Short Title:Principles of Business 1
Full Title:Principles of Business 1
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:FNBS H1000
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Business & Administration
Module Delivered in 7 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Christine Nangle
Module Author:Caroline Tansey
Module Description:This module is an engaging and up to date introduction to core concepts of management and business. It provides a solid foundation for gaining the key skills required for business. In addition it familiarizes students with real world challenges and examples in a contemporary context.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Outline contemporary issues in business and management.
LO2 Define the purpose of planning and decision making.
LO3 Describe modern views of leadership.
LO4 Identify the classic and contemporary elements of organisational design & cross functional communication.
LO5 Appreciate the major concepts of group behavior.
LO6 Define motivation and its impact on employees.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Presentation This may be an individual or group assessment. Sample of practical skill application: Congratulations! You have been successful in your application for a management position with Food Town. Prior to commencing your role you must present your plan to the CEO outlining key goals you have prioritized for you and your staff for the next quarter. 1,2,3,4,5,6 30.00 Week 6
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam Students shall sit a formal examination. The paper shall have 5 questions and students will be required to answer 3. 1,2,3,4,5,6 70.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus 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 In class lectures 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Independent research and study 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture In class lectures 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Independent research and study 7.00 Every Week 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • S.P. Robbins & M.A.Coulter 2018, Management, 14th Global Edition Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 1292215836]
Recommended Book Resources
  • Samuel Certo & Trevis Certo 2016, Modern Management: Concepts and Skills, Global or 14th Ed Ed., Pearson
  • Robbins, Coulter and De Cenzo 2017, Fundamentals of Management: Essential Concepts & Applications Myths Debunked, 10th Ed Ed., Pearson
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • 2018 Supplements from appropriate media on relevant module content
  • 2018 Articles relevant to Contemporary Managment, Irish Times, The Financial Times & The Guardian
Other Resources
  • MyLab Support Resources for Text: Robbins & Coulter 2018, Management Global Edition, Pearson
  • MyLab Support Resources for Text: Robbins, Coulter & De Cenzo 2017, Fundamentals of Management: Essential Concepts & Skills, Pearson
  • MyLab Support Resources for Text: Certo & Certo 2016, Modern Management: Concepts & Skills, Pearson
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_BAACC_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting & Finance 1 Mandatory
TA_BAMNG_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Management 1 Mandatory
TA_BITNL_B Bachelor of Business (Hons) International Business 1 Mandatory
TA_BAACC_D Bachelor of Business in Accounting & Finance 1 Mandatory
TA_BAMNG_D Bachelor of Business in Management 1 Mandatory
TA_BITNL_D Bachelor of Business International Business 1 Mandatory
TA_BADMN_C Higher Certificate in Business in Business Administration 1 Mandatory