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Guía docente para el curso 2015 - 2016
27300 -- Essences of Management
Curso:
1
Semestre:
1
Créditos:
6.0
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Learning outcomes that define this course

The student, in order to pass the course, will have to show her/his competence in the following skills:

1

Understand and explain the concept of a company, its scope, functions and importance within organisations.

2

Describe and integrate the basic concepts pertaining to a company’s general administration and management and its functional areas, especially, related to the management of a company, its environmental analysis as well as the management of physical, technical, financial and human resources.

3

Apply simple models and techniques for solving problems in the areas of production, finance and human resources, identifying relevant variables.

4

Identify and describe the basic features and scope of the various leadership roles in the business: planning, organization, management and control.

5

Know and integrate the key elements of decision making.

 

Introduction

Brief presentation of the course

The course "Essences of Management" belongs to the Department of Management and Organization. The course is of an introductory nature, aimed at establishing the fundamentals of management. It is an eminently descriptive and comprehensive course that is intended to give an overview of what a company is, its problems, and its relationship with the environment. Specifically, it deals with basic concepts, instruments and decisions related to the management field.