Course Structure (S2) Business Administration - Semester 1


Course Structure

This course aims to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the importance of business organizations becoming learning organizations in an effort to create organizational competitive advantage. This course discusses the important elements for creating an effective learning organization. This course also covers knowledge management, especially knowledge diffusion. Today's increasingly dynamic and complex business era demands optimal management of knowledge diffusion. Therefore, this course also explains the important components of knowledge diffusion and its relation to the creation of innovations. A lecture approach that uses lecture and discussion mechanisms (sharing knowledge, sharpening concepts).

This course discusses the development of organizational theory paradigms, organizational metaphors, and the main components of organizations including organizational design and structure, technology, and organizational-environmental relationships. Furthermore, it also discusses individual behavior in organizations, motivation, conflict, stress, organizational culture, and organizational change.

This course provides a comprehensive study of research methods which include problem formulation, literature review and hypotheses, theories in qualitative research, populations and samples, variables and operationalization of variables, measurement scales and research instruments, qualitative and quantitative data collection techniques, qualitative data analysis, analyzing quantitative data, establishing research contexts, preparing research proposals, compiling research reports and disseminating research results.

This subject provides a comprehensive examination of innovation management theory and concepts and their practice in local and international contexts. Topics include several innovation management courses, namely innovation processes and strategies, development of new products and services, innovation issues, innovation and intellectual property rights, techno-entrepreneurship, as well as the management and fostering of innovation.

This course discusses the application of entrepreneurial and intrapreneurship principles and their practical application at the individual and corporate level, which includes entrepreneurial concepts, behaviors, and skills in dealing with threats and taking advantage of business opportunities.

This course discusses various principles good governance and its application with an interdisciplinary approach in local and global contexts, through theoretical studies and good governance practices (best practices).