Master of Government Administration

General

Programme Description

Organizational Theory:

This course examines the main concepts of organizational theory. Topics include the organisation, the organizational environment, the technological environment, and managing organizational processes.

Following successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Understand basic challenges of organizational design.
  • Understand how to design organizational structure: authority, control, specialization, and coordination.
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of how to manage organizational culture and ethics.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the organizational environment.
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of organizational design and technology.
  • Understand how to manage organizational processes, including learning, innovation and change, conflict, power, and politics.

Strategic Management:

This course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the business corporation by integrating the functional areas of business. The course reviews strategic management issues and topics like techniques of industry & competitive analysis, generic business strategies, building & defining competitive advantages, generic types of corporate strategies & the implementation of strategies.

Following successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Understand strategic management concepts, research & theories.

Identify central issues and problems in complex, comprehensive cases; to suggest alternative courses of action, and to present well-supported recommendations for future action.

Develop conceptual skills so that a student is able to integrate previously learned aspects of corporations.

Demonstrate an understanding of the global economy and the Internet and their current and potential impact on business activities in any location.

Develop an understanding of the role of corporate governance in strategic management.

Develop the ability to analyse and evaluate, both quantitatively and qualitatively, the performance of the people responsible for strategic decisions.

Bridge the gap between theory and practice by developing an understanding of when and how to apply concepts and techniques learned in earlier courses on marketing, accounting, finance, management, production, and information systems.

Last updated Mar 2018

About the School

AAU Started providing academic services in 1990, Al-Ahliyya Amman University (AAU) was the first private university and pioneer of private education in Jordan.

AAU Started providing academic services in 1990, Al-Ahliyya Amman University (AAU) was the first private university and pioneer of private education in Jordan. Read Less