301101 Principles of Management                                                                             (3:3-0)

Prerequisite: None

The course aims at providing the student with the basic knowledge of theories, principles, concepts and contemporary practice of management in the business Sector. The course covers the following topics: meaning, importance, and evolution. The Course also covers the managerial Functions: planning, decision- making, organizing, directing and controlling. In addition to the enterprise functions such as production, marketing, human resources, material management, finance, research and development, knowledge and information management.


301103 Introduction to Research Methods                                                              (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 302111

The course aims at introducing the student to research methodology in general with emphasis on its application in management. It covers the various research methods and data collection techniques, and their application in management through various exercises including a research paper.


301212 Operations and Production Management                                                   (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 302110

The course covers materials relating to Operations Management & planning. It aims at helping the student to understand the theory upon which production and operations management is based, and developing the students' ability to use quantitative methods in analyzing management problems relating to production and operations. The course also, covers the following topics: introduction and operations management, analyzing planning, layout design, operations, the concept of the production system in capacity planning in manufacturing & service enterprises, designing the plant system,  process planning & design, , quality control, aggregate planning & scheduling & sequencing.


301213 Organization Theory                                                                           (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 301101

The course covers the definition of the organization, its characteristics & types; organizational structures & the contingency factors impinging upon it, especially the external environment & organizational technology; growth, conflict, innovation and climate and culture.


301215 Total Quality Management                                                                             (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 301212

The course aims at providing students with the basic principles of continuous improvement in service and industrial business organizations as well as public corporations to promote the quality of produced goods and services in conformity with customers expectations the course emphasizes the integration of the managerial technical and statistical improvement methods as basic tools in the process of continuous.


301217 Social Responsibility and Business Ethics                                                  (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 301101

The course aims to illustrate social responsibility within a historical context, its discipline and easement of social performance and Multinational Corporation's responsibility. In addition to understanding the concept of business ethics and its moral context that governs decision making and its relation to corporate culture. Finally, the course elaborates on the issues of corruption, transparency, and corporate governance as relevant topics to social responsibility and business ethics.


301221 Commercial Legislation (1)                                                                           (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 301101

The course aims at introducing the students to legislations related to business and trade, the historical development of commercial laws and business and qualifications required for practicing business. The course also focuses on the current commercial institutions and their protection, as well as commercial contracts.


301222 Commercial Legislation (2)                                                                           (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 301221

This course is designed to examine specific cases related to business law such as the study of the W.T.O, e-commerce, insider dealing, commercial papers and other new topics related to business trade


301244 Organization and Methods                                                                             (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 301101

The course aims at applying various types of organizations in the real life especially in areas of job design, simplification, procedures, designing organizational structure and plant location and design.


301311 Human Resources Management                                                                   (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 301110

The course concentrates on HR activities in business organization and it deals with HR planning, job design, work study, human selection, training & motivations


301313 Managerial Control                                                                                          (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 301311

The course aims at providing the student with principles of managerial control, methods, means and its relations with the other managerial functions within the organization .The course emphasize the importance of controlling, its types, goals, means, & areas. In addition to its vital role in the appraisal process.


301321 Government Administration                                                              (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 301101

The course aims at introducing the student to the concept of government administration, its emergence, development, functions, and role in the development process. Also it deals with the changing environment and its effects on government administration both in the developed and less developed countries with special emphasis on the government administration in the Arab World in general and Jordan in particular.


301331 Organizational Behavior                                                                     (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 301213

The course aims at providing students will the concept of organizational behavior and its assumptions. It also deals with the variables affecting individual behavior within organization such as groups, organizational structure, communication, innovation, Leadership, perception, attitudes, values, learning, personality, work stress and frustration. In addition to the impact of the external environment upon organization.


301332 Operations Research in Management (1)                                                  (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 302110

The course aims at providing the student with the needed skills related to the use of the quantitative method in the decision making process. The course focuses on the following topics: introduction to operations research, decision theory, linear programming (graphic method, simplex theory and network models method), transportation, Assignment, games


301333 Projects Management and Planning                                                (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 301212

This course aims to provide students with knowledge about project concepts & definitions, projects classification & kinds, skills of using quantitative methods to choose a among many projects, under certainty, risk & unartainty and then choose the suitable investments decision & the way to manage those projects in the way that help investors to achieve their objectives & goals.


301334 Computer Applications in Management                                                      (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 9600101 + 301212

This course aims at developing an appreciation of the capabilities of computers, and their usefulness as managerial problem- solving tools and build up the experience of computer usage in business organization. The course focuses on the use of electronic spreadsheets, databases and project management software to analyze business problems and find their optimal solutions. This course builds upon the knowledge of electronic information system spreadsheets and database systems there are two student projects (an Excel project and an Access project) that the student will complete largely outside the class. Students will use both spreadsheet and database management system software to complete projects based on some business scenarios.


301343 Operations Research in  Management (2)                                                 (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 301332

The course aims at enriching the knowledge of the student regarding the use of the quantitative methods and operations research techniques in problem solving and decision making with multi objectives. It covers the following topics: Liner Programming, Sensitivity Analysis, Goal Programming, Inventory Models Queuing Theory, Simulation, Analytic Hierarchy Process, Markov Chains and Reliability & Replacement analysis.


301372 Business Communication                                                                               (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 301101 + 9400121

The aim of this course is to help students get acquainted with the importance of business communication in business organizations, and how organizations can be more effective through effective communication system. In addition, this course will help student who is interested in improving his communication skills and his knowledge of how communication functions in business, with special emphasis on business writing skills


301401 Strategic Management                                                                       (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 301101

This course aims at helping students to get acquainted with the subject of strategic management concerning types, stages and its importance for organization to cope with environmental changes. Also students can be able to analyses cases through case studies.


301415 Entrepreneurship and Innovation                                                                (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 301401

The course aims at providing students with an insight in to entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial management from a strategic perspective, and giving student an opportunity to explore the potential for approaching managerial tasks in a more entrepreneurial style and undertaking entrepreneurial projects more successfully.


301423 International Business                                                                       (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 301401

This course aims at providing students with knowledge concerning international business organizations and the role of organizations in the field of business globalization, the effect of legal and cultural environment


301445 Change Management                                                                          (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 301331

The course familiarizes the student with the models and nature, elements, principles, importance, types of changes and the main Approaches to change management. Its also provides critical review of the internal and external forces that call for organization change, and the contemporary challenges facing today business managers, and providing the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to deal successfully with all forces.


301446 Small Business Management                                                             (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : 301401

The course deals with the requirements of setting up & managing a Small Business ; it aims at helping the students realize that they can use their degree to set up their own business rather than work for others  Another aim is to help the students deal with the operations , marketing , financial & management functions in a unified integrated manner. The course requires the student to prepare a plan for the setting up of a small business.


301448 Contemporary Issues in Management                                            (3:3-0)

Prerequisite : Forth Year

This course aims at providing students with contemporary concepts and technology as a means issue in management and business administration. to development, Crisis Management, Leadership, knowledge, management, Innovation and Team Management.​

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