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UNIT CODE: MGT101

MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS

UNIT DESCRIPTION

This unit equips students to confidently and competently enter the business world – with a clear understanding of management theory, thinking and practice including decision making and strategy, business acumen and ethics as well as people and stakeholder management. Business case studies are used to facilitate student’s understanding of current business trends as well as the ever-changing issues facing Australian businesses in both a local and a global context. The delivery of the unit incorporates a range of teaching and learning strategies including lectures, tutorials, workshops, class discussions, collaborative group activities, student presentations, independent student research and reading.

STUDENT WORKLOAD + DELIVERY MODE

TIMETABLED HOURS

RECOMMENDED PERSONAL HOURS

TOTAL WORKLOAD HOURS

STUDY LOAD

3 Hours per week

5 Hours per week

8 Hours per week

Full time 

MODE OF DELIVERY

This unit will be offered to students in the following mode/s:

+ Face-to-face (Domestic and International) 

+ Online (Domestic)

OVERVIEW

Award Course

Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Business (Accounting) 

Area

Law

Unit Duration

12 Weeks

Weekly Attendance Pattern

1 Hour Lecture + 

2 Hour Tutorial

Unit Level

100

Unit Weighting

6 Credit Points

Unit Type

Core

Pre-Requisites

N/A

Co-Requisites

N/A

Work Integrated Learning

No

UNIT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Develop an understanding of appropriate and effective behaviour, conduct and practices in the business world 

  • Develop an understanding on how businesses are organised and the role of each function, including management, production, marketing, human resource management, financial management and IT 

  • Develop knowledge about management and leadership theory and practice - describe and explain the key functions of management - effective leadership, strategy development, human resource planning, profit potential and cost control 

  • Describe different management styles and where these would be most likely to be effective particularly with respect to leading change

  • Demonstrate how to motivate, inspire and lead team members, set workplace culture and recognised the importance of diversity in teams

ASSESSMENT STRUCTURE

ASSESSMENT TASK

  • Assessment 1: Essay - Effective Management Principles (Individual) 

  • Assessment 2: Presentation and Report - Australian Economy (Group) 

  • Assessment 3: Final Exam (Individual) 

  • Assessment 4: Engagement with the Process (Individual) 

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