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TRC4002

Faculty of Engineering

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Sunway First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)R Rimington (Clayton); S G Ponnambalam (M'sia)

Synopsis

This unit provides an introduction to aspects of management relevant to the needs of the professional mechatronics engineer. Students will be introduced to a range of topics including the role of a manager, organizations, financial management, marketing and planning, legal issues and professional ethics.

Objectives

The aim of this unit is to provide a broad introduction to aspects of management relevant to a professional mechatronics engineer. Theoretical concepts will be introduced followed by practical applications and skill development. Students will develop an understanding of the nature of the business environment and learn basic skills in several key areas of management.

Assessment

Assignments: 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Arthur Lowery

Contact hours

3 hours week lectures and 2 hours week tutorials and 7 hours of private study per week

Prerequisites

TRC3000

Prohibitions

ECE4099