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Management Tasks

Module name (EN): Management Tasks
Degree programme: Childhood Education, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: PdK-404
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4S (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
German
Assessment:
Course work (50%) + written exam (50%): graded

[updated 01.10.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
PdK-404 Childhood Education, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 4, mandatory course
PdK-404 Childhood Education, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 4, mandatory course
Workload:
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
None.
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Kerstin Rock
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Kerstin Rock

[updated 02.09.2019]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to think in economic and particular, in business management dimensions. They will be familiar with most important approaches to economics and can explain and classify them. They will be familiar with the function, factor and leadership theories of business administration. The "Management Tasks" module is divided into two individual seminars on the management of social organizations and human resources management. The following learning outcomes/competences will be pursued:
1. Economics of social organizations:
_ Understanding the basics of economic activity
_ Identifying and outlining relevant business objectives
_ The core tools of organizational design
_ Identifying basic organizational structures
_ The tasks and structure of internal accounting
_ Distinguishing between the basic terms of cost and performance accounting
_ Performing calculations
2. Personnel management:
_ The basics of personnel management
_ Theoretical approaches to the analysis of personnel and work
_ Testing methods for determining personnel requirements
_ Analyzing and implementing the process of personnel selection from application analysis to the assessment center
_ Identifying measures for staff retention and motivation
 
 
 


[updated 01.10.2020]
Module content:
The seminars are based on the following content:
1. Economics of social organizations:
_ Economic activity as a goal-oriented approach
o The economic principle
o Business goals
o Operational production factors
o Planning and decision-making
_ The company organization
o Terms and tasks of the organization
o Organizational structure and procedures
o Significant legal forms
_ Corporate accounting system
o Basic concepts of business accounting
o Annual accounts and balance sheet
o Cost and performance accounting
o Calculation procedures
2. Personnel management:
_ The basics of personnel management
o Definition of terms
o Principles and objectives of human resources management
_ Theoretical approaches to the analysis of personnel and work
o Scientific management
o Human relations movement
o Production factor approach
o HRM
_ Methods for determining personnel requirements
o Quantitative methods
o Quantitative methods
o Personnel requirements analysis
_ The process of personnel selection from application analysis to the assessment center
o Instruments for preliminary selection
o Instruments for a rough selection
o Interviews
o Assessment centers
_ Measures for staff retention and motivation
o Theoretical principles of motivation
o Maslow´s Hierarchy of Needs
o Adams equity theory
o Individual incentive systems and team motivation
 
 
 


[updated 01.10.2020]
Teaching methods/Media:
-Keynote speeches
-Work on case studies
-Independent study
 


[updated 01.10.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
Recommended literature will be announced at the beginning of the course.
 


[updated 01.10.2020]
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