Prerequisite: A course that you must have ordinarily attempted all elements of before you are permitted to register for another particular course.
If taken as part of a BSc degree, one of the following courses must be attempted before this course may be taken: MN1178 Business and management in a global context or MN1107 Introduction to Business and Management.
- Management and the Firm
- Taylorism, Motivation, and Performance
- The Rise and Decline of Labour
- Functions of Management
- Financial Performance Analysis and Valuation
- The Origins of Modern Strategy
- Structural Forms
- Structural and Organisational Change
- Contemporary Strategic Management
- The Rise of Human Resources Management
- Origins of Management Science
- Management Accounting: Costing:
- Management Accounting: Decentralization and Performance Measurement
- Financial Accounting
- Investment Management
- Strategy and Decision Making
- The Origins of Marketing: The Development of the Theory
- Elements of Marketing 1: Product, Price and Place
- Elements of Marketing 2: Brands and Advertising.
If you complete the course successfully, you should be able to:
- Demonstrate understanding of core management concepts
- Apply these concepts to specific business situations
- Analyse and evaluate managerial tools such as balance sheets and marketing plans
- Explain the relevance of social science to business practice.
Unseen written examination (3 hrs).
- Willman, P. Understanding management: social science foundations. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. [ISBN 9780198716921].
- Kaplan, R. and A. Atkinson. Advanced management accounting. Harlow: Pearson Education, 1998. Third edition [ISBN 9780130802200].
Course information sheets
Download the course information sheets from the LSE website.