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Principles of Management

By Prof. Susmita Mukhopadhyay, Prof. S. Srinivasan   |   IIT Kharagpur
Learners enrolled: 1559
The objective of this course is to acquaint students with the terms, concepts, and points of view used in management and its historical evolution, ethics, social responsibility and environmental issues; provide students with a working knowledge of the skills and functions necessary to be an effective, efficient manager; provide an introduction to the theory and practice of managing organizations; examine the management functions (planning, organizing, leading or influencing, and controlling) and the impact of those functions on the business organization


INTENDED AUDIENCE :  
Everyone who is interested to get acquainted with the terms, concepts, and points of view used in management and its historical evolution, ethics, social responsibility and environmental issues.
PREREQUISITES None
INDUSTRIES  SUPPORT All industry. Knowing the terms, concepts, and points of view used in management and its historical evolution, ethics, social responsibility and environmental issues is essential for smooth running of organization and proper organizational functioning.
Summary
Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Core
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 26 Jul 2021
End Date : 15 Oct 2021
Exam Date : 24 Oct 2021
Enrollment Ends : 02 Aug 2021
Category :
  • Management Studies
  • Minor in Management
Credit Points : 3
Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate



Course layout

Week 1:Management: Definition, nature, purpose and scope of management, Skills and roles of a Manager, functions, principles; Evolution of Management Thought, Scientific Management.
Week 2:Planning: Types of plans, planning process, Characteristics of planning, Traditional objective setting, Strategic Management, premising and forecasting
Week 3:Decision-Making: Process, Simon’s model of decision making, creative problem solving, group decision making.
Week 4:Management by Objectives: Management by exception; Styles of management: (American, Japanese and Indian), McKinsey’s 7-S Approach, Self Management
Week 5:Organizing: Organizational design and structure, Coordination, differentiation and integration.
Week 6:Span of management, centralization and de-centralization Delegation, Authority & power - concept & distinction, Line and staff organizations
Week 7:Staffing: Human Resource Management and Selection, Performance appraisal and Career strategy, Coordination- Concepts, issues and techniques
Week 8:Organizational Change: Introduction, Resistance to Change, Behavioural Reactions to Change, Approaches Or Models to Managing Organisational Change.
Week 9:Organizational Change: Introduction, Resistance to Change, Behavioural Reactions to Change, Approaches Or Models to Managing Organisational Change.
Week 10:Leading: Human Factors and Motivation, Leadership, Communication, Teams and Team Work
Week 11:Leading: Human Factors and Motivation, Leadership, Communication, Teams and Team Work
Week 12:Controlling: Concept, planning-control relationship, process of control, Types of Control, Control Techniques Characteristics of team

Books and references

1. Principles of management : Stoner
2. Principles of management: Koontz O’donell

Instructor bio

Prof. Susmita Mukhopadhyay

IIT Kharagpur
SusmitaMukhopadhayay, Associate Professor, VGSOM (Ph.D.,Calcutta University, Fellow ISI,  Kolkata)
Susmita Mukhopadhyay's areas of specialization include Human Resource Management and Industrial Psychology, Business Values and Ethics, and Organizational Behaviour. A gold medalist in M.Sc., she is the recipient of the Young Scientist Award and Search of Excellence Award. She was selected for the Microfinance Researchers Alliance Fellow Program Centre for microfinance, Institute of Financial Management and Research, Chennai, in 2009.


Prof. S. Srinivasan

Srinivasan is an Assistant Professor at Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur. He teaches Organization Behavior and Human Resource Management. He received his Ph.D. in OB & HR from IIT Madras in 2018. He was a recipient of the DAAD Fellowship. He is a certified Labor and ESH compliance auditor. He has audited several factories for established European and American Brands. Prior to joining Ph.D. program, he was a research associate in a collaborative research project between IIT Madras and the University of Guelph, Canada. He was engaged in socio-economic impact assessment with NTPC.

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 24 October 2021 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE

Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kharagpur .It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team


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