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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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 909b3240-314c-4065-a9ca-956be9e34ac8.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
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