MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS

BUA5MGT

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will analyse the fundamental theories and principles of management and apply these in practice to management today. You will critically reflect on your own management practice or observe others in management roles to link theory and practice and strengthen your managerial competencies.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in LMMBA or HZMBHA or LMMBAH or LMMBAA or LZFABA to do this subject.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUO5MGT

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsManagementRecommendedSchermerhorn, J. R., Davidson, P., Poole, D., Woods, P., Simon, A. and McBarron, E. (2013)5TH ASIA PACIFIC EDITION. WILEY

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically analyse key management theories and principles

Activities:
Class lectures, discussion and case studies cover key management practice and theory. Assessment provides opportunity to critically engage with key management theories and principles.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

02. Apply key theories to contemporary management practice and demonstrate the relevance of these theories to management today.

Activities:
Class lectures, discussion and research exercises cover key management theories. Assessment provides opportunity to critically engage with key management theories and principles.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

03. Develop solutions for critical management issues.

Activities:
Group assessment develops capacity and skills to work in a group to achieve specific outcomes.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

04. Reflect on own or others' management issues

Activities:
Individual assignment and in-class activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Semester 2, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Please refer to MBA Student Information LMS Page for days and times."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One in-class group presentation - case study10 minute group presentation plus 10 minute questions and feedback. Usually 3-4 students per group (Broadly equivalent to 500 words per person)20 01, 02, 03
One 2000 word individual essay40 01, 02, 03
One 2500 word individual report40 01, 02, 03, 04

City Campus, 2018, Week 16-17, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 16 - 17
Four 8.0 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend at night from week 16 to week 17 and delivered via blended.
"Please refer to MBA Student Information LMS Page for dates and times."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One in-class group presentation - case study10 minute group presentation plus 10 minute questions and feedback. Usually 3-4 students per group (Broadly equivalent to 500 words per person)20 01, 02, 03
One 2000 word individual essay40 01, 02, 03
One 2500 word individual report40 01, 02, 03, 04

Vietnam, 2018, Week 02-13, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 04 - 05
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 04 to week 05 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One in-class group presentation - case study10 minute group presentation plus 10 minute questions and feedback. Usually 3-4 students per group (Broadly equivalent to 500 words per person)20 01, 02, 03
One 2000 word individual essay40 01, 02, 03
One 2500 word individual report40 01, 02, 03, 04