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Management, Organizational Behaviour and Leadership

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Date(s) - 30/01/2023 - 26/05/2023
All Day


For further information, please contact:
Dr Marina Papaioannou, DNV HELLAS
Tel: + 30 210 4100 200
Email: [email protected]
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The maritime industry at all levels is, on the one hand, operated and managed by people within the context of organizations. On the other hand, it also affects people, either adversely or beneficially, whether they are internal or external to maritime organizations (public or private). In this module you will gain a fundamental understanding of the nature of organizations and the processes inherent in them as they relate to individuals and groups.The module will also increase learners’ appreciation of the significance of management and leadership in organizations when organizational effectiveness, sustainability and productivity are in view. Trends and issues related to maritime labour within the broad context of human resource management are addressed. Additionally, a discussion of the importance of ethics and corporate social responsibility in contemporary maritime affairs is carried out. The module is intended to give you a well-grounded appreciation of the need to manage people optimally and the understanding and evaluative skills to do so.

Learning outcomes
By the end of the module, you should be able to:

  • Evaluate the merits/demerits of different theoretical approaches to management and leadership
  • Explain the functions of management and their diversity of expression in different kinds of organizations
  • Evaluate processes for the optimization of individual behaviour and teamwork in an organizational setting
  • Identify and apply various models of change management and change leadership to organizations in transition
  • Explain why organizations need to learn and how this can be optimally done
  • Discuss the application of the concept of corporate social responsibility in the maritime industry
  • Explain diverse principles of human resource management and apply them to labour challenges in the maritime industry

Course outline

  • Principles of Management
  • The evolution of management theory
  • Functions of management
  • Organizational Behaviours and HRM
  • HR Management Principles, policies, procedures and systems
  • Ethics and corporate social responsibility
  • Leadership concepts and Applications

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