MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS

BUA5MGT

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will focus on understanding the fundamental principles of management and applying these principles in practice to case studies. You will also be encouraged to reflect on your own management practice or observe others in management roles in order to make the links between theory and practice and strengthen your own managerial competencies.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in LMMBA or HZMBHA or LMMBAH or LMMBAA or LZFABA to do this subject.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUO5MGT

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsManagementPrescribedSchermerhorn, J. R., Daidson, P., Poole, D., Woods, P., Simon, A. and McBarron, E. (2013)5TH ASIA PACIFIC EDITION. WILEY

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. To critically evaluate key management theories

Activities:
Class lectures, discussion and case studies cover key management practice and theory. Assessment provides opportunity to critically engage with key management theories and debates
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

02. To apply key theories to contemporary management practice and demonstrate where that theory explains these phenomena

Activities:
Class lectures, discussion and research exercises cover key management theories and debates. Assessment provides opportunity to critically engage with key management theories and debates.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Information Literacy (Information Literacy)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

03. To develop solutions for critical management issues

Activities:
Group assignment develops capacity and skills to work in a group to achieve specific outcomes
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork (Teamwork)

04. To write critically about contemporary management issues

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

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2016, Semester 2, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Sessions are scheduled weekly 6-9pm and will be video conferenced to regional campuses"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One in-class case study15 01, 02, 04
One in-class test15 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1500 word individual essay30 01, 02, 04
One 1500 word individual assignment30 01, 02, 03, 04
One in-class group case study10 01, 02, 03, 04

City Campus, 2016, Week 22-23, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Laing

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 22 - 23
Four 8.0 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend at night from week 22 to week 23 and delivered via blended.
"Block delivered daily, May 27-30 2016, 9-5pm"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One in-class case study15 01, 02, 04
One in-class test15 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1500 word individual essay30 01, 02, 04
One 1500 word individual assignment30 01, 02, 03, 04
One in-class group case study10 01, 02, 03, 04

Vietnam, 2016, Week 02-13, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Laing

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 02 - 13
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 02 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One in-class case study15 01, 02, 04
One in-class test15 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1500 word individual essay30 01, 02, 04
One 1500 word individual assignment30 01, 02, 03, 04
One in-class group case study10 01, 02, 03, 04