Business&ITCenter21: Management

Business Education Lesson Plans on Management

This module provides an overview of the fundamental functions of management (Planning, Organizing, Evaluating/Controlling, Leading/Directing), types organizational structures of businesses, characteristics of a good manager, and how to manage in certain situations.

 

Activity: Introduction to Management


Description
In this activity, students work alone, in small groups, or as a class to complete a worksheet that helps them define management, identify the functions of management, and characteristics of good managers.

 

Unit: Management and Managing


Description
In this unit, students will learn about: the fundamental functions of management (Planning, Organizing, Evaluating/Controlling, Leading/Directing), characteristics of a good manager, and types organizational structures of businesses. 

Lessons
  1. What is Management 
  2. Being a Good Manager 
  3. Organizational Structures 
  4. Quiz

 

Unit: Management Types


Description
In this unit, students will learn about: how the basic functions of management apply to operations management and human resource management. 

Lessons
  1. Operations Management 
  2. Human Resource Management 
  3. Quiz

 

Unit: Situational Management


Description
In this unit, students will learn about: how managers handle difficult business situations related to budgets, cultures, and ethnicity in the workplace. 

Lessons
  1. Situational Management 
  2. Navigating the Global Workforce 
  3. Managing Ethically 
  4. Quiz

 

Activity: Reflection Questions and Discussion


Description
In this activity, students will journal about their interest in management, personal traits that would affect them as a manager, and the importance of ethical management. A class discussion can follow.

 

Activity: Resolving Management Issues


Description
In this activity, students will review scenarios and make recommendations to resolve management-related issues. A class discussion can follow.

 

Activity: Current Event


Description
Students will review articles for information related to a topic in the module. Once an article is found, students complete a Current Event form.

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