Course Description

Course Description - Business Administration Department

Introduction to Management (0330110)             
This course covers the traditional as well as modern concepts of management science. The course examines the evolution of the field of management, its processes, and functions, i.e. planning, organising, decision making, directing, and controlling.

Introduction to Project Management (0330111)

This course deals with the fundamentals of Project Management. The various concepts, tools, techniques and processes associated with PM are introduced and practiced. The course discusses projects’ lifecycle covering all the stages of a project from initiation through planning, execution, and closeout.

Public administration (0330201)

This course covers the concept of public administration and its origins and evolution. It identifies the unique characteristics of public administration and its impact in economy and society development. Also, the course showcases the viability of the role of public administration in the 21st century.

Public Relations Management (0330212)
This course covers the early stages and evolution of the PR concept as a communication process to create a friendly image of the organisation and to enhance relation to all the parties that are essential for the healthy operation of the business in the context of a global economy. 

Organisational Behaviour   (0330213)

This course offers an analysis of the organisation behaviour through analysis of individual behaviour group behaviour in view of their effect on the efficiency of an organisation. The behavioural factors that influence performance perceptions attitudes and personality are discussed and how to satisfy the various motives through effective leader ship that provide interdepartmental effective communication within the organisation.

Projects Management    (0330221)
This course covers the concept and functions of project Management. The course analyses the required skills of the project Manage and project team(s). Students are presented with concepts and applications of PM planning and scheduling tools and software.

Production Operation / Processes Management (0330223)
This course covers the historical evolution of production management and the processes involved its conceptual framework and strategic objectives analysis of the production system and productivity. It also deal with production style selection of the industrial project site plant layout, production capacity planning production planning, production scheduling modern production systems as well as comprehensive production maintenance. 

Creativity and Innovation Management (0330225)

This course aims at preparing students to understand the creativity process and to apply techniques that help them to manage the creative process and move it forward in a productive way. The course focuses on ways to manage creativity effectively and introduces innovation model that enhances how to approach tasks, projects, problem solving situations, and idea creation and distribution in organisations.

Organisation Theory (0330241)
This course offers a definition of the organisations, its characteristics and objectives, evolution of organisation theory and its modern configurations, and the dynamic interplay between business organisations and element of their internal and external environments. 

Information Management Systems (0330248)
This course covers the concept and importance of information systems in supporting the management process. It also cover the types of information system in business organisation as well as the skill, required to analyse and develop information systems. 

Business Communication Skills (03320250)
This course covers the skills required for effective as well as efficient communication in the organisation. The students will learn how to view the business dealings in the lens of a communication process and apply techniques for meaning exchange and delivery. The application of verbal, written, and body language communication skills are the focus of this course.   

Knowledge Management (0330316)
This course introduces the basics of knowledge management and knowledge resources achieving a competitive edge for the organisation. It also covers the important KM model, method of meaning and evaluating KM. 

Human Resources Management (0330317)
This course features a current, real-world perspective that gives readers a crystal-clear picture of what today's HRM is like. Delineating the techniques and strategies of recruitment, selection, training & development, performance management, and retention. 

Computer Applications in Management (0330324)
This course is designed to equip students with computer applications necessary for their utilization of managerial roles and tasks. The students are trained to be able to use Microsoft Office applications: ( Access, Excel, PowerPoint, ,Publisher, and word), develop and design applications in spreadsheet or database use, and develop the analytical skills and understanding of computer systems and business software applications.

Total Quality Management (0330325)
This course discusses quality management concepts and systems. It provides the students with the emergence of the field, its impact on business organisations, the ramifications of TQM and continuous improvement processes on competitiveness and service organisations.          

Business Ethics and Social Responsibility (0330327)

This course covers the concept of business ethics and social responsibility and why it is increasingly important to demonstrate that in today’s business world. It explores management ethics practices and acting in a social responsibility fashion in some management situations.  

Corporate Governance (0330328)

This course furnishes the set of governance practices, rules, and regulations that promote private sector investment and jobs creation that promote organisational value. Topics covered in the course include the role and responsibilities of shareholders (principals), the boards of directors (the principals' representatives), and the executive management suite (agent). They also include executive compensation policies, boardroom structure and practices, corporate disclosure and transparency, and the value of the shareholder vote. 

Operations Research (0330332)

This course discusses how managerial decision-making analyses takes place. The aim of the course is to prepare students on how to formulate, analyse, and solve mathematical models that represent real-world problems. These models include linear programming, network flow problems, nonlinear programs, minimum spanning tree, and queueing models.

Strategic Management (0330416)
This course provides students with a realistic, comprehensive, and highly effective approach to strategic management. Students will learn the processes and schools of thought that deal primarily with strategy formation and implementation. The conundrums and eclectic perspectives of strategising facing organisational actors will be addressed and contested in the course.

Change Management (0330417)
This course is designed to adopt and use the solutions associated with change. some of the conceptions and tool discussed in this course include: individual change model, readiness assessment, communication plans, coaching plans, training in change management, and resistance to change.

Entrepreneurship and Small Businesses (0330440)

This course cover the concept and importance of entrepreneurial and small enterprises, the specifics of entrepreneurial and small businesses, the legal forms of ownership of entrepreneurships and small businesses, and the role and impact of entrepreneurial and small businesses.  

International Business Management (0330441)
This course introduces the concept of international business management and globalisation analysis of the international business. It delves into details of management specialised functional strategies necessary for the success of internationalisation and the international businesses mind.   

Contemporary Managerial Issues (0330449)

This course provides students an in-depth exposure to the skills necessary to excel in a rapidly changing business marketplace and environment. The course will explore the general history and foundation theories of the field of management. A number of key management skills essential for keeping up with changes in the field of management will be addressed. Course topics include the history and the evolving theory of management, managing differences, dealing with personality type, Emotional intelligence, ethical considerations in management, utilising technologies, relationship building, and managing the multi-generational workforce.


Practicum (0330455)
This course provides the student with practical training in one (or several) public and/or private organisations with full academic as well as on-the-job supervision of their training. The students submits a report about their training which is disused, along with progression reports from the establishment where the student received the training, by a departmental committee. 

Contact Information

Jarash Road, 20 KM out of Amman, Amman Jordan


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