units

MGC1020

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedClayton First semester 2012 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Glennis Hanley

Synopsis

This unit examines how organisations operate, the context in which they operate, and the factors which determine how managers can operate more effectively. The main topics include: the management function in an organisational context; the impact of external and internal environments; the planning, organising and controlling of organisations; future management trends and business planning.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. describe the historical development of management theory
  2. evaluate factors in the internal and external environment that have an impact on what managers do and how organisations work
  3. explain what is meant by business planning
  4. identify the process of and the analytical tools used in strategic management
  5. identify how organisations are designed and structured
  6. define the nature of operations management.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination 2 hours: 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Glennis Hanley

Contact hours

3 hours per week