FOUNDATIONS OF MANAGEMENT

MGT1FOM

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBret Slade

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

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Describe the underlying features of managerial work at a general level in written form

Activities:
Examination, Tutorial Based Case Studies and linked individual Reflective or Observational Inquiry, Review of the body of knowledge supported by peer reviewed management journals and tutorial based case studies
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

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

Activities:
Examination, Review of the body of knowledge supported by peer reviewed management journals, Tutorial Based Case Studies and linked Reflective or Observational Inquiry.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)

03. Evaluate the business environment (in written form) and assess its impact on Australian organisations

Activities:
Examination Tutorial Based Case Studies and Reflective or Observational Inquiry
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)

04. Explain, through writing, the framework for the interaction of organisations and the environment

Activities:
Examination
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

05. Compare and contrast the contributions of the foundation studies of management to management theory through writing

Activities:
Examination
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)

06. Systematically research and analyse appropriate management literature and cite it correctly

Activities:
Review of the body of knowledge supported by peer reviewed management journals and tutorial based case studies.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

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Albury-Wodonga, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBret Slade

Class requirements

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

Tutorial Week: 32 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word individual reflective or observational inquiry essay1500 words or equivalent30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2-hour final examination40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one annotated bibliography review of the body of knowledge1500-words or equivalent supported by in depth reference to peer reviewed mgt journals and tute based case studies30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBret Slade

Class requirements

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

Tutorial Week: 32 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word individual reflective or observational inquiry essay1500 words or equivalent30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2-hour final examination40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one annotated bibliography review of the body of knowledge1500-words or equivalent supported by in depth reference to peer reviewed mgt journals and tute based case studies30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

China, 2015, Week 08-23, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 08 - 23
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 08 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word individual reflective or observational inquiry essay1500 words or equivalent30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2-hour final examination40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one annotated bibliography review of the body of knowledge1500-words or equivalent supported by in depth reference to peer reviewed mgt journals and tute based case studies30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

China, 2015, Week 28-31, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 28 - 31
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word individual reflective or observational inquiry essay1500 words or equivalent30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2-hour final examination40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one annotated bibliography review of the body of knowledge1500-words or equivalent supported by in depth reference to peer reviewed mgt journals and tute based case studies30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

China, 2015, Week 37-52, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 37 - 52
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word individual reflective or observational inquiry essay1500 words or equivalent30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2-hour final examination40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one annotated bibliography review of the body of knowledge1500-words or equivalent supported by in depth reference to peer reviewed mgt journals and tute based case studies30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

China, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBret Slade

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word individual reflective or observational inquiry essay1500 words or equivalent30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2-hour final examination40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one annotated bibliography review of the body of knowledge1500-words or equivalent supported by in depth reference to peer reviewed mgt journals and tute based case studies30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

China, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBret Slade

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word individual reflective or observational inquiry essay1500 words or equivalent30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2-hour final examination40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one annotated bibliography review of the body of knowledge1500-words or equivalent supported by in depth reference to peer reviewed mgt journals and tute based case studies30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBret Slade

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word individual reflective or observational inquiry essay1500 words or equivalent30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2-hour final examination40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one annotated bibliography review of the body of knowledge1500-words or equivalent supported by in depth reference to peer reviewed mgt journals and tute based case studies30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBret Slade

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word individual reflective or observational inquiry essay1500 words or equivalent30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2-hour final examination40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one annotated bibliography review of the body of knowledge1500-words or equivalent supported by in depth reference to peer reviewed mgt journals and tute based case studies30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Mildura, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

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

Tutorial Week: 32 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word individual reflective or observational inquiry essay1500 words or equivalent30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2-hour final examination40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one annotated bibliography review of the body of knowledge1500-words or equivalent supported by in depth reference to peer reviewed mgt journals and tute based case studies30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Shepparton, 2015, Semester 2, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBret Slade

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 32 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays at night from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word individual reflective or observational inquiry essay1500 words or equivalent30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2-hour final examination40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one annotated bibliography review of the body of knowledge1500-words or equivalent supported by in depth reference to peer reviewed mgt journals and tute based case studies30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Sydney, 2015, ACN Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 11 - 22
One 3.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word individual reflective or observational inquiry essay1500 words or equivalent30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2-hour final examination40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one annotated bibliography review of the body of knowledge1500-words or equivalent supported by in depth reference to peer reviewed mgt journals and tute based case studies30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Sydney, 2015, ACN Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 28 - 39
One 3.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word individual reflective or observational inquiry essay1500 words or equivalent30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2-hour final examination40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one annotated bibliography review of the body of knowledge1500-words or equivalent supported by in depth reference to peer reviewed mgt journals and tute based case studies30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Sydney, 2015, ACN Summer Semester, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 45 - 05
One 3.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 05 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word individual reflective or observational inquiry essay1500 words or equivalent30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2-hour final examination40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one annotated bibliography review of the body of knowledge1500-words or equivalent supported by in depth reference to peer reviewed mgt journals and tute based case studies30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Vietnam, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word individual reflective or observational inquiry essay1500 words or equivalent30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2-hour final examination40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one annotated bibliography review of the body of knowledge1500-words or equivalent supported by in depth reference to peer reviewed mgt journals and tute based case studies30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Vietnam, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word individual reflective or observational inquiry essay1500 words or equivalent30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2-hour final examination40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one annotated bibliography review of the body of knowledge1500-words or equivalent supported by in depth reference to peer reviewed mgt journals and tute based case studies30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06