units

MGP1010

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Management
OfferedPeninsula First semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Maxwell Coulthard

Synopsis

On completion of this unit students should have an understanding of: the nature of managerial work in organisations; theories of management and their historical development; contemporary issues and practices relating to managing people and organisations; key factors in the organisation's environment that impact on how managers and the organisations work.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. define management and summarise the evolution of management ideas on how managers may influence people, organisations and their contexts to achieve organisational goals
  2. identify and discuss contextual factors in the organisations' environments that impact on how people, managers and organisations interact
  3. identify factors that influence individual and group behaviour in organisational settings and illustrate how managers can make use of these factors
  4. describe how decision-making, planning, leading, organising and controlling can be managed in organisations
  5. examine the impact on individuals and organisations of contemporary issues in management including stakeholder interests, ethics and social responsibility.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

One 5 hour problem based workshop per week.

Prohibitions