The business management curriculum module provides an overview of the fundamental functions of management (Planning, Organizing, Evaluating/Controlling, Leading/Directing), types of organizational structures of businesses, characteristics of a good manager, and how to manage in certain situations.
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.
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.
1. What is Management
2. Being a Good Manager
3. Organizational Structures
In this unit, students will learn about: how the basic functions of management apply to operations management and human resource management.
1. Operations Management
2. Human Resource Management
In this unit, students will learn about: how managers handle difficult business situations related to budgets, cultures, and ethnicity in the workplace.
1. Situational Management
2. Navigating the Global Workforce
3. Managing Ethically
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.
In this activity, students will review scenarios and make recommendations to resolve management-related issues. A class discussion can follow.
Students will review articles for information related to a topic in the module. Once an article is found, students complete a Current Event form.