Productivity
  15. Course revision and close

  1. Course overview
  2. Jumpin’ Jack Flash; Goldman Sachs Banks on Cultural Capital
  3. Sex, Drugs, and Reckless Controls
  4. Shifting Gears in the Auto Industry; BET Bets It Can Be Better

  1. How to Succeed in Business
  2. Acting on a Strategic Vision
  3. The Verdict on Groupthink; Facebook Takes Credits Where Credits Are Due
  4. Mid-term Exam
  5. Who Governs the Governing Authority?;Codesharing the Wealth; Cultivating Innovation at IKEA
  6. Is Anybody in Control Here?; The Law of Diminishing Motivation
  7. Inside Leadership at Intel; ¿Qué Pasa in the Ad Agency?
  8. The Temptations of Temping; Tracking Carbon Footprints Across Scientific Borders
  9. How Indiana Lost Control of Its Welfare System
  10. Amazon Rekindles Its Flair for Technology
  11. Course revision and close

    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Midterm Exam(s)130
    Term Paper120
    Final Exam130
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Familiarization with Mnagement background
    • Basic skills in Management
    • Planning
    • Organizing
    • Leading
    • Controlling
    • Strong foundation for other related courses
    • Management, Ricky W. Griffin, Houghton and Mifflin, 11th Edition, South Western Cenage Learning

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)14228
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)14114
    Midterm Examination (1 week)122
    Final Examination(1 week)122
    Preparation for Midterm Examination11515
    Preparation for Final Examination11515
    Assignment / Homework/ Project12525
    Seminar / Presentation12525
    Total Workload: 126
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 5