Human resources are the most important assets that determine the success of any business organization. How these critical resources are managed should be of utmost importance of managers today. The emphasis on the Human Resources Management (HRM) area will expose the student to an important body of knowledge and key skills that every manager must build in order to achieve success and organizational effectiveness. Credit 3 units; 3 hours a week; 54 hours

This course analyzes some of the basic concepts in the area of social psychology and discusses the implications of these concepts for the management. Stressing the development of an awareness of the methodological problems in behavioral research, the course introduces the students within the group and organization. It is believed that many managerial decisions depend upon a sound knowledge of the dynamics of human behavior. Credit 3 units; 3 hours a week; 54 hours.

This course is aimed at studying how organizations are designed. The focus is on the relationship between the nature of the external environment of the organization, the technology it uses, and the management style, the goals, the organizational structure, the behavior of individuals and groups in the organization and its performance. A system view is adopted. Implications for effective design of organizations are drawn. Credit 3 units; 3 hours a week; 54 hours

The businessman in a free enterprise society faces certain obstacles due to his failure to discern and appreciate the changing social and cultural values of the consumers. A good businessman must understand how people, organization and institutions function and operate to enable him to plan properly. The recognition of the responsibility of the business enterprise to its investors, consumers, suppliers, the government must also be understood to enable it to fulfill its obligations. Credit 3 units; 3 hours a week; 54 hours

This course aims to acquaint the students with all aspects of risks, including the analysis of risk insurance, contracts and policies. Several related public policy issues, insurance laws, life-and non-life insurance and their effects upon society recovery, property liability, and selecting the insurer and loss adjustment. Credit 3 units; hours a week; 54 hours

The aim of this course is to provide the students with thorough knowledge of the managerial policy-making process. This is approached in a theoretical way by delving deeply into descriptive theory on topics such as goal systems, organizational structure, managerial work, unprogrammed decision-making, and strategy-making, and by assessing the relevance of management science techniques at the policy level. This course contains three essential elements; reading of the theory is applied in the field studies and the results are discussed in the seminar. In field studies, the students work in groups (say, of five) and analyze various policy aspects of one organization (of their own choosing) throughout the semester. This course thus provides a workshop in which students can study and improve their skills in field research, problem formulation and solution, and group decision-making. Credit 3 units; 3 hours a week; 54 hours.