BTS102

Principles of Management
Year / Semester: 
1st Semester
Objective: 

To acquaint learners with the management principles and functions.



Block 1 :Theories of Management


Unit 1


Management  - Nature, Definition, Characteristics and Importance


Unit 2


Evolution of Science and Art of Management and the Core Management Thoughts


Unit 3


Schools of Management: Administrative, Scientific, Behavioral, Open Systems, Contingency and  Systems : Theory to Practice 


Unit 4


Functions of Management and Skills of a Professional  Manager


Block 2 : Planning and Organizing


Unit 5


Planning: Concept, Process and Types of Planning


Unit 6


Organizational Structures and Departmentation


Unit 7


Delegation and Decentralization


Unit 8


Span of Control and Types of Organization


Unit 9


Decision Making


Block 3 : Staffing and Directing


Unit 10


Staffing : Nature, purpose and Process


Unit 11


Meaning, Principles and Significance of Directing


Unit 12


Leadership – Theories and Typologies


Unit 13


Motivation:  Meaning, Definition and  Theories


Unit 14


Processes of Communication: Typologies, Significance and  Barriers


Block 4 : Coordination and Control


Unit 15


Characteristics, Importance and Effective Process of Coordination


Unit 16


Controlling: Essence and Techniques