Short Title:Management & Environment
Full Title:Management & Environment
Module Code:MNGT H4000
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Mechanics and metal work
Module Delivered in 4 programme(s)
Reviewed By:FIONA CRANLEY
Module Author:HUGH CLAFFEY
Module Description:The aim of this module is to provide the student with the skillset appropriate to deal with managerial,ethical and environmental concerns in their professional career.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Analyse what constitutes managerial effectiveness and how it may be measured
LO2 Consider managerial processes within the international business environment Evaluate the importance of key managerial issues for companies operating internationally
LO3 Judge how to delegate to subordinates and also how to exert control in the workplace
LO4 Apply an ethical and moral framework to professional engineering decision making in the context of ethical codes and societal duties. This will include a review of Engineers Ireland code of ethics.
LO5 Examine the importance of project management - scope,schedule, budget and quality control
LO6 Evaluate budget cost control (variance analysis); product/job costing methods (Activity based costings vs traditional) .
LO7 Evaluate the environmental performance of an industrial process with respect to relevent legislation.
LO8 Distinguish aspects of health and safety management-hazard identification, risk assessment and relevent legislation. This will include relevant codes of practice.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Assignment Report on Case study in Ethics and Environment - Shale Gas Extraction (Fracking) 2,4,7 10.00 Week 25
Assignment Report on Case study in Managerial Effectiveness - change management within a firm and its impact on clients and productivity 1,3,5 10.00 Week 28
Assignment Report on a case study related to environmental licensing. 7 10.00 Week 26
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 70.00 End-of-Semester

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture General class lecture plus interaction 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Learning Time Student learning individual or in groups 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture lecture plus in class active interaction 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Learning Student learning individual or in groups 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Laurie J. Mullins 2007, Management and organisational behaviour, Financial Times Prentice Hall Harlow [ISBN: 978-0273708889]
  • Colin Drury,, Management and Cost Accounting [ISBN: 978-1844805662]
  • Federation Press 2011, Ethiics,Engineering, Economics and the Environment, 2nd Ed., Federation Press UK [ISBN: 978-1862878150]
  • Fred Luthans, 2011, International Management, 8th Ed., McGraw-Hill Higher Education [ISBN: 978-0071086578]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_EAMEC_B Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering 8 Mandatory
TA_EAUTO_B Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering (Automation) 8 Mandatory
TA_EAAUT_B Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering (Automation) (1 yr Add on) 8 Mandatory
TA_EMECH_B Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering [1 year Add-On] 8 Mandatory