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BU1104 - Introduction to Management Concepts and Application

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
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

  • Small Business Based Workbook 2 - (30%) - Individual
  • Written > Workbook - (30%) - Individual
  • Small Business Based Workbook 3 - (40%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Mandatory attendance requirements apply in this subject. A student who fails to attend at least 8 out of 10 Workshops must meet with the Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching and provide evidence as to why they should be permitted to submit the final assessment task.

Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU1004 BU1904 MG1731 BU1804

Availabilities

Cairns, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 09-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturers: Mr Christian Ware, Mrs Natasha Garvey.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours seminars
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Trimester 3, Internal
Census Date 05-Oct-2023
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturer: Mr Christian Ware.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours seminars
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 09-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturer: Mrs Jennifer Ah Fock.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 10 hours tutorials - Synthesising sessions
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities & self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 2, Internal
Census Date 22-Jun-2023
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturer: Ms Eszter Kiss.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 10 hours tutorials - Synthesising sessions
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities & self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 3, Internal
Census Date 05-Oct-2023
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturer: Ms Eszter Kiss.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 10 hours tutorials - Synthesising sessions
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities & self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 06-Apr-2023
Coordinator: Dr Chun Meng Tang
Lecturer: Dr Caroline Wong.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours lectures - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of lectures, via LearnJCU
  • 20 hours tutorials - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of synthesising sessions, via LearnJCU
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 03-Aug-2023
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours lectures - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of lectures, via LearnJCU
  • 20 hours tutorials - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of synthesising sessions, via LearnJCU
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 30-Nov-2023
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours lectures - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of lectures, via LearnJCU
  • 20 hours tutorials - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of synthesising sessions, via LearnJCU
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 09-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturers: Mr Christian Ware, Dr Michael Crowe, Miss Rachel Saunders.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours seminars
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Trimester 3, Internal
Census Date 05-Oct-2023
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturers: Dr Alf Kuilboer, Miss Rachel Saunders.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours seminars
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

Trimester 1, External
Census Date 09-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturers: Dr Alf Kuilboer, Miss Rachel Saunders.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • 10 hours online Tutorials - Online collaborate session
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Trimester 3, External
Census Date 05-Oct-2023
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturers: Dr Alf Kuilboer, Miss Rachel Saunders.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • 10 hours online Tutorials - Online collaborate session
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

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