Introduction to Management

Course Information
TitleΔιοίκηση Επιχειρήσεων / Introduction to Management
Interdepartmental ProgrammeManagement and Information Systems
Collaborating SchoolsInformatics
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600015135

Programme of Study: Management and Information Systems

Registered students: 10
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course116

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The aim of this module is to introduce students to the basic principles of Management, to describe the theoretical framework of the Management operations and define the activities and roles of executives in the dynamically evolving environment of the organizations. Preparing the personal portfolio, each student is expected to satisfy the requirements of the interactive learning.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The important and the role of Management. Organization as an open system. Environment dynamics of organizations, the internal and external of business environment. Historic evolution of Management. Management functions: Planning (process, Management By Objectives), Organizing (principles of Organization, organizational structure design, organizational charts, job descriptions), Commanding (motivation, leadership, communication, teamwork), controlling (process, types of control), decision making (process, techniques). Managers (tasks, skills). Case study analysis.
Management functions, organizational environment, historic evolution, managers, case study
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment903
Written assigments481.6
Student Assessment
Written exams (60%), team assignment (20%), individual assignment (20%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Πετρίδου, Ε., (2011) «Διοίκηση-Μάνατζμενττ: Μία εισαγωγική προσέγγιση», Γ έκδοση , Εκδόσεις Σοφία. Schermerhorn R. J., Bachrach G. Daniel J. R. (2018), «Εισαγωγή στο Management», 2η έκδοση, Εκδόσεις Broken Hill Publishers LTD Bateman T., Snell S. (2011) "Διοίκηση Επιχειρήσεων¨, 8η Έκδοση, Εκδόσεις Τζιόλα.
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