Management - Ανοικτό Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου - Open University of Cyprus

Module Purpose and Objectives

The purpose of this module is to provide students with knowledge on the concepts of change management, school effectiveness and school improvement. 

Module Content

Students will study topics covering  the nature of change in modern organizations, the need for change and the factors influencing change, planning change, the role of the individual and change, school as an organization and change, change at the level of the education system, leadership and change, as well as innovative programs in education and international research. At the same time, they will study the characteristics of an effective school organization, the teachers’ characteristics, creating a climate for change, theoretical models of educational effectiveness, measuring school effectiveness, and study the most important research findings in order to improve school efficiency. Finally, they will examine various school effectiveness research programs conducted in Cyprus and internationally.

Module Purpose and Objectives

The purpose of this mdule is to analyze the origin and nature of behavioral problems, through various interpretive approaches, so that their complex nature is understood and then promote effective ways for addressing these behavioral problems and adopt a positive behavior. Also, in this particular module we highlight the strong relation between learning and behavior, as well as the importance of teaching social skills for positive behavior management and maximizing the overall learning process

Module Content

Students will be able to:

  • be introduced in basic concepts from the field of special and inclusive education
  • learn the historical, political and theoretical framework for supporting students with disabilities or special educational needs
  • understand the legal framework around the education of students with disabilities or special educational needs
  • develop a critical approach to improving the education of students with disabilities or special educational needs based on current educational trends

They will also be able to:

  • Recommend teaching approaches and environmental modifications aimed at the efficient and effective education of students with disabilities or special educational needs
Wednesday, 26 January 2022 11:53

EPA521: Management of Educational Organizations

Module Purpose and Objectives

The purpose of this module is to present the basic organizational theories and then present the modern organizational theories in the Educational Leadership field, by studying administrative and organizational problems in educational organizations and by utilizing the current research systemic theory. This particular thematic course, also, covers the topics  of team management, conflict management, staff development, communication issues, efficiency and quality, as well as the topic of innovation and change management in educational organizations. Moreover, the current research trends in educational leadership are studied by covering topics such as the successful school principals’ characteristics, based on various cases studies in different contexts, as presented in the literature. Students are expected to study, reflect and analyze contemporary educational problems in the field of educational administration and seek solutions.

Module Content

This module covers the topics of team management, conflict management, staff development, communication, efficiency and quality, innovation  and change management in educational organizations. Moreover, the current research trends in educational leadership are studied by covering topics such as the successful school principals’ characteristics based on various cases studies in different contexts as presented in the literature. Students are expected to study, reflect and analyze contemporary educational problems in the field of educational administration and seek solutions. More specifically, students in this particular thematic course are expected to gain extensive knowledge in the cognitive areas of team management, conflict management, staff development, communication, efficiency and quality, innovation and change management in educational organizations. Finally, they are expected to explore and analyze the key aspects of successful school leadership.

Friday, 22 November 2019 12:22

MBA50: Organisation Management

•           Managerial Economics
•           Principles of Management
•           Organizational Behavior
•           Human Resource Management
 
This Study Unit presents important issues related to the economic environment in which a firm operates, focusing on concepts and practices of the modern firms’ Management and Human Resource Management. The purpose of this Study Unit is to provide students a theoretical background for the analysis of the national and international markets and of the current economic policies, as well as to provide them knowledge regarding the management of the modern firms and their personnel.