Theories of organization and basic organizational processes. Models of administrative organization. Processes of adapting models of bureaucratic organization to the new dynamics of deregulation, privatization, monetarism, employing, austerity, and the re-politicization of public decisions. New paradigm of organization and administrative management. Relationships between administrative organizations.
The course under the name of Administration and Business Organization is a basic course of 6 credits, which according to the European Credit Assignment in the UMH equals to 150 hours. It takes place during the second semester of the first year of studies.
The course Administration and Business Organization, has as primary objective that the students acquire enough knowledge to understand the philosophy or set of criteria that supports the Business Direction and Management System which addresses it from a global perspective point of view.
Following this theoretical framework the program deals, in first place, with a series of general concepts or fundaments of the business direction and management process which contextualize and conditions the action of the Business Direction in the redeeming of its first task "The Business Administration" that means, assuring the start-up and achievement of the business objectives through an interactive process which comprehends the phases of planning, organization, human resources integration, staff management and control. In second place, there is the study of one of the phases of the process in depth, the Organization Function or group of decisions and actions which result in the design of the organizational structure under which operates the business units.
With the above, it is pretended to develop some skills which will train, in general, to look, to assess and use relevant information to cover their necessities and objectives; to develop the ability of thinking and to use their abilities to confront and solve the challenges that life presents, especially, in the working environment and inside the heart of the organization. In a specific way, to make the future candidates capable of collaborate with co-workers, managers and any other person in their working environment, developing managerial skills and learning to use at maximum their potential.
Methodology and grading
- Case studies: Learning through the analysis of actual or simulated cases in order to interpret and resolve them by employing various alternative solution procedures.
- Cooperative learning: Develop active learning through cooperative working strategies among students and promote shared responsibility to reach group goals.
- Lecture: Pass on knowledge and activate cognitive processes in students, encouraging their participation.
The final evaluation will be made on the date officially established for this purpose and will consist of:
- A final exam (85%). Test of compression type test in which will be measured the level of knowledge both theoretical and practical acquired.
- Evaluation of the acquisition of practical skills 15% through the application of theory to a case study.
In all test type tests the questions will have three alternative answers, one of them being correct. Three incorrect answers will penalize the value of a correct answer. The questions at which the student does not answer neither add nor subtract points. Also, in all tests, it is required that the student obtains a minimum of 3 points (over 8.5) in the test so that the qualification of the practical cases is considered.
Within the student evaluation process, is included the internship section, the student's active participation in various activities outside the classroom related to the contents and learning objectives of the course throughout the semester can also be qualified.
The didactic units that are part of the subject included in the exam will be the one that is uploaded to the platform by the teacher in the material section and that corresponds to those of the teaching guide.