EAR506 Business Organization and Management of Cultural Units
Professor: Theodoros KOUTSOBINAS
The objective pf this course is to examine systematically the combination of behavioural, organizational and often cultural influences, systems and skills to successfully meet the challenges of a complex, uncertain and competitive business environment. Secondly, to analyze with an interdisciplinary approach issues of business decision-making and of organizational planning and behavior and to support the development of conceptual and theoretical skills. Specifically, this course contributes to the acquisition on the part of students of knowledge and skills for the management of organizations such as cultural units -in public and private sector. Priority issues which are analyzed relate to responsibilities of organizational and operational management, the management of human resources and productivity, the measurement of quality of services and information management with the use of case-studies and examples from the modern environment of organizations and cultural units. A special emphasis is attributed to the behavioural analysis of the business environment and the formulation of business strategy of organizations.such as cultural units of this course is to present in a comprehensible manner the basic principles of economics.
Upon successful completion of the course the students will:
- Be familiar with basic concepts and methods of business organization and management
- Understand basic practical issues of businesses and organizations
- Have understood the methods used in decision-making, planning, entrepreneurship, human resources management, leadership and innovation
- Understand the key issues of managing cultural goods and services produced by businesses and organizations such as cultural units.