This unit provides you with a thorough understanding of the concepts and practical applications of management. Beginning with a coverage of the fundamental concepts of management, including an historical perspective, the unit then moves to examining, in depth, management functions and finishes with an investigation of management strategy in a modern context. You will gain an understanding of issues and elements that underlie the practice of management. The course will offer a familiarisation with the concepts necessary in managing any organisation and the task of decision-making. Further, it will give you a general perspective of organisations, the environment in which they operate, and the challenges confronting effective management of an organisation.
Fundamentals of Management provides you with basic skills that will be interrelated with other units should you proceed further with your postgraduate business education. For example, the interpersonal communication, leadership, motivation and decision-making tools and concepts that are covered in this unit are relevant to all areas of business and consequently all areas of other business postgraduate courses. This unit will also include a strong focus on general skills and abilities associated with conducting literature research and communicating effectively in an academic setting.
|Unit name||Fundamentals of Management|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Tasmanian School of Business and Economics|
Dr Desmond Ayentimi
Dr Desmond Ayentimi
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Learning Outcome 1
Identify and define management theories, concepts and processes operating in a wide range of contexts.
Learning Outcome 2
Exercise judgement and recommend solutions for complex management issues.
Learning Outcome 3
Communicate written and oral academic arguments supported by appropriate academic literature.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2018: $1,344.00||2018: $2,522.00||080301|
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JITT, Case Study Presentation, Journal Article Review, 1500 word Essay
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