Hotel Vertical and Horizontal Income Statement

Document Sample
Hotel Vertical and Horizontal Income Statement Powered By Docstoc
					                                          School of Public Sector Policy and Man
                                                           Module Bank
                                                            SEPTEMBER 2006 - Version 3.0


    Category/ Specialisation   Module Code        Module Name




                                             Financial and Managerial
General                        MBA 1101      Accounting




                                             Information Systems in
                               MBA1102       Organisations




                                             Managerial Economics and
                               MBA1103       Business Policy
           Quantitative and Statistical
MBA 1104   Methods for Managers




MBA 2105   Operations Management



           Human Resource
MBA 2106   Management




MBA 2107   Strategic Management




MBA 2108   Marketing Management
Finance     MBA 3209   Corporate Finance




            MBA 3210   International Finance




            MBA 3211   Investment Management




Marketing   MBA 3212   Services Marketing




                       Marketing Strategy and
            MBA 3213   Planning




            MBA 3214   Relationship Marketing
Information Systems         MBA 3215   Internet Business Strategy




                                       Corporate Information
                            MBA 3216   Systems Management




                                       Strategic Information
                            MBA 3217   Systems




                                       International Human
Human Resource Management   MBA 3218   Resource Management
      MBA 3219    Employment Law




                  Employee Training and
      MBA 3220    Development




      MBA 4500    Dissertation
CIR




                  Introduction to Financial
      ACCF 1001   Analysis
            Information Technology
            and Communication
BISE 1001   Skills




ECON 1001   Labour Economics




            Industrial Relations and
HRMT 1001   Negotiation




HRMT 1002   Industrial Psychology
            Human Resource
HRMT 1003   Management




            Arbitration, Conciliation
LLAW 1001   and Mediation




LLAW 1002   Industrial Health & Safety




LLAW 1003   Collective Bargaining




LLAW 1004   Labour Laws


            Introduction to Change
MGMT 1001   Management




MGMT 1002   Quality Management
MKTG 1001   Public Relations
ublic Sector Policy and Management
      Module Bank
SEPTEMBER 2006 - Version 3.0


                                  Outline                                Hrs/Wk      Module Coordinator




         Accounting is the primary channel for communicating the
         economics of any business. Managers must understand the
         concepts and language of accounting in order to use this
         critical tool effectively for communication, monitoring, and
         resource allocation. This module provides a broad view of
         how accounting contributes to an organisation and how
         managers can make the best use of accounting
         information, accounting records, and systems, and
         accountants as internal resources for the purpose of
         making effective financial decisions. The module also
         includes financial reporting, interpretation and analysis of
         financial statements. This course is designed to help
         students to use accounting based information to aid in
         managerial decision-making. Case study analysis
         combined with written and oral case study presentation will
         be used extensively.                                                     Mr Padachi/Mr Odit
         Fundamental concepts of management information
         systems; managerial and organisational principles and
         concepts relevant to MIS, the value of information for
         decision making; organisational structure of MIS;
         information resource management; managing end-user
         computing.                                                               Ms Mahadeo
         An investigation and analysis of the theoretical and
         analytical tools of economics, with emphasis upon their
         application to business decision problems. The module
         looks at the firm‟s tactical and strategic decision areas and
         includes analysis of pricing policy, demand and cost
         estimation, and the option for longer-term strategic
         development. Other topics include demand theory, market
         structure, price determination, and profit strategies.
         Application of economic methodology to business
         administration procedures will be dealt. Case studies of
         managerial situations will be examined.                                  Mr Seetanah/Mrs Seenarain
The module covers basic theories and applications of
statistics in different functional areas of business. Its aim is
to help students to understand why they are conducting a
specific analysis and how to interpret the statistical output.
The module also provides a practical introduction to the use
of SPSS in statistical analysis. Fundamental quantitative
methods to solve decision problems faced by managers in
business will be analysed. The course develops two
important quantitative skills: 1) identification of the
appropriate methodology for solving the managerial
problem; and 2) clearly and precisely specifying the
interpretation of the analysis produced. As a result of
applying the appropriate methodology and clearly reporting
the interpretation of the analysis, the student can then
recommend a sensible and understandable business
decision.                                                          Mrs Munhurrun/Mr Nowbutsing
Central to this module is how an organisation can best
manage its resources to produce goods and services that
are valued by the customer. In particular, issues of
operations strategy, quality, human and materials
management, technology and systems of planning and
control are explored with a view to how they all integrate to
provide an organisation with good competitive edge.                Mrs Munhurrun
Topics covered include the origins of human resource
management, models of HRM, international HRM, culture &
people management, recruitment and selection,
performance and reward, training and development and
employee involvement                                               Dr Chittoo/Mrs Bhiwajee/Faugoo
Strategic planning deals with the management of change
from the formulation of goals through to their
implementation. The module analyses the strategic
management process considering inter alia SWOT and
portfolio analysis; competitive strategy; innovation and
entrepreneurship; social, political and cultural aspects;
change in the public sector; marshalling human and
technological resources. The course provides a set of tools
that will help you formulate logical and consistent business
strategies. Case studies are used to describe actual
business problems. The skills and insights you gain will
create a solid foundation upon which to build the rest of the
MBA programme.                                                     Dr Chittoo/Ms Mahadeo
This module covers marketing function and strategies,
including demand analysis, product planning, pricing,
distribution, promotion, and market forecasts from the
viewpoint of the manager. Marketing research techniques
and marketing policies are examined and case studies
employed.                                                          Ms Naidoo
Problems faced by mid- and top-level marketing decision-
makers and the consequences of their decisions; case
study and/or simulation. A variety of marketing areas will be
considered in depth.
This module will cover advanced issues in corporate
financial policy and investment decisions. Topics include
project evaluation, capital structure theory and practice,
dividend theory and policy, share repurchase, financial
slack, risk and return analysis, capital raising, practical
issues in capital budgeting, adjusted present value and real
option methods of valuation, mergers and acquisition,
corporate restructuring, cross-border investments, and
behavioural corporate finance. Corporate finance lessons
from corporate collapses will also be covered.                   Mr Seetanah/Mr Odit

Financial decision-making and analysis in a multinational
environment, currency valuation and exchange rates,
effects of expectations and economic variables such as
interest rates and inflation on exchange rates, types of risks
and use of derivatives to hedge international exposure.          Mr Seetanah/Mr Odit

A critical examination and analysis of the types of
investments, and their relative merits, selection and
management of portfolio with recent developments in
portfolio theory, pricing of security and bonds and other
assets, methods of investment analysis, fundamental
analysis, technical analysis, portfolio management, term
structure of interest rate, efficient market hypothesis, asset
pricing model and policies of institutional investors.           Mr Seetanah/Mr Odit

Service marketing processes and service delivery systems;
managing the 7P's of services - product, price, place,
promotion, people, processes, and physical facilities; role of
technology in service delivery; managing service quality and
recovery from service failures.                                  Mrs Munhurrun/Ms Naidoo

Factors and concepts in decisions about a firm's long-term
strategy to build, maintain, and grow its market position;
skills and hands-on experience (through project work) in
developing a long-term strategy, and a five-year annualised
marketing plan that implements that strategy.                    Ms Naidoo
This module aims to identify the operational issues
associated with relationship marketing providing the student
with an in-depth understanding of relationship marketing in
business-to-business, consumer and service marketing
situations. It will also consider the role of technology in
developing and managing customer relationships. The
module will explore the relationship development process
and the essential ingredients of successful customer
relationships.                                                   Ms Naidoo
This course explores how new technology will help those
who utilise it achieve a competitive advantage for
transforming relationships with customers, suppliers and
business partners, to empower global business, and to
rebuild their organisations. Students explore these topics
through on-line research, analysis and Internet related
applications.                                                   Ms Mahadeo

This module deals with the relevant issues of effective
management of information services activities and
highlights the areas of greatest potential application of the
technology. Topics include: corporate information systems
and security, corporate information systems in an electronic
world, ecommerce technology and business, the historical
context and patterns of technology adoption, managing
networked infrastructure and operations, managing and
leading a networked IT organisation. Future trends, global
and ethical issues, electronic laws, crimes and agencies,
global perspective and issues, security trends.                 Ms Mahadeo

This module discusses the management of the function of
information and communication technology and the
increasing role they play in shaping and executing the
enterprise‟s strategies. The focus is also on the need to
manage information; the strategies needed to integrate the
diverse and complex applications and databases which
exist in today‟s global corporations.
This course requires a familiarity with software, systems
engineering, hardware, communications, and networking
concepts. It will expand on that knowledge by examining
the corporate strategic planning process and the role of
Information Technology in a global strategy. Students will
conduct an Information Systems Study and create a
Technology Plan to support a particular strategy.
                                                                Ms Mahadeo
Presentation of strategies, policies, and practices employed
in the management of the international work force.
International aspects of traditional human resource
management, such as staffing, development, evaluation,
compensation, and labour relations, will be examined. In
addition, topics more specifically related to multinational
corporations, such as the diversity of the MNC's work force
and the various groups of employees involved, social and
cultural aspects of international assignments, and the
specific ethical dilemmas faced by the MNCs, will be
covered.                                                        Dr Chittoo/Mrs Bhiwajee/Faugoo
Definition, meaning of Industrial Relations; Trade Unionism
& its evolution in the Mauritian context. Labour laws. Laws
that deal with age, gender, race discrimination. Sexual
harassment. Unionisation trends in various sectors of public
and private employment, rights of the parties, contract
negotiation and administration. Students will be expected to
know about the various provisions of the Personnel
Management Manual used the Civil Service, the Pay
Research Bureau report and the Public Service
Commission regulations.                                          Dr Chittoo/Mrs Bhiwajee/Faugoo
The role of training in management development. The
framework of HR development, theories of learning,
motivation and performance. Needs Assessment. Design
and implementation of training programmes. Examination
of the process of developing an organisation's human
resources in order to meet current and future needs.
Programme development, techniques, and evaluation.
Significance of implementing employee orientation
programme. Employee Counselling services.                        Dr Chittoo/Mrs Bhiwajee/Faugoo

Course members have approximately six months from the
date of completion of their last module to undertake the
individual dissertation on an approved subject relevant to
management. Those taking the MBA with specialisation will
have do undertake their dissertation in their respective field
of specialisation. The dissertation is expected to be around
20,000 words.


The need and different roles of accounting
information; The basic framework; Accounting
concepts and users of accounts; Recording and
summarizing transactions; Preparing final accounts,
Adjustments to final accounts; Capital and revenue
distinction, Bank reconciliation statement, control
accounts and cash flow statements, Accounting ratios
and interpretations, Accounting for internal decision
making.                                                          Mr Padachi/Mr Odit
Definition of a computer, Data and Information,
Evolution of Computers, Types and categories,
Differences between IT, IS and ICT, Hardware and
software, Uses, Computer Connectivity; Overview of
parts of a computer; Introduction to Word and Word
Processing; Overview of different software;
Introduction to Spreadsheet and Spreadsheet
Processing; PowerPoint Presentation:

Understanding and practicing different methods of
communication: written, oral, visual and non-verbal;
concepts and good communication practices will be
applied to communication situations like letter-
writing, memo-writing, report-writing, summary
writing, interviews, meetings, using the telephone,
presentation and in persuasion and arguments.
                                                                  Ms Mahadeo
Labour demand and supply; Market Equilibrium:
Effect of immigration and minimum wages, the
determinant of hours of work; Wage Determination
and labour Market Discrimination; investment in
Human Capital; Trade Unions; Government
intervention in the Labour market; Unemployment;
Inflation; Income Policy; Fiscal Policy; Theories of
Income Distribution                                               Mrs Seenarain

Definition of IR, Contents, Objectives, Aspects. Functional
Requirements of IR, Trade Unions & employer
organisations, Industrial Democracy, productivity norms &
targets. Role of the state, Current trends in Mauritius.
Definition of negotiation. Understanding Personalities.
Techniques & Strategies of Negotiation. Components of
Negotiation, Key Factors affecting negotiation. Effective
Negotiation
                                                                  Mrs Bhiwajee
Introduction to Industrial Psychology and important aspects
such as the individual: values, attitudes and job satisfaction;
basic motivational concepts; the group and foundations of
group behaviour; communication; understanding work
teams; leadership; power and politics; conflict; negotiation
and inter group behaviour; organisational change and
stress management

                                                                  Dr Motah
History, Evolution, Developments. Strategic HRM. Job
Description, Analysis & Evaluation. Human Resource
Planning. Recruitment & Selection. Performance & Reward        Dr Chittoo/Mrs Bhiwajee/Mrs
Management. Training & Development.                            Faugoo

Definition and concepts, modes of settlement of industrial
disputes and other related matters in Mauritius, code of
practice as provided in the second schedule of IR act,
formal and informal mechanism for Arbitration, Conciliation
and Mediation, recourse to voluntary or compulsory
arbitration, bodies and institutions set by law for the
purposes of arbitration and conciliation in matters of
industrial dispute and their roles, functions and effects of
such decisions, possibility of recourse to modes of
arbitration, conciliation and mediation of the parties to a
disputes own choices other than those provided by law,
Case Studies (sections 99 and 100 of the IR act).              Mr Ramphul

Introduction& History, Evolution of Health & Safety.
Importance, Need in organisations, Present Legislation,
Scope of the Act, Offences, Penalties & Legal Proceedings,
Insurance: Effect of and employer‟s liability insurance,
Future Proposals & Amendments to the present Act.              Mrs Bhiwajee
Definition; nature and scope of collective bargaining,
Industrial discontent: causes, symptoms, consequences;
Substantive elements of the collective bargaining system in
Mauritius, emerging trends in collective bargaining;
Challenges for Mauritius; Implications for labour,
management
and policy makers.
                                                               Mr Ragoodoo
Present Legislation, Scope of the Act, Development.
Provisions under the Act, Offences, Penalties and
Legal Proceedings, International Labour Standards.
Case Studies                                                   Dr Chittoo
Definition, How, What and Why of Change. Concepts &
Principles, Approaches. Stages in change process. Change
models. Methods & Techniques to deal with change.
Change Management Strategies.                                  Mr Ragoodoo
History and evolution of Quality Management; Quality
philosophies and gurus; Quality Management definitions
and concepts; strategy development and deployment
including benchmarking and competitive comparisons; The
concepts of Total Quality Management; Continuous
improvement, tools and techniques; Statistical Quality
Control; Improvement team leadership: motivation, change
and culture.                                                   Mrs Munhurrun
History of PR; role of PR in Government; PR functions and
techniques; PR ethics, research and planning; liaison with
management and employees; operations of a PR
department within an organisation; techniques in public
speaking; categories of media and their implementations      Ms Naidoo
Programme Code




     MBA




     MBA




     MBA
MBA




MBA




MBA




MBA




MBA



MBA
MBA




MBA




MBA




MBA




MBA




MBA
MBA




MBA




MBA




MBA
MBA




MBA




MBA




CIR
CIR




CIR




CIR




CIR
CIR




CIR




CIR




CIR




CIR




CIR




CIR
CIR
                                                                                 3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                 School of Public Sector Policy and Management
                                                                                  Module Bank
                                                                                 MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                        Module
        Category        Module Code                   Module Name                                        Outline                             Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code      Remarks
                                                                                                                                                      Coordinator
ACCOUNTING : General
Accounting
                       ACCF1101       Accounting for Decision Making
                                                                                 The need and different roles of accounting information,
                                                                                 The basic framework. Accounting concepts and users
                                                                                 of accounts, Recording and summarizing transactions,
                                                                                 Preparing final accounts, Adjustments to final accounts.
                                                                                                                                              3+0       Mr Odit     DPSM
                                                                                 Capital and revenue distinction, Bank reconciliation
                                                                                 statement and control accounts, Accounting ratios and
                                                                                 interpretations, Accounting for internal decision making,
                                                                                 Accounting for materials and valuation of stock,
                                                                                 Decision Making techniques
                       ACCF1102       Financial Accounting
                                                                                 Roles and Principles of Financial Accounting; Double
                                                                                 Entry Book Keeping; Capital and Revenue Expenditure;
                                                                                 Trial Balance, Preparation of Final Account for Sole                               ITES, BPAM, BBIF,
                                                                                 Traders, Non-Profit Organisations and Companies;                                   BENM,
                                                                                 Cash flow statements. Control Accounts and                   3+0       Mr Odit     BHRM,BTHM, BACB,
                                                                                 Accounting for VAT, Accounting for Depreciation; Bad                               BOSHM, DPSFM,
                                                                                 Debts and Provisions for Bad Debts, Fundamental                                    DHRM, BIS
                                                                                 Accounting Concepts and International Accounting
                                                                                 Standards; Accounting Ratios and its Interpretation;
                                                                                 Financial Reporting and Users of Accounts.
                       ACCF1103       Costing Techniques
                                                                                 Role of Cost Accounting and its link to Financial
                                                                                 Accounting; Costing Concepts, Cost Classification and
                                                                                 Behaviour; Accounting for overheads; Introduction
                                                                                                                                              3+0     Mr Padachi    DPSFM, BACB,DPSM
                                                                                 Activity-Based Costing; Costing methods and
                                                                                 principles; Contract Costing; Relevant costing and short
                                                                                 term decision making: contribution analysis; Budgeting;
                                                                                 Standard costing and basic variance analysis
                                                                                 Cost     Concepts,    Cost     Behaviour    and    Cost
                                                                                 ascertainment, Accounting for Overheads and Activity-
                                                                                 Based Costing, Costing Systems and Costing
                                                                                 Principles    (Absorption    and    Marginal    costing)
                                                                                                                                                                    ITES, BPAM,BHRM,
                       ACCF1104       Cost and Management Accounting             Contribution Analysis and its application to short-term      3+0     Mr Padachi
                                                                                                                                                                    BENM, BTHM
                                                                                 decision making; Break-even analysis. Relevant
                                                                                 Costing, Budgeting, Standard Costing and Variance
                                                                                 analysis; Modern trends in Cost and Management
                                                                                 Accounting
                       ACCF1105       Auditing Practice and Performance Review   Nature, Purpose and Scope of Auditing; Statutory
                                                                                 Auditing Requirement; Auditing Theory and the True
                                                                                 and Fair View; Professional Code of Ethics and
                                                                                                                                                                    BACB, BPAM,
                                                                                 Behaviour; Planning the Audit; Documenting and Audit
                                                                                                                                              3+0     Mr Padachi    DPAM,
                                                                                 Evidence; Internal Audit and Internal Controls;
                                                                                                                                                                    DPSFM,DPSM
                                                                                 Computer       Systems     Audit;   Audit     Sampling;
                                                                                 Management Audit and Performance Review in Public
                                                                                 Sector




                                                                                              Page 25 of 85
                                                                             3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                  Module Bank
                                                                             MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                     Module
Category    Module Code                   Module Name                                                Outline                              Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code     Remarks
                                                                                                                                                   Coordinator
                                                                             Role of Management Accounting and its link to
                                                                             Financial Accounting, Cost Allocation and Activity-
                                                                             Based Costing, Costing methods and Costing
                                                                             principles, Relevant costing and Contribution analysis,                             BACB,BBIF, ITES,
           ACCF2106       Managament Accounting                                                                                            3+0     Mr Padachi
                                                                             Cost – Volume Profit Analysis, Budgeting Planning and                               BIS, BSE
                                                                             Control, Standard costing and variance analysis,
                                                                             Modern Trends in Management Accounting- Life cycle
                                                                             Costing, Benchmarking.

                                                                             Financial reporting framework, Accounting Standards
                                                                             (FRS and IAS), Accounting treatment of assets and
           ACCF3107       Accounting Planning and Control                    liabilities, Published Company Accounts, Budgeted             3+0     Mr Padachi    BBIF
                                                                             Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet Group accounts and
                                                                             taxation, Cash flow statements Ratio analysis and
                                                                             interpretation, Auditing and Internal Control.
           ACCF3108       Business and International Taxation
                                                                             Principles and practice; the Schedular system; income
                                                                             tax matters affecting business, Capital allowances,
                                                                             treatment of losses, Corporate tax system,
                                                                             Computation, Assessment, Corporate tax losses,
                                                                             Capital Gains Tax, Value Added Tax, Taxation of
                                                                             International Businesses, Tax planning in international                             BBIF, BPSFM (TOP
                                                                                                                                           3+0     Mr Padachi
                                                                             Business, Fiscal authorities and international taxation,                            UP)
                                                                             Tax History, issues of jurisdiction, administrative and
                                                                             compliance costs, direct and indirect, taxation, capital
                                                                             taxes and the impact of technology on international
                                                                             taxation, Tax treaty system, Double taxation Relief, Anti-
                                                                             Avoidance legislation, The OECD model; International
                                                                             Tax Planning
           ACCF3109       Contemporary Issues in Accounting
                                                                             The development of accounting, Stakeholder influences
                                                                             on accounting. Environmental issues and their effects
                                                                             and implications, Definition of social and environmental
                                                                             accounting, The principles of social and environmental
                                                                             accounting, Effecting environmental accounting and                                  BACB, BPSFM(TOP
                                                                                                                                           3+0     Mr Padachi
                                                                             Corporate environment reporting. Human capital                                      UP)
                                                                             accounting: role, uses in corporate financial reporting.
                                                                             Accounting for human resource costs, value, Human
                                                                             capital evaluation, change measurement and Human
                                                                             capital scorecard, Recent advancement and future
                                                                             directions in HRA.
           ACCF 1110      Financial Accounting Principles and Techniques 1
                                                                             Roles and Principles of Financial Accounting; Double
                                                                             Entry Book Keeping; Capital and Revenue Expenditure;
                                                                             Trial Balance; Depreciation; Bad Debts; Provision for
                                                                             Bad Debts; Provision for Discount on Debtors;
                                                                             Correction of Errors; Control Accounts; Preparation of        3+0       Mr Odit     BACB
                                                                             Final Accounts for Sole Traders, Non-Profit
                                                                             Organisations and Companies; Single Entry and
                                                                             Incomplete Records; Manufacturing Account; Value
                                                                             Added Tax; Stock Valuation Methods; Bank
                                                                             Reconciliation; Introduction to Accounting Ratios.




                                                                                          Page 26 of 85
                                                                             3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                  Module Bank
                                                                             MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                  Module
Category    Module Code                   Module Name                                               Outline                            Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                Coordinator
           ACCF 2111      Financial Accounting Principles and Techniques 2
                                                                             Partnerships; Goodwill and Changes in Partnerships:
                                                                             Revaluation of Assets, Preparation of Final Accounts;
                                                                             Business Purchase: Sole Trader, Partnership and
                                                                             Companies; Limited Companies taking over other
                                                                             Businesses; Published Account of Limited Companies                               BACB
                                                                                                                                        3+0       Mr Odit
                                                                             as per the Functional Format; Taxation in Company
                                                                             Financial Statement; Departmental Accounting; Brach
                                                                             Account; Cash Flow Statement; Analysis and
                                                                             Interpretation of Financial Statements; Introduction to
                                                                             Financial Reporting; Accounting Standards & Desirable
                                                                             Attributes of Accounting Information
           ACCF 2112      Intermediate Financial Reporting
                                                                             IASC Framework; Revenue Recognition; Reporting
                                                                             Financial Performance; Presentation of Financial
                                                                             Statements: Fixed Assets, Investments, Inventories,
                                                                             Construction Contracts; Deferred Taxation; Operating
                                                                             and Finance Leases; Earnings per Share. Rationale for                            BACB
                                                                                                                                        3+0     Mr Padachi
                                                                             Group Financial Statements; Fair Values and Goodwill;
                                                                             Accounting for Subsidiary Undertakings, Associates
                                                                             and Joint Ventures; Consolidated Cash Flow
                                                                             Statement; Foreign Currency Translation and
                                                                             Transactions; Accounting for Foreign Undertakings;
                                                                             Merger Accounting; Segmental Reporting.
           ACCF 3113      Advanced Auditing
                                                                             Professional & Ethical Considerations; Audit Process,
                                                                             Assignment & Reporting; Current Issues in and
                                                                             Development in Auditing; Small Business Audit; Audit       3+0     Mr Padachi    BACB
                                                                             of Group Companies; Specialised Audits: Bank,
                                                                             Insurance, Investment Trusts and Pension Schemes;
                                                                             Investigations; Auditing in the Public Sector.
           ACCF 3114      Advanced Financial Reporting                       Accounting Theory; Decision Usefulness Approach;
                                                                             Definition of Income; Valuation Methods; Inflation
                                                                             Accounting; Positive Accounting Theory; Legal
                                                                             Requirements and The True & Fair View; Standard
                                                                             Setting Process; Earnings Management; Financial
                                                                             Statement Analysis; Corporate Failure Prediction.
                                                                                                                                        3+0     Mr Padachi    BACB
                                                                             Reporting the Substance of Transactions; Related
                                                                             Party Disclosures; Accounting for Intangible Assets;
                                                                             Accounting for Financial Instruments and Hedges;
                                                                             Corporate Governance; Accounting for Social
                                                                             Responsibility; Accounting Ethics; Current Financial
                                                                             Reporting Issues.
           ACCF 3115      Busieness Taxation                                 Principles and Applications of Taxation; Powers of
                                                                             Commissioners; Domicile and Residence; Taxation of
                                                                             individuals from various sources; Partnership; Capital
                                                                             Allowances; Companies; Value-added tax; Anti-
                                                                             avoidance provisions; International Aspects of Tax;
                                                                                                                                        3+0     Mr Padachi    BACB
                                                                             Residence and its implications; Tax treaty system;
                                                                             Double Taxation relief; Assessment of Companies
                                                                             trading internationally, Comparative taxation system;
                                                                             Direct expenditure and tax expenditure; Personal
                                                                             financial planning.




                                                                                          Page 27 of 85
                                                                         3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                              Module Bank
                                                                         MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                Module
        Category        Module Code                    Module Name                               Outline                             Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                              Coordinator
                       ACCF 3116      Advanced Taxation
                                                                         Principles and Practice of Schedular System; Powers
                                                                         of Commissioner; Income tax for Individuals and
                                                                         Business; Capital Allowances; Treatment of Losses for
                                                                         Individuals; Corporation Tax and Loss Treatment;             3+0     Mr Padachi    BACB
                                                                         Partnership Tax; Capital Gains Tax (including capital
                                                                         gains on shares) and available Reliefs; Value Added
                                                                         Tax; Inheritance Tax and Exemptions; Personal Tax
                                                                         Planning; Tax Deferral and Mitigation.

                                                                         This module provides an understanding of the role of
                                                                         Financial Reporting from the standpoint of a user,
                                                                         rather than a technical expert. Students will be
                                                                         introduced to regulatory reporting requirements,
                                                                         corporate governance and international accounting
                                                                         standards (IASC Framework; Local Regulatory
                                                                         Framework), enabling students to understand and use
                                                                         the Annual Reports from companies ; Accounting
                       ACCF5101       Financial Reporting and Analysis   theory in particular agency theory; Statement of             3+0     Mr Padachi    MBF
                                                                         principles and current issues in financial reporting ;
                                                                         Balance Sheet and Income statement analysis and
                                                                         cash flow statement analysis; Financial ratio analysis ,
                                                                         Inter-firm comparison, Trend analysis and using
                                                                         financial statements in valuation; Corporate failures &
                                                                         Credit Evaluation; Accounting for Social Responsibility ;
                                                                         Rational for preparation of group financial statements;
                                                                         Constructions of consolidated balance sheet for group
                                                                         companies and consolidated cash flow statement;
                                                                         Segmental Reporting
                                      Strategic Cost Management          Introduction to the Course, The Nature of Costs,
                                                                         Strategy and Cost Control, Performance Measurement,
                                                                         The       Balanced       Scorecard,       Activity-Based
                                                                         Costing/management, Life Cycle Costing, Target
                       ACCF5102                                          Costing,      Outsourcing,     Budgeting,      Inventory     3+0     Mr Padachi    MBF
                                                                         Differentiation    Postponement,        Value       chain
                                                                         analysis, Lean Production Strategy and Management
                                                                         Accounting , Theory of Constraints and Throughput
                                                                         Accounting.

ACCOUNTING : Finance
                       ACCF1201       Principles of Finance              Present Value Calculation; Time Value for Money;
                                                                         Annuities; IRR; Sources of Finance; Short and Long
                                                                         Term Financing; Valuation of Bonds and other
                                                                                                                                                            DPSFM, BACB,
                                                                         Securities; Definition of Financial Risk; Risk and Return    3+0       Mr Odit
                                                                                                                                                            BBIF, BENM
                                                                         Analysis; Diversification Principles, Capital Asset
                                                                         Pricing Model; Stock Market; Forms of Market
                                                                         Efficiency.




                                                                                      Page 28 of 85
                                                                  3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                       Module Bank
                                                                  MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                            Module
Category    Module Code                    Module Name                                     Outline                               Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                          Coordinator
           ACCF 1202      Introduction to international Finance
                                                                  International trade and its financing, FOREX market,
                                                                  Interest rate parity and Purchasing power parity, Spatial
                                                                  and Triangular arbitrage, Spot and forward rate;
                                                                  Balance of Payment, Relationship between exchange
                                                                                                                                  3+0     Mr.Seetanah   BBIF
                                                                  and money market, Exchange rate determination with
                                                                  fixed prices, Exchange rate determination with flexible
                                                                  and sticky prices. Monetary Union, Introduction to
                                                                  Forward and Futures market, Introduction to Options
                                                                  and Swaps.
                                                                  Concept of Shareholders‟ wealth; Capital Markets;
                                                                  Valuation of Securities; Risk and Return; Dividend
                                                                  Policy and Dividend Valuation Model; Efficient Market
                                                                  Hypothesis, Capital Asset Pricing Model; Interpretation
           ACCF2203       Corporate and Legal Finance             of Financial Statements, Capital Structure, Investment          3+0       Mr Odit     DPSFM
                                                                  Fundamentals. Negotiable Instruments: distinction
                                                                  between assignability and negotiability, bills of
                                                                  exchange, cheques, promising notes, bankruptcy,
                                                                  receivership, liquidation.
           ACCF2204       Corporate Finance
                                                                  Shareholder‟s wealth, Project Evaluation, Valuation of
                                                                  financial instruments, Risk and Return – the CAPM and
                                                                  Arbitrage Pricing Theory, Derivative assets, Efficient
                                                                                                                                  3+0       Mr Odit     BBIF
                                                                  markets- theory and empirical evidence, Capital
                                                                  structure; MM theory, agency costs theory and
                                                                  Signaling theory, Dividend theory, Dividend Valuation
                                                                  Model, mergers and acquisitions.
           ACCF 3205      Financial Management                    Overview of organization finance from an external
                                                                  perspective; Maximization of shareholders‟ wealth;
                                                                  Capital structure. Sources and application of finance.
                                                                  Finance instruments and mechanisms; Capital markets,
                                                                  Efficient market hypothesis, Valuation of securities,
                                                                                                                                  3+0       Mr Odit     ITES, BIS
                                                                  Risk and Return. Dividend policy and dividend
                                                                  valuation model, Capital asset pricing model; Project
                                                                  finance and investment appraisal; Conglomerates,
                                                                  mergers and take-overs, Interpretation of financial
                                                                  statement
                                                                  Risks in Banking and Financial markets; default,
                                                                  liquidity, interest rate, FOREX risk and price risk,
                                                                  Management of risks in banking: Default, liquidity,
                                                                  interest rate, Management of FOREX risk: internal
                                                                                                                                                        BBIF,BPSFM(TOP
           ACCF3206       Financial Risk Management               (Matching, Netting etc) and external techniques,                3+0     Mr.Seetanah
                                                                                                                                                        UP)
                                                                  Derivative market: Forward contracts and its Pricing,
                                                                  Future markets and the working of the market, Option
                                                                  markets and its working, Swap deals: Currency and
                                                                  Interest rate swaps
           ACCF 2207      Financial Management
                                                                  Nature of Financial Management; Shareholder’s wealth; Risk
                                                                  and Return; Portfolio theory and Capital Asset Pricing Mode;
                                                                  Capital Market; Analysis of Capital Budgeting Decisions;        3+0       Mr Odit     BACB
                                                                  cost of capital; Financial and Operating Leverage; Capital
                                                                  Structure theories and Planning; Dividend theories and
                                                                  Policy; Working Capital Management




                                                                                Page 29 of 85
                                                                                3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                     Module Bank
                                                                                MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                      Module
         Category            Module Code                   Module Name                                 Outline                             Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code     Remarks
                                                                                                                                                    Coordinator

                                                                                This module deals with advanced issues in corporate
                                                                                financial policy and investment decisions. Topics
                                                                                include project evaluation, practical issues in capital
                                                                                budgeting, adjusted present value and real option
                           ACCF5201        Corporate Financial Management       methods of valuation capital structure theory and                                 MBF
                                                                                                                                            3+0       Mr Odit
                                                                                practice, dividend theory and policy and empirical
                                                                                evidences, share repurchase, financial slack, risk and
                                                                                return analysis and assets pricing models, capital
                                                                                raising, short and long term financing mergers and
                                                                                acquisition, corporate restructuring, cross-border
                                                                                investments, and behavioural corporate finance.

                                                                                The types of investments, and their relative merits,
                                                                                selection and management of portfolio with recent
                                                                                developments in portfolio theory, asset allocation,
                                                                                pricing of security and bonds and other assets,
                           ACCF5202        Investment Analysis                                                                              3+0     Mr.Seetanah   MBF
                                                                                methods of investment analysis, fundamental analysis,
                                                                                technical analysis, portfolio management, term
                                                                                structure of interest rate, efficient market hypothesis,
                                                                                asset pricing model and policies of institutional
                                                                                investors. Fixed income securities and pricing
                           ACCF 5203       Educational Finance
                                                                                Financing Public Education; Educational Revenues and
                                                                                Expenditures; Principles underlying grants systems for
                                                                                education; Alternative Models for Financing Public
                                                                                Education; Taxation and Principles of Taxation;
                                                                                                                                            3+0      Dr Motah     MET
                                                                                Financial Administration in local school systems: cost-
                                                                                quality Relations in Education: trends in Educational
                                                                                Finance; Financial Planning in times of retrenchment;
                                                                                financial implications of a free education system;
                                                                                finance and the school administrator.
ACCOUNTING: Financial Services
                           ACCF1301        Monetary and Financial Systems       The Financial system, The Financial Market; Money
                                                                                and Capital market, Financial Intermediaries, Non-
                                                                                banking financial institutions, The Regulatory Body,
                                                                                Financial structure and economic performance, The
                                                                                Monetary system and interest rate, International                                  BBIF, BPSFM (TOP
                                                                                                                                            3+0     Mr.Seetanah
                                                                                Monetary System, Monetary policy and the Central                                  UP)
                                                                                Bank, Financial system risks and Regulation,
                                                                                Comparative Financial Systems: The structure and
                                                                                functions of financial systems in the, USA, Germany,
                                                                                Japan, Islamic countries.
                           ACCF1302                                             Introduction to the financial system, Financial
                                                                                intermediation, Retail and Wholesale banking,
                                                                                International banking, The foreign exchange market,
                                           Domestic and International Banking                                                               3+0     Mr.Seetanah   BBIF
                                                                                Euro markets and Eurocurrency banking, Euro-
                                                                                securities markets, Risks in Banking, Banking
                                                                                regulations, The development of banking systems




                                                                                             Page 30 of 85
                                                                             3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                  Module Bank
                                                                             MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                     Module
Category    Module Code                    Module Name                                               Outline                              Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                   Coordinator
           ACCF 2303      Banking Operations                                 Trends in Banking structure, Theories of the banking
                                                                             firm, Lending Operation, Retail banking, Wholesale
                                                                             and,Corporate      banking     ,International banking,
                                                                             Disintermediation and Securitization, Type of risks;          3+0     Mr.Seetanah   BBIF
                                                                             Credit, Liquidity,and interest rate risks and their
                                                                             management, Capital Adequacy Accord and Solvency
                                                                             risk, Crises and Prudential regulation.
           ACCF2304       Financial Services and Corporate Law
                                                                             The banker-customer relationship and the rights and
                                                                             duties of each party; Types of customer, such as
                                                                             individuals, joint accounts, minors, executor and
                                                                             trustees, partnerships and limited companies ;Legal
                                                                             principles affecting lending, Cheques and payment             3+0     Mr.Seetanah   BBIF
                                                                             systems; The law relating to cheques and other
                                                                             payment systems,Insolvency and security, The Banking
                                                                             Act, Financial Services Development Act; The
                                                                             Company‟s Act; Incorporation, constitution, directors‟
                                                                             duties, Minority protection, Winding up of Companies.
           ACCF2305       Offshore Practice and Administration
                                                                             Characteristics of an offshore centre, Offshore financial
                                                                             services: international, personal and corporate clients,
                                                                             Company Administrative trusteeship investment,
                                                                                                                                           3+0     Mr.Seetanah   BACB,BBIF
                                                                             Offshore pensions and unit trust, Trustee business;
                                                                             Offshore Business and company management;
                                                                             Offshore investment management, Double Taxation
                                                                             agreement; Anti money laundering and procedures.
           ACCF2306       Administration of Trust                            Basis background and concepts, Creation of validity of
                                                                             trust, Classification and Constitution of trust, Trust and
                                                                             powers, The beneficiary principle, Insider dealing,           3+0     Mr.Seetanah   BBIF
                                                                             Trusteeship, Trusts of land, Breach of trusts, Variation
                                                                             of trust, taxation aspects.
           ACCF2307       Regulation and Supervision of Financial Services
                                                                             Internal Control in banking, The rationale for regulation,
                                                                             Ethics and Corporate Governance, Legal duties and,
                                                                             responsibilities of banks and their clients, Role of the
                                                                             Central Bank; Role of FSA, Money laundering and
                                                                             responses by regulatory agencies:, Evolution of the
                                                                                                                                           3+0     Mr.Seetanah   BBIF
                                                                             international banking regulation and supervisory
                                                                             system, Activities of the Basle Committee, Strengths
                                                                             and weaknesses of the current regulatory and
                                                                             supervisory system, Current key issues relating to bank
                                                                             regulation and supervision, Regulation of Investment
                                                                             market, Practical issues in Banking and Security.
           ACCF3308       International Financial Market                     Introduction to international financial markets, Interest
                                                                             rates in international markets, Foreign exchange
                                                                             markets, International money markets, International
                                                                             bond      markets,    International    equity    markets,     3+0     Mr.Seetanah   BBIF
                                                                             Diversification in international markets, Risks in
                                                                             international     markets,      Financial     derivatives,
                                                                             International Banking




                                                                                           Page 31 of 85
                                                                      3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                           Module Bank
                                                                      MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                             Module
Category    Module Code                   Module Name                                         Outline                             Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                           Coordinator
           ACCF3309
                                                                      Types of security and security markets, including
                                                                      insurance, investments and pensions; Investment
                                                                      portfolio theory and analysis, including trading of
                                                                      securities in world markets, Investment theory, security,
                                                                      market analysis and efficiency, Practical investment
                          SecurityAnalysis and Portfolio Management   considerations and investment by trustees; Funds             3+0     Mr.Seetanah   BACB, BBIF
                                                                      management: Asset Allocation strategies(active and
                                                                      passive approach), Aspects of portfolio building and
                                                                      monitoring, Currency management, Techniques of
                                                                      evaluation of the performance of portfolios,
                                                                      Management of bonds portfolios, Regulation of fund
                                                                      management companies.
           ACCF 2310
                                                                      The FOREX market, Determination of Exchange Rates;
                                                                      Foreign exchange activities; Speculation, Arbitrage and
                                                                      Hedging; the different of financial risk. FOREX Risk;
                          International Financial Management          Internal and External Risk Management Techniques;            3+0     Mr.Seetanah   BBIF, BACB
                                                                      Derivative market: Forward contracts and their Pricing;
                                                                      Future markets and the working of the market; Hedging
                                                                      with Option contracts; Swap deals: Currency and
                                                                      Interest rate swaps, Rational for swaps
           ACCF5301       Banking and Financial Markets
                                                                      Concepts of Banking, the theory of the Banking Firm;
                                                                      domestic versus International Banking, International
                                                                      Banking, mergers and acquisitions in banking; the
                                                                      emergence of Global Banks; Multinational Banks; the
                                                                      impact of the International Financial System on Banking
                                                                      (e.g Debt; Globalisation, Exchange Rate volatility),         3+0     Mr.Seetanah   MBF
                                                                      Intermediation and disintermediation in Banking; the
                                                                      Euromarkets; Eurobond Markets, introduction to
                                                                      derivatives, Issues in International Banking such as the
                                                                      Debt Issue; Sovereign Lending; Techniques of
                                                                      Syndicated Lending, Supervision issues; The Basle
                                                                      Agreements and Capital Adequacy.




                                                                                   Page 32 of 85
                                                                                             3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                                  Module Bank
                                                                                             MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                                     Module
          Category           Module Code                    Module Name                                              Outline                              Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code     Remarks
                                                                                                                                                                   Coordinator
                            ACCF5302       Consumer and Corporate Banking
                                                                                             Banking and Financial environment, Business Focus
                                                                                             (Retail Banking ,Consumer Banking, Personal
                                                                                             banking),    Understanding      Corporate    Banking,
                                                                                             Understanding Client Communities: Socio Economic
                                                                                             Category ;Definition of communities based on SEC,
                                                                                             Stages of Life Cycle and Introduction to Customer
                                                                                             Relationship Management (CRM),Corporate Banking
                                                                                             Products ,Key Elements in Product Design; Market
                                                                                             Estimation, Financials, Process Design Elements ,             3+0     Mr.Seetanah   MBF
                                                                                             Implementation, Sales (Branch Sales ,Direct Sales
                                                                                             ,Key Features of Liabilities Products, Key Features of
                                                                                             Asset Products, Corporate Banking (Corporate
                                                                                             Financing Needs : Working Capital Finance, Term
                                                                                             Finance, Leasing, Equity and Debt. Credit Appraisal:
                                                                                             Industry Analysis, Financial Analysis, Compliance
                                                                                             Security - Stocks and Book Debts, Industrial Shares.
                                                                                             Mode of Finance: Quantum, Tenor, Terms of Advance,
                                                                                             Repayment.
                            ACCF5303       Risk Management in Financial Institutions
                                                                                             The purpose of this module is to cover the modern
                                                                                             approach to financial (market) and credit risk
                                                                                             management for banks and financial institutions. We
                                                                                             shall analyze the best practice techniques used to
                                                                                                                                                           3+0     Mr.Seetanah   MBF
                                                                                             measure and manage these risks. We shall also cover
                                                                                             the role of risk-management to guide business strategy
                                                                                             and achieve shareholder value. Risk management will
                                                                                             also be set in the context of the international prudential
                                                                                             regulation of financial markets activity.
                            ACCF5304                                                         Financial decision-making and analysis in a
                                                                                             multinational environment, currency valuation and
                                                                                             exchange rates, effects of expectations and economic
                                                                                             variables such as interest rates and inflation on
                                           International Finance and Financial Derivatives                                                                 3+0     Mr.Seetanah   MBF, MFE(SOBISE)
                                                                                             exchange rates, exchange rate risks, International
                                                                                             Parity Conditions, interest rate and market risks,
                                                                                             internal risk management techniques, Hedging with
                                                                                             forwards, swaps, futures and options.
                                           Financial Regulation and Governance
                                                                                             Rationale for bank regulation, lender of last resorts,
                                                                                             other regulatory tools, capital adequacy ratios, issues in
                                                                                             capital regulation, subordinated debt ,internal models
                            ACCF5305                                                                                                                       3+0     Mr.Seetanah   MBF
                                                                                             ,recent development in capital requirements, Basel
                                                                                             deposit insurance, implementation and supervision,
                                                                                             regulation and supervision in the third world and
                                                                                             emerging market, organisation of regulation.
ACCOUNTING: Public Sector




                                                                                                           Page 33 of 85
                                                                                 3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                      Module Bank
                                                                                 MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                        Module
       Category      Module Code                    Module Name                                          Outline                             Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                      Coordinator
                   ACCF1401        Government Accounting and Report
                                                                                 Phases of Governmental Accounting, Fund Accounting,
                                                                                 Accounting for Certain Specific Transactions and
                                                                                 Events, Financial Reporting –uses and types of reports,
                                                                                                                                              3+0      Mr Padachi     DPSFM
                                                                                 Contents of Financial Reports, Cost data and full cost
                                                                                 of output of inter-entity costs, Performance Reporting
                                                                                 (SEA), Budgeting approaches, Process and Budgetary
                                                                                 Accounting.
                                                                                 Government accounting and financial reporting, State
                                                                                 and Local Public Finance, Project Appraisal,
                                                                                 Contingent Valuation, Financing infrastructure, Capital
                  4 ACCF2402       Public Sector Financial Mangement                                                                          3+0     Mrs Seenarain   DPSFM, BPAM
                                                                                 and Performance Budgeting, Risk Management,
                                                                                 Control of Administrative efficiency, New trends in
                                                                                 budgeting.
                   ACCF2403        Public Sector Auditing                        Financial Framework for Auditing in Public Sector;
                                                                                 Audit of Government Accounts; Financial Auditing;
                                                                                 Auditing Standards and Ethics; Planning an Audit;
                                                                                 Value for Money Audit/Performance Audit; Auditing of
                                                                                                                                              3+0      Mr Padachi     DPSFM, BPAM
                                                                                 Contracts; Procurement of Goods and Services; Audit
                                                                                 of Local Authorities; Reliance on Internal Control in
                                                                                 Public Sector; Audit Reports and trends in Public
                                                                                 Sector Auditing.
                                                                                 Theory of Social Goods; Government Expenditure –
                                                                                 type classification, purpose –and revenue (tax and non-
                                                                                 tax); Principles of Expenditure Evaluation; Fiscal
                   ACCF2404        Public Finance                                                                                             3+0     Mrs Seenarain   DPSFM
                                                                                 Policies and Taxation; Budget Deficit; Deficit Financing;
                                                                                 Public Debt; Public Sector Borrowing Requirement,
                                                                                 International Finance.
                                   Financial and Managerial Accounting for the
                                   Public Sector                                 This module provides a broad view of how accounting
                                                                                 contributes to an organisation and how managers can
                                                                                 make the best use of accounting information,
                                                                                 accounting records, and systems, and accountants as
                                                                                 internal resources for the purpose of making effective
                                                                                 financial decisions. The module also includes financial
                                                                                 reporting, interpretation and analysis of financial
                   ACCF5405                                                      statements. This course is designed to help students to                              MPM
                                                                                                                                              3+0      Mr Padachi
                                                                                 use accounting based information to aid in managerial
                                                                                 decision-making. Case study analysis combined with
                                                                                 written and oral case study presentation will be used
                                                                                 extensively.At another level the module deals with the
                                                                                 principles of public financial management, cost
                                                                                 management in public organisations, budgeting,
                                                                                 expenditure control techniques, capital management,
                                                                                 cash flow management and introduces new themes and
                                                                                 methods in public financial management.
COMMUNICATION:




                                                                                              Page 34 of 85
                                                                   3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                        Module Bank
                                                                   MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                           Module
Category    Module Code                   Module Name                                      Outline                             Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                         Coordinator
                          Introduction to Communication Theories
                                                                   Perspectives on communication theory; Interpretive
                                                                   approaches to theory development, Critical approaches
                                                                   to theory development; Theories of communication
           COMM 1011                                               processes: Theories of symbolic organisation, message        3+0     Mrs Rengasamy   BCOM
                                                                   production, message processing, discourse and
                                                                   interaction; The thinking patterns; Thinking about
                                                                   people; Using thinking in the business context; Human
                                                                   communication theories
                          Global Communication
                                                                   Impacts of information technology on society; Applying
                                                                   theory to global communication; The media and global
                                                                   communication; Strategic and Social implications of
           COMM 1012                                                                                                            3+0     Mrs Rengasamy   BCOM
                                                                   developing information systems across international
                                                                   boundaries; Issues created by global communication;
                                                                   Interpreting, using and responding to issues raised by
                                                                   changes as a consequence of global communication.
                          Conflict Management                      Introduction to conflict, Understanding conflict; The
                                                                   ingredients of conflict; Popular approach to conflict
                                                                   resolution; Interpersonal conflict; kinds of work place
                                                                   conflict; Understanding and recognising anger, the
                                                                   faces of anger, the expressions of anger; Identifying
           COMM 3103                                               and preparing for anger triggers; Anger awareness;           3+0      Mr.Ragoodoo    BCOM
                                                                   Negotiating practice and managing conflict in
                                                                   organisational settings; Cooperation and competition;
                                                                   Justice and Conflict; Trust development; Power and
                                                                   conflict; Intergroup conflict; Problem solving and
                                                                   decision making.
                          Human Communication
                                                                   The communication theories and process; forms of
                                                                   communication;       dimensions       of   communication;
                                                                   functions of communication; communication channels;
                                                                   methods and means of communication; communication
                                                                   languages; communication models; communication
                                                                   skills; communication in the counselling interview;
           COMM 1104                                               listening skills; the initial session; becoming an expert    3+0     Mrs Rengasamy   CNLG
                                                                   listener; the value of silence; understanding oneself;
                                                                   opening and closing the helping session; helping client
                                                                   to reach a conclusion; questioning; paraphrasing;
                                                                   empathy and sympathy; directive and non-directive
                                                                   approaches; the satisfied and the unsatisfied client;
                                                                   disclosure;      defense       mechanisms     in  human
                                                                   communication.




                                                                                Page 35 of 85
                                                       3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                            Module Bank
                                                       MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                  Module
Category    Module Code                  Module Name                            Outline                               Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                Coordinator
                          Culture and Communication
                                                       Approaches to the study of human communication and
                                                       culture; Intercultural communication in the global
                                                       economic and cultural contexts; Cultural and
                                                       intercultural relations; Evaluating and improving one‟s
                                                       own intercultural communication competence; Cultural
                                                       communication practice in business and community
           COMM 1201                                   settings; Similarities and differences in values, norms,        3+0     Ms Ramkissoon   BCOM
                                                       interethnic/inter-group communication and adaptation.
                                                       Gender operating in the field of communication studies;
                                                       Issues of gender in language and non verbal behaviour;
                                                       How language reflects cultural biases and inequities;
                                                       Conversation in the workplace; The different styles of
                                                       work conversation; Interpretation and conversational
                                                       signals.
                          Communcating at Work I
                                                       Using communication networks; Choosing the optimal
                                                       communication      channel;     Cultural    diversity   and
                                                       communication; Organisational culture; The importance of
           COMM 1202                                   listening; Barriers of effective listening; listening styles    3+0     Mrs Rengasamy   BCOM
                                                       preferences; Approaches to listening; Reasons for listening;
                                                       Interpersonal skills: Dealing with criticism, Managing
                                                       conflict, Negotiating skills; Interviewing: Principles of
                                                       interviewing, Types of interviews; Report Writing.
                          Communicating at Work II
                                                       Groups and teams at the work place; Problem- solving
                                                       communication, Effective communication in groups and
                                                       teams; Effective meetings: Types of meetings, Planning
                                                       and problem solving meeting, conducting the meeting;
           COMM 1203                                                                                                   3+0     Mrs Rengasamy   BCOM
                                                       Making effective presentations: developing the
                                                       presentation, “Organising your ideas, Verbal and visual
                                                       support in presentations; delivering the presentation;
                                                       Informative and Persuasive speaking: Informative
                                                       presentations, Persuasive presentations.
                          Language and Society
                                                       Functions of language; language influence according to
                                                       age, ethnicity, class and gender; Language use in
                                                       politics and media; Language as a means of affecting
           COMM 3204                                                                                                   3+0      Mr.Ragoodoo    BCOM
                                                       or constructing our identities; Notions of correctness
                                                       and attitudes towards language use; Language‟s
                                                       influence on perception; language and its influence on
                                                       social and educational policy.




                                                                     Page 36 of 85
                                                                         3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                              Module Bank
                                                                         MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                   Module
Category    Module Code                    Module Name                                           Outline                               Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code           Remarks
                                                                                                                                                 Coordinator
                            Public Speaking
                                                                         An introduction to several forms of public speaking;
                                                                         Development and practice of public speaking about
                                                                         salient political, cultural and social issues; An audience-
                                                                         sensitive approach to the invention, arrangement and
                                                                         delivery of public messages; Practical guidelines to
                                                                         public speaking; Customising talk for the audience;
                                                                         How to conquer stage fright. The power to influence;                                   BCOM
           COMM 3204/3205                                                                                                               3+0       Dr Motah
                                                                         Outcome based thinking, laws of persuasion;
                                                                         Persuasion techniques; The impact of non verbal
                                                                         communication, communication styles: preparing the
                                                                         message, persuasion starts with credibility: how to
                                                                         build trust and sell your expertise, the art of image
                                                                         management; first impression , best impression; How to
                                                                         give word added impact; how to use personality type to
                                                                         persuade.
                            Organizational Communication
                                                                         Form and function of messages within organisations
                                                                         with special emphasis on business communication; The
                                                                         role of communication in developing productive work
                                                                         relationships,   human     resource    practices  and
           COMM 1301                                                                                                                    3+0       Dr Motah      BCOM
                                                                         organisational cultures; Past and current management
                                                                         practices, communication networks and technologies,
                                                                         interpersonal relationships in organisations, public
                                                                         communication and organisational communication
                                                                         assessment.
                            Workshop in Communication for Professional   This module will give the opportunity to students to
                                                                         identify communication issues within their (working)
                                                                         environment and developing strategies to enhance their
                                                                         communication capabilities, through various practical
           COMM 2302                                                                                                                    3+0     Mrs Rengasamy   ITES, BIS, BSE, Dip IT
                                                                         and the opportunity to discuss issues pertinent to
                                                                         communication.


                            Communication as a Marketing Tool
                                                                         An Introduction to Marketing Communications;
                                                                         Communication Theory; The Customer's Context;
                                                                         Understanding How Customers Process Information;
                                                                         Customer Decision Making; The Business Context;
                                                                         Purpose and Audiences, Ethics in Marketing
           COMM 2303                                                     Communications; The Internal Context; Internal                                         BCOM
                                                                                                                                        3+0     Ms Ramkissoon
                                                                         Marketing Communications, Financial Communications;
                                                                         The External Context; Environmental Influences of
                                                                         Marketing      Communications,      Networks     and
                                                                         Stakeholders,     The      Communications    Industry;
                                                                         Advertising- How It Might Work; Sales Promotion
                                                                         Techniques, Online Marketing Communications,
                                                                         Personal Selling, Exhibitions.




                                                                                       Page 37 of 85
                                                            3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                 Module Bank
                                                            MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                        Module
Category    Module Code                    Module Name                               Outline                                Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                      Coordinator
                            Customer Relations Management
                                                            Evolution of Relationships with Customers; Thinking
                                                            Behind       Customer      Relationships;     Customer
                                                            Relationships; Basic Building Blocks of IDIC, and Trust;
                                                            Identifying Customers; Differentiating Customers:
                                                            Some Customers Are Worth More Than Others;
                                                            Differentiating Customers by Their Needs; Interacting                    Mrs Rengasamy   BCOM
           COMM 3305/3304                                                                                                    3+0
                                                            with Customers: Customer Collaboration Strategy;
                                                            Using the Tools of Interactivity to Build Learning
                                                            Relationships;    Privacy and Customer Feedback;
                                                            Measuring the Success of Customer-Based Initiatives;
                                                            Customer Analytics and the Customer-Strategy
                                                            Enterprise; Organizing and Managing the Profitable
                                                            Customer-Strategy Enterprise.

                            IT for Communication
                                                            Conceptual framework of information systems; The
                                                            importance of information system in decision making; The
                                                            information system industry; Databases; Financial/Accounting
                                                            systems and management systems; Developing systems;
                                                            Communicative         networks;      Using        information
           COMM1401                                         system/information technology for competitive advantage;         3+0      Ms Mahadeo     BCOM
                                                            Strategic information system; Data gathering using
                                                            information technology; Doing business on the net; Data
                                                            Communications and Networking an Overview; Local Area
                                                            Network; Signal Encoding Techniques; Digital Data
                                                            Communication Techniques and M-S Office and Multimedia.
                            Media and Communication

                                                            The origins of Mass communication; The Effects of
                                                            Mass Communication; The Media in Contemporary
                                                            Society: Media analysis; The media changing
                                                            landscape; Perception and language issues in mass
                                                            media; The social and psychological approach; Mass
                                                            media effects and uses; mass communication
                                                            channels; Interpretation and use of diverse methods of
           COMM 2402                                        mass communication; Planning campaigns and crisis                3+0     Mrs Rengasamy   BCOM
                                                            management. Meaning of Media and Communications;
                                                            Media: Book publishing advertising ; News agencies
                                                            Public relations and journalism ; Newspapers
                                                            Magazines; Radio; Television; Cinema; Pop music
                                                            Technology; The historical development of media
                                                            theory; The challenges of media as a result of
                                                            technological change; The theories which apply to
                                                            different parts of the mass communication process,
                                                            especially production, text, audiences and policy.




                                                                          Page 38 of 85
                                                                         3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                              Module Bank
                                                                         MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                Module
        Category            Module Code                    Module Name                          Outline                             Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                              Coordinator
                                          Audio Visual Production I

                                                                         How most Organisations use audio-visual aids to
                                                                         improve communication; Screening of typical TV
                                                                         programmes; Definition of typical TV programme,
                                                                         objective and target group; Design of programmes-
                                                                         essential editorial and journalistic tasks for the
                                                                         production of typical programme; Script development,
                                                                         TV scripts, story boards; Camera-recorders, tape
                                                                         formats, disc recorders, time codes; Camera work,
                           COMM 2403                                     zoom lens, tripods; Multi camera operations; Studio         3+0     Mrs Rengasamy   BCOM
                                                                         gear, vision mixers, effects generators, chrome-key;
                                                                         Microphones and sound; Lights, colour temperature,
                                                                         lighting for indoor and outdoor shooting; Décor, props,
                                                                         backdrops, virtual sets; costumes and make-up; Budget
                                                                         planning, shooting of TV programmes; 2D and 3DTV
                                                                         graphics, animation, character generator, credits;
                                                                         Linear and non-linear editing and post production;
                                                                         Practical exercises; Screening of course productions
                                                                         and evaluation; Programme impact assessment,
                                                                         audience research and ratings.
                                          Audio Visual Production II

                                                                         How most Organisations use audio-visual aids to
                                                                         improve communication; Screening of typical TV
                                                                         programmes; Definition of typical TV programme,
                                                                         objective and target group; Design of programmes-
                                                                         essential editorial and journalistic tasks for the
                                                                         production of typical programme; Script development,
                                                                         TV scripts, story boards; Camera-recorders, tape
                                                                         formats, disc recorders, time codes; Camera work,
                           COMM 2404                                     zoom lens, tripods; Multi camera operations; Studio         3+0     Mrs Rengasamy   BCOM
                                                                         gear, vision mixers, effects generators, chrome-key;
                                                                         Microphones and sound; Lights, colour temperature,
                                                                         lighting for indoor and outdoor shooting; Décor, props,
                                                                         backdrops, virtual sets; costumes and make-up; Budget
                                                                         planning, shooting of TV programmes; 2D and 3DTV
                                                                         graphics, animation, character generator, credits;
                                                                         Linear and non-linear editing and post production;
                                                                         Practical exercises; Screening of course productions
                                                                         and evaluation; Programme impact assessment,
                                                                         audience research and ratings.
                                          Political Communication        Construction of political messages in the media; The
                                                                         roles played by the press, the president, political
                                                                         consultants, and campaign staffs; Issues involved in
                           COMM 3501                                     institutional building and governance in a multi ethnic     3+0       Dr.Chittoo    BCOM
                                                                         society; Challenges facing Governments, social
                                                                         transformation, national integration and nation building
                                                                         will be reviewed.


COUNSELLING: Counselling
                           CNLG 1101      Introduction to Counselling    Overview of psychotherapeutic approaches, the               3+0        Dr Motah     CNLG
                           CNLG 1102      Counselling Principles         The philosophy of counselling; the helping professions;     3+0        Dr Motah     CNLG




                                                                                      Page 39 of 85
                                                                                   3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                        Module Bank
                                                                                   MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                          Module
        Category          Module Code                   Module Name                                        Outline                             Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code      Remarks
                                                                                                                                                        Coordinator
                         CNLG 1103      Counselling Skills                         Overview of theory and practice in counseling; core          3+0       Dr Motah      CNLG
                         CNLG 1104      Career Counselling                         Counselling students in the choice of a career; the          3+0       Dr Motah      CNLG
                         CNLG 2105      Substance Abuse Counselling                Introduction to substance use and substance users;           3+0       Dr Motah      CNLG
                         CNLG 2106      Workplace Counselling                      Getting to know the workplace; helping employees;            3+0       Dr Motah      CNLG
                         CNLG 2107      Children and Adolescent Counselling        Children‟s problems; bullying; being bullied; disruptive     3+0       Dr Motah      CNLG
                         CNLG 2108      Peer Counselling                           Peer group; identification; norms and values; socio-         3+0       Dr Motah      CNLG
                         CNLG 2109      Family and Sexuality Counselling           Problems in relationship; marriage guidance; divorce;        3+0       Dr Motah      CNLG
                                        Gerontology _ Conselling the elderly
                                                                                   Understanding ageing process; gerontology and
                                                                                   geriatrics; reminiscence therapy; responding to
                                                                                   emotions; physical comforting; talking about pain, death
                                                                                   and dying; dealing with physical changes; memory and
                                                                                   cognition; issues in preparing for retirement; retirement
                         CNLG 2110                                                                                                              3+0       Dr Motah      CNLG
                                                                                   and its implications: affective, cognitive, social, moral
                                                                                   and attitudinal aspects; physical and mental health in
                                                                                   the elderly; sensory and emotional development; inter-
                                                                                   generational relations; health issues and institutional
                                                                                   support; homes and convents; attitudes towards ageing
                                                                                   and the elderly.
                         CNLG 3111      Bereavement & Post Traumatic Counselling   Bereavement; counselling the dying; trauma and               3+0       Dr Motah      CNLG
                         CNLG 3112      Suicide and Depression Counselling         Professional ethics; counselling process; counselee –        3+0       Dr Motah      CNLG
                         CNLG 3113      Counselling Therapies                      Suicidology, suicide assessment, crisis management;          3+0       Dr Motah      CNLG

DISSERTATION             DISS 3000

ECONOMICS: General
Economics
                         ECON1101       Economics                                  The Economic Problem: Scarcity and Choice, Theory of
                                                                                   Demand and Supply, The Price System, Costs of                                        ITES, BACB, BENM,
                                                                                   Production, Market Structures, National income and                                   DPSM, DPSFM,
                                                                                                                                                3+0     Mrs Seenarain
                                                                                   economic growth, Inflation and Unemployment, Banking                                 BBIF, BHRM, BPAM,
                                                                                   and Monetary Policies, Taxation and Fiscal policies,                                 BOSHM
                                                                                   International Trade
                         ECON 2102      Managerial Economics
                                                                                   Objectives of the Firm. Demand Theory and
                                                                                   Forecasting. Production and Cost Analysis.Transaction
                                                                                   Costs Market Structures and Pricing Practices. Profit
                                                                                   Strategy. Unconstrained and Constrained Optimisation.        3+0     Mrs Seenarain   BACB, BENM
                                                                                   Risk Analysis. Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard.
                                                                                   Government Intervention.


ECONOMICS: Monetary Economics




                                                                                                Page 40 of 85
                                                                           3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                Module Bank
                                                                           MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                 Module
           Category           Module Code                  Module Name                            Outline                             Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                               Coordinator
                          ECON2201          Monetary Economics
                                                                           The role and definitions of money, Theories and
                                                                           evidence of the demand for money, Fundamentals of
                                                                           interest rates ,The role of imperfect information in
                                                                           financial markets, Credit rationing, The control of the
2 - Monetary Economics
                                                                           money supply. The transmission mechanism of                                         BBIF
                                                                                                                                       3+0     Mr Nowbutsing
                                                                           Monetary policy, Money and Inflation. The Philips
                                                                           curve, monetarism, rational expectations and policy
                                                                           ineffectiveness, The neutrality of money, “New”
                                                                           Classical analysis, The strategic and political aspects
                                                                           of monetary policy, including “rules versus discretion”
                                                                           and “credibility”, Money in the open economy.

                                                                           Problems in the definition of money The supply of
                                                                           money in a modern banking system ,Alternative
                                                                           theoretical approaches to monetary economy, The
                                                                           „classical‟ view of money quantity theory of money,
                                                                           cash-in-advance     constraint  model,     overlapping
                                                                           generations model, random matching model, dynamic
                                                                           sticky price model and model with liquidity constraint,
                          ECON5201          Monetary Economics             interaction between credit and business cycles,                                     MBF
                                                                                                                                       3+0     Mr Nowbutsing
                                                                           instruments of monetary policy, the transmission
                                                                           mechanism; the policy irrelevance theorem; Central
                                                                           bank independence, macroeconomics issues, Mundell-
                                                                           Flemming framework, New Open Macroeconomics,
                                                                           micro-based models of exchange rate determination,
                                                                           optimal monetary policy in open economy context, the
                                                                           attractiveness of currency unions (monetary unions);
                                                                           properties of alternative exchange rate systems,
                                                                           banking and balance of payments crises.
ECONOMICS: Public Economics
                          ECON2301          Public Economics and Finance
                                                                           Market failures and the case for government
                                                                           intervention; The role of the state using a game-
                                                                           theoretic approach, state-market relationships and their
                                                                           impact on civil societies; The budget: the revenue and
                                                                                                                                       3+0     Mrs Seenarain   BPAM
                                                                           expenditure sides and their respective components;
                                                                           Fiscal policy and its application to achieve
                                                                           government‟s objectives; Monetary policy and their
                                                                           application; Evaluation of Fiscal and monetary policy;
                                                                           Financing of budget deficit and their implications
                          ECON2302          Fundamentals of Development    Concepts of development, indicators of development,
                                                                           management of economic and social development,
                                                                           theories of development, role of state in development,                              DPSFM, BPAM,
                                                                                                                                       3+0     Mr Nowbutsing
                                                                           education     and    development,      investment   and                             DPAM
                                                                           development, Gender and development, sustainable
                                                                           development




                                                                                        Page 41 of 85
                                                                        3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                             Module Bank
                                                                        MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                              Module
           Category         Module Code                   Module Name                          Outline                             Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                            Coordinator
                           ECON5303       Perspectives in Development
                                                                        This module will provide both the foundation and
                                                                        thorough understanding of economic and social
                                                                        development. The module consists of different sections
                                                                        focusing on the growth and development models, new
                                                                        development paradigms, meaning and measurement of
                                                                        development in the new world economic order and             3+0     Mr Nowbutsing   MPM
                                                                        international issues. Emphasis will be laid upon issues
                                                                        such as education, human capital, technological
                                                                        change and transfer, environment and sustainability,
                                                                        gender and equal opportunity, controversies and
                                                                        opportunities relating to FDI, role of the state in
                                                                        development and development indicators.
                           ECON5304       Economics of Public Sector
                                                                        The module will deal with public finance (revenue and
                                                                        expenditure) and investment in the national economy,
                                                                        design and operation of national budgeting, types of
                                                                        national budgeting systems, cyclical stabilisation in
                                                                        strategic management of public finance. It is also to                               MPM
                                                                                                                                    3+0     Mrs Seenarain
                                                                        address critical issues facing government like taxation,
                                                                        charging for government services, determination of
                                                                        charges,     targeting,   borrowing   (domestic     and
                                                                        international),   debt    repayment,   interest   rates
                                                                        determination and their impact on savings, investment
                                                                        and growth in the economy.

ECONOMICS: Tourism

                                                                        Introduction to Economies; Nature and Scope to
                                                                        Tourism; Economies of Tourism Demand; Market
                                                                        Structure and Supply of Tourism Products and
                           ECON3401       Tourism Economics                                                                         3+0     Mr Nowbutsing   BTHM
                                                                        Services; Equilibrium of Tourism Markets; Tourism and
                                                                        GDP; Tourism Multipliers; Input Output Analysis;
                                                                        Multinational Enterprises and Tourism; Forecasting
                                                                        Tourism Demand; Investment and Tourism
ECONOMICS: Econometrics
                           ECON2501       Introductory Econometrics

                                                                        What is econometrics? Methodology of econometrics ,
                                                                        Types of Econometrics, Single equation regression
5 - Econometrics                                                        modelTwo Variable regression analysis, Classical            3+0     Mrs Seenarain   BBIF
                                                                        Normal Linear regression Model, Two Variable
                                                                        Regression, interval estimation and Hypothesis testing,
                                                                        Multiple regression Analysis; estimation and inference,
                                                                        Dummy Variables, Multicollinearity and Autoregression.
                           ECON3502       Financial Econometrics        Predictability of asset returns, Forecasting Volatility,
                                                                        Market microstructure, Event-study analysis, Derivative
                                                                        pricing, Extreme Values and VAR, Asset Allocation,          3+0     Mr Nowbutsing   BBIF
                                                                        Fixed-income securities, Term-structure models,
                                                                        Nonlinearities in financial markets.
ECONOMICS: International Economics




                                                                                     Page 42 of 85
                                                                                      3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                           Module Bank
                                                                                      MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                            Module
            Category          Module Code                     Module Name                                    Outline                             Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                          Coordinator
                             ECON3601        International Business Environment       Global business environment, the Global Manager,
                                                                                      Globalisation, Culture in Business, Politics and Law in
                                                                                      Business Economic systems and Development,
                                                                                      International Trade and Finance, Business-Government
6 - International Eco                                                                 trade relations, Foreign Direct Investment, Regional        3+0     Mrs Seenarain   BACB, BBIF
                                                                                      Economic Integration, Planning and organising
                                                                                      international    operations,  Analysing international
                                                                                      Opportunities, Hiring and Managing employees;
                                                                                      international Staffing Policy
                             ECON3602        Small Island Economies
                                                                                      Definitions and concepts- small island states in the
                                                                                      international system – international institutions and
                                                                                      organisations as small state resources and constraints
                                                                                      – alternative concepts of small state development –         3+0     Mr Nowbutsing   BPAM
                                                                                      small states in world markets – coping with small
                                                                                      internal markets – changing modes of finance and
                                                                                      small states – globalisation and small island states –
                                                                                      sustainable development and small island states
                             ECON3603        Trade and Cooperation
                                                                                      Introduction to international trade – trade determinants
                                                                                      – comparative advantage and other theories –
                                                                                      instruments of trade policy – export and import
                                                                                      strategies – introduction to cooperation – regional and     3+0     Mrs Seenarain   BPAM
                                                                                      global integration – trading blocks – GATT and
                                                                                      emergence of WTO – current debates and challenges
                                                                                      facing world trade – regional agreements –
                                                                                      globalisation – transnational corporations
ECONOMICS: Labour Economics

                                                                                      Labour demand, Labour supply ( time allocation) ,
                                                                                      Intertemporal Labour supply. Wage
                                                                                      determination, Wage differential and Income
                             ECON 2701       Industry and Labour Economics            distribution. Unionisation and Labour                       3+0     Mr Nowbutsing   BOSHM
                                                                                      institutions, Government Intervention and Labour
                                                                                      Policy. Human Capital, Structure Conduct and
                                                                                      Performance. Oligopoly Models and Monopsony.
                                                                                      MNEs and Labour Market. Location of Industries

Educational Administration and Technology: Education
                                                                                      Educational Administration as a field of study: The
                                                                                      development of administrative and management
                                                                                      thought. The nature of organizations: the Complex
                                                                                      Organisation, Organisational Goals, Goal Setting and
                                                                                      Goal Displacement Organisational Typologies. The
                                             Theoretical Foundations of Educational   bureaucracy and alternative types. Loosely Coupled
                             EDUC 5101                                                                                                            3+0       Dr Motah      MET
                                             Administration                           systems and temporary systems. Formal and Informal
                                                                                      Organisation: Super ordinate – Subordinate
                                                                                      relationship in the Organisation. Organisational
                                                                                      Effectiveness and Efficiency, Organizational
                                                                                      Pathologies. Turbulent Organisational change and the
                                                                                      administrator. Organisations for the future.




                                                                                                   Page 43 of 85
                                                                                       3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                            Module Bank
                                                                                       MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                                   Module
          Category             Module Code                    Module Name                                        Outline                                Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                                 Coordinator


                                                                                       Introduction to the basic concepts and theories related to the
                                                                                       Study and Practice of Philosophy of Education. Critical
                                                                                       Analysis of Education and Philosophy of Education;
                                                                                       Pragmatism; Relevance of the philosophy of education to
                                                                                       teachers. The Democratic Tradition - Plato, John Dewey,
                             EDUC 5102        Philosophy of Education                  knowledge and Philosophy. Knowledge of the Emotions of            3+0      Dr Motah     MET
                                                                                       Rousseau. R S Peters’ Concept of Education, Education as
                                                                                       Social reconstruction according to Freine and M K Gandhi.
                                                                                       Knowledge and the Structure of the Mind - Constructivism in
                                                                                       Education. Ethics and Moral Stand Points in Education.
                                                                                       Post-Modernism and Education. Philosophical questions in
                                                                                       Education.

                                                                                       School Appraisal - Internal/External; Public Perception
                                                                                       of School; Testing; Examinations – different
                                                                                       types/styles; Remedial Education as part of a whole
                                                                                       School Programme; Methods of Teaching; Curriculum
                                                                                       changes and developments; Transition from 1st, 2nd
                             EDUC 5103        Evaluation and Assessment in Education                                                                     3+0      Dr Motah     MET
                                                                                       and 3rd levels. Self assessment and peer assessment.
                                                                                       Formative assessment v/s Summative assessment;
                                                                                       Assessment of learning v/s Assessment of
                                                                                       Performance; Portfolio assessment models; new
                                                                                       approaches to assessment and evaluation.

                                                                                       Examines the roles of various Educational
                                                                                       Administrators; Directors, Assistant Directors, Rectors,
                                                                                       Deputy Rectors. The relationships and functions
                                                                                       associated with each of these roles will be examined
                                                                                       from several perspectives legislation, theoretical
                             EDUC 5104        Administrative Roles in Modern Schools                                                                     3+0      Dr Motah     MET
                                                                                       models, and role theory and research findings. The
                                                                                       specific content will address means by which these
                                                                                       roles can lead to effective administrative practice.
                                                                                       Trends in educational administration: a comparative
                                                                                       approach. E- Learning and school administration.

Educational Administration and Technology: Administrative
                                                                                       Deals with issues, principles and strategies used to
                                                                                       develop and maintain learning communities and
                                                                                       effective community relations. Topics include:
                                                                                       community-participation theory; contemporary
                                                                                       leadership and followership theory; stakeholder
                             EDUC 5201        School and Community Relations           collaboration; communication and conciliation                     3+0     Mr.Ragoodoo   MET
                                                                                       strategies; the politics of diversity and inclusion; as well
                                                                                       as approaches taken to community and capacity
                                                                                       building in education; school-community interface; PTA
                                                                                       roles and responsibilities; perspectives for new
                                                                                       school/community relations.




                                                                                                      Page 44 of 85
                                                                                              3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                                   Module Bank
                                                                                              MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                                         Module
          Category             Module Code                   Module Name                                                Outline                               Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                                       Coordinator
                                                                                              The meaning of planning, its relation to education and
                                                                                              development; the integration of educational planning
                                                                                              with Socio-economic Planning. Approaches to
                                                                                              Educational Planning. Planning processes at macro
                                                                                              level. Planning for democratization of education.
                                                                                              Planning techniques. Diagnostic and projection
                             EDUC 5202       Educational Planning and Development                                                                              3+0      Dr Motah     MET
                                                                                              techniques. The financial implications of educational
                                                                                              planning. Assets management; School mapping as a
                                                                                              micro-planning; practical considerations for planning
                                                                                              and implementing school-based technology; planning
                                                                                              for educational technology; new challenges for
                                                                                              educational planners and policy makers.

                                                                                              Introduction to Policy-Making in Education. Focuses on
                                                                                              three main aspects of Educational Policy-Making:
                                                                                              Building Consent for Educational Policy; Promoting
                                                                                              Deliberation, Understanding and Informed action in
                             EDUC 5203       Perspective on Educational Policy Making         Policy-Making; and Synthesizing Basic Considerations             3+0      Dr Motah     MET
                                                                                              for Formulating and Implementing Educational Policy;
                                                                                              Educational technology and educational policy making;
                                                                                              the Mauritian education system and educational policy
                                                                                              making.


Educational Administration and Technology: ICT


                                                                                              Computers; Time-tabling; Schools Records; Financial
                                                                                              Accounting; Statistics; Student Records; Reporting
                                                                                              procedures; Technology in the classroom; in the home;
                                                                                              Technology in the future; Networking. Computer
                                                                                              systems; Networks, Internet and the Web; Intranet;
                                                                                              Online Educational resources; E-publishing; Information
                                                                                              literacy; Learning management systems; Productivity
                             EDUC 5301       Information Technology and Educational Administration                                                             3+0     Ms Mahadeo    MET
                                                                                              tools: (windows, word-processing, spreadsheet,
                                                                                              presentation, database and communication). Quality
                                                                                              management: Supervision, and Performance reporting.
                                                                                              Groupware applications; Research projects; budgeting
                                                                                              and project management; EMIS; Data warehousing and
                                                                                              institutional benchmarking; Curricula with ICTs for a
                                                                                              knowledge-based economy; Educational issues of ICTs




                                                                                              Change in schools is explored theoretically through relevant
                                                                                              literature in the fields of organizational and school change.
                                                                                              Include presentation of theories regarding changes in
                                                                                              education. Forces affecting change in education are studied
                             EDUC 5302       Education, Technology and Change                 in detail through a Case Study approach. Special attention is    3+0     Ms Mahadeo    MET
                                                                                              given to the role of administrators and to methods for
                                                                                              improving the process of change in education. Educational
                                                                                              technology today; ICT applications in educational
                                                                                              development; E- learning society and school. Political,
                                                                                              economic, social and cultural implications of ICT




                                                                                                            Page 45 of 85
                                                                           3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                Module Bank
                                                                           MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                      Module
       Category     Module Code                    Module Name                                       Outline                               Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code     Remarks
                                                                                                                                                    Coordinator

                                                                           Object Oriented Technology; Systems and software design;
                                                                           Software specifications; Rapid prototyping; Human computer
                   EDUC 5303      Development of Educational Software      interface; Instructional design; Learning object design;         3+0      Ms Mahadeo     MET
                                                                           Integrated development environment; E-learning platform;
                                                                           Educational software design and learning methodologies;
                                                                           development, and testing process; Multimedia; Games;
                                                                           Author ware; Benchmarking; Meta data objects; Standards


                                                                           Technology in education; Networked learning environment:
                                                                           Resources on Internet and the web. Conferencing;
                                                                           Multimedia; Interactivity; Simulations; Micro worlds;
                                                                           Management learning systems; Cognition; Learning Curve;
                   EDUC 5304      Educational Technologies and Learning    Learning science; Bloom’s taxonomy; Piaget’s                     3+0      Ms Mahadeo     MET
                                                                           constructivism and Papert’s connectionism. Meta learning;
                                                                           Learning and playing to learn; Eduware; Computer-based
                                                                           instruction and learning. Intelligent tutoring systems;
                                                                           Edutainment and games; Collaborative systems; Shareware
                                                                           and Freeware; Teaching with ICT across the curriculum
                                                                           Revolutions. Networked society. Internet. Digital divide.
                                                                           Security, data protection and intellectual property. Privacy.
                                                                           Computer crimes. Legal and ethical issues. Open learning. e-
                                                                           business and e-government. Knowledge-based society.
                   EDUC 5305      Impact if ICT on Education and Society   Knowledge management. Learning society. Schools of the           3+0     Mr.Ragoodoo     MET
                                                                           future. Managing change. Culture, training and re-skilling.
                                                                           ICT applications in development: at work, home, and in
                                                                           education, health, industry, entertainment and society in
                                                                           general. Special needs in education. Globalization. Virtual
                                                                           communities

ENTREPRENEURSHIP
                                                                           Introduction; The Nature of Entrepreneurship and its
                                                                           Foundations; The Vital Role of Entrepreneurship in the
                                                                           Economy; Understanding the entrepreneur: “Who” is
                                                                           the Entrepreneur?; Understanding the Nature of
                                                                           Opportunity; Evaluating Opportunity; Ethical Issues and                                  BENM, BSC (Hons)
                   ENTR 1101      Introduction to Entreneurship                                                                             3+0     Mrs Munhurrun
                                                                           the Entrepreneur; Innovation, Technology and the                                         Web Technologies
                                                                           Entrepreneur; Expectations About Size, Growth,
                                                                           Returns and Risk; Financing a New Venture and the
                                                                           Economics of Start-up Ventures; Valuation and Deal
                                                                           Structure; Marketing, Strategy, and the Entrepreneur

                                                                           Definition: New Venture and Business Planning;
                                                                           Marketing and Promoting ideas; Financial Planning;
                                                                           The Legal Framework; The Business Plan; Business:
                   ENTRE 1102     Business Creation and Growth Process                                                                      3+0      Mr.Ramphul     BENM
                                                                           Growth, Finance, Failure; Product and market
                                                                           expansion: risks and returns; Family Business:
                                                                           understanding their opportunities and problems




                                                                                         Page 46 of 85
                                                                             3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                   Module Bank
                                                                             MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                     Module
Category    Module Code                    Module Name                                                Outline                             Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                   Coordinator

                                                                          Importance of entrepreneurial behaviour; The entrepreneurial
           ENTR 1103                                                      personality; Role of entrepreneurs within the entrepreneurial            Mr.Ramphul    BENM
                          Entrepreneurship Behaviour                                                                                       3+0
                                                                          process; Psychological approaches to entrepreneurship;
                                                                          Sociological approaches to entrepreneurship; Trait
                                                                          approaches to understanding entrepreneurs
                                                                          Social responsibilities of organizations; Stakeholders &
                                                                          Stakeholder Management; Society attitudes towards
                                                                          business; values and ethics in decision making; Social
                                                                          performance of enterprise; Sociological perspectives
           ENTR 1204      Enterprise and Society                                                                                           3+0     Mr.Ragoodoo   BENM
                                                                          on work; Work and the Family; Work and Gender;
                                                                          Types of employment; Unemployment theories; causes
                                                                          and effects; Social Entrepreneurship and Social
                                                                          Enterprise.
                                                                          Introduction to International Business Functions and
                                                                          Development; The business Environment; The role of
                                                                          start-ups and small firms in international economies;
                                                                          Ideas generation and creative problem solving;
           ENTR 2105      International Business Creation and Development Innovation management and protection of intellectual             3+0     Mr.Ramphul    BENM
                                                                          property; Feasibility studies; Strategic marketing;
                                                                          International strategy; Financial planning and
                                                                          management; Business planning and launching new
                                                                          enterprises

                                                                              The role of entrepreneur in small business; defining
                                                                              characteristics of small or medium-sized enterprise
                                                                              (SME); Formation, growth and failure rates of SMEs;
                                                                              Role of entrepreneurs and owner-managers in SME
                                                                              development; the finance of small businesses in theory
           ENTR 1206      Small Business and SME                                                                                           3+0     Mr Padachi    BENM
                                                                              and practice; marketing planning for small firms;
                                                                              employee relations; Support infrastructure for SMEs;
                                                                              Research and media coverage of SME issues; the role
                                                                              of government and small business in Mauritius; The
                                                                              future of SMEs; Case studies on SME in Mauritius
           ENTR 3107                                                          The Entrepreneurial Revolution; Conceptualising
                                                                              Entrepreneurship; stages in the entrepreneurial
                                                                              process; the entrepreneurial grid; entrepreneurship as
                                                                              life philosophy; marketing strategy and tactics for
                                                                              ventures; management issues; organizational structure,
                                                                              boards, compensation, HRM; Understanding the                 3+0     Ms Mahadeo    BENM
                                                                              challenges of growth options, ethical dilemmas;
                                                                              strategic planning of emerging new ventures; emerging
                                                                              entrepreneurial issues confronting the economy today
                                                                              and in the future; Turnaround Concepts; Corporate
                          Strategic and Entrepreneurial Management            Entrepreneurship




                                                                                            Page 47 of 85
                                                                                  3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                       Module Bank
                                                                                  MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                          Module
       Category    Module Code                   Module Name                                              Outline                             Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                        Coordinator
                                                                                  Theories of entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship and
                                                                                  ethics, and the Public enterprise; entrepreneurship
                                                                                  policy and regional economic and social development:
                                                                                  the entrepreneurial framework, enterprise culture and
                                                                                  attitudes, the entrepreneurial environment; Governance
                                                                                  and the Public Sector; governance, stakeholders and
                                                                                                                                               3+0     Mrs Seenarain   BENM
                                                                                  the public sector, society and the public sector; the
                                                                                  impact of globalization on public service provision and
                                                                                  NGO‟s, regional policy, the public-private interface and
                                                                                  multiple delivery mechanism, public finance and
                                                                                  governance; Leadership in the Public and Voluntary
                                                                                  sector.
                  ENTR 3108      Public Sector Entrepreneurship
                                                                                  The module will be dealt with a series of Case Studies
                                                                                  reflecting the knowledge from practices in industry,
                                                                                  commerce and public sectors. Cases will involve the
                                                                                  following: issues, theories, techniques used by
                  ENTR 3109      Entrepreneurship in Large Organisation           entrepreneurial companies; interaction of the                3+0     Mrs Munhurrun   BENM
                                                                                  organization with its external and internal environments;
                                                                                  culture influencing organization design and behaviours;
                                                                                  Strategic Change within inevitable constraints of a large
                                                                                  organization

                                                                                  Mentoring, consulting and training; Completing a profile
                                                                                  of a business; Doing a SWOT analysis, and
                                                                                  determining the Key Success Factors; The key
                  ENTR 3110      Managing and Consulting: Practice and Critique   components of Productivity Improvement;                      3+0      Mr.Ramphul     BENM
                                                                                  Understanding the Productivity Performance Report;
                                                                                  Developing an Action Plan for the Business. Guiding
                                                                                  the owner to implement the action plan.
                  ENTR 5111      Entrepreneurship                                                                                              3+0                     MSE (SOBISE)
                  ENTR 1113      Entrepreneurship Development Programme                                                                        3+0                     (SOBISE)
ENVIRONMENT
                  ENGT3101       Environmental Management
                                                                                  Definition of Environment; Paradigms of Environmental
                                                                                  Management; Evolution of Concept; Aspects of
                                                                                  Environmental Management; Waste Management;
                                                                                  Water Management; Tourism; Hospitality and the
                                                                                  Environment - Impacts and Solutions; Waste
                                                                                  Management in the Hospitality Industry; Water                3+0     Ms Ramkissoon   BTHM
                                                                                  Resources Management in the Hospitality Industry;
                                                                                  Environmental Management System; Sustainable
                                                                                  Siting; Design and Construction of Tourism Facilities;
                                                                                  Environmental Impact Assessment; Green Consumer;
                                                                                  International Standards e.g. ISO, Environmental Policy
                                                                                  for the Tourism and Hospitality Industry.




                                                                                               Page 48 of 85
                                                                       3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                            Module Bank
                                                                       MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                Module
        Category          Module Code                  Module Name                             Outline                              Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                              Coordinator
                         ENGT 2102      Environmental Management
                                                                       An introduction to environmental management, to the
                                                                       systems and approaches used to meet the challenges
                                                                       of natural resource protection and conservation and the
                                                                       contributions that can be made to the sustainability
                                                                       development agenda; General principles of sustainable
                                                                       environmental management. Conventional ecosystem                                      BOSHM
                                                                                                                                     3+0     Ms Ramkissoon
                                                                       and compartmental approaches to environmental
                                                                       management.       Prerequisites     of    sustainability.
                                                                       Environmental Impact Assessment Techniques,
                                                                       Limitations and recent developments; Environmental
                                                                       audit. Biodiversity; Risk assessment; Environment
                                                                       Protection Act .ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 series. Case
                                                                       studies
                         ENGT 3103      Waste Management

                                                                       Introduction to Wastewater Management; Waste as an
                                                                       environmental issue ; Industrial Wastewater Treatment
                                                                       Technologies; Sludge Processing and Disposal; Waste           3+0     Ms Ramkissoon   BOSHM
                                                                       minimisation : Recycling and Reuse; Management of
                                                                       Industrial Solid Wastes; Processing and Resource
                                                                       Recovery; Ultimate Disposal of Solid and Hazardous
                                                                       Wastes: Landfills

GOVERNMENT: Government

                         GOVT 1101                                     Introduction to the nature of the Modern State;
                                                                       Importance of Government in the case of Market
                                                                       Failure; Organisation, Functions and Principles of the
                                        Government                     Cabinet Government; Democracy and Representative              3+0     Mrs Seenarain   BPAM
                                                                       Government; Decision-Making in Government; The
                                                                       Public     Interest  and    Welfare   State;    Policy
                                                                       implementation and evaluation.
                         GOVT5102       Public Policy and Government

                                                                       This module will consist of two sections. The first
                                                                       section will consider the formation of the state and look
                                                                       into the different systems of state that have evolved. It
                                                                       will analyse the central position of government in the
                                                                       state with the role of political parties, pressure groups
                                                                       and non-governmental organisations as well as the
                                                                       challenges facing modern government. It will at another
                                                                       level look at the nature and scope of the policy oriented     3+0       Dr.Chittoo    MPM
                                                                       approach in political science and examine various
                                                                       approaches to public policy. The focus will be on
                                                                       analysing policies and understanding their implications
                                                                       to development, productivity, competitiveness and
                                                                       sustainability. Special focus will be given to the policy
                                                                       of privatisation and public enterprise reform. Analysis of
                                                                       the micro-levels will be considered. Structure and
                                                                       processes of public policy and management in OECD,
                                                                       NICs and developing countries will be examined.
GOVERNMENT: Local Government




                                                                                     Page 49 of 85
                                                                       3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                            Module Bank
                                                                       MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                               Module
         Category        Module Code                    Module Name                            Outline                             Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code    Remarks
                                                                                                                                             Coordinator
                                                                       Definition of Local Government; Central and Local
                                                                       Government; Autonomy of Sub-national Authorities;
                                                                       expenditure and Revenue Assignment to Local
                                                                       Governments in Mauritius; Budgeting Process of
                        GOVT2201       Local Government                                                                             3+0     Mrs Seenarain   BPAM
                                                                       Municipalities; The importance of Local Government in
                                                                       the National System; Intergovernmental competition;
                                                                       Market Integration and the Survival of Local
                                                                       Governments.

GOVERNMENT: Public
                        GOVT2301       Public Sector Applications      Government Accounting and Reporting; Cash
                                                                       Management; Debtors Management; Investment of
                                                                       Public Funds; Debt Management; Physical Asset                3+0      Mr Padachi     DPSFM
                                                                       Management; Procurement Management, New trends
                                                                       in Budgeting
                        GOVT2302       Introduction to Public Policy
                                                                       Definition of Public Policy; Political and Administrative
                                                                       Dimensions; Organisation and Procedure Analysis of
                                                                                                                                                            BPAM, BPSFM(TOP
                                                                       Public problems; The Policy Agenda (Systematic and           3+0       Dr.Chittoo
                                                                                                                                                            UP)
                                                                       Institutional); Policy formulation and adoption; Policy
                                                                       implementation; National Budgeting and Public Policy
                                                                       making; Categories of Public Policies; Policy evaluation


HOSPITALITY: Food and
Beverages
                                                                       Restaurant & Front-of-House Operations; Kitchen &
                                                                       Back-of-House Operations Introduction to F& B
                                                                       Management; Legal Issues; Hygiene & Nutrition;
                                                                       Occupational Safety, Quality Control & Security; Food
                        HMGT 1101      Food and Beverages I                                                                         3+0      Mr Mootien     BTHM
                                                                       Production; Service Techniques. Operations of
                                                                       Catering Services; Introduction to Beverages; Wines,
                                                                       Spirits & Cocktails; Wine Production; Beer & Spirits
                                                                       Production.
                                                                       Introduction to the Advanced F&B Structure &
                                                                       Management; Menu Costing, Planning, Designing,
                                                                       Purchasing & Storage for the F&B Dept; Food &
                                                                       Beverage Cost & Control Procedures; Banqueting and
                        HMGT 1102      Food and Beverages II                                                                        3+0      Mr Mootien     BTHM
                                                                       Corporate Catering; F&B Merchandising, Sales &
                                                                       Marketing Techniques; Case Study; Advanced F&B
                                                                       Products & Services; Latest Trends in F&B Products,
                                                                       Sales & Services.
                                                                       Vegetables Cuts & Vegetable Preparation; Potato Cuts
                                                                       & Preparations; Stocks; Sauces; Cold & Hot Sauces;
                                                                       Salads & Dressing; Soups (Clear, Thick, Cream &
                        HMGT 1103      Practical at Hotel School I                                                                  3+0     Mrs Rengasamy   BTHM
                                                                       Purées); Cold Hors-d‟Oeuvres; Hot hors-d‟Oeuvres;
                                                                       Main Courses; Table d‟Hôte Menus; Pastries &
                                                                       Desserts.
                                                                       Restaurant Presentation and Equipment; Procedures
                                                                       for the Service of a Meal; Types and Styles of Services
                        HMGT 1104      Practical at Hotel School II    of a Meal; Order Taking; Setting up of Bar; Dispensing       3+0     Mrs Rengasamy   BTHM
                                                                       Bar Beverages; Art of Mixing Cocktails; Breakfast
                                                                       Service; Wine Service.




                                                                                    Page 50 of 85
                                                                                    3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                         Module Bank
                                                                                    MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                          Module
          Category          Module Code                  Module Name                                        Outline                            Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                        Coordinator

HOSPITALITY: Hospitality
                                                                                     Overview of Managerial Work in Hospitality
                                                                                    Organisations; Hospitality Management: an
                                                                                    Introduction;
                                                                                    Hospitality Concepts; Development and Planning;
                                                                                    Internationalisation and Growth; The nature of
                           HMGT 1201      Hospitality Management                    Managerial Work; Legislations; Managing Qualities;          3+0     Mr Mootien    BTHM
                                                                                    The Importance of Culture in Hospitality Management;
                                                                                    Accommodation Operations; Hospitality Finance;
                                                                                    Preparing a Business Unit Plan; Working in the
                                                                                    Hospitality Industry Ethics and Social Responsibility in
                                                                                    Hospitality Management.




                                                                                    Introduction to Accommodation and Hotel Management;
                                                                                    Overview of the Accommodation Industry; Rooms
                                                                                    Division;
                                                                                    Organizational Functions and Functional Relationships;
                                                                                    The Accommodation Product; Types of
                                                                                    Accommodation;
                           HMGT 2202      Accomodations Management                  Front Office Operations: Front Office Systems,              3+0     Mr Mootien    BTHM
                                                                                    Guest Cycle and Rate Structures; Front Office
                                                                                    Management:
                                                                                    Planning and Evaluating Front Office Operations Yield
                                                                                    Management;
                                                                                    Housekeeping Operations; Cost Control Processes and
                                                                                    Procedures, Front Office, Housekeeping, Night
                                                                                    Auditing; Safety and Security Systems;
                                                                                    Quality Assurance in the Provision of Accommodation;
                                                                                    Handling Guest Complaints; Communication.

                                                                                    Management Principles and Techniques in
                                                                                    Successfully Operating a Variety of Facilities:
                                                                                    Operations, Human Resources, Organisations and
                           HGMT 2203      Facilities Planning & Design Management   Behaviour, Marketing and Strategic Development;             3+0     Mr Mootien    BTHM
                                                                                    Types of Facilities; Facilities Planning and Designing;
                                                                                    Sensitivity of Coastal areas; Architecture; Lagoon and
                                                                                    Beach Development.
HOSPITALITY: Event




                                                                                                 Page 51 of 85
                                                                     3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                          Module Bank
                                                                     MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                Module
       Category      Module Code                  Module Name                                 Outline                               Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code     Remarks
                                                                                                                                              Coordinator
                                                                     Introduction to Conferences; The Provision and Supply
                                                                     of Conference Venues; Conference and Event Venues
                                                                     in Mauritius; Conference Business and Its Market
                                                                     Demand; The Conference and Event Market in
                                                                     Mauritius; Conference and Meeting Areas;
                                                                     Conceptualising Events; The Planning Function for
                                                                     Events and Conferences; Registration and Support
                    HGMT 2301      Conference and Event Management                                                                   3+0     Mrs Rengasamy   BTHM
                                                                     Activities; Leadership and Human Resources; The
                                                                     Organisation and Staffing of Conference Venues; The
                                                                     Provision of Food and Drink; Technical Facilities; The
                                                                     Marketing of Events and of Conferences; Funding of
                                                                     Events; Sponsorships; Control and Budgeting; Legal
                                                                     and Risk Management; Logistics; Evaluation and
                                                                     Reporting.

HUMAN RESOURCE
MANAGEMENT: Human
Resource
                                                                     Job Creation; Job analysis; Job description;
                                                                     Recruitment and Selection; Internal and External
                                                                     Communication; Induction; Motivation, Organisational
                    HRMT 1101      Managing People                   Commitment; Training and Development; Performance               3+0      Mrs Bhiwajee   BCOM, BBIF, BACB
                                                                     Appraisal; Group behaviour and group dynamics;
                                                                     „Learning Organisation‟


                                                                     Meaning of Manpower & Human resource Planning,
                                                                     HRP at both micro and macro levels (Demand and
                                                                     supply of labour in various market structures), factors
                                                                     affecting HR Planning, linkage of HR Planning with                                      BHRM,BPAM,
                    HRMT 2102      Human Resource Planning                                                                           3+0       Dr.Chittoo
                                                                     other HR functions, Manpower Planning tools and                                         DPAM, DHRM
                                                                     techniques, Career Planning and succession planning.
                                                                     Current trends in Mauritius: retrenchment, downsizing,
                                                                     Voluntary retirement schemes

                                                                     Definition of teams, Importance of Teambuilding, Process &
                                                                     issues of teambuilding, Team members- roles & definition,
                    HRMT 2103      Teambuilding and Leadership       attributes of a good team leader, the process of leadership,    3+0      Mr.Ramphul     BHRM, BENM, DHRM
                                                                     Leadership theories & styles, empowering team members,
                                                                     team motivation.

                                                                     Evolution of Personel Management to Human Resource
                                                                     Management, Role of HR in modern organizations;
                                                                     Differentiating between job & tasks, Job creation, Job                                  BPAM, BENM,
                    HRMT 2104      Human Resource Management                                                                         3+0       Dr.Chittoo
                                                                     Description, Job Analysis, Job Evaluation, Recruitment                                  BCOM
                                                                     & Selection, Training & Development, Reward &
                                                                     Performance Management , Contemporary issues in
                                                                     HR ( Learning Organisations, HRIS)




                                                                                   Page 52 of 85
                                                               3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                    Module Bank
                                                               MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                           Module
Category    Module Code                   Module Name                                    Outline                               Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                         Coordinator
                                                               Historical Development of Personnel Management to
                                                               Human Resource Development (HRD); The Role of
                                                               Finance Managers in the HRM Function; the HRD cycle
                                                               – job creation, job analysis, job evaluation, job
           HRMT 2105      Human Resource Management            description, recruitment, selection, induction, training         3+0       Dr.Chittoo    ITES, DPSFM
                                                               and development; Process of Manpower Planning;
                                                               Performance Appraisal; Salary Structures; Industrial
                                                               Relations; Emerging Issues related to “Learning
                                                               Organisation and Empowerment”.

                                                               Introduction to HRM; The Practice of HRM; Effective
                                                               Communication; Team Building; Recruitment and
                                                               Selection Procedures; Orientation and Socialisation;
                                                               Training and Development; Evaluating Employee
           HRMT 2106      HRM in Tourism and Hospitality                                                                        3+0     Mrs Rengasamy   BTHM
                                                               Performance; Managing Conflict; Supervisory and
                                                               Management Development; Safety; Discipline and
                                                               Ethics; Employment Laws and Application;
                                                               Compensation and Labour Issues.


                                                               Meaning of performance. What is performance appraisal.
                                                               The appraisal processes, methods. Relationship between
           HRMT 2107      Rewards and Performance Management   motivation, job satisfaction and performance. Reward             3+0      Mr.Ramphul     BHRM
                                                               Strategies. Components of Reward Management strategy.
                                                               Factors affecting satisfaction with the reward system.
                                                               Relationship between reward and performance. Ethics in
                                                               Performance Management.
                                                               Human Resource Development : Meaning. HRD v/s HRM.
                                                               Training & Development. Training Needs Assessment,
                                                               Training methods and techniques, Training & learning,
           HRMT 2108      Human Resource Development           Competence based learning, learning culture. New trends in       3+0       Dr.Chittoo    BHRM
                                                               training & HRD ( multi skilling, retraining etc) . Evaluating
                                                               Training.   Career   Development.         Development      &
                                                               Performance.
                                                               The context, practice and integration of HR operations;
                                                               Nature and evolution of work within organizations;
                                                               Role and influence of stakeholders on HR, growth and
                                                               development of HR; Ethics and professionalism;
           HRMT 3109      Human Resource Operations            HR policy; Employee resourcing, development, relations,          3+0      Mrs Bhiwajee   BHRM
                                                               and reward; Integration of Business and HR strategies, the
                                                               contribution of HR to organisational success, conflicts and
                                                               ambiguities in the contribution of HR.

                                                               Introduction to Project Management; Project Management
                                                               Life Cycle; Barriers of collaboration (i.e. conflicts,
                                                               resistance, power, politics); The Project Team; Project
           HRMT 3110      Managing Human Resource Projects                                                                      3+0      Mrs Bhiwajee   BHRM
                                                               Planning and Scheduling; Resource Management; Project
                                                               Control; Project Control Techniques; Project reports and
                                                               Project closure.




                                                                              Page 53 of 85
                                                                      3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                           Module Bank
                                                                      MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                Module
Category    Module Code                   Module Name                                          Outline                               Hrs/Wk                  Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                              Coordinator
                                                                      Training and development; Strategic and financial
                                                                      considerations; Training operations design &
                                                                      programme development; Cost effective human
           HRMT 3111      Cost Effective Human Resource Development                                                                   3+0     Mrs Faugoo     BHRM
                                                                      resource programmes; Ethics in T&D; Relationship of
                                                                      cultural diversity and work-force forecasting to budgets
                                                                      and financial planning
                                                                      HR practices and trends in the International context (UK and
                                                                      USA), cross-cultural issues in International HRM, HRM
                                                                      strategies adopted by International, Transnational &
           HRMT 3112      Trends in International HRM                 Multinational companies, managing the interface between         3+0     Mrs Faugoo     BHRM
                                                                      ethnocentrism, diversity and control in a changing global
                                                                      environment, comparative HR practice in the Mauritian
                                                                      context.

                                                                      Strategic HRM and HRD: the nature and meaning of HRM
                                                                      and HRD, cultural aspects of organizations; management of
                                                                      change, leadership, involvement and empowerment,
           HRMT 3113      Strategic Human Resource Management         functions and process in HRM and HRD, Strategic                 3+0     Mrs Faugoo     BHRM
                                                                      interventions, language, concepts and rhetoric in HRM and
                                                                      HRD, Strategic HRM and HRD and their contribution to
                                                                      competitive advantage.
                                                                      Remuneration     basics:   pay,  reward,     remuneration,
                                                                      compensation; Traditional wage systems versus new pay
                                                                      policies; Introduction to Performance Management:
           HRMT 3114      Managing Pay and Performance                                                                                3+0     Mr.Ramphul     BHRM
                                                                      concepts, development, objectives & role; Performance
                                                                                                   o
                                                                      Appraisal effectiveness, 360 feedback; Job Evaluation
                                                                      methods; broad banding. Performance related pay.
                                                                      Public sector ethos, employment policy and practice in the
                                                                      Mauritian public sector, leadership, managing human
           HRMT 3115      Managing HR in the Public Sector            resources – challenges and opportunities, employment            3+0      Dr Chittoo    BHRM
                                                                      patterns and forms, public sector reforms, public policy and
                                                                      human resource management.
                                                                      Human Resource Management and Development will
                                                                      be examined in contexts of public and private sectors
                                                                      including reform, change and re-engineering situations.
                                                                      The module will also cover human resource
           HRMT 5116      Human Resource Management                   management and development models, human                        3+0      Dr Chittoo    MPM
                                                                      resource planning, job analysis and career
                                                                      management, recruitment and selection, performance
                                                                      management and appraisal, rewards management, and
                                                                      training and development.
                                                                      History, Evolution, Developments. Job Description,
                                                                      Analysis & Evaluation. Human Resource Planning.                                        BHRM, BOSHM,
           HRMT 1117      Introductory Human Resource Management                                                                      3+0     Mrs Bhiwajee
                                                                      Recruitment & Selection. Performance & Reward                                          BHRM
                                                                      Management. Training & Development.




                                                                                    Page 54 of 85
                                                                      3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                           Module Bank
                                                                      MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                 Module
        Category         Module Code                    Module Name                            Outline                                Hrs/Wk                  Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                               Coordinator

                                                                      Relationship between training and professional development:
                                                                      Basics of adult learning and training practices, Skill
                                                                      development and business performance; Assessing strategies,
                        HRMT 2118      Training and Development       goals and needs: Business strategy, Training needs               3+0     Mrs Bhiwajee   BOSHM
                                                                      assessment; Various steps and issues involved in designing a
                                                                      training program . Training Evaluation: Purposes of training
                                                                      evaluations, Types of training evaluation, Levels of training
                                                                      evaluation, Measuring training outcomes, Assessing training
                                                                      impact on business improvement
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: Social Science
                                                                      Introduction to Organisational Behaviour, Foundations of
                                                                      individual behaviour, Managing individual behaviour,
                                                                      Personality Theories, Job Satisfaction. Power and Politics.
                        HRMT 1201      Organisationial Behaviour      Foundations of Group Behaviour and Group Dynamics.               3+0     Mrs Bhiwajee   BHRM, BCOM
                                                                      Communications       and     Decision-making.     Conflict
                                                                      Management.     Organisational Culture.     Organisational
                                                                      Development.

                                                                      Perspectives in sociology, the interplay between social
                                                                      influences and personal experience, gender issues,
                                                                                                                                                              BHRM,
                                                                      stratification, ethnicity and race, groups and
                        HRMT 1202      Introduction to Sociology                                                                       3+0     Mr.Ragoodoo    BPAM,BCOM,
                                                                      organizations, Basic social institutions: marriage and
                                                                                                                                                              DPAM, CNLG
                                                                      the family, education and the media, and work and
                                                                      economic life

                                                                      Introduction to Industrial Psychology and important
                                                                      aspects such as the individual: values, attitudes and job
                                                                      satisfaction; basic motivational concepts; the group and
                        HRMT 3203      Industrial Psychology                                                                           3+0      Dr Motah      BPAM
                                                                      foundations of group behaviour; communication;
                                                                      understanding work teams; leadership; power and
                                                                      politics; conflict; negotiation and inter group behaviour;
                                                                      organisational change and stress management


                                                                      Critical examination of changing nature of work in Mauritius
                                                                      ( agriculture to manufacturing, service) ;changes in variety
                                                                      and pattern of employment relation, hours of work, patterns
                                                                      of reward and remuneration; employee representation and
                        HRMT 3204      Sociology of Work              forms of employee participation; effects of social,              3+0     Mr.Ragoodoo    BHRM, BOSHM
                                                                      demographic and macro economics forces such (
                                                                      industrialisation and technological advances) on labour
                                                                      market, gender and ethnicity, patterns of education and skill
                                                                      formation, globalisation etc. Families’ adaptation to these
                                                                      changes; Future shape of employment in Mauritius.




                                                                                    Page 55 of 85
                                                                            3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                 Module Bank
                                                                            MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                      Module
        Category      Module Code                    Module Name                                     Outline                               Hrs/Wk                  Programme Code         Remarks
                                                                                                                                                    Coordinator

                                                                            Introduction to Industrial Psychology and important
                                                                            aspects such as the individual: values, attitudes and job
                                                                            satisfaction; basic motivational concepts; the group and
                     HRMT 1205      Introduction to Industrial Psychology   foundations of group behaviour; communication;                  3+0      Dr Motah      BOSHM
                                                                            understanding work teams; leadership; power and
                                                                            politics; conflict; negotiation and inter group
                                                                            behaviour; organisational change and stress
                                                                            management

                                                                            Group process, group dynamics; group work
                                                                            implications; groups and individuals in counselling
                                                                            sessions; role-plays and handling individuals and
                     HRMT 3206      Group Process and Group Work            groups; group therapy and how it works; confidentiality;        3+0     Mrs Bhiwajee   CNLG
                                                                            handling emotions; respect; group cohesion; group
                                                                            roles; status in groups; group norms, conformity;
                                                                            attitudes and values of members; in-group and out-
                                                                            group membership; inputs and outcomes.
LANGUAGE: Language
                                                                            Alphabet and Pronunciation; Conjugation of Verbs;
                                                                            Definite and Indefinite Articles; Numbers; Plural of
                                                                            Nouns; Nominative and Accusative Cases; Principal
                                                                            and Subordinate Clauses; Nouns and Pronouns; Dative
                     LANG 1101      German I                                                                                                3+0      Mr Mootien    BTHM
                                                                            and Accusative Pronouns; Strong Verbs; Negation;
                                                                            Prepositions; Adverbs; Direct and Indirect Form;
                                                                            Separable and Inseparable Verbs; Past Tense; Present
                                                                            Tense; Past Participles.
                                                                            Using Adjectives; Giving the Date; Narrating;
                                                                            Describing; Comparing; Introducing Yourself;
                     LANG 2102      German II                               Expressing Wishes; Making Suggestions; Expressing               3+0      Mr Mootien    BTHM
                                                                            Feelings; Taking Messages; Writing Reports;
                                                                            Professional Language & Expressions.
                                                                            This module will look at grammar, punctuations,
                                                                                                                                                                                    Module name has
                                                                            constructing sentences; Writing skills: formal letters,
                     LANG 2103      English                                                                                                 3+0      Mr Mootien    ITES             changed to Business
                                                                            reports, taking of minutes, memorandums; Oral
                                                                                                                                                                                    French
                                                                            elocution
                                                                            This module will look at grammar, punctuations,
                                                                                                                                                                                    Module name has
                                                                            constructing sentences; Writing skills: formal letters,
                     LANG 2104      French                                                                                                  3+0      Mr Mootien    ITES             changed to Business
                                                                            reports, taking of minutes, memorandums; Oral
                                                                                                                                                                                    English
                                                                            elocution


                                                                            Alphabet & Pronunciation; Conjugation of verbs; Definite &
                                                                            Indefinite Articles; Singular & Plural Greeting People; Days
                                                                            & Months; Climate & Weather; telling Time; Counting to
                     LANG 1105      Italian I                               100; Making Sentences; Asking Information; When, Why,           3+0      Mr Mootien    BTHM
                                                                            Who, Where, What? Negative Statements & Interrogation;
                                                                            Expressing One’s Opinions; Italian Food and Hotel Services.
                                                                            Asking for Directions. The Italian History, Geography,
                                                                            Culture & Economy. Learning about some Italian Cities &
                                                                            Regions: Rome, Venice, Tuscany.




                                                                                          Page 56 of 85
                                                                           3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                Module Bank
                                                                           MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                       Module
         Category    Module Code                     Module Name                                     Outline                                Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code       Remarks
                                                                                                                                                     Coordinator

                                                                           Use of Adjectives & Adverbs; Narration of Events in the Past
                                                                           Tense; Parts of the Body; Comparisons & Superlatives;
                    LANG 2106      Italian II                              Communication & Transport – Air, Sea, Rail & Road. The            3+0     Mr Mootien    BTHM
                                                                           Future Tense; Touring Mauritius as a Guide for Italian
                                                                           Tourists; Writing Reports & Letters in Italian; Conversation
                                                                           & expressing one opinions. Making Travel Plans. Techniques
                                                                           of Translation from & in to Italian.
                                                                                                                                                                   BSc Web Technology
                    LANG 1106      English and French for ICT                                                                                3+0     Mr Mootien
                                                                                                                                                                   (SOBISE)


LAW: General Law
                                                                           Introduction to Law; Ideas and functions of Law; Nature
                                                                           of constitutional and administrative law; Constitutional
                                                                           foundations of the powers of the court, statutory                                       BHRM, BBIF,
                                                                           interpretation, arbitration and the hearing tribunal, the                               DPSFM, BACB,
                                                                                                                                             3+0      Dr Chittoo
                                                                           law of contract, the law of agency; Distinction between                                 BPAM, BOSHM,
                                                                           Public and Private Law; Criminal and Civil Law;                                         BCOM, DPAM
                                                                           Common Law and Civil Law Systems; Case Law
                                                                           Techniques; Statutory Interpretation.
                    LLAW 1101      Introduction to Law & Legal Methods
                                                                           The module will focus on the Executive Authority and
                                                                           its Control: Executive Authority and Central
                                                                           Government; the President and his prerogative; Powers
                                                                           of Delegated Legislation; Adjudicative Powers;
                                                                           Tribunals and Enquiries; Administration Authorities;
                                                                           Local Councils; Public Corporations; The Police and
                                                                                                                                                                   BPSFM(TOP UP),
                                                                           police Authorities; Maladministration and the                     3+0      Dr Chittoo
                                                                                                                                                                   BPAM, DPAM
                                                                           Ombudsman; Judicial Review of Administrative Action;
                                                                           Procedural Impropriety: Beach of Natural Justice;
                                                                           Applications for Judicial Review; Judicial Remedies in
                                                                           Administrative Law; The Legal Liability of Public
                                                                           Authorities; State Proceedings and Public Interest
                    LLAW 1102      Administrative Law                      immunity.

                                                                           Students will be exposed to the law-making process
                                                                           and the different sources of law. The module will
                                                                           provide the opportunity to interpret statutes, acts and
                                                                           legislation. Special focus will be provided to the                3+0      Dr Chittoo   BPAM, DPAM
                                                                           „Drafting of instructions‟ and „Drafting of Legislation‟.
                                                                           The interface between public officers and the legislative
                                                                           drafters will be examined.
                    LLAW 1103      Legislation and Legislative Functions
                                                                           Constitutional Law as applied to education and language,
                                                                           intentional wrong and defenses, the various aspects of
                                                                           negligence and its defenses, occupier’s liability, employer’s
                                                                           liability, administrative law, defamation and human rights.
                                                                           Wherever relevant, a parallel tie-in will be made with statute    3+0      Dr Motah     MET
                                                                           law; interdisciplinary approach to legal and educational
                                                                           policy; legal issues affecting school administrators;
                                                                           performing duties within the boundaries of constitutional,
                    LLAW 5104      Educational and Administrative Law      statutory and case law




                                                                                          Page 57 of 85
                                                                             3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                  Module Bank
                                                                             MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                      Module
         Category    Module Code                    Module Name                                      Outline                              Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                    Coordinator
Law: Social Law
                                                                             Present Legislation, Scope of the Act. Development of
                                                                             Occupational Health and Safety Law. General Duties
                                                                             under the act. Environment Studies. Offences,
                                                                             Penalties and Legal Proceedings. Insurance: Effect of
                                                                                                                                           3+0      Mrs Bhiwajee   BOSHM
                                                                             Insurance on health and safety at work and employer‟s
                                                                             liability insurance. Comparative Health and Safety
                                                                             Legislation. Future proposals. (Healthy lifestyle for
                                                                             Managerial Staff).
                    LLAW 1201      Health , Safety and welfare Legislation
                                                                             Nature and Scope. Comparative analysis on theory
                                                                             and practice of collective bargaining. Industrial
                                                                             Discontent: Causes, Symptoms, Consequences and
                                                                             Strikes. Method of Settling Industrial Disputes. Trade
                                                                                                                                           3+0      Mrs Faugoo     BHRM
                                                                             Unions and Employer Organisations.. Industrial
                                                                             Democracy, productivity norms and targets. Role of the
                                                                             state. Unions and Productivity. Current Trends in
                    LLAW 1202      Employee Relations                        Mauritius.

                                                                             Definition, meaning of Industrial Relations; Requisites
                                                                             of successful IR; Trade Unionism& its evolution in the
                                                                             Mauritian context. Being familiar with Industrial laws,
                                                                             students will be expected to know about the various           3+0      Mrs Faugoo     BHRM
                                                                             provisions of the Personnel Management Manual used
                                                                             the Civil Service, the PRB report and also the PSC
                                                                             regulations. Case studies
                    LLAW 1203      Employment Laws: Industrial Relations
                    LLAW2204       Prosecution I
                                                                             Introduction to Criminal Justice, with and introduction to
                                                                             its social function. . Mauritian Criminal law and its
                                                                             particularities; Conceptual framework of criminal law,
                                                                             ideas of conduct, responsibility and capacity. Drugs          3+0     Mrs Rengasamy   BCOM
                                                                             and criminal law controls; regulatory offences with
                                                                             references to public health and safety; Traditional
                                                                             offences of Criminal Law; Introduction to civil law; Civil
                                                                             wrongs and tortuous liability; negligence, defamation.
                    LLAW2205       Prosecution II                            Procedural Rules that govern how criminal and civil
                                                                             cases are brought to trial and how they are tried. Court
                                                                             procedures; Documents; exhibits and various
                                                                             categories of witnesses; Other procedural aspects with
                                                                             regard to witnesses; The main rule governing
                                                                             Examination-in-Chief; Cross-Examination and Re-
                                                                                                                                           3+0     Mrs Rengasamy   BCOM
                                                                             Examination. Key concepts of the law of evidence;
                                                                             Circumstantial Evidence, Oral Evidence; Aspect of the
                                                                             Law of Evidence of particular significance at the
                                                                             preparation stage of a case and at the trial stage;
                                                                             burden of proof and standard of proof and its
                                                                             exceptions.
                    LLAW 3206      Labour Law
                                                                             Present legislation, Scope of the Act, Developments,
                                                                             Provisions under the Act including Health & Safety,
                                                                                                                                           3+0      Mrs Bhiwajee   BENM
                                                                             Remuneration, Compensation, Termination, Offences,
                                                                             Penalties and Legal Proceedings, International Labour
                                                                             Standards. Case Studies




                                                                                           Page 58 of 85
                                                                                3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                     Module Bank
                                                                                MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                      Module
         Category     Module Code                     Module Name                                      Outline                             Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code         Remarks
                                                                                                                                                    Coordinator
                                                                                Nature and Scope. Comparative analysis on theory
                                                                                and practice of collective bargaining. Industrial
                                                                                Discontent: Causes, Symptoms, Consequences and
                                                                                Strikes. Method of Settling Industrial Disputes. Trade
                     LLAW1207       Industrai Relations                                                                                     3+0     Mrs Faugoo    BOSHM
                                                                                Unions and Employer Organisations.. Industrial
                                                                                Democracy, productivity norms and targets. Role of the
                                                                                state. Unions and Productivity. IRA Act Current
                                                                                Trends in Mauritius
LAW: Corporate Law
                                                                                Law relating to trade union organisation, wages and
                                                                                condition of employment. Trade disputes. Security of
                                                                                employment and termination of contracts of service.         3+0     Mr.Ramphul    BHRM, BOSHM
                                                                                Regularly bodies and Courts. Comparative Industrial
                     LLAW 1301      Industrial Law                              Law.
                                                                                The legal system in Mauritius - An overview; Essentials
                                                                                of contract: offer and acceptance, agreement, intention                                            Module merged with
                                                                                to create legal intention, capacity to contract; A model                                           Legal Aspecpects in
                                                                                of a contract for purchase of goods: Terms, Conditions,                                            Purchasing and Supply
                                                                                                                                            3+0       Mr Odit     DPSM
                                                                                Warranties, Penalties; Liquidated & Unliquidated                                                   II and now named Legal
                                                                                damages; Fixed and variable price contracts; Cost plus                                             Aspects in Purchasing
                                                                                and re-insurable contracts; Procurement in the public                                              and Supply
                                                                                sector: F.M.M and CTB Act
                     LLAW 1302      Legal Aspects in Purchasing and Supply I

                                                                                Formation of a contract: Terms and Conditions,
                                                                                Exclusion Clauses, and Force Majeure; Termination of
                                                                                                                                                                                   Module merged with
                                                                                contracts; Remedies for break of contract; Transfer of
                                                                                                                                                                                   Legal Aspecpects in
                                                                                property, risk and title; International Trade and
                                                                                                                                                                                   Purchasing and Supply I
                                                                                Insurance; Intellectual Property: Patents, Trade marks,     3+0       Mr Odit     DPSM
                                                                                                                                                                                   and now named Legal
                                                                                Design and Copy right; Sales of Goods Act;
                                                                                                                                                                                   Aspects in Purchasing
                                                                                Occupational Health & Safety Act; Electronic
                                                                                                                                                                                   and Supply
                                                                                Transaction Act; Environment and anti-corruption Act
                     LLAW 2303      Legal Aspects in Purchasing and Supply II

                                                                                Introduction to Law and the Legal System; Hospitality
                                                                                Operating Structures; Regulatory and Administrative
                                                                                Concerns in the Hospitality Industry; Law of Contracts;
                                                                                Legal Responsibility as a Hospitality Operator; Legally     3+0     Mr Mootien    BTHM
                                                                                Selecting and Managing Employees; Licensing Law;
                                                                                Safety and Security Issues; The Hospitality
                                                                                International Legal Context.
                     LLAW 2304      Hospitality Law




                                                                                             Page 59 of 85
                                                                   3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                        Module Bank
                                                                   MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                            Module
Category    Module Code                   Module Name                                      Outline                               Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                          Coordinator


                                                                   This Module will initially introduce students to one
                                                                   aspect of legal obligation – that is the law of concerning
                                                                   the formation and conclusion of contracts. This will form
                                                                   a basis that will allow students to have a general
                                                                   overview of more complex commercial contracts. The
                                                                   module will then focus on particular commercial
           LLAW3305       Commecial Law                            contracts, of sale or of service, each raising distinct                                BCOM
                                                                                                                                  3+0     Mr.Seetanah
                                                                   issues. Additional types of contracts to be considered
                                                                   include commercial leases, franchises, and futures
                                                                   contracts. These examples are chosen to illustrate the
                                                                   commercial and practical problems arising in different
                                                                   market sectors: the transfer of commodities, including
                                                                   credit and security; the licensing of intellectual property
                                                                   rights; long-term contracts for the provision of services
                                                                   involving multiple parties; and the sale of financial
                                                                   instruments.

                                                                   Introduction;      Business       Organization;    Sole
                                                                   Proprietorships; Partnerships and Special Business
                                                                   Forms; Limited Liability Companies and Limited
                                                                   Partnerships; Law for Small Businesses; Ethics and
           LLAW 2306      Business Law                             Business Decision Making; Employment Law; Making               3+0     Mrs Seenarain   BENM, BACB
                                                                   contracts; Contract validity; Bankruptcy Laws; Liability
                                                                   to Third Parties and Termination; Consumer; Personal
                                                                   Property;      Real       Property;     Landlord-Tenant
                                                                   Relationships; Insurance; Trusts Law; Liabilities of
                                                                   Accountants and other Professionals
                                                                   Formation of Contract; Essential Elements ,Offer,
                                                                   Acceptance, Intention to create a legal relationship,
                                                                   Consideration, Capacity ;Battle of Forms ;Express and
                                                                   Implied Terms ; Contractual Terms, Exclusion clause,
           LLAW 2307      Legal Aspects in Purchasing and Supply   Limitation clause ,Time is of the Essence, Liquidated          3+0        Mr Odit      DPSM
                                                                   Damages, Force Majeure, Romalpa clause, Penalty
                                                                   clause, Indemnity Clause ; Privity of Contract ;Key
                                                                   Legislations relating to Purchasing contracts ;Key
                                                                   Legislations related to online trading

                                                                   Developing Contracts in Purchasing and Supply; Key
                                                                   stages of a typical procurement cycle, Developing
                                                                   specifications, Main solicitation methods, Public
                                                                   Procurement: The Tendering exercise, The legal
                                                                   obligations of buyers and suppliers under a contract,
                                                                   Procurement Models: European Union and United
           LLAW 2308      Contract Management                      Nations, The New Procurement Law in Mauritius, e-              3+0        Mr Odit      DPSM
                                                                   Sourcing; Contract Management; Ensuring contract
                                                                   fulfillment,   Service  Level     Agreement      (SLA),
                                                                   Performance Key Indicators (PKI), Regular meetings ;
                                                                   Dispute Settlement: Mediation; Conciliation; Arbitration
                                                                   and Litigation; Variation Clause, Price Revision
                                                                   Formula; Termination of Contract; Contract Review and
                                                                   Improvement




                                                                                 Page 60 of 85
                                                                                   3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                        Module Bank
                                                                                   MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                          Module
         Category           Module Code                     Module Name                                    Outline                             Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code       Remarks
                                                                                                                                                        Coordinator

MAURITIUS: Mauritius
                                          Introduction to MauritIan Institutions
                                                                                   Socio-political history and Constitutional developments
                                                                                   in Mauritius; The Constitutional Framework; Other
                                                                                                                                                                      BPAM, DPAM,
                           MAUR1101                                                types of States, a comparative perspective; Headship         3+0      Dr Chittoo
                                                                                                                                                                      DPSFM, BPAM
                                                                                   of State; The Legislature, the Executive, the Judiciary
                                                                                   and the Ombudsman in Mauritius; Separation of
                                                                                   Powers; Parliamentary Democracy in Mauritius.

MANAGEMENT: Organisation
and Management
                           MGMT 1101      Organisation and Management              This module covers: theories of organisation: Classical
                                                                                   (bureaucratic , scientific management) ; Organisational
                                                                                   structure ( functional, formal, informal), social
                                                                                                                                                                      BPAM, BHRM,
                                                                                   responsibility of organizations, organizational structure
                                                                                                                                                3+0      Dr Chittoo   BOSHM, DPAM, BIS,
                                                                                   and climate, organizational processes, communication,
                                                                                                                                                                      BSE, Dip IT, DPSFM
                                                                                   development, conflict, roles. Theories and approaches
                                                                                   to management, planning, managing change, decision
                                                                                   making.
                           MGMT 1102      Business Management                      An introduction to Management: management
                                                                                   processes, levels of managers, roles and skills of
                                                                                   managers, nature of managerial work, scope of
                                                                                   management. Role of theory and history in
                                                                                   management. Different management perspectives.
                                                                                                                                                                      ITES, BENM, BTHM,
                                                                                   Environmental context of management. Basic elements          3+0     Ms Mahadeo
                                                                                                                                                                      BBIF
                                                                                   of planning and decision making. Leading process:
                                                                                   Leadership, motivation, human resources management,
                                                                                   group dynamics and team building. Control for
                                                                                   business performance. Learning Organisation. Good
                                                                                   Governance.
                           MGMT 1103      Business Communication                   The benefits of effective business communication,
                                                                                   internal and external communication, verbal and non-
                                                                                   verbal communication, the process of communication,
                                                                                                                                                                      ITES, BENM, BTHM,
                                                                                   communication barriers, intercultural communication,
                                                                                                                                                                      BPAM, BHRM,
                                                                                   teamwork, conflict and communication, writing and            3+0      Dr Chittoo
                                                                                                                                                                      BACB,BOSHM,
                                                                                   presenting business documents, oral presentations,
                                                                                                                                                                      DPAM, DHRM
                                                                                   electronic communication, preparing for interviews,
                                                                                   customer care and communication.

                           MGMT 2104      Ethics and Social Responsibilities       Introduction; Stakeholders and Stakeholder
                                                                                   Management; Society Attitudes towards Business;
                                                                                   Corporate values, ethics, and beliefs underlying
                                                                                                                                                                      BHRM (TOP UP),
                                                                                   decisions; Corporate Governance; Business decision           3+0     Mr.Ragoodoo
                                                                                                                                                                      BACB
                                                                                   makers; Corporate Social Performance; Business
                                                                                   Ethics; Global competitiveness and multi-national
                                                                                   business-government relations.




                                                                                                Page 61 of 85
                                                                   3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                        Module Bank
                                                                   MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                           Module
Category    Module Code                   Module Name                                      Outline                             Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                         Coordinator
           MGMT 1105      Introduction to Psychology
                                                                   Major perspectives and areas of specialty in the field of
                                                                   Psychology; studies carried out in various fields; what
                                                                   makes human beings think, feel and act as the way
                                                                                                                                                        BCOM, BHRM,
                                                                   they do; Review of existing research findings;
                                                                                                                                3+0       Dr Motah      BPAM, DPAM,
                                                                   Understanding of actions to be taken to harness human
                                                                                                                                                        DHRM, CNLG
                                                                   potentials, individually and in groups for the benefit of
                                                                   different types of organizations; Methodologies for
                                                                   conducting psychological research; Case studies;
                                                                   Current behavioural problems in organizations.
           MGMT 2106      Social and Organizational Psychology

                                                                   What is Organisational Behaviour; The History of
                                                                   Organisational Psychology and the Study of OB;
                                                                   Introduction to Industrial Psychology; Vocational
                                                                   Choice; Organisational Selection and Socialisation;
                                                                   Personality and Individual Differences; Work-related
                                                                   Attitudes, Values and Perceptions; Work Motivation           3+0       Dr Motah
                                                                   and Satisfaction; Stress at Work; Co-operation, Power
                                                                   and Ethical Behaviour in Organisations; Group
                                                                   Dynamics; Decision-making; Leadership; Corporate
                                                                   Culture and Climate; Organisational Structure, Change
                                                                   and Development; Working Abroad; The Future of
                                                                   Work; Introducing Pro-social and Anti-social Behaviour;
                                                                   Reducing and Controlling Anti-social Behaviour.
                          Managing Tourism Organizations

                                                                   Role of managers in the tourism sector; The tourism
                                                                   business environment; Social Responsibilities of the
                                                                   tourism industry; Managing people in organisations:
           MGMT 5107                                                                                                            3+0     Mrs Rengasamy   MTM
                                                                   Motivation, Job Satisfaction, HRD, Reward &
                                                                   Performance; Managing cultural diversity; Change
                                                                   Management; Organisational culture and development;
                                                                   Management functions & tourism industry; Challenges
                                                                   involves in managing tourism organisations
                          Psychological Foundations of Education   The process of growing up; Growth and development
                                                                   across cultures; school, education and the growing
                                                                   child; what children know about school and education;
                                                                   growing older and its implications; role of parents and
                                                                   teachers as guide to the growing child; The child‟s
                                                                   status as a learner and his exposure to the
                                                                   expectations of the adults in the learning process; The
           MGMT 5108                                                                                                            3+0       Dr Motah      MET
                                                                   child‟s perception of the parents and teachers roles as
                                                                   guides; Education and social status; The learning
                                                                   process versus the socialization process; education,
                                                                   school, learning and the development of a healthy
                                                                   personality; citizenship education and school learning.


           MGMT 5109      Communication Skills in Educational      Communication with other departments and ministries;         3+0       Dr Motah      MET




                                                                                 Page 62 of 85
                                                                              3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                   Module Bank
                                                                              MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                       Module
        Category          Module Code                  Module Name                                     Outline                              Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code      Remarks
                                                                                                                                                     Coordinator
                                        School Management in Practice         This unit deals with the day-to-day strategies and skills
                                                                              which are demanded of management in Primary and
                                                                              Post-Primary Schools. It locates Rectors at the
                                                                              interface between policy-makers and practitioners in
                                                                              the educational system. Management styles of rectors
                                                                              and principals. Organizational development strategies.
                        MGMT 5110                                                                                                            3+0       Dr Motah      MET
                                                                              Application of behavioural science and school
                                                                              effectiveness research to school and system
                                                                              improvement; the learning organization; performance
                                                                              management and monitoring; accountability; change
                                                                              management.

                                        Business Process Management            Process Modeling and Analysis; Benchmarking;
                                                                              Process Improvement; Business System Re-
                                                                              engineering concepts; Innovation and Change;
                        MGMT 3111                                                                                                            3+0      Mr Foogoa      ITES
                                                                              Insourcing and Outsourcing; Soft Systems
                                                                              Methodology; Using IT to enable BPM; Case Studies

MANAGEMENT: Operations Management
                        MGMT 2201       Project Management                    Introduction; Philosophy and Concepts;Project
                                                                              Lifecycle; Planning Fundamentals; Network Scheduling;
                                                                              PERT, CPM and resource allocation; Cost Estimation
                                                                              and Budgeting; Managing Risk in Projects; Project
                                                                              Control; Project Evaluation, Reporting and Termination;                                BPAM, BOSHM,
                                                                                                                                             3+0     Mrs Munhurrun
                                                                              Project Organization Structure and Integration; Project                                DPSFM, DPSM
                                                                              Roles, responsibility and authority; Managing
                                                                              participation, teamwork and conflict; Project failure,
                                                                              success and lessons learned.

                        MGMT 2202       Productivity and Quality Management   Productivity Management: Concepts and definition
                                                                              Measures of productivity, Productivity Management
                                                                              systems, Philosophy and concepts of Quality, Total
                                                                              Quality Management, TQM: Tools and Improvement
                                                                              Cycle, Quality management systems: ISO 9000                    3+0     Mrs Munhurrun   DPSM, DPSFM
                                                                              Quality Assurance, Service quality in the Public Sector




                        MGMT 3203       Quality Management                    Definitions and concepts; Quality Philosophies; Quality
                                                                              Management Systems: ISO 9000, Quality Assurance;
                                                                              Total Quality Management; Service Quality; Continuous
                                                                              Improvement (CI), CI Tools and Techniques; Statistical         3+0     Mrs Munhurrun   ITES, BPAM, BENM,
                                                                              Quality Control; Improvement team; leadership:
                                                                              motivation, change and culture.




                                                                              Process of Transformation; Role and Objectives of
                                                                              Operation; Business Policy; Operations Strategy; Job Design
                        MGMT 3204       Service Operations Management         and Work Organisation; Quality Management; Planning;           3+0     Mrs Munhurrun   BTHM
                                                                              Controlling and Implementing; Location, Layout, Capacity
                                                                              Management, Measurement of Performance; Improving
                                                                              Performance, Managing Change.




                                                                                            Page 63 of 85
                                                                      3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                           Module Bank
                                                                      MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                             Module
        Category           Module Code                  Module Name                           Outline                             Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code      Remarks
                                                                                                                                           Coordinator
                         MGMT 5205       Project Management           The module will deal with institutional options in social
                                                                      development; Cycles and Linkages between policy,
                                                                      programmes, projects and process; Blueprint and
                                                                      process approaches to programmes and projects;
                                                                      Project identification and stakeholder analysis;             3+0     Mrs Munhurrun   MPM
                                                                      Investment Appraisal; Objectives oriented planning;
                                                                      Managing the Budgetary Process for blueprint and
                                                                      process; Implementation, Scheduling and Critical Path
                                                                      Analysis.
                         MGMT 2206       Procurement Management       Purchasing Principles and Management; Stores
                                                                      Management and Control; Procurement Management:
                                                                      Identifying the Procurement Requirement, Scanning the
                                                                      Market, Requesting for Tenders, Evaluating tenders,
                                                                      awarding contracts and holding debriefing sessions,
                                                                      maintaining a positive and ethical trading relationship,     3+0      Ms Mahadeo     DPSFM
                                                                      contract management including preventive and curative
                                                                      approaches; Central Tender Board Act 1994 and the
                                                                      Concessions Act 1997; Dispute Resolutions;
                                                                      Negotiation, Arbitration and Litigations.

                         MGMT 3207       Operations Management        Introduction to Operations Management; Service
                                                                      Operations; Operations Strategy; Forecasting in
                                                                      Operations; Scheduling; Capacity Planning; Layout and
                                                                      flow; Technology in Operations; Process design; Job          3+0     Mrs Munhurrun   ITES, BENM
                                                                      Design; Network Design; Materials Requirement
                                                                      Planning; Enterprise Resource Planning; Just-in-Time;
                                                                      Supply Chain Management
                         MGMT 5208       Operations Management        Operations Strategy in the tourism and marketing
                                                                      sector; Management of operations capacity; Location
                                                                      and layout of facilities; Forecasting Demand for
                                                                      services/products; Workplace and work system design;
                                                                                                                                   3+0     Mrs Munhurrun   MTM
                                                                      Operations planning and control; Scheduling of
                                                                      operations; Managing Quality; Waiting Lines
                                                                      Management; Inventory Management; Supply Chain
                                                                      Management
                         MGMT 2209       Inventory Management                                                                                              SOBISE

MANAGEMENT: Strategic Management
                         MGMT 2301       Strategic Management
                                                                      Strategic Planning: Tools and Techniques; Managing in
                                                                      a     business     context,    Stakeholder     analysis.
                                                                      Environmental scanning: SWOT analysis, value chain,
                                                                      port folio analysis (BCG Matrix, GE Matrix). Strategy
                                                                                                                                                           ITES, BPAM, BTHM,
                                                                      formulation: Ansoff Matrix, Porter‟s Generic Strategies
                                                                                                                                   3+0      Ms Mahadeo     BBIF, DHRM, BIS,
                                                                      (cost leadership, differentiation, focus), identification
                                                                                                                                                           BPSFM (TOP UP)
                                                                      and evaluation of strategic alternatives. Strategy
                                                                      implementation: framework for understanding and
                                                                      implementation issues; Tactical aspects of strategy
                                                                      implementation; Strategy evaluation and control;
                                                                      Integrative case analysis.




                                                                                   Page 64 of 85
                                                                                        3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                             Module Bank
                                                                                        MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                                Module
        Category             Module Code                    Module Name                                         Outline                              Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                              Coordinator
                            MGMT 3302      Strategic Business Planning and Management
                                                                                        Objectives and Corporate Governance;Aims and
                                                                                        Objectives of an Organisation and its Impact on
                                                                                        Business Planning; Environmental Issues and their
                                                                                        Impact in Corporate Governance;Strategy Formulation;
                                                                                        Strategic Planning Process and its link with Investment       3+0      Dr Chittoo     BACB
                                                                                        Decisions;Risk Analysis;Investment Decisions;Decision
                                                                                        Making Techniques;Expansion Strategies; Corporate
                                                                                        Reorganisation;Treasury Mangementand Financial
                                                                                        Forecasting;Global       Economic     Environment;Global
                                                                                        Financial Management; Ethical Considerations.
                            MGMT 5303      Negotiation Strategies and Techniques         This module will provide understanding to the scope of
                                                                                        negotiations, definitions and concepts related to
                                                                                        negotiations. Students will also be able to appreciate
                                                                                        the levels of negotiations: Personal, intra-
                                                                                        organisational, inter-organisational, national, bilateral,
                                                                                        regional, international, global, and normal and crisis        3+0      Dr Chittoo     MPM
                                                                                        negotiations. Will also consider preparation,
                                                                                        communication, outcomes, personality and style,
                                                                                        strategy and techniques, ethics, management of
                                                                                        diversity and conflict, and lobbying in negotiations.

                            MGMT 2304      Negotiation Skills                           The Relationship among Negotiation Environments;
                                                                                        Developing a negotiation strategy; The role of
                                                                                        individual team members; The Relationship between
                                                                                        Critical Thinking, Planning, and Negotiation Outcomes;        3+0      Dr Chittoo     BENM
                                                                                        Reporting to members; Preparing arguments;
                                                                                        Bargaining tactics; Trading; Recording Outcomes

MANAGEMENT: Public Sector
                            MGMT 1401      Introduction to Public Sector Management     The Role of the Public Sector, the Traditional Model of
                                                                                        Public Administration; influences in the public sector
                                                                                        and the era of change, New Public Management, Public
                                                                                        Enterprise, Politics and Public Sector Administration         3+0     Mrs Seenarain   DPSFM
                                                                                        and Management, Managing Change in the Public
                                                                                        Sector, Public Services Management and Marketing

                            MGMT 2402      Public Sector Management                     Definition and scope of the Public Sector; Politics and
                                                                                        Public Administration; Public and Private Management;
                                                                                        Values in Public Management; Public Accountability;
                                                                                        Major functions in Public Sector Management; Role of
                                                                                                                                                      3+0     Mrs Seenarain   BPAM, DPAM
                                                                                        Generalist and Specialist Public Officers; Human
                                                                                        Resource Management; Financial Management; Civil
                                                                                        Service Reform and New Public Management




                                                                                                      Page 65 of 85
                                                                                  3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                       Module Bank
                                                                                  MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                           Module
         Category            Module Code                      Module Name                                 Outline                               Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code           Remarks
                                                                                                                                                         Coordinator
                            MGMT 5403      New Public Management and Governance   This module will provide a historical review and critical
                                                                                  assessment of the new approaches to public sector
                                                                                  management from different disciplinary perspectives
                                                                                  (political, economic, managerial, technological and
                                                                                  finance). It will also examine the emerging issues in the
                                                                                  public sector namely privatisation, deregulation,
                                                                                                                                                 3+0     Mrs Seenarain   MPM
                                                                                  corporatisation, managerialism, marketing of public
                                                                                  services, managing networks, managing change, the
                                                                                  setting of standards and management of service
                                                                                  quality. It will also deal with the issue of transparency,
                                                                                  ethics, governance and control of corruption.

                            MGMT 2404      Administrative Reforms                                                                                3+0     Mrs Seenarain                      Short Courses
MANAGEMENT: Governance
                            MGMT 3501      Governance
                                                                                  Definition of the concept of Governance; New Public
                                                                                  Management and the new role of the State;
                                                                                  Programmes to promote Governance; Principles and
                                                                                  concepts for an ethical culture in the Public Sector; Civil                            BPAM, BPSFM (TOP
                                                                                                                                                 3+0      Dr Chittoo
                                                                                  Servants and Ethical Behaviour; Promoting and                                          UP)
                                                                                  managing        Productivity,      Accountability     and
                                                                                  Transparency; Political rulers and public officials:
                                                                                  Neutrality and objectivity; Governance in a multi-ethnic
                                                                                  society; Forces in operations.
MANAGEMENT: International
                            MGMT 3603      International Studies
                                                                                  This course introduces students to the world of
                                                                                  international business and management by studying
                                                                                  cultural influences, government, and business
                                                                                  structures in our global economy. Students also learn          3+0      Ms Mahadeo     ITES
                                                                                  about trade relations, international finance and legal
                                                                                  and labour agreemenrs. Also covered are topics on
                                                                                  information needs, production systems, marketing and
                                                                                  promotion and career planning
MANAGEMENT: Outsourcing
                            MGMT 3701      Outsourcing
                                                                                  Development      of    Outsourcing;    Justification  of
                                                                                  Outsourcing; Management of Outsourcing Process;                3+0     Mrs Seenarain   BACB
                                                                                  Contract Management; Risk Management; Evaluation;
                                                                                  Offshoring; Strategic Outsourcing; International Trends
MANAGEMENT: Change Management
                            MGMT 1801      Change Management                      Introduction; How Change occurs; Unplanned v/s
                                                                                  Planned change; Stages in the change process; change
                                                                                  models; resistance to change; Support systems; Seeing
                                                                                                                                                 3+0     Mr.Ragoodoo     BENM
                                                                                  and creating opportunities in change; developing an
                                                                                  innovative culture; Stakeholders and change




                                                                                                Page 66 of 85
                                                                                     3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                          Module Bank
                                                                                     MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                                Module
        Category       Module Code                     Module Name                                            Outline                                Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                              Coordinator
                      MGMT 2802      Innovation and Creativity
                                                                                     Introduction; Invention, Innovation and competitive
                                                                                     advantage; the foundations of the capacity to innovate;
                                                                                     benefits of innovation; team processes for innovation and
                                                                                     creativity; Sources of creative inspirations; Value creation;
                                                                                     The thrill of creating and the reality of implementing;                  Mrs Faugoo    BENM
                                                                                     Nurturing the creative process; Blending creativity and
                                                                                     business; New venture and creativity; Creativity:
                                                                                     opportunities and recognition; Intellectual Property Rights
                                                                                     and Patents
MANAGEMENT
INFORMATION SYSTEM:
Strategic
                                                                                     Information Technology – a historical perspective.
                                                                                     Information technology and the transformation of society,
                                                                                     economy and politics. The impact of IT on the management
                                                                                     & structure of organisations. IT and the Competitiveness of
                                                                                     Organisations; Mainstream technologies: Multimedia,
                                                                                     Networks & the Internet, Database Management Systems,            3+0     Ms Mahadeo    BPAM
                                                                                     Satellites & Mobile Communications. Mainstream
                                                                                     applications: MIS, Point-of-sale, E-Supply Chain, ERP, E-
                                                                                     Business, Remote office, Inter-Business Networks, On-line
                                                                                     Public Access. Case studies on Information Technology.
                                     Information Technology –Strategic Perspective
MANAGEMENT
INFORMATION SYSTEM:
Information System
                                                                                     Information in Organisations; Information Systems and
                                                                                     Management Systems; Architecture of Information
                                                                                     Systems; Key Hardware and Software Components.
                                                                                     The people-technology interface. An overview of
                                                                                     mainstream technologies: Multimedia, Networks,
                                                                                     Internet and Intranet, Database Management Systems,
                                                                                     E-Commerce. An overview of mainstream applications:
                                                                                                                                                      3+0     Ms Mahadeo    DPSFM
                                                                                     Management Information Systems, Point-of-Sale, E-
                                                                                     Supply Chain, ERP, E-Business. Systems
                                                                                     Development Life Cycle, IT Project Management; Audit
                                                                                     and Control of Information Systems. Risk Assessment
                                                                                     and Data Protection. Case Studies on Business
                                                                                     Information Systems.
                      MMIS 2201      Information Systems and Applications




                                                                                                   Page 67 of 85
                                                                             3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                  Module Bank
                                                                             MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                   Module
        Category         Module Code                    Module Name                                 Outline                             Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code      Remarks
                                                                                                                                                 Coordinator
                                                                             Role of information in organizations: communication,
                                                                             control and reporting. Formal and informal networks.
                                                                             Survey of classes of applications in organizations Basic
                                                                             transaction processing systems, - OLTP, Database
                                                                             systems and OLAP, Executive information systems,
                                                                             Knowledge based systems, DSS and MIS
                                                                             Office automation, Document flow systems and other
                                                                                                                                         3+0     Ms Mahadeo    DPSM, BCOM
                                                                             groupware, Data warehousing and data mining
                                                                             Corporate intranets, VPNs and VLNs




                       MMIS 2202       Information Systems in Organisation
                                                                             Definition of systems. Organization and Management
                                                                             from systems perspectives. Key aspects of systems.
                                                                             Input stability, Continuity, Change, Feedback & Feed-
                                                                             forward. Designing and operating an effective and
                                                                             efficient management system. The role of information
                                                                             within organisations. Architecture of Information
                                                                             systems. Key hardware & software components. The
                                                                                                                                                               BACB, BBIF, BHRM,
                                                                             people technology interface. IT Project Management.         3+0     Ms Mahadeo
                                                                                                                                                               BENM
                                                                             Systems Development Life Cycle; Audit & Control of
                                                                             Information Systems; Risks assessment and data-
                                                                             protection.
                                                                             Case Studies on the Business Information Systems.


                       MMIS 3203       Management Information Systems
                                                                             The module aims to explain both the potential and the
                                                                             reality through an understanding of information, of
                                                                             information technology, of information systems, in the
                                                                             context of public sector organisations. The
                                                                             implementation of MIS for public sector organisations
                       MMIS 5204                                                                                                         3+0     Ms Mahadeo    MPM
                                                                             will be analysed. National information infrastructure
                                                                             policy and e-government will be considered. The use of
                                                                             information and communication technology in
                                                                             government and its impact on public policy will be
                                       MIS for the Public Sector             assessed.
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM: E-Commerce
                                                                             Introduction to e- banking, e-banking in practice;
                                                                             Secure e-banking, Privacy and e-banking; Internet
                                                                             banking products; Law relating to e-business and e-
                                                                             banking; Motivation for electronic payment;
                                                                             Characteristics of Current Payment system; Mauritius
                                                                             Automated Clearing and Interchange system(MACSS),
                       MMIS 2301                                                                                                         3+0     Ms Mahadeo    BBIF
                                                                             Wire transfer services, Financial -Electronic Data
                                                                             interchange, Cryptographic techniques; Credit card
                                                                             based system, Electronic cash payment system,
                                                                             Electronic Cheques; Micro payment systems; E-trading
                                                                             and e-trading in practice; Advantages and future of e-
                                       E-Banking and E-Trading               trading




                                                                                          Page 68 of 85
                                                                    3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                         Module Bank
                                                                    MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                            Module
        Category        Module Code                   Module Name                           Outline                              Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                          Coordinator
                                                                    Electronic Commerce: History of EC, Electronic
                                                                    Commerce Terms, Electronic Markets, Electronic
                                                                    Business models, E-Governance, M-commerce and
                                                                    WAP, Procurement: Traditional Methods v/s E-
                                                                    Procurement, Types of E-Procurement; Major
                                                                    Components of E-Procurement Implementing, E-
                       MMIS 2302                                    Procurement: Involving all stakeholders including             3+0     Ms Mahadeo    DPSM
                                                                    suppliers Benefits, Limitations and Economic of E-
                                                                    Procurement, Legal Issues and Electronic Contracts,
                                                                    Security Aspects: Encryption and Decryption,
                                                                    Authentication and Identification, Security Solutions
                                                                    Payment Infrastructure: Electronic Payment, Future of
                                      E-Procurement                 E-Procurement
                                                                    Concept of E-Government; Electronic Service Delivery;
                                                                    E-Government Services; E-Democracy; Areas of E-
                                                                    Government: Tax Returns, VAT, Online Public
                                                                    Procurement, Voting, Benefits (pension), Companies
                       MMIS 3303                                    registration, driving licence applications etc, Electronic    3+0     Ms Mahadeo    BPSFM (TOP UP)
                                                                    land registration, Health, Learning and Work bank,
                                                                    Culture Online, Courts, Environmental Services, Official
                                                                    Information, Policy units. Political Implication of E-
                                      E-Government                  Government

                                                                    Methodology for trend analysis and evaluation; macro
                                                                    and micro economic effects of e-business; e-business
                                                                    strategy framework: gaining competitive advantage
                                                                    through IT; market opportunity analysis; e-business
                                                                    business models; managing the customer interface;
                       MMIS 2304                                                                                                  3+0     Ms Mahadeo    BENM
                                                                    customer decision support systems; communications
                                                                    and branding; e-business transformation
                                                                    implementation and delivery systems; e-benefits
                                                                    management; e-business applications.
                                      E-Business
                                                                    An introduction to eBusiness management; eBusiness
                                                                    applications in tourism,; Strategy frameworks: gaining
                                                                    strategic advantage through IT; Soft systems
                                                                    methodology: an organisational approach to systems
                                                                    analysis and specification; eBenefits management;
                                                                    Managing the customer interface: customer decision
                       MMIS 5305                                    support systems; Implications of technological change         3+0     Ms Mahadeo    MTM
                                                                    for people in the organisation; eBusiness
                                                                    transformation: business process and network
                                                                    redesign; Outsourcing; Knowledge management;
                                                                    Networked organisations and industrial networks; Next
                                                                    generation eBusiness.
                                      E-Business for Tourism
MARKETING: Marketing




                                                                                  Page 69 of 85
                                                                                   3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                        Module Bank
                                                                                   MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                                  Module
         Category           Module Code                      Module Name                                     Outline                                 Hrs/Wk                     Programme Code      Remarks
                                                                                                                                                                Coordinator
                           MKTG 1101      Introduction to Marketing
                                                                                   The marketing concept, marketing mix, role of marketing in
                                                                                   strategic planning, marketing environment, managing
                                                                                                                                                                                ITES, BPAM, BENM,
                                                                                   services, consumer buyer behaviour, organisational buyer
                                                                                                                                                      3+0          Mr Odit      BHRM, BACB, DHRM,
                                                                                   behaviour, market segmentation, targeting and positioning,
                                                                                                                                                                                DPAM, BIS, Dip IT
                                                                                   marketing information systems and marketing research,
                                                                                   products, pricing, distribution channels, promotion, electronic
                                                                                   marketing, and marketing ethics.
                           MKTG 2102
                                                                                   Introduction to Customer Relationship Management;
                                                                                   Customer satisfaction and loyalty; Customer retention and
                                                                                   lifetime value; Difficulties and Benefits of developing and
                                                                                   implementing CRM Strategies; Customer-focused strategies
                                                                                   to attract, satisfy and retain customers; Branding, positioning            Ms Naidoo/    Mrs
                                                                                                                                                      3+0                       BENM, ITES
                                                                                   and product loyalty; Managing customer feedback and                            Munhurrun
                                                                                   complaints; Role of information technology in developing and
                                                                                   managing customer relationships; Role of employees in CRM;
                                                                                   Ethical issues arising from the acquisition, use and sharing of
                                                                                   customer data; Measuring success of customer-centered
                                          Customer Relationship Management         initiatives.
                           MKTG 5103
                                                                                   Concepts of relationship marketing; Models and approaches
                                                                                   to relationship marketing; Need for planning in relationship
                                                                                   marketing; Customer Relationship Management; Use of
                                                                                   rewards and relationship building schemes; Database
                                                                                                                                                      3+0        Ms Naidoo      ITES
                                                                                   management; Management approaches and challenges in
                                                                                   relationship marketing; Role of customer service and quality
                                                                                   in RM; Aspects of social responsibility in RM; The internet
                                                                                   and RM; Alliances and partnerships; Strategies and
                                          Relationship Marketing                   developments in RM.
                           MKTG 2104
                                                                                   Role of marketing research; Types of marketing
                                                                                   research; Research process; Research process;
                                                                                   Research problem and research objectives; primary                  3+0      Mrs Munhurrun    ITES
                                                                                   research and secondary research; qualitative research
                                                                                   techniques; Sampling; Ethical issues; Data analysis;
                                          Marketing Research                       Research report preparation and presentation

MARKETING: Services Marketing
                           MKTG 1201      Marketing for Tourism & Hospitality I    The       marketing     concept,     marketing   environment,
                                                                                   characteristics of services, marketing mix, market
                                                                                   segmentation, market targeting and positioning, managing
                                                                                                                                                      3+0        Ms Naidoo      BTHM
                                                                                   service      encounters,       consumer    buyer     behaviour,
                                                                                   organisational buyer behaviour, service product, service
                                                                                   quality, relationship marketing and customer loyalty.
                           MKTH 2202      Marketing for Tourism & Hospitality II   Marketing and Strategic Planning; Marketing Information
                                                                                   Systems and Marketing Research; Branding; New Product
                                                                                   Development;          Distribution    Channels;       Marketing
                                                                                                                                                      3+0        Ms Naidoo      BTHM
                                                                                   Communications; Electronic Marketing; Pricing; Professional
                                                                                   Sales; Destination Marketing; Marketing Plans and Marketing
                                                                                   Ethics.




                                                                                                  Page 70 of 85
                                                                                        3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                             Module Bank
                                                                                        MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                                    Module
         Category          Module Code                      Module Name                                           Outline                              Hrs/Wk                     Programme Code            Remarks
                                                                                                                                                                  Coordinator
                          MKTG 5203      Marketing Management for Tourism
                                                                                        Marketing concept: customer satisfaction, service
                                                                                        quality and customer value; Extended marketing
                                                                                        mix for tourism; Nature of tourism product;
                                                                                        Development of the marketing mix for
                                                                                        destinations; Marketing environment; Marketing
                                                                                                                                                        3+0         Ms Naidoo     MTM
                                                                                        Research, Market segmentation, targeting and
                                                                                        positioning; Role and contribution of physical and
                                                                                        virtual channels to marketing activities, Current
                                                                                        and emerging issues in the marketing of tourism
                                                                                        services/products within the context of the global
                                                                                        and local tourism industry
                          MKTG 2205      Services Marketing                             Nature of services; Marketing mix for services;
                                                                                        Consumer behaviour in service; service quality;
                                                                                        managing customer relations; service recovery; service
                                                                                        development and design; physical evidence and                           Mrs Munhurrun/ Ms
                                                                                                                                                        3+0                       ITES
                                                                                        servicescape; role of employees and customers in                             Naidoo
                                                                                        services; role of intermediaries; managing demand and
                                                                                        capacity; intergrated marketing communications;
                                                                                        pricing of service
MARKETING: Marketing Communication



                                                                                        Brand equity; Brand identity and brand image;
                                                                                        Strategic brand concept-image management;
                                                                                        Brand creation; Brand extensions; Brand portfolios;
                                                                                        Communication mix: Advertising, Public relations,
                                                                                        Personal selling, Sales force management, Direct
                                                                                                                                                        3+0         Ms Naidoo     MTM
                                                                                        marketing, Sales promotions, Exhibit and displays;
                                                                                        Selecting media; planning message; Agency and
                                                                                        agent relationships; Market research for
                                                                                        communications planning; ethical issues in
                                                                                        marketing communications; Integrated marketing
                                                                                        communications; Branding and marketing
                          MKTG 5301      Brand Management and Marketing Communication   communications in destination marketing.
                                                                                        Nature and evolution of Public Relations, scope and
                                                                                        objectives of Public Relations, planning, implementation and
                                                                                        evaluation, ethics and professionalism, Public Relations                                                    Module code has changed
                                                                                        research, public opinion, media relations, employee             3+0         Ms Naidoo     BPAM, BHRM, BOSHM from MKTG 2304 to MKTG
                                                                                        communication, community relations, consumer relations,                                                     2302
                                                                                        relations with Government, the practice of PR in
                          MKTG 2302      Public Relations                               organisations.
                          MKTG 2303                                                     Role and objectives of direct marketing; Direct
                                                                                        marketing planning; Relationship marketing; Data and
                                                                                        databases;    Direct   marketing    communications;
                                                                                        Campaign management; Multi-media and the internet;              3+0         Ms Naidoo     ITES
                                                                                        Direct marketing testing; Statistics and research;
                                                                                        Ethical and legal issues; Effects of technology on
                                         Direct Marketing                               society
MARKETING: Consumer Behaviour




                                                                                                      Page 71 of 85
                                                                             3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                  Module Bank
                                                                             MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                       Module
       Category        Module Code                      Module Name                                   Outline                               Hrs/Wk                  Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                     Coordinator

                                                                             Bases for segmenting tourism market; Role of
                                                                             customer in consumer behaviour; Needs, wants
                                                                             and motivations of tourists; the role of personal
                                                                             influence in consumption behaviour; Consumer
                                                                             behaviour models; Consumer Decision-making
                                                                             Process; Emerging and current issues the
                                     Tourism Markets and Business Strategy   behaviour of tourism consumers; The international               3+0      Ms Naidoo     MTM
                                                                             consumer lifestyles; Issues in organisational
                                                                             buying behaviour for the tourism operator;
                                                                             Economic theories behind nature of demand and
                                                                             supply for tourism products; Business strategies
                                                                             used by tourism organisations; Types of
                                                                             competition; Structure conduct performance;
                      MKTG 5401                                              Pricing strategies.


OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY
AND HEALTH: Safety
                                                                             Safety and Health Movement, Then and Now: Ethics and
                                                                             Safety, Roles and Professional Certifications for Safety and
                                                                             Health Personnel; Safety Management in a TQM Setting:
                                                                                                                                             3+0     Mrs Bhiwajee   BOSHM
                                                                             Promoting Safety, Safety and Health Training, The OSH Act
                                                                             (2005)- Standard, Regulation & Practice. Comparisons with
                      OSHM 1101      Introduction to Safety & Health         other countries
                                                                             Introduction to Accident Prevention Techniques/
                                                                             Models; Safety and Health Programs; Motivating Safety
                                                                             and Health; Accident/Incident Investigation; Job
                                                                             Safety/Hazard Analysis; Safe Operating Procedures
                                                                             (SOPs) and Job Safety Observation; Accident/Incident
                                                                             Analysis and Root Cause Analysis; Causal Factor,
                                                                             Change, and Barrier Analysis; Safety and Health Audits          3+0      Mrs Faugoo    BOSHM
                                                                             and Using Safety Consultants; Safety and Health
                                                                             Training; Fleet Safety, Preventive Maintenance, and
                                                                             Special Emphasis Programs; Analyzing Accident Data
                                                                             and Prevention & OSHA Regulations; Controls and
                                                                             Personal Protective Equipment; Safety Hazard
                      OSHM 2102      Accident Investment                     Prevention




                                                                                           Page 72 of 85
                                                                     3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                          Module Bank
                                                                     MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                           Module
Category    Module Code                    Module Name                                       Outline                            Hrs/Wk                  Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                         Coordinator




                                                                     Potential Hazards with electrical power, Construction
                                                                     site, Mechanical equipment Hazards and failure,
                                                                     Failure modes of engineering materials, mechanical
                                                                     properties of engineering materials and their effects on
                                                                     failure mode, Introduction to engineering materials,
                                                                     mechanical properties and testing of materials,             3+0     Mrs Bhiwajee   BOSHM
                                                                     Materials failure in service, Fundamentals of fracture
                                                                     and fatigue, Degradation of materials by corrosion,
                                                                     corrosion control and critical issues of safety ,
                                                                     framework of workplace safety, physical hazards,
                                                                     hierarchy of controls, Safety systems, Job safety
                                                                     analysis, Scaffolding, Working and height, Machine
                                                                     guarding, Lock out and tag out, Confined spaces.
           OSHM 2103      Safety Technology & Practice               Dangerous goods safety management.


                                                                     Machinery guarding, Isolation and Tagging, Permit to
                                                                     work, Fire and explosion, Fire prevention, Transport
                                                                     Safety, Confined space, Mobile Plant, Fixed                 3+0      Mr.Ramphul    BOSHM
                                                                     Registerable Plant, Procedures, guidelines, faultry
                                                                     analysis. OHSAS 18001: Introduction, Structure &
                                                                     Content, managing hazardous materials/ substances,
           OSHM 2104      Hazard Prevention & Strategy               within OHSAS 18001 framework



                                                                     Social Science Framework, professional practice of
                                                                     educators in the local and global contexts, Learning
                                                                     Theories, adult learning experiences in diverse and
                                                                     challenging organizational and workplace contexts,
                                                                     Human development and the psychology of teaching            3+0       Dr Motah     BOSHM
                                                                     and learning, Memory and cognition, Development
                                                                     and knowledge construction. Assessment and
                                                                     monitoring in knowledge creation, learning styles,
                                                                     learning environment , learning organizations, learning
                                                                     challenges, Self evaluation, Effective learning
           OSHM 3105      Occupational Safety and Health Education   environments, Motivation & learning in adults




                                                                                  Page 73 of 85
                                                                                     3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                          Module Bank
                                                                                     MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                                   Module
       Category        Module Code                      Module Name                                             Outline                                 Hrs/Wk                  Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                                 Coordinator



                                                                                     Steps in risk management process, identifying risks,
                                                                                     analyse risks, evaluate risks, treat risks, monitor and
                                                                                     review. Risk identification techniques including
                                                                                     checklists, judgments based on experience and records,
                                                                                     flow charts, brainstorming, systems analysis, scenario
                                                                                                                                                         3+0     Mrs Bhiwajee   BOSHM
                                                                                     analysis, and systems engineering techniques, Sources
                                                                                     of data, Analytical techniques such as HAZOP ,
                                                                                     HAZAN, FMEA, hazard indices, fault trees, event
                                                                                     trees, reliability analysis, statistical analysis,
                                                                                     probability calculations, major perils : fire, explosion,
                                                                                     flood, consequential losses, engineering, construction,
                      OSHM 3106      Risk Management for Safety and Health           electrical

                                                                                     The purpose of Maintenance within an
                                                                                     organisation, historical developments of principles
                                                                                     and techniques of maintenance, formulation of a
                                                                                     structured and all embracing strategy for
                                                                                     maintaining complex industrial plants, analytical
                                                                                                                                                         3+0      Mr.Ramphul    BOSHM
                                                                                     techniques in solving practical maintenance
                                                                                     problems ( statistical analysis of failure data,
                                                                                     system availability assessment, critical path
                                                                                     analysis), basic management principles and
                                                                                     techniques, modern condition monitoring
                      OSHM 3107      Maintenance Strategy                            techniques, formulation of maintenance strategies

                                                                                     Employment Legislation; Health and Safety at work;
                                                                                     Contracts; Occupier‟s Liability; Different Post-Primary types of
                                                                                     schools; Child abuse, identifying and reporting; Insurance;
                                                                                     Parental involvement; Rights. Duties, Obligations; Strategies       3+0       Dr Motah     BOSHM
                                                                                     for dealing with workplace problems; Concepts and practices
                                                                                     used in the field of safety and health; Developing and
                                                                                     managing an effective safety and health programme in
                      OSHM 5108      Safety and Health in Educational Institutions   educational institutions; Educational infrastructure
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY
AND HEALTH: Health



                                                                                     The application of Ergonomics; Ergonomics Methods:
                                                                                     Human systems approach, allocation of functions, task
                                                                                     analysis, observational and other research methods,
                                                                                                                                                         3+0      Mr.Ramphul    BOSHM
                                                                                     basics of instrumentation; Efficiency and Work
                                                                                     performance; Workstations, equipment and product
                                                                                     design; Job safety analysis; Labour standards; Social
                                                                                     and organisational aspects; Responses to
                                                                                     environmental stress; Safety and Health issues in
                      OSHM 1201      Ergonomics                                      ergonomics. Shift Work , Principles of Anthropometry




                                                                                                    Page 74 of 85
                                                                                 3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                      Module Bank
                                                                                 MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                                 Module
          Category    Module Code                      Module Name                                          Outline                                   Hrs/Wk                  Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                               Coordinator

                                                                                 Introduction to Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health
                                                                                 Standards , Toxic Substances and Confined Spaces,
                                                                                 Radiation Hazards, Noise and Vibration Hazards; Airborne
                                                                                 Hazards; Sampling for Airborne Contaminants;; Biological
                                                                                 Hazards, Indoor Air Quality; Controlling Airborne Hazards;
                                                                                                                                                       3+0      Mrs Faugoo    BOSHM
                                                                                 Occupational Skin Disorders; Occupational Noise Exposure;
                                                                                 Ionizing and Nonionizing Radiation; Thermal Stress; Selection
                                                                                 and Use of Personal Protective Equipment . Toxic
                                                                                 Substances and Confined Spaces, Radiation Hazards, Noise
                                                                                 and Vibration Hazards; Hazards of Temperature Extremes;
                     OSHM 2202      Industrial Hygience I                        Stress and Safety



                                                                                 Workplace Injury, Disability. Employees and
                                                                                 employers role. Compensation boards, Government
                                                                                 and insurance, Workman’s Compensation Act ( 1931) ,
                                                                                                                                                       3+0     Mrs Bhiwajee   BOSHM
                                                                                 Workers compensation. Impact of worker’s
                                                                                 compensation on Safety & Health. Relationship
                                                                                 between workers compensation and Occupational
                                                                                 rehabilitation. Rehabilitation and Occupational
                     OSHM 2203      Occupational Rehabilitation & Compensation   Therapy and Services


                                                                                 Workplace Injury, Disability. Employees and
                                                                                 employers role. Compensation boards, Government
                                                                                 and insurance, Workman’s Compensation Act ( 1931) ,
                                    Occupational Health                                                                                                3+0     Mrs Bhiwajee   BOSHM
                                                                                 Workers compensation. Impact of worker’s
                                                                                 compensation on Safety & Health. Relationship
                                                                                 between workers compensation and Occupational
                                                                                 rehabilitation. Rehabilitation and Occupational
                     OSHM 2204                                                   Therapy and Services
                                                                                 Toxicology , Laboratory Analytical Techniques, Preparing for
                                                                                 Emergencies; Violence in the Workplace , Safety, Health, and
                                                                                                                                                       3+0      Mrs Faugoo    BOSHM
                                                                                 Competition in the Global Market place , Product Safety and
                     OSHM 3205      Industrial Hygience II                       Liability. Field visits
                                                                                 Principles and practices of ergonomics, particularly as it
                                                                                 applies to industrial environments. It focuses on the human
                                                                                                                                                       3+0      Mr.Ramphul    BOSHM
                                                                                 operator in an industrial environment. Man machine interface,
                     OSHM 3206      Industrial Ergonomics                        Monitoring of ergonomic factors

POLITICS: Politics
                     POLS3101       Diplomacy and Politics
                                                                                 The module will make an introduction to political science by
                                                                                 defining politics and considering the history of its study.
                                                                                 Concepts like power, authority and political culture will be
                                                                                 discussed and the different systems of government that bear
                                                                                 the labels of liberal democratic, totalitarian and autocratic will
                                                                                                                                                       3+0      Dr Chittoo    BPAM
                                                                                 be analysed. It will also consider political ideologies in the
                                                                                 political system and their relationship to political change. The
                                                                                 New World order and geo-politics will be discussed with a
                                                                                 view to understand the role diplomacy will have to play to
                                                                                 further the interest of specific countries with special focus on
                                                                                 Mauritius.




                                                                                                Page 75 of 85
                                                                           3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                Module Bank
                                                                           MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                        Module
       Category    Module Code                     Module Name                                       Outline                                 Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                      Coordinator
                  POLS5202       International Cooperation and Diplomacy   The module introduces the theories and principles of
                                                                           international economics, trade, investment and finance. It
                                                                           discusses the nature of globalization and the new economic
                                                                           order, focuses on the current debate on the pros and cons of
                                                                           globalisation and the manner in which global integration
                                                                           affects the nature of growth in emerging economies. The
                                                                           module also examines the global system of administering
                                                                           trade relations embodied in the WTO and the manner in              3+0      Dr Chittoo   MPM
                                                                           which it affects the formulation of domestic policy, the manner
                                                                           in which it arbitrates in disputes and the process by which
                                                                           new nations join the organisation. The module also deals with
                                                                           regional agreements and compares the process of regional
                                                                           and global integration. The challenges facing emerging
                                                                           markets in international relations and diplomacy are also
                                                                           considered.

                                                                           Students will be expected to define the concept of
                                                                           counseling within the wide spectrum of social life. They
                                                                           will have to explain the other related concepts through
                                                                           the use of case studies taken from the various sectors
PORTFOLIO                                                                                                                                              Dr Motah     CNLG
                                                                           of active human life as proposed for the purpose of the
                                                                           course. This portfolio should enable them to clarify
                                                                           major issues related to the concept of counseling.
                  PORT 2000      Portfolio I                               (3,000 words)

                                                                           This portfolio should bring students to present case
                                                                           studies based on specific areas, and to analyse the
                                                                           important implications for the counsellee and the
                                                                                                                                                       Dr Motah     CNLG
                                                                           counsellor in the counselling process. They will have to
                                                                           explain the principles involved, express their views on
                                                                           concepts of confidentiality, disclosure, empathy, client-
                  PORT3000       Portfolio II                              centered therapy. (6,000 words)

                                                                           This portfolio should bring students to present case
                                                                           studies based on specific areas, and to analyse the
                                                                           important implications for the counsellee and the
                                                                                                                                                       Dr Motah     CNLG
                                                                           counsellor in the counselling process. They will have to
                                                                           explain the principles involved, express their views on
                                                                           concepts of confidentiality, disclosure, empathy, client-
                  PORT 3001      Portfolio III                             centered therapy. (6,000 words)

PSYCHOLOGY
                                                                           Psychotherapy – family, group, drug, individual,
                                                                           biofeedback, sex; clinical child psychology; behaviour
                                                                           and     mental    disorders;    medical     psychology,
                                                                           gerontology; community mental health; personal
                                                                           functioning across life span; emotional, educational,
                                                                           developmental, social, vocational, and health related              3+0      Dr Motah     CNLG
                                                                           issues; helping individuals improve overall well-being,
                                                                           resolve crises; face distress and maladjustments;
                                                                           adolescents, adults facing personal acute difficult
                                                                           situations; coping with physical, emotional, and mental
                  PSYC 1101      Psychology                                disorders.




                                                                                          Page 76 of 85
                                                        3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                             Module Bank
                                                        MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                Module
Category    Module Code                   Module Name                           Outline                              Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                              Coordinator

                                                        Developmental psychology; personality development;
                                                        theories     of    personality;  trait,  psychoanalytic,
                                                        behaviourist, cognitive, social-cognitive, humanistic,
                                                        biopsychological,      neuropsychological;    personality
                                                        types; individual differences; major psychological                     Dr Motah     CNLG
                                                                                                                      3+0
                                                        processes in personality development; personality
                                                        problems; pathologies; personality disorders; criticism
                                                        of personality models; other personality theories;
                                                        evolutionary psychology; dealing with personality
                                                        problems in adolescence, youth, adult, and maturity
           PSYC 1102      Personality Psychology        stages.
                                                        Introduction to Industrial Psychology; important aspects
                                                        related to this area of study: Behaviour of people in the
                                                        workplace; applying psychological knowledge and
                                                        methods to help employees and other personnel;
                                                        individual, values, attitudes and job satisfaction;
                                                        motivation and satisfaction; communication; group
                                                        processes;        team-building      and      leadership,     3+0                   CNLG
                                                        organizational power and politics, psychometric testing;
                                                        use of questionnaires to measure employee attitudes;
                                                        career counseling; personality characteristics of
                                                        employees; adjustments and reactions to change;
                                                        promotion, demotion, loss of job and retirement; work
           PSYC 2103      Work/Industrial Psychology    ethics.
                                                        Self-awareness and self-understanding; personal
                                                        development/understanding one‟s relationship to self
                                                        and others; shared learning; knowledge, practice and
                                                        self-awareness; supervision of counseling work;
                                                        personal and work experience; reflecting on own
                                                        experience and growth and sharing those with other            3+0                   CNLG
                                                        students; exploring new relationships; facing the
                                                        challenges of new situations, new people, new issues;
                                                        gauging own strengths and weaknesses as a
                                                        counselor; self-attribution, social attribution; self-
           PSYC 3104      Personal Development          adjustment.

                                                        Anger and the nature of anger; controlling anger;
                                                        conscious and unconscious processes used to deal
                                                        with anger; expressing anger; suppressing anger;
                                                        consequences of expressing and suppressing anger;
                                                                                                                      3+0      Dr Motah     CNLG
                                                        anger management; responses to anger; the causes of
                                                        anger; factors influencing anger; strategies to deal with
                                                        anger:      cognitive      restructuring,      relaxation,
                                                        communication, problem solving, humour, changing
           PSYC 3105      Anger Management              environment, counseling, assertiveness.




                                                                      Page 77 of 85
                                                                                          3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                               Module Bank
                                                                                          MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                                      Module
        Category          Module Code                          Module Name                                          Outline                                Hrs/Wk                 Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                                    Coordinator

                                                                                          Stress; Eustress; identifying stress; causes of stress:
                                                                                          biological, socio-cultural, psychodynamic, rational,
                                                                                          spiritual, experiential; stress symptoms; stress
                                                                                          management; stressors; short- term and long-term
                                                                                          stress; effects on health, effects on performance;                3+0      Dr Motah     CNLG
                                                                                          causes of stress at work; stress susceptibility factors;
                                                                                          personal stress management; dealing with stress;
                                                                                          successful stress management; temporary and
                                                                                          permanent burnout; stress and fatigue; normal and
                         PSYC 3106       Stress Management                                pathological stress; chronic cases.




PURCHASING AND SUPPLY
CHAIN: Purchasing


                                                                                          Objectives of Purchasing Function; Purchasing in the
                                                                                          Organisation Chart; Duties of a Purchasing and Supply
                                                                                          Officer; Inventory Management; Procurement in the Public          3+0       Mr Odit     DPSM
                                                                                          and Private Sectors; Procurement of goods and services;
                                                                                          Contemporary Best Practices in Purchasing and Supply;
                                         Introduction to    Purchasing and Supply Chain   Trends in Purchasing and Supply
                             PRSC 1101   Management



                                                                                          Sourcing Cycle; Purchasing mix: The Right Quality, Quantity,
                                                                                                                                                            3+0       Mr Odit     DPSM
                                                                                          Place, Time and Price; Selecting the right Supplier: source of
                                                                                          information and process; Supplier appraisal/vendor capability;
                                                                                          Tendering processes: Open, Selective and Negotiation
                             PRSC 1102   Purchasing Principles I



                                                                                          Purchasing in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Sector;
                                                                                          Specifications: Preparing specifications, Buyer‟s role;
                                                                                          Purchasing of low value (including MRO items) and capital
                                                                                                                                                            3+0       Mr Odit     DPSM
                                                                                          items (Life cycle costing) items; Buying services; Buying
                                                                                          Internationally; Purchasing Negotiations; Counter trade,
                                                                                          Reciprocal Trading, Purchasing Agencies; E-Procurement;
                                                                                          Centralisation v/s Decentralisation; Purchasing Evolution &
                                                                                          Development
                         PRSC 2103       Purchasing Principles II



                                                                                          Strategy Definition; Corporate Strategy; Strategic Supply
                                                                                          Chain Management: Contribution of Supply and Purchasing
                                                                                          Function; Stakeholder‟s expectations; Elements of Overall         3+0       Mr Odit     DPSM
                                                                                          Supply Strategy: Systems & Procedures; Strategic Planning:
                                                                                          PESTLE; Strategic Choice and Value chain; Strategy
                                                                                          Implementation; Resource Allocation & Control; Managing
                                                                                          Strategic Change
                         PRSC 2104       Purchasing Strategy
PURCHASING AND SUPPLY CHAIN: Stores




                                                                                                         Page 78 of 85
                                                                               3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                    Module Bank
                                                                               MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                            Module
        Category         Module Code                      Module Name                                    Outline                                 Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                          Coordinator
                                                                               Introduction to Supply and Inventory Management;
                                                                               Introduction to Stock - Definition, types & Categories; Proper
                                                                               Storage of Items; Stock Control objectives and techniques:
                                                                               forecasting, EOQ, JIT and ABC analysis; Coding,                    3+0     Mrs Munhurrun        DPSM
                                                                               classification and standardisation; Disposal of obsolete,
                                                                               redundant and scrap items
                        PRSC 1201      Stores and Inventory Management I
                                                                               Inventory Management Concept: Stockholding policies,
                                                                               Interface with other depts, Delighting customers (Internal &
                                                                               External), Lean Supply; Control of stock range:
                                                                               caterogisation, standardisation and variety reduction, addition
                                                                               and deletion of items; Stock Control Techniques;
                                                                               Independent and Dependent Demand (MRP, MRP2, DRP);                 3+0     Mrs Munhurrun        DPSM
                                                                               Measuring Inventory Management Performance: Stores
                                                                               efficiency and effectiveness; Benchmarking; Stock Taking
                                                                               and Stock Audit; Maintenance of security and prevention of
                                                                               thefts; Health and Safety
                        PRSC2202       Stores and Inventory Management II

PURCHASING AND SUPPLY
CHAIN: Supply Chain
                                                                               Framework for market analysis; The International and
                                                                               External (PESTLE) Environment; Organisational behaviour;
                                                                               Importance of Marketing in an organization: Interface with
                                                                               purchasing; Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning; Pricing
                                                                                                                                                  3+0                          DPSM
                                                                               Strategy; Product: Product mix, life cycle and development;
                                                                               The promotional mix and distribution; Social Responsibility
                                                                               and Ethics in Marketing
                        PRSC 1301      Supply Market Analysis                                                                                                Mr Odit
                                                                               Logistics: Definition; Methods of Stores Layout: Optimising
                                                                               use of space, Minimising search time & picking costs, U-flow
                                                                               & Through Flow; Materials handling equipment; Storage
                                                                               equipment (shelves, pallets, bin) and stores location;
                                                                               Stockyard design; Logistics Resource Planning (LRP);               3+0      Ms Mahadeo          DPSM
                                                                               Transport Systems and outsourcing the transport function;
                                                                               Integrated Distribution System: Costs involved; Freeport of
                                                                               Mauritius
                        PRSC 2303      Logistics in Supply Chain
                                                                               Supply Chain Management: The International perspective;
                                                                               International Purchasing Procedures; Management of
                                                                               Contracts: Complexities, Terms and Conditions; Methods of
                                                                               Payment; Role of Customs and Excise Department;
                                                                                                                                                  3+0      Ms Mahadeo          DPSM
                                                                               Management of currency fluctuation; Techniques for
                                                                               managing currency fluctuation: Heading; Economic
                                                                               Integration
                        PRSC 2304      International Supply Chain Management

SOCIOLOGY
                                                                               Focus on the importance of devising appropriate social
                                                                               policies and interventions by policy makers; defining social
                                                                               work; the social worker; areas of social work interventions;
                                                                               research in social work, social work and therapeutic
                                                                               counselling practice, career development in the field of
                                                                               counselling and social work; helping individuals, groups and       3+0     Mr Ragodoo          CNLG
                                                                               organizations through goal-directed short or long-term
                                                                               interventions; adopting a philosophy that values individual
                                                                               differences and focus on prevention; initiate vocational
                                                                               counselling; adjustment counselling in all sectors of human
                        SCIO 1101      Social Policy and Social Work           endeavour;




                                                                                              Page 79 of 85
                                                                                           3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                                Module Bank
                                                                                           MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                                          Module
         Category           Module Code                       Module Name                                             Outline                                  Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code      Remarks
                                                                                                                                                                        Coordinator

                                                                                           Mental health; mental illness; types of mental illnesses;
                                                                                           causes of mental illnesses; mental health treatment; use of
                                                                                           therapy and counseling in mental health institutions; the            3+0     Mr Ragodoo             CNLG
                                                                                           importance of family and social support in dealing with mental
                                                                                           illnesses; social and cultural aspects of mental health; views
                           SCIO 1102      Social and Mental Health                         on madness and mental illness across cultures.
                                                                                           Social interventions: individual, group and communities; types
                                                                                           of social interventions; working with individuals; groups and
                                                                                           communities; the importance and nature of social
                                                                                           interventions; identifying at risk populations; dealing with
                                                                                           environmental issues; appraising the beliefs, values and
                                                                                           attitudes of individuals, groups and communities concerned;
                                                                                           the nature of interventions; case studies; perceptions and           3+0     Mr Ragodoo             CNLG
                                                                                           aspirations of communities and groups concerned;
                                                                                           interventions in crisis situations; counseling victims of natural
                                                                                           calamities and accidental material loss; responding to
                                                                                           requests; satisfaction and dissatisfaction; dealing with
                                                                                           aggressive and negative attitudes of individual, group and
                           SCIO 2103      Social Interventions in Groups and Communities   communities.
QUANTITATIVE METHODS:
Statistics
                                                                                           Data and Statistical thinking, Interpretation and presentation
                                                                                           of data, including measures of location and dispersion,
                                                                                           Probability, Random variables and Probability Distributions,
                           QUAN 1101      Introduction to Statistics                                                                                            3+0     Mr Nowbutsing   DPSM, DPSFM
                                                                                           Confidence interval and testing of hypothesis, Time Series
                                                                                           Analysis

                                          Statistics
                                                                                           Descriptive Statistics; Probability Concepts; Random                                         ITES, BPAM, BHRM,
                                                                                           Variables; Probability Distributions: Binomial, Poisson and                                  BTHM, BACB, BBIF,
                           QUAN 1102                                                                                                                            3+0     Mr Nowbutsing
                                                                                           Normal; Estimation with Confidence Intervals; Hypothesis                                     DPAM, DHRM,
                                                                                           Testing; Chi-Square Tests; Analysis of Variance; Simple                                      BOSHM
                                                                                           Regression and Correlation Analysis; Time Series Analysis.
QUANTITATIVE METHODS: Quantitative Analysis
                                          Introduction to Quantitative Techniques          Fundamentals of Decision Theory, Linear Programming
                                                                                           Models: Graphical Method, Transportation Models,
                           QUAN 1201                                                                                                                            3+0     Mrs Munhurrun   DPSM, DPSFM
                                                                                           Assignment Models, Network Analysis, Queuing Theory,
                                                                                           Mathematics of Finance, Inventory Control
                                          Quantitative Techniques                          Elementary concepts in mathematics; Fundamentals of
                                                                                           Decision Theory and Decision Trees; Linear Programming:
                                                                                           Graphical and Simplex Method, Sensitivity Analysis;
                           QUAN 1202                                                                                                                            3+0     Mrs Munhurrun   BBIF
                                                                                           Transportation Models; Assignment Models; Network
                                                                                           Analysis; Queuing Theory; Markov Processes; Simulation
                                                                                           Modelling; Mathematics of Finance
                                          Quantitative Methods for Management              Introduction to Quantitative Methods; Decision Analysis:
                                                                                           Decision-Making Environments and Decision Trees; Linear
                                                                                           Programming: Graphical and Simplex Method, Sensitivity                                       BAPM,BHRM, BACB,
                           QUAN 1203                                                                                                                            3+0     Mrs Munhurrun
                                                                                           Analysis; Transportation Models; Assignment Models:                                          DPAM, DHRM
                                                                                           minimization and maximization cases; Network Analysis;
                                                                                           Inventory Models
                                                                                           Decision Theory; Linear Programming: Graphical and Simplex
                                                                                           Methods, Sensitivity Analysis; Transportation and
                                                                                           Assignment Models;Network Models; Queuing Theory;
                           QUAN 2204      Quantitative Analysis for Managers                                                                                    3+0     Mrs Munhurrun   ITES, BTHM
                                                                                           Inventory ontrol; Forecasting; Work
                                                                                           Measurement;Maintenance and Reliability




                                                                                                          Page 80 of 85
                                                                                         3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                              Module Bank
                                                                                         MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                                      Module
        Category           Module Code                      Module Name                                            Outline                                 Hrs/Wk                    Programme Code      Remarks
                                                                                                                                                                    Coordinator
                                                                                         The purpose of this course is to providestudents with an
                                                                                         introduction to statistical
                                                                                         techniques and their applications in the context of
                                                                                         international business and money,banking and
                                                                                          finance problems. In addition, the course is designed to
                                                                                         enable students to study the principles
                                                                                         of constructing econometric and non-econometric models
                                                                                         and how these models can be used in various
                          QUAN 5205       Quantitative Analysis in Banking and Finance                                                                      3+0     Mr Nowbutsing    MBF
                                                                                         practical contexts. introduction to time series and cross-
                                                                                         sectional econometrics including regression models,
                                                                                         problems and their solutions in regression models, hypothesis
                                                                                         tests in econometrics and statistics, questionnaire research
                                                                                         and data analysis, stationarity, causality, and co integration
                                                                                         in
                                                                                          time series econometrics., ARIMA, GARCH modeling.

QUANTITATIVE METHODS: Basic Mathematics
                                                                                         Fundamental Definitions, Concepts and Basic Operations of
                                                                                         Numbers: Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing whole
                                                                                         numbers and fractions, Solving application problems with
                                                                                         decimals, fractions and percentages, Surds and Indices,
                                                                                         Performing operations with exponents, logarithms and square
                                                                                         roots, Powers and roots
                                                                                         Ratios and Proportions: Calculate ratios and proportions,
                                                                                         Increase / decrease in a given ratio, Solve a proportion for an
                                                                                         unknown value
                                                                                         Algebraic Concepts: Inequalities, Simple Linear Equations,
                                                                                         Simultaneous Equations, Quadratic Equations, Factorization,
                                                                                         Solving problems for an unknown variable
                                                                                                                                                                    Mrs Munhurrun/
                          QUAN 1301       Fundamentals of Business Mathematics           Functions and Graphs: Sets, Functions, Graphing linear and
                                                                                                                                                                    Mr Nowbutsing
                                                                                         non-linear equations
                                                                                         Matrices: Addition, subtraction and multiplication of matrices,
                                                                                         Inverse of matrix, solving applications problems
                                                                                         Differentiation: Derivatives and simple rules, Economic
                                                                                         applications of Differentiation
                                                                                         Business Applications: Finance, Conversion of Currencies,
                                                                                         Profit and Loss, Earnings, Taxations, Solving application
                                                                                         problems, Arithmetic and Geometric Progressions, Simple
                                                                                         and Compound Interest, Discounting, Breakeven Analysis
                                                                                         Basic Statistics: Summation, Graphical representation,
                                                                                         Mean, median and mode

QUANTITATIVE METHODS: Research Methods
                                                                                         Introduction to Research Methods; Research Ethics &
                                                                                         Values; Research Problems; Components of a Research
                                                                                                                                                                                     BTHM, BRHM, BENM,
                          QUAN 3401       Research Methods                               Proposal; Planning the Research Process: Qualitative &             3+0     Mrs Munhurrun
                                                                                                                                                                                     BOSHM
                                                                                         quantitative Research, Research Design; Handling & Analysis
                                                                                         of data; Reporting of Research.

                                          Research Methodology                           The nature, Ethics and Philosophies of Management
                                                                                         Research; Planning and designing a programme of research;
                          QUAN 3402                                                      Context, content and process; Collecting, analysing and            3+0     Mr Nowbutsing    BCOM
                                                                                         interpreting data; analysing quantitative data; developing an
                                                                                         acceptable dissertation.




                                                                                                        Page 81 of 85
                                                                                       3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                            Module Bank
                                                                                       MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                                     Module
        Category    Module Code                    Module Name                                                    Outline                                 Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                                   Coordinator
                                  Research Methods for the Public Sector               This module is intended to develop basic research skills of
                                                                                       MPM students. Students will be exposed to the theoretical
                                                                                       issues that underlie research and will experience the practical
                                                                                       aspects of the research process. The module deals with a
                                                                                       range of research methodologies and their application in the
                   QUAN 5403                                                                                                                               3+0     Mrs Munhurrun   MPM
                                                                                       field of public sector management are highlighted with
                                                                                       reference to case studies. The following topics will be
                                                                                       discussed: the research question, the role of the literature,
                                                                                       quantitative analysis, qualitative techniques and report
                                                                                       writing.
                                  Research Methods                                     Research Concepts: Research issues, problems, questions,
                                                                                       hypotheses; Measurement and Scaling in Research:
                                                                                       Reliability, validity; Research Design and Survey Methods;
                                                                                       Ethics in Research; Questionnaire Design; Qualitative
                                                                                       Methods: designing, gathering, processing and analysing
                                                                                       qualitative research information; Quantitative Methods:
                   QUAN 5404                                                           Introduction to Statistics, Data Description, Hypothesis            3+0     Mrs Munhurrun   MTM
                                                                                       Testing, t-tests and ANOVA, Factor Analysis, Chi-square and
                                                                                       Regression Analysis; Data analysis with SPSS; Reporting
                                                                                       and presenting research; Application in the field of tourism
                                                                                       and marketing management are highlighted with reference to
                                                                                       case studies.

                                  Research Methods in Accounting and Business          Introduction to Research Methods;Research Ethics and
                                                                                       Values;Research problems;Components of a Research
                                                                                       Proposal;Planning the Research Process;Qualitative and
                                                                                       Quantitative Research;Research Design;Questionnaire
                                                                                       Design;Dtat Presentation and Analysis;Interval estimation
                   QUAN 2405                                                                                                                               3+0     Mr Nowbutsing   BACB
                                                                                       and Hypothesis Testing;Single Equation Regression Model;
                                                                                       Two Variable Regression Analysis;Classical Normal Linear
                                                                                       Regression Model; Variabel Regression;Mulitiple Regression
                                                                                       Analysis; Estimation and Inference.

                                  Research Methodology in Educational Administration   Exploration of the various methods of research. Introduction
                                  and Technology                                       to research: Pure and applied research. Quantitative and
                                                                                       qualitative; Statistical, action, ethnographic, anthropological,
                                                                                       historical, case studies, experimental, psychometric research
                                                                                       methodologies; Constraints in educational research;
                                                                                       Research ethics; Design in educational experiments;
                   QUAN 5406                                                                                                                               3+0     Mr Nowbutsing   MET
                                                                                       Sampling; Data: summarization, presentation, modeling,
                                                                                       analysis, inference; Statistical computing; Writing a research
                                                                                       proposal; Paradigms; Problems related to research design;
                                                                                       Research methods related to Educational Administration;
                                                                                       Dissertation component

                                  Qualitative Research Methods                         Introduction to Qualitative research; Designing Qualitative
                                                                                       Research; Sampling techniques; Ethical Issues; Methods of
                                                                                       Collecting Qualitative Data: Interviewing and interview
                   QUAN 2407                                                                                                                               3+0                     CNLG
                                                                                       techniques: Individual and Focus Group; Ethnographic
                                                                                       Studies; Action Research; Analysing qualitative data; Writing
                                                                                       Qualitative Research
TOURISM: Tourism




                                                                                                      Page 82 of 85
                                                                              3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                   Module Bank
                                                                              MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                         Module
Category    Module Code                      Module Name                                                Outline                               Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                       Coordinator
                          Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality   Studies
                                                                              Introduction to Tourism Concepts, Definitions; Evolution of
                                                                              Tourism; An Introduction to the History of the Hospitality
                                                                              Industry; Structure, Organisation, Conduct and Performance
                                                                              of the Tourism and Hospitality Industry; Segments of the
           TMGT 1101                                                          Hospitality Industry; Understanding Travel Behaviour; Career     3+0     Ms Ramkissoon   BTHM
                                                                              Opportunities; Tourism Impacts; The Need for Tourism
                                                                              Planning; Tourism Sustainability; Tourism Marketing; Issues
                                                                              Pertaining to International Tourism.



                                                                              The Concepts of Sustainable Development; Heritage and
                                                                              Patrimony; Natural and Cultural Assets; How the Tourism
                                                                              Industry Works; the Roles of Tour Operators in the Tourist
                                                                              Originating and Destination Countries; the Role of the Market
                                                                              and the Ways in Which it can be Harnessed to Achieve
           TMGT 3102      Sustainable Tourism                                 Change: Sustainable Tourism, Mass Tourism, Alternative           3+0     Ms Ramkissoon   BTHM
                                                                              Tourism, Ecotourism and Responsible Tourism, the Concept
                                                                              of Conservation and the Form it Takes; Sustainable Tourism
                                                                              Agenda: Green Tourism, Environmental Impacts, EIA‟s,
                                                                              Green Globe.

                                                                               Motivations for Developing International Tourism;
                                                                              Tourism and Development Theory;
                                                                              Organisation of International Tourism;
                                                                              Problems in International Tourism Development;
                                                                              Case Studies – Developing Countries;
           TMGT 3103      International Tourism                               Approaches to International Tourism Development:                 3+0     Ms Ramkissoon   BTHM
                                                                              Impacts of Tourism: Economic, Social,
                                                                               Environmental; Current Approaches;
                                                                              Sustainability, Interpretation Techniques,
                                                                              Tourism and Culture.

                          Tourism Planning and Development                    Background for and Approach to Tourism; Public Sector‟s
                                                                              Role in Planning and Development; Destination Development
                                                                              – Destination Life Cycle Concept; Incorporating Elements of
                                                                              Tourism Experience into the Lifecycle Model; Destination Life
                                                                              Cycle and Tourism Development; Carrying Capacity; Impact
           TMGT 2104                                                                                                                           3+0     Ms Ramkissoon   BTHM
                                                                              Analysis - Economic Considerations; Social Considerations;
                                                                              Environmental Analysis; Different Forms of Tourism and
                                                                              Planning; Sustainable Tourism; Principles of Site Selection;
                                                                              Plan Formulation and Implementation.

                          Contemporary Issues in Tourism                      Tourism systems: Definition of Tourism and Tourist, Scope of
                                                                              the Tourism Industry, Role of Public and Private Sector in
                                                                              Tourism; Components of the Tourism industry: Tourism
                                                                              infrastructure and Amenities, Tourism Events and Attractions;
           TMGT 5105                                                                                                                           3+0      Mr Mootien     BTHM
                                                                              Socio-cultural Impact of Tourism; Environmental Impact of
                                                                              Tourism; Economic impact of tourism: Input/Output Model;
                                                                              Tourism Satellite Account, Multiplier




                                                                                            Page 83 of 85
                                                                    3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                         Module Bank
                                                                    MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                 Module
         Category    Module Code                      Module Name                             Outline                                 Hrs/Wk                   Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                               Coordinator
                                   Tourism Policy and Planning      Introduction to tourism policy and planning, Tourism planning
                                                                    for islands, the need for tourism policy: Tourism and market
                                                                    failure: government intervention, stakeholders and interest
                                                                    group in the policy process: Partnership and collaboration in
                                                                    tourism policy making: Democracy and power in tourism
                                                                    policy making, Tourism policy and community involvement,
                                                                    Destination development: Tourism Area Life Cycle and its
                                                                    application, Pro-poor tourism policies and strategies, Tourism
                                                                    policy and planning in an urban context: The urban tourism
                    TMGT 5106                                                                                                          3+0     Ms Ramkissoon   BTHM
                                                                    product: supply and demand of urban tourism, Visitor
                                                                    management strategies: Issues in visitor management:
                                                                    incorporating visitor management strategies into tourism
                                                                    polices, Managing crises in tourism: Disaster Management
                                                                    framework, Incorporating disaster management strategies
                                                                    into tourism policies, tourism policy: Measuring success, New
                                                                    development in tourism: Tourism policy at the supranational
                                                                    level.

                                   Sustainable Tourism
                                                                    The challenge of sustainability; the rise of environmental
                                                                    concern, changing attitudes to the environment, emergence
                                                                    of environmental movement, The concept of sustainable
                                                                    development, The nature and scope and nature of
                                                                    sustainable tourism; definition theories and practices; the use
                                                                    of concepts such as green tourism, alternative tourism and
                                                                    eco-tourism, The relationship between visitor host community
                    TMGT 5107                                                                                                          3+0     Ms Ramkissoon   BTHM
                                                                    and the natural and physical environment, Participants in
                                                                    sustainable tourism; key players; stakeholders in the policy
                                                                    process, Techniques for introducing sustainable tourism;
                                                                    green audits, green tourism management, Environmental
                                                                    Impact assessment, carrying capacity, visitor management,
                                                                    resource management, Assessing the effectiveness of
                                                                    sustainable tourism strategies, The future of sustainable
                                                                    tourism; trends, opportunities and treat to sustainability.
                                   Cultural Tourism
                                                                     Defining and measuring cultural tourism; The role of cultural
                                                                    tourism in Mauritius and UK, The role of culture in tourism,
                                                                    Growth, patterns and shifting forms of cultural tourism, Types
                                                                    of cultural assets and organization; heritage sites, museums,
                                                                    galleries and religious sites, The role of cultural tourism in
                    TMGT 3108                                                                                                          3+0     Ms Ramkissoon   BTHM
                                                                    regeneration and their relationships with other agencies,
                                                                    Techniques for managing cultural sites; Conservation,
                                                                    preservation of cultural sites; visitor management strategies,
                                                                    Promotion and marketing of cultural tourism; understanding
                                                                    motivation behind cultural tourists, Pro-poor cultural tourism
                                                                    strategies.
TOURISM: Travel




                                                                                   Page 84 of 85
                                                                                                     3693bac2-24a5-44fd-96a3-81c30df0d711.xls




                                                                                                          Module Bank
                                                                                                     MAY 2007 - Version 1.0

                                                                                                                                                                                      Module
              Category     Module Code                         Module Name                                                     Outline                                  Hrs/Wk                      Programme Code   Remarks
                                                                                                                                                                                    Coordinator
                                              Tourism Reservations and Ticketing                     Introduction to fares: the different sources of information,
                                                                                                     Normal fares: Airline abbreviations, codes and definitions;
                                                                                                     Definition, construction and calculations of different types of
                                                                                                     fares; Fares construction how to proceed; Return fares higher
                                                                                                     intermediate point; One way back haul check rule; Circular
                                                                                                     trips; Mixed Class travel, Special fares: Condition for special
                                                                                                     fares; Interpretation of fares notes; Types of special fares,
                                                                                                     Ticketing: Ticketing procedures; Issuing of ticket
                                                                                                     MCO/MPD.Introduction to fares: the different sources of
                         TMGT 2201                                                                                                                                          3+0     Mrs Rengasamy   BTHM
                                                                                                     information, Normal fares: Airline abbreviations, codes and
                                                                                                     definitions; Definition, construction and calculations of
                                                                                                     different types of fares; Fares construction how to proceed;
                                                                                                     Return fares higher intermediate point; One way back haul
                                                                                                     check rule; Circular trips; Mixed Class travel, Special fares:
                                                                                                     Condition for special fares; Interpretation of fares notes;
                                                                                                     Types of special fares, Ticketing: Ticketing procedures;
                                                                                                     Issuing of ticket MCO/MPD.

                                              Travel Management                                      Interrelation of Travel Industry with Tourism Industry;
                                                                                                     (Introducing Different Modes of Transportation); Travel
                                                                                                     Organizations; Trends/Needs for Travel Demand; Air
                                                                                                     Transport and Tourism Inter-relationship; Analysis and
                                                                                                     Managing Tourist Transport; Tourist Transport and
                         TMGT 2202                                                                   Government Policies; Business Class Travel; Managing                   3+0     Mrs Rengasamy   BTHM
                                                                                                     Transport Infrastructure Towards Sustainability; Travel Sales
                                                                                                     Distribution Systems; Mass Market Package; Independent
                                                                                                     Retailers; The Airline Industry; The Scheduled Airline
                                                                                                     Industry: Partnership and Globalisation; Transport Supply.

                                              Outdoor Recreation                                     Nature of Leisure; Recreation and Play;
                                                                                                     Evolution of Outdoor Recreation;
                                                                                                     Benefits of Outdoor Recreation;
                                                                                                     Outdoor Recreation and Life Course;
                                                                                                     Motivation for Outdoor Recreation;
3 - Leisure              TMGT 3301                                                                                                                                          3+0       Ms Naidoo     BTHM
                                                                                                     Outdoor Recreation & Special Needs;
                                                                                                     Providers of Outdoor Recreation;
                                                                                                     the Economic Importance of Outdoor Recreation;
                                                                                                     Outdoor Recreation and Tourism; Planning


                         Coding Scheme
                         1. Each code is constituted of the following:
                            - A category represented by 3 or 4 Alphabets, e.g. CAN (Communication & Networking) or MATH(Mathematics).
                            - A Module Level represented by 1, 2, 3 or 5 (Post-Graduate Level)
                                               - 1: Module may be taught at Level 1 or Level 2
                                               - 2: Module may be taught at Level 2 or Level 3
                                               - 3: Module may be taught at Level 3
                                               - 5: Module may be taught at Level 5
                            - A subcategory 1 (by default) or 2, according to the number of subcategories.
                            - A Module No. , which increases serially as new module are added


                         XXX[X]               X                                                      X                                                                 XX
                         Category            Level                                                   Sub-Category                                                      Module No.


E.g                      PROJ                                                                    1                                                                1          1        PROJ1101
                         WAT                                                                     2                                                                1          2        WAT2102




                                                                                                                    Page 85 of 85

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Tags:
Stats:
views:82
posted:6/17/2011
language:English
pages:85
Description: Hotel Vertical and Horizontal Income Statement document sample