A major in Business Management at Northwest teaches students methods for managing and leading professional employees, motivating people on the job, producing quality products, scheduling maximum efficiency, and managing financial entanglements among companies. You also start to develop the professional and academic skills necessary for a business career. Taylor’s approach to scientific management lacks human elements in the production process. You will study a range of business topics that include: marketing, operations management, accounting, finance and strategy.
This awareness can also lead to opportunities in specialist areas concerned with offering guidance to managers, such as management consultancy or business journalism. After a general introduction to the concept some of the most important techniques will be covered such as capacity management, inventory management and quality.
The Business Management programme provides a comprehensive and flexible education in business management. Karen Legge (1989) considers that one of the common themes of the typical definitions of HRM is that human resource policies should be integrated with strategic business planning.
Problem solving is also a major part of my role which the degree gave many opportunities to practice. This breadth of knowledge helps prepare you for a business career, whether it’s with an employer or as an entrepreneur. Furthermore, you will gain an understanding of the role of MS Access Database as an aid to data management in businesses.
This module is primarily intended for members in the explosives industries who are in the middle to senior management position in the police, military, labour and commercial industry. Diploma graduates may be required to take courses in lower semesters in order to meet the overall degree learning outcomes.