FOUNDATIONS OF MANAGEMENT

MGT1FOX

2020

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 StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Student must be enrolled in one of the following courses: LBAB, LBABM, LBABK, LDAB, LAAB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects MGT1FOM

Equivalent subjects MGT1FOM

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsManagement 6th Asia Pacific EditionRecommendedSamson, Donnet and DaftCengage
ReadingsFoundations of Management Learner ResourcePrescribedDidasko Digital, 2018Didasko Group

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate knowledge in classical management theories and its evolution.

Activities:
Case studies, discussion forums, on-line activities, critical reflection 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, apply and critically evaluate the theories, principles and concepts that guide the effective management of modern organisations.

Activities:
Case studies, discussion forums, on-line activities, critical reflection exercises
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 and explain the four management functions and how they relate to organisational success.

Activities:
Case studies, discussion forums, on-line activities.
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:
Case studies, discussion forums, on-line activities.
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 current environmental factors both internally and externally that influence management.

Activities:
Case studies, discussion forums, on-line activities, critical reflection 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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Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 02, 03, 04
Individual Report (2,000-words)40 02, 03, 04
Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)30 01, 05

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 02, 03, 04
Individual Report (2,000-words)40 02, 03, 04
Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)30 01, 05

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.0 hours 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 elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 02, 03, 04
Individual Report (2,000-words)40 02, 03, 04
Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)30 01, 05

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 37 - 48
One 3.0 hours 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 elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 02, 03, 04
Individual Report (2,000-words)40 02, 03, 04
Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)30 01, 05

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.0 hours 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 elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 02, 03, 04
Individual Report (2,000-words)40 02, 03, 04
Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)30 01, 05

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 50
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 50 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 02, 03, 04
Individual Report (2,000-words)40 02, 03, 04
Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)30 01, 05

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 15 - 26
One 3.0 days 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 elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 02, 03, 04
Individual Report (2,000-words)40 02, 03, 04
Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)30 01, 05

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 3.0 hours 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 elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 02, 03, 04
Individual Report (2,000-words)40 02, 03, 04
Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)30 01, 05

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 02 - 13
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 02 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Essay (1500 words)30 02, 03, 04
Individual Report (2,000-words)40 02, 03, 04
Three individual online exercises (each worth 10%) (equivalent to 750 words in total)30 01, 05