FOUNDATIONS OF MANAGEMENT

MGT1FOM

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides an introduction to the management of organisations. It provides an understanding of evolution of management theory, the fundamental concepts and relevant issues relating to the management of firms operating in both modern local and global environment. This subject explores management as a process of planning, organising, leading and controlling within the context of both individual effect and organisational outcomes.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNicola McNeil

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesStudies, In-class exercises, Reading of important writings in the field of management.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsMGT1FOX

Equivalent subjectsTHS1LEM

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

MANAGEMENT

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDANNY SAMSON, TIMOTHY DONNET, RICHARD L.DRAFT

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCENGAGE

ISBN9780170388412

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Understand and apply classical management theories and their evolution in current management practices
02. Explain, and critically evaluate the theories, principles and concepts that guide the effective management of modern organisations.
03. Identify the four management functions (planning, leading, organising and controlling and explain how they relate to organisational success
04. Identify and describe the challenges faced by Managers in Australian organisations and suggest effective solutions to address these problems.
05. Identify and apply current environmental factors that influence management practices.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1,500 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Summative Assessment (2,200 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three Individual in-class Tests (each worth 10%). (750 words in total equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1,500 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Summative Assessment (2,200 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three Individual in-class Tests (each worth 10%). (750 words in total equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorWilliam Keeton

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1,500 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Summative Assessment (2,200 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three Individual in-class Tests (each worth 10%). (750 words in total equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1,500 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Summative Assessment (2,200 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three Individual in-class Tests (each worth 10%). (750 words in total equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1,500 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Summative Assessment (2,200 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three Individual in-class Tests (each worth 10%). (750 words in total equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5

Mildura, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1,500 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Summative Assessment (2,200 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three Individual in-class Tests (each worth 10%). (750 words in total equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1,500 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Summative Assessment (2,200 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three Individual in-class Tests (each worth 10%). (750 words in total equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1,500 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Summative Assessment (2,200 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three Individual in-class Tests (each worth 10%). (750 words in total equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5