FOUNDATIONS OF MANAGEMENT

MGT1FOX

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-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Student must be enrolled in one of the following courses: LBAB, LBABM, LBABK, LDAB, LAAB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects MGT1FOM

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsFoundations of ManagementRecommendedLa Trobe University (2016)Mc Graw Hill Education
ReadingsFoundations of Management Learner ResourcePrescribedDidasko Digital, 2017Didasko Group

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:
Case studies, mutlimedia activities, critical reflection exercises and discussion forums. Reading of important writings in the field of management.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

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

Activities:
Case studies, multimedia activities, critical reflection exercises, and discussion forums.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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

Activities:
Individual essay, case studies, multimedia activities and discussion forums
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

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

Activities:
Individual essay, case studies, multimedia activities and discussion forums
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2018, Study Block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 19 - 30
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500-words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 04
Individual Essay (1,500-words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided30 01, 04, 05
2-hour final ExaminationThis assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills40 01, 02, 04, 05
Online exercises (equivalent to 500-words)15 01, 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500-words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 04
Individual Essay (1,500-words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided30 01, 04, 05
2-hour final ExaminationThis assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills40 01, 02, 04, 05
Online exercises (equivalent to 500-words)15 01, 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 28 - 39
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 28 to week 39 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500-words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 04
Individual Essay (1,500-words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided30 01, 04, 05
2-hour final ExaminationThis assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills40 01, 02, 04, 05
Online exercises (equivalent to 500-words)15 01, 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500-words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 04
Individual Essay (1,500-words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided30 01, 04, 05
2-hour final ExaminationThis assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills40 01, 02, 04, 05
Online exercises (equivalent to 500-words)15 01, 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 47
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 47 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500-words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 04
Individual Essay (1,500-words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided30 01, 04, 05
2-hour final ExaminationThis assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills40 01, 02, 04, 05
Online exercises (equivalent to 500-words)15 01, 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500-words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 04
Individual Essay (1,500-words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided30 01, 04, 05
2-hour final ExaminationThis assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills40 01, 02, 04, 05
Online exercises (equivalent to 500-words)15 01, 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500-words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 04
Individual Essay (1,500-words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided30 01, 04, 05
2-hour final ExaminationThis assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills40 01, 02, 04, 05
Online exercises (equivalent to 500-words)15 01, 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 49
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 49 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection Exercises (500-words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 04
Individual Essay (1,500-words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided30 01, 04, 05
2-hour final ExaminationThis assessment will report on the Graduate Capability: Discipline-specific knowledge and skills40 01, 02, 04, 05
Online exercises (equivalent to 500-words)15 01, 05