Courses - Faculty of Business And Economics


Stage I

MGMT 101
15 Points

Organisation and Management

Organisations and their management play a fundamental role in contemporary society. Topics include the functions of management, employment relations, business and society, organisational theory and behaviour, and entrepreneurship. Develops essential skills for academic study, carrying out research and utilising University research tools, developing analytical thinking, and academic essay writing.

Restriction: MGMT 192, BUSINESS 101, 102, 192

Stage II

MGMT 211
15 Points

Understanding Organisations

Explores organisations, different types and forms, and the issues that they need to consider. Questions the role and purpose of organisations within broader social systems. Begins to develop critical approaches and skills in organisational analysis.

Prerequisite: Either 15 points from BUSINESS 102, 112, 113, MGMT 101, or 30 points at Stage I from Anthropology, Communication or Sociology

MGMT 223
15 Points

Understanding Work and People

Models of work organisation, reform and performance, including industrial and post-industrial forms of work. Employee responses to work and the employment relationship. Workforce diversity.

Prerequisite: Either 15 points from BUSINESS 102, 112, 113, MGMT 101, or 30 points at Stage I from Anthropology, Communication or Sociology

Stage III

MGMT 300
15 Points

Management in Dynamic Contexts

Explore and reflect on the realities of management theory and practice through critically examining management challenges, from small entrepreneurial firms to large corporations.

Prerequisite: BUSINESS 200 or MGMT 202 or MGMT 211 or ENGGEN 302 or ENGGEN 303 or SCIGEN 201

Restriction: MGMT 301

MGMT 302
15 Points

Strategic Management

Examines the processes of formulating and implementing strategies, and the critical thinking behind the multifaceted role of organisations in complex business environments. Focuses on strategy issues in and between a range of commercial and public organisations, from entrepreneurial firms to multinational corporations.

Prerequisite: 15 points at Stage II in Business, International Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Management, or 15 points from ENGGEN 204, 303, SCIGEN 201, 301, 301G

Restriction: BUSINESS 304

MGMT 304
15 Points

Managing People

The impact of employment relationships on organisational performance and employee well-being. Principles of staffing, employee development, performance management, reward, diversity management, and employment negotiation.

Prerequisite: MGMT 211 or 223

MGMT 309
15 Points

Organisational Ethics and Sustainability

Considers how organisations can responsibly negotiate the complex demands of changing cultural values, ethical perspectives and real world conditions. Particular emphasis will be placed on strategic planning for a sustainable future that moves beyond 'Business as Usual'.

Prerequisite: BUSINESS 200 or MGMT 211 or MGMT 231 or any 30 points at Stage II in Ethics

Restriction: MGMT 331

MGMT 314
15 Points

Critical Issues in Organisations

Contemporary organisations in a changing context. Each semester the course engages with three key issues effecting organisational life, across levels of organisational analysis. Topics may be drawn from technology, structure and design, power and politics, the structure of work and occupations, or other perspectives.

Prerequisite: BUSINESS 200 or MGMT 211

Restriction: MGMT 311

MGMT 320
15 Points

Special Topic: Management and Games: Integrative Capstone

Prerequisite: BUSINESS 200 or MGMT 202 or 211

MGMT 325
15 Points

Directed Study