Module Overview

Leading Modern Enterprises

The module aims to: 1. Enable learners to develop insight into the principles and practices underpinning the management of the business enterprise. 2. Develop learners' ability to recognise the organisational factors and management processes influencing the behaviour and performance of people at work. 3. Provide learners with an in-depth knowledge of the functions of management, and how these functions connect the modern business enterprise.

Module Code

BSST H1044

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

The Evolution of Contemporary Management Perspectives

The Nature of Management; Basic Management Functions; Management Skills; Management Roles and Responsibilities; The Development of Management Thought; Forces on Organisations; New management Competencies; Managing Crises and Unexpected Events


Organisational Goals and Plans; Components of Strategy; Using SWOT analysis to Formulate Plans; Types of Plans; Planning in Turbulent Times; The Planning Process; Traditional and High Performance Approaches to Planning; Perspectives on Decision Making; The Decision Making Process; Behavioural Aspects of Decision Making; Group Decision Making


OrganisingBasic Elements of Organising; Basic Forms of Organisation Design; Emerging Issues in Organisation Design; Factors Shaping Structure; Planned Organisational Change; Implementing Change; Types of Change; Areas of Organisational Change; Organisational Innovation.

Leadership and Motivation

LeadingThe Nature of Leadership; Leadership vs. Management; Approaches to Leadership; Leading Change; Power and Influence; Leadership for Turbulent Times; Styles of Leadership; Leadership Behaviours; Theories of Motivation.


The Nature of Control; Operations Control; Methods and Types of Control; Managing Control; The Control Process; Effective Control; Resistance to Control

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)100