This wide ranging and inspiring programme will develop your ability to make critical analysis and evaluations relevant to management. In 1998, Karen Legge defined the ‘hard’ model of HRM as a process emphasizing ‘the close integration of human resource policies with business strategy which regards employees as a resource to be managed in the same rational way as any other resource being exploited for maximum return’.
This module enables you to understand and evaluate the application of computer-based information systems used in business for the support of management (management information systems, decision support systems, expert systems) to achieve and sustain competitive advantage.
Learners develop an awareness of the ways in which society relies on businesses and other organisations to satisfy its needs, and an understanding of how to use business information to interpret and report on overall business performance – in a range of contexts.
Tailored towards ambitious students who are keen to apply theory to practice in a business environment, you will learn how organisations operate from developing strategy to management styles and choose from a range of exciting work placement options.
At the undergraduate level, the most common business program is the Bachelor of Commerce (.). A is typically a four-year program that includes courses that give students an overview of the role of managers in planning and directing within an organization.