The Absence of Management


Do you want to know the main theories of modern management? Would you be interested in knowing how to apply these theories in real life?

This course will give you the opportunity to learn the main theories of modern management and how they work in real life in public and commercial spheres. In addition, students will be introduced to some tips of how to deal with people at an official level and how to negotiate that with their partners. Thus, students will be given the chance to put hands on practice by learning the major theories in management and how to handle absence management.

Intro: course overview

This course is intended for new managers who have lack the experience of managing employees, and it is also suitable for former managers who need to refresh their skills in management. . Thus, this program will enhance students’ understanding of the most important theories in absence management. This course is well organized to suit student’s academic background in finance and accountant.

Students will be provided with a firm background of the major theories of management and administration. By enrolling into this course, graduates will receive an EFAG College certificate that will broaden their career opportunities. Moreover, graduates will gain a college credit that they can use to bridge into university.

This course is well-suited for students who:

  • Their level is between Upper-Intermediate and Advanced.
  • Want to upgrade their skills in managing people.
  • New managers who do not have former experience in management.

Intro: Course Q & A Discussion Board

How to improve your skills in management? How to manage employees who incur irregular sickness absence?

Week 1

Week 01: overview

During this week, students will be required to the significant impact of short term sickness absence on a company’s profile. Students will need to suggest some policies that may limit from the expand of this problem into a higher level. Some of the topics that will be reviewed during this week include analysis of financial outcomes that may results as a cause of irregular absence.

Week 01: Assignment 20 pts

Students will be asked to analyze case scenarios by covering some of the above concepts and then discuss their answers with their groups.

Week 01: Discussion 10 pts

A group discussion will be assigned to each group to discuss their answers

Week 01: Homework review quiz 0 pts

Week 2

Week 02: overview

Students will effectively learn to work on a wide range of business related software applications. The students will implement the use of blackboard, besides other computer-based training programmes to enhance their learning process.

Week 02: Assignment 20 pts

Students will be asked to produce assignments by integrating the use of Microsoft Office 2013

Week 3

Week 03: overview

During this week, students will learn communication skills that they need to employ as communication is one of the most important factors that employers seek in employees. Students will learn how to apply an effective approach that will improve their communication skills and put it into practice. Moreover, students will implement their speaking, listening, writing and reading skills through the use of various methodologies to help them to practice their communication skills professionally.

Week 03: Assignment

Students will work on developing their communication skills within the domains of finance and accounting and which also play an important factor for their workplace and educational environment.

Week 04

Week 04: overview

Students will be introduced to some of the key employment legislations. They learn how laws must be understood and applied by management in the conduct of business. Students will also learn how to effectively analyze and interpret a business case under the structure of some issued laws.


Students will be required to retrieve general legal perspectives that are related to short-term and long-term sickness absence.

Week 06

Week 06: overview

During this week, students will be introduced to the types of absence management procedures. They will also learn the cases under which they should take an action against irregular absence of their employees.

Week 06: Assignment

Students will be required to analyze different case scenarios that involve them in classifying the types of business management.

Week 07

Week 07: overview

Students will get a firm background of the principles and employability of business finance. Some of the main concepts that will be introduced during this week may include financial planning, financial analysis, money budget, valuation, stock and analysis of the current market.

Week 07: Assignment

Students will sit in groups to discuss some of the common principles of business finance and how it could effectively contribute to the finance domain.

Week 08

Week 08: overview

During this week, students will learn how to choose the right people for doing the appropriate job at a particular time. The students will get familiar with the four basic functions of management such as planning, organizing, leading and control. The students will also get introduced to the most appropriate practices that they can use for recruiting employees, providing them with the appropriate training and developing their skills. Students will develop a basic understanding of how an appropriate and efficient management could have an indispensable effect on delivering business.

Week 08: Assignment

Students will get the chance to practice their skills in management and put their planning and organizing skills into practice.

Week 09

Week 09: overview

During this week, students will learn how to provide the adequate support that can help employees who suffer from health problems to take a break off work and at the same time minimizing the company’s loss. In addition, the students will learn how to strictly prevent employees on sickness leave to take an advantage of the organization.

Week 09: Assignment

Students will be given a case study to analyze cost and conduct various activities according to a particular cost plan.

Week 10

Week 10: overview

Students will be introduced to the most widely discussed economic issues. Students will get familiar with the use of economic models to analyze the development of economic issues according to certain criteria. The students will list the financial and economic outcomes that may retain to the company as a result of short or long-term absence.

Week 10: Assignment

Students will carefully examine and review some of the economic dilemma that the society is facing in terms of the irregular absence by the employees and suggest some of the policy perspectives that governments need to implement to get over these problems.