FOUNDATIONS OF MANAGEMENT

MGT1FOM

2020

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-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects MGT1FOX

Equivalent subjects THS1LEM

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMANAGEMENTPrescribedDANNY SAMSON, TIMOTHY DONNET, RICHARD L.DRAFT 2018CENGAGE

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Understand and apply classical management theories and their evolution in current management practices

Activities:
Case studies, In-class exercises, Reading of important writings in the field of management.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Explain, and critically evaluate the theories, principles and concepts that guide the effective management of modern organisations.

Activities:
Case studies, Individual report and Individual essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Identify the four management functions (planning, leading, organising and controlling) and explain how they relate to organisational success

Activities:
Individual essay, Individual report and workshop case studies.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Identify and describe the challenges faced by Managers in Australian organisations and suggest effective solutions to address these problems.

Activities:
Individual essay and individual report
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

05. Identify and apply current environmental factors that influence management practices.

Activities:
In-class exercises, Reading of important writings in the field of management.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorWilliam Keeton

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay(1,500 words equivalent)30 02, 03, 04
Summative Assessment(2,200 words equivalent) 40 02, 03, 04
Three Individual in-class Tests (each worth 10%).(750 words in total equivalent)30 01, 05

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBret Slade

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay(1,500 words equivalent)30 02, 03, 04
Summative Assessment(2,200 words equivalent) 40 02, 03, 04
Three Individual in-class Tests (each worth 10%).(750 words in total equivalent)30 01, 05

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay(1,500 words equivalent)30 02, 03, 04
Summative Assessment(2,200 words equivalent) 40 02, 03, 04
Three Individual in-class Tests (each worth 10%).(750 words in total equivalent)30 01, 05

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay(1,500 words equivalent)30 02, 03, 04
Summative Assessment(2,200 words equivalent) 40 02, 03, 04
Three Individual in-class Tests (each worth 10%).(750 words in total equivalent)30 01, 05

Mildura, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay(1,500 words equivalent)30 02, 03, 04
Summative Assessment(2,200 words equivalent) 40 02, 03, 04
Three Individual in-class Tests (each worth 10%).(750 words in total equivalent)30 01, 05

Shepparton, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay(1,500 words equivalent)30 02, 03, 04
Summative Assessment(2,200 words equivalent) 40 02, 03, 04
Three Individual in-class Tests (each worth 10%).(750 words in total equivalent)30 01, 05

Sydney, 2020, Study Period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 42
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay(1,500 words equivalent)30 02, 03, 04
Summative Assessment(2,200 words equivalent) 40 02, 03, 04
Three Individual in-class Tests (each worth 10%).(750 words in total equivalent)30 01, 05

Sydney, 2020, Study Period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShalinka Jayatilleke

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay(1,500 words equivalent)30 02, 03, 04
Summative Assessment(2,200 words equivalent) 40 02, 03, 04
Three Individual in-class Tests (each worth 10%).(750 words in total equivalent)30 01, 05