FOUNDATIONS OF MANAGEMENT

MGT1FOM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides you with an introduction to the management of organisations. You will gain an understanding of the fundamental concepts and relevant issues relating to the management of firms operating in the modern Australian and global business environment. You will explore the relationship between management theory, practice and organisational performance within the context of both individual effect and organisational outcomes.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects THS1LEM

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMGT1FOM-Foundations of ManagementPrescribedLa Trobe University (2016)Mc Graw Hill Education

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain the intellectual foundation of the study and practice of management, and its evolution since the industrial revolution

Activities:
Examination, case studies, In-class exercises.critical reflection exercises Reading of important writings in the field of management.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

02. Explain, apply and critically evaluate the theories, principles and concepts that guide the effective management of modern organisations.

Activities:
Examination, case studies, critical reflection exercises, In-class exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

04. Explain the framework for the interaction of organisations and the environment

Activities:
Examination, individual essay and workshop case studies.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

05. Identify and describe the challenges faced by managers in Australian organisations and suggest effective solutions to address these problems

Activities:
Examination, individual essay,In-class exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

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Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500 words)15 04
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 01, 04, 05
2 hrs Final Exam (1500 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02, 04, 05
In-class Exercises (500 words)15 01, 05

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500 words)15 04
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 01, 04, 05
2 hrs Final Exam (1500 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02, 04, 05
In-class Exercises (500 words)15 01, 05

China, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day in week 00 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekends during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500 words)15 04
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 01, 04, 05
2 hrs Final Exam (1500 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02, 04, 05
In-class Exercises (500 words)15 01, 05

China, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500 words)15 04
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 01, 04, 05
2 hrs Final Exam (1500 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02, 04, 05
In-class Exercises (500 words)15 01, 05

China, 2018, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 08 - 23
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 08 to week 23 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 08 - 23
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 08 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500 words)15 04
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 01, 04, 05
2 hrs Final Exam (1500 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02, 04, 05
In-class Exercises (500 words)15 01, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500 words)15 04
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 01, 04, 05
2 hrs Final Exam (1500 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02, 04, 05
In-class Exercises (500 words)15 01, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500 words)15 04
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 01, 04, 05
2 hrs Final Exam (1500 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02, 04, 05
In-class Exercises (500 words)15 01, 05

Mildura, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500 words)15 04
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 01, 04, 05
2 hrs Final Exam (1500 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02, 04, 05
In-class Exercises (500 words)15 01, 05

Shepparton, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500 words)15 04
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 01, 04, 05
2 hrs Final Exam (1500 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02, 04, 05
In-class Exercises (500 words)15 01, 05

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via online.

WorkShop
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500 words)15 04
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 01, 04, 05
2 hrs Final Exam (1500 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02, 04, 05
In-class Exercises (500 words)15 01, 05

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 42
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500 words)15 04
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 01, 04, 05
2 hrs Final Exam (1500 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02, 04, 05
In-class Exercises (500 words)15 01, 05

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500 words)15 04
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 01, 04, 05
2 hrs Final Exam (1500 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02, 04, 05
In-class Exercises (500 words)15 01, 05

Vietnam, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500 words)15 04
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 01, 04, 05
2 hrs Final Exam (1500 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02, 04, 05
In-class Exercises (500 words)15 01, 05

Vietnam, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500 words)15 04
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 01, 04, 05
2 hrs Final Exam (1500 words)This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02, 04, 05
In-class Exercises (500 words)15 01, 05