6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2019 (On-campus)
- Second semester 2019 (On-campus)
This unit is designed to provide an introduction to the fundamental principles of managing business organisations. It will allow for the critical exploration of management concepts, models and contexts using a case-based approach. While working in teams, students will learn how to apply management theory and research evidence in analysing and creatively solving real-life management problems. Students will also learn how to critically and ethically evaluate managerial decisions while considering the organisation's context in a culturally diverse and internationalised world. The unit draws upon a range of academic, practical and pop cultural sources to engage students in authentic ways of learning about management.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- explain fundamental concepts, models and approaches that represent the theory of management
- apply management theory and research evidence to practical situations using a case-based approach
- develop skills in team-based decision making that demonstrate effective teamwork and communication skills
- critically evaluate managerial decisions in the context of the organisation's ethical and social responsibilities.
Within semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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