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MGF1010 - Introduction to management

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr Rolf Bergman


Caulfield First semester 2008 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2008 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2008 (Evening)


On completion of this unit students should have an understanding of: the nature of managerial work in organisations; theories of management and their historical development; contemporary issues and practices relating to managing people and organisation's; key factors in the organisation's environment that impact on how managers and the organisations work.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • define management and summarise the evolution of management ideas on how managers may influence, people, organisations and their contexts to achieve organisational goals;
  • identify and discuss contextual factors in the organisations environment that impact of how people, managers and organisations interact;
  • identify factors that influence individual and group behaviour in organisational settings and illustrate how managers can make use of these factors;
  • describe how decision-making, planning, leading, organising and controlling can be managed in organisations;
  • examine the impact on individuals and organisations of contemporary issues in management including, stakeholder interests, ethics and social responsibility.


Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (2 hours) : 50%

Contact hours

Three hours of class contact


MGC1010, MGW1010

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