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EG5074: COMMERCIAL & CONTRACTUAL ISSUES (DISTANCE LEARNING) (2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 17:52


Course Overview

This module aims to introduce the students to the principle roles, functions and the legal obligations of managers.  We will discuss the differences between managing small and large organisations.  In addition, the course discusses the development and the management of the economy of geographical regions (Macro-economics). 

Emphasis will be placed on the leadership and management behaviours and qualities.  Throughout we will refer to topical cases to illustrate the good practices within organisations.

On completion the students should be able to critically analyse the strategy organisations, identify reasons for business failures and develop a business plan for a new venture.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits
Campus Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr John Cavanagh

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Engineering (EG) (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • EG5566 Commercial and Contractual Issues (D/L) (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No


Course Description

This module aims to introduce the students to the principle roles, functions and the legal obligations of managers.  We will discuss the differences between managing small and large organisations.  In addition, the course discusses the development and the management of the economy of geographical regions (Macro-economics). 

Emphasis will be placed on the leadership and management behaviours and qualities.  Throughout we will refer to topical cases to illustrate the good practices within organisations.

On completion the students should be able to critically analyse the strategy organisations, identify reasons for business failures and develop a business plan for a new venture.

Further Information & Notes

EG5073 is the code for the campus version of the course. For students studying for MSc Project Management

This course is delivered as a part-time (on-campus) and a part-time (distance learning) option.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MSc Project Management (Distance Learning)

Contact Teaching Time

Sorry, we don't have that information available.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st attempt: 1 three hour examination (60%) and continuous assessment (40%).

Resit: The re-sit will comprise of re-doing the failed element/s (exam and/or coursework assessment/s) from the 1st attempt with a maximum CGS mark of D3. The marks for other elements (successfully passed) will be carried over. Resit mark of either RP or RF will be recorded.

Formative Assessment

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