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Students who commenced study in 2016 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

Monash University


Commencement year

This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2016 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook.

Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Business and Economics component of any bachelors double degrees.

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Business and Economics


Faculty of Business and Economics



Business management and strategy emphasises multi-disciplinary decision-making to resolve organisational challenges and achieve strategic goals. The major develops and critically examines management and strategic practices within organisations to generate solutions. Business management and strategy especially develops students' business problem-solving capacity for cross cultural, project and innovation management, as well as corporate governance and ethical business strategy. The major prepares students for managerial roles within organisations in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.


Business management and strategy is listed in the Bachelor of Business at Peninsula as a major or minor.


In addition to achieving the broad outcomes of their course, students successfully completing this major will be able to:


produce professional and persuasive solutions for current and future business management and strategic challenges


Major requirements (48 points)

No more than 12 points at level 1 may be credited to a major and at least 18 points must be credited to the major at level 3.

Students complete:

(a.) The following five units (30 points):

  • MGP1010 Introduction to management
  • MGP2279 Inclusive management
  • MGP3113 Organisation governance and ethics
  • MGP3249 Project and innovation management
  • MGP3684 Business strategy

(b.) Three units (18 points) from any of the following, with no more than one unit (6 points) at level:

Accounting and Finance

Leisure management


  • MKP1120 Marketing theory and practice
  • MKP2701 Consumer psychology
  • MKP2702 Stakeholder marketing communication

Minor requirements (24 points)

Students complete:

  • Any four units (24 points) from the major, with at least two units (12 points) at level 2 or 3.

Relevant courses


Single degrees

Successful completion of the major can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following single degree:

  • B2000 Bachelor of Business

Students in this course can complete the minor using 24 points of their free electives.*

Students in other single bachelor's degrees may be eligible to complete the minor or major by using 24 or 48 points of their free electives.

* Students cannot complete both the minor and major in the same area of study.

Double degrees

Successful completion of the major can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the Bachelor of Business component in the following double degrees:

  • B2019 Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Arts
  • B2013 Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Business Specialist
  • B2017 Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Information Technology
  • F2004 Bachelor of Design and Bachelor of Business
  • D3007 Bachelor of Education (Honours) and Bachelor of Business
  • F2007 Bachelor of Fine Art and Bachelor of Business