Short Title:Business Management 2
Full Title:Business Management 2
Module Code:BMAN H1002
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Field of Study:Management and administration
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Raymond Keaney
Module Description:This module aims to provide students with a comprehensive overview of key management activities applicable to all industries. This knowledge provides the students with an insight into the demands placed on management in today’s dynamic work environment.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Identify and explain the activities of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations.
LO2 Identify and Explain Emplyee Relations and discuss the key players involved.
LO3 Analyse the issues involved in Entrepreneurship and will be familiar with the practical requirements of a Feasibility study and a Business Plan.
LO4 Explore the issues facing business from an ethical context. To learn about the ethical responsibilities of companies in today's business environment.
Pre-requisite learning
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed

Module Content & Assessment

Content (The percentage workload breakdown is inidcative and subject to change) %
The Meaning and Importance of Entrepreneurship; Intrapreneurship, Support Agencies for Enterprise; Feasibility studies and Business Plans; Sources of Finance; Barriers to Entrepreneurship.
Business Ethics
The definition of Business Ethics. Identification of the importance of business ethics, how companies can create an ethical business, the benefits of being an ethical business, discussion of unethical business activity and consequence for unethical companies.
Key elements in HRM
HR Planning, Recruitment, Selection, Training and Development; Performance Appraisal; Compensation and Benefits.
Industrial Relations
Nature of Industrial relations and collective bargaining in Ireland; Trade Unions; Employer Organizations; Industrial Disputes; Industrial Relations Institutions
Problem Based Learning
Writing and research skills, presentation and communication skills, individual and group based work.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work30.00%
End of Module Formal Examination70.00%

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 Class Based Instruction 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Projects / business reports / medial information 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Tiernan, S., & Morley, M.J., 2013, Modern Management: Theory and Practice for Irish Students, 4th Ed., Gill and Macmillan Dublin
  • Kinicki & Williams 2013, Management: A practical Introduction., 6th Ed., McGraw Hill International New York
Recommended Book Resources
  • David Boddy with Steve Patton 2010, Management; An Introduction, 5th Ed., Financial Times/ Prentice Hall
  • Tim Hannigan 2008, Management Concepts and Practices, 5th Ed., Financial TImes Prentice Hall UK
  • Henry McClave 2008 2008, Communication for Business, 4th Ed., Gill and Macmillan Ireland
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • DVD / Video: DVDs, Case Studies and other online resources.
  • Sunday Business Post: Sunday Business Post 2102, Sunday Business Post
  • Electronic Library Journals: ITT Dublin LibraryWARC / Business Source Complete / Emerald
  • Electronic Library Journals: Irish Times Online - Business Section
  • Electronic Library Journals: New York Times Business Section

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_BAMNG_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Management 2 Mandatory
TA_BAMNG_D Bachelor of Business in Management 2 Mandatory
TA_BADMN_C Higher Certificate in Business in Business Administration 4 Mandatory