Introduction to Business Administration


COURSE OUTLINE

 

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE ECO0009 SEMESTER 7th
COURSE TITLE INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and laboratory course (4) 5
COURSE TYPE Specialization
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS Yes (in English)
COU

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  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
Upon the completion of the course the students should be able to;

(a)Develop professional skills for business communication and management.
(b)Conceptualize the linkage of business planning, organizing, leading and controlling.
(c)Build business managerial plans and innovative ideas in product development.

General capabilities
§Project preparation

§Data Survey, synthesis, record and presentation of the finding with the assistance of information systems

§Innovation and original thinking

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
·         Definition, content, objectives of business administration

·         The economic, political and social environment of business. Categories of economic units. Definition of management. Historical development of science and practice of management. Key areas of business. The management of personnel and human relations. The functioning of the Organization of Enterprise. The functioning of the Directorate of Operations. The function of the Control of Business. Decision making in business. The marketing of products or services. The financial enterprise. SMEs. International management. Corporate social responsibility.

 

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD In classroom
IT USE §  Power point

§  e-class

 

TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload

 

Lectures 39
Project 26
Individual study 60
   
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

 

125

STUDENT ASSESSMENT

 

Written exams at the end of the semester both on theory and exercises

 

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
§  S. Ross, R. Westerfield, J. Jaffe, B. Jordan Corporate Finance: Core Principles and Applications (McGraw-Hill/Irwin Series in Finance, Insurance, and Real Est) 4th Edition