FOUNDATIONS OF MANAGEMENT

MGT1FOX

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides you with 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-ordinatorSuzanne Young

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

Prerequisites Student must be enrolled in one of the following courses: LBAB;LBABM; LBABK; LDAB; LAAB;SBAIO; SAAIO; SDAIO

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsMGT1FOM

Equivalent subjectsMGT1FOM

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Foundations of Management Learner Resource

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDidasko Digital

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherDidasko Group

ISBN9780170388412

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Management

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSamson, Donnet and Daft

YearN/A

Edition/Volume6th Asia Pacific Edition

PublisherCengage

ISBNN/A

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. Demonstrate knowledge in classical management theories and its evolution.
02. Explain, apply and critically evaluate the theories, principles and concepts that guide the effective management of modern organisations.
03. Identify and explain the four management functions and 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 current environmental factors both internally and externally that influence management.

Subject options

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Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 13
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual Report (2,000-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 41 - 52
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual Report (2,000-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 45 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual Report (2,000-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 50 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 50 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual Report (2,000-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 6 - 17
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual Report (2,000-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 21
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual Report (2,000-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 15 - 26
One 3.00 d unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 15 to week 26 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual Report (2,000-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 19 - 30
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual Report (2,000-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 24 - 35
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 24 to week 35 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual Report (2,000-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 28 - 39
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 28 to week 39 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual Report (2,000-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 32 - 43
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual Report (2,000-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 37 - 48
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 48 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Essay (1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual Report (2,000-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO5