MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS

BUO5MGT

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will focus on the fundamental principles of management. An exploration of the development of these principles from historical precedents to present day applications will form a significant part of this subject. Students will be expected to develop a body of knowledge regarding the underlying theory used in the practice of contemporary management.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites students must be enrolled in LMMBAO, LMMBA or LMMBAA to do this subject

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects BUA5MGT

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsManagementRecommendedSchermerhorn, JR, Davidson, P, Poole D, Woods, P, Simon, A, and McBarron, E 20135th Asia Pacific Edition, Wiley

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

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 demonstrate an engagement with the body of knowledge surrounding key management theories and debates

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:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

03. To solve critical management issues within a simulated management context

Activities:
Assessment provides opportunity to solve critical management issues.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

04. To write critically about management issues

Activities:
Assessment provides opportunity to write critically about management issues.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2016, Teaching Session 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

Class requirements

Lecture
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1000-word Individual Analysis of a Workplace Scenario15 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1500-word, Individual Reflection15 01, 02, 04
One, 2000-word Individual Essay30 01, 02, 03, 04
One Individual Concept Map One Individual 750-word Essay30 01, 02, 04
Individual Participation in Discussion Activities100-400 words variable Every week-day variable10 01, 02

Online, 2016, Teaching Session 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

Class requirements

Lecture
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1000-word Individual Analysis of a Workplace Scenario15 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1500-word, Individual Reflection15 01, 02, 04
One, 2000-word Individual Essay30 01, 02, 03, 04
One Individual Concept Map One Individual 750-word Essay30 01, 02, 04
Individual Participation in Discussion Activities100-400 words variable Every week-day variable10 01, 02

Online, 2016, Teaching Session 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

Class requirements

Lecture
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1000-word Individual Analysis of a Workplace Scenario15 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1500-word, Individual Reflection15 01, 02, 04
One, 2000-word Individual Essay30 01, 02, 03, 04
One Individual Concept Map One Individual 750-word Essay30 01, 02, 04
Individual Participation in Discussion Activities100-400 words variable Every week-day variable10 01, 02

Online, 2016, Teaching Session 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

Class requirements

Lecture
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1000-word Individual Analysis of a Workplace Scenario15 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1500-word, Individual Reflection15 01, 02, 04
One, 2000-word Individual Essay30 01, 02, 03, 04
One Individual Concept Map One Individual 750-word Essay30 01, 02, 04
Individual Participation in Discussion Activities100-400 words variable Every week-day variable10 01, 02

Online, 2016, Teaching Session 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

Class requirements

Lecture
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1000-word Individual Analysis of a Workplace Scenario15 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1500-word, Individual Reflection15 01, 02, 04
One, 2000-word Individual Essay30 01, 02, 03, 04
One Individual Concept Map One Individual 750-word Essay30 01, 02, 04
Individual Participation in Discussion Activities100-400 words variable Every week-day variable10 01, 02

Online, 2016, Teaching Session 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Keller

Class requirements

Lecture
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1000-word Individual Analysis of a Workplace Scenario15 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1500-word, Individual Reflection15 01, 02, 04
One, 2000-word Individual Essay30 01, 02, 03, 04
One Individual Concept Map One Individual 750-word Essay30 01, 02, 04
Individual Participation in Discussion Activities100-400 words variable Every week-day variable10 01, 02