Course Code
Theory / Lab / Tutoring / Exercises Sessions
4 / - / - / -
Instruction & Examination Language
Available for Erasmus Students
Course Category
Course Type
Background knowledge
ECTS Credits
A. Bouranta
Course Objectives - Contents

Course modules:

  • Introductory concepts and definitions
  • Evolution of management
  • Planning
  • Organization
  • Management and leadership
  • Motivation
  • Communication
  • Team management
  • Control
Learning Results

Course objective: Modern organizations operate in a highly competitive and globalized context, characterized by the high cost of acquisition and utilization of the necessary resources, turbulent social, economic and technological change and an increasing demand for socially responsible management practices. It is therefore clear that the effective management of organizations is vital to the achievement of organizational goals and objectives.

The objective of this course is to provide fundamental theoretical knowledge and present methods and techniques, so that future managers have a comprehensive view of the meaning and content of management and know how to proceed in order to run a business unit successfully.

Learning outcomes:

On completion of the course students will be able to:

  • outline the functions of management, and the roles and essential skills of a manager;
  • identify the internal and external environmental forces that affect the operation and efficiency of businesses and organizations;
  • describe the four basic management functions;
  • identify and set organizational goals and objectives;
  • plan business actions and make decisions;
  • identify and understand the power sources of leadership and the nature of leadership; and
  • describe and evaluate the extent to which classic theories of leadership are appropriate in any given setting.


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