MANAGEMENT PRACTICE AND THEORY

MGT5MPT

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject offers a practitioner's approach to management focussing strictly on the operational context. Management theory is then applied to explain what is taking place in each explored context, giving students diagnostic and analytical frameworks that can be immediately employed in the contemporary industrial setting.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorVanessa Ratten

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUA5MGT; BUA4MGT

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsThe Evolution of Management Thought 6th EditionPrescribedDaniel A. Wren, D.,A. and Bedeian, A., G.JOHN WILEY & SONS, INC. 2009

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City Campus, 2014, Semester 1, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBret Slade

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend at night from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,500 word individual paper40
One group assignment(3-4 students per group - 2000 words per person)with viva voce (15-20 mins)(5 mins per student_40
Two x 1-hour in-class test20

City Campus, 2014, Semester 2, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVanessa Ratten

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend at night from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,500 word individual paper40
One group assignment(3-4 students per group - 2000 words per person)with viva voce (15-20 mins)(5 mins per student_40
Two x 1-hour in-class test20

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Burgess

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,500 word individual paper40
One group assignment(3-4 students per group - 2000 words per person)with viva voce (15-20 mins)(5 mins per student_40
Two x 1-hour in-class test20

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVanessa Ratten

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,500 word individual paper40
One group assignment(3-4 students per group - 2000 words per person)with viva voce (15-20 mins)(5 mins per student_40
Two x 1-hour in-class test20