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Module Title
Organisational Management CIMA E1

Keywords
Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Information Systems, Operations Management, Ethics

ReferenceBS2370
SCQF LevelSCQF 8
SCQF Points20
ECTS Points10
CreatedJuly 2010
ApprovedMay 2014
AmendedAugust 2013
Version No.1


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Prerequisites for Module

To have passed the relevant first year modules or equivalent.

Corequisite Modules

None.

Precluded Modules

None.

Aims of Module

To introduce students to the structure and principles underpinning the operational functions of the organisation, their efficient management and effective interaction in enabling the organisation to achieve its strategic objectives.

Learning Outcomes for Module

On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:

1. Discuss the different types of structures that an organisation may adopt and discuss relationships between internal and external sources of governance, regulation and professional behaviour.
2. Discuss the purpose of the finance function and its relationship with other parts of the organisation and explain how the finance function supports the organisation's strategies and operations.
3. Demonstrate the purpose of the technology and information function and its relationships with other parts of the organisation and explain how information systems support the organisation's strategies and operations.
4. Demonstrate the purpose of the operations function and its relationships with other parts of the organisation and apply tools and techniques of operations management.
5. Demonstrate the purpose of the marketing function and its relationships with other parts of the organisation and apply tools and techniques to formulate the organisation's marketing strategies, including the collection, analysis and application of Big Data.
6. Demonstrate the purpose of the HR function and its relationships with other parts of the organisation and apply the tools and techniques of HRM.

Indicative Module Content

As per the CIMA E1 2015 Syllabus.

Indicative Student Workload

Contact Hours

Distance Learning
Assessment
2
Virtual tutorials
15

Directed Study

 
Assessment preparation
40
Directed question practice
30
Directed research and reading
13

Private Study

 
Private study
100

Mode of Delivery

The mode of delivery is Distance Learning - with a focus on the use of interactive online activities such as forums and chat rooms.

Assessment Plan

Learning Outcomes Assessed
Component 1 1,2,3,4,5,6

Component one is the CIMA E1 Operational level exam

Indicative Bibliography

1.Guided and timely sources of literature available from the University library according to the subject matter under consideration.

Additional Notes

Core module material is provided, and includes material from CIMAstudy.com, published by CIMA and Kaplan.

 

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