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BU1104 - Introduction to Management Concepts and Application

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject provides students with an introduction to management concepts and how they are applied to small and medium business in both urban and regional environments. The student will cover topics such as sustainability, changing environments, cultural differences, decision making, social responsibility, ethics, leadership, planning, delegation and empowerment, motivation and recruitment, all forming part of the suite topics to be explored. Practical emphasis is also placed on the fundamental management building blocks of: plan, organise, lead and control, which are critical to starting, growing and maintaining a successful business.

Learning Outcomes

  • examine key features of the four functions of management and apply in the context of organisational structures;
  • plan, construct and discuss solutions relevant to business environments;
  • apply ethical corporate and social responsibility concepts in achieving sustainable business practice.

Subject Assessment

    Inadmissible
    Subject
    Combinations:
    BU1004 BU1904 MG1731 BU1804

    Availabilities

    Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
    Census Date 25-Mar-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 38 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    External, Study Period 1
    Census Date 25-Mar-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 0 hours
    • assessment and self-directed study
    Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
    Census Date 25-Mar-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
    Census Date 08-Apr-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 38 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
    Census Date 05-Aug-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 38 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
    Census Date 02-Dec-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 38 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
    Census Date 08-Apr-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 38 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
    Census Date 05-Aug-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 38 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
    Census Date 09-Dec-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 38 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.