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

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Merdzana OBRALIC, Assist. Prof. Dr. Merdzana Obralic Merdzana OBRALIC, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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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; Introduction to management; Managing and the Manager’s Job
  2. Traditional and Contemporary Issues and Challenges;
  3. The Environment and Culture of Organizations &
  4. The Ethical and Social Environment;
  5. The Global Environment; & The Multicultural Environment;
  6. Basic Elements of Planning and Decision Making
  7. Managing Strategy and Strategic Planning
  8. Mid-term Exam
  9. Managing Decision Making and Problem Solving
  10. Basic Elements of Organizing
  11. Managing Organization Change and Innovation
  12. Innovation and case of IKEA
  13. Managing Human Resources in Organizations
  14. Managing Employee Motivation and Performance
  15. Basic element of Control; Managing Operations, Quality, and Productivity

  1. Course overview
  2. Jumpin’ Jack Flash;
  3. How GE Manages to do it
  4. Shifting Gears in the Auto Industry; BET Bets It Can Be Better
  5. How to Succeed in Business
  6. Acting on a Strategic Vision

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

    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Midterm Exam(s)130
    Term Paper125
    Final Exam140
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
      • 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