Business Administration I

Business Administration I

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Learning Outcomes

The aim of the course is to introduce students in Management Science giving emphasis on planning, organizing, leading and controlling, as well as on managerial roles and managers’ competences. Moreover, relevant theories and key concepts will be analyzed with critical perspective in today’s turbulent business environment.     

At the end of this course the student should be able to:

  1. Understand the basic concepts and theories related to Business Administration.
  2. Develop critical thinking regarding managerial functions in today’s business. 

At the end of the course the student will have further developed the following skills/competences:

  1. Analyzing theoretical concepts and investigating relevant managerial practices.
  2. Generating ideas for case studies regarding managerial effectiveness.

Course Contents

  1. Introduction to Management
  2. Planning
  3. Organizing
  4. Leading
  5. Controlling

Teaching Activities

Lectures and case studies (3 hours per week)

Teaching Organization


Work Load



Case studies  


Hours for private study of the student


Total number of hours for the Course

(25 hours of work-load per ECTS credit)

150 hours


The grade is calculated on the basis of the final written exam (theory, case studies).

Use of ICT

The lectures content of the course for each chapter are uploaded on the internet (e-class), in the form of a series of ppt files, where from the students can freely download them using a password which is provided to them at the beginning of the course.

Course Info

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3 hours per week
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Reading List

Reading Recommendations: 
Χυτήρης Λ. (2013). Μάνατζμεντ - Αρχές Διοίκησης Επιχειρήσεων, Εκδόσεις Φαίδιμος.
Mullins L. και Christy G. (2014). Μάνατζμεντ και Οργανωσιακή Συμπεριφορά, Εκδόσεις UTOPIA.