MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS

BUO5MGT

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 StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites students must be enrolled in LMMBAO, LMMBA or LMMBAA to do this subject

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects BUA5MGT

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsManagementRecommendedSchermerhorn, JR, Davidson, P, Poole D, Woods, P, Simon, A, and McBarron, E 20135th 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)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

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:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

03. Develop solutions for critical management issues.

Activities:
Assessment develops capacity and skills to develop solutions for critical management issues.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

04. Reflect on own or others' management issues.

Activities:
Individual assignment and activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 18 - 24
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week from week 18 to week 24 and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2000 word individual report40 01, 02, 03, 04
One 2000 word individual essay40 01, 02, 03
Participation in discussion activitiesTotal broadly equivalent to 1000 words20 01, 02, 03, 04

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 44 - 50
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week from week 44 to week 50 and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2000 word individual report40 01, 02, 03, 04
One 2000 word individual essay40 01, 02, 03
Participation in discussion activitiesTotal broadly equivalent to 1000 words20 01, 02, 03, 04