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BU1104 - Introduction to Management Concepts and Application

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
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.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU1004 BU1904 MG1731 BU1804

Availabilities

Cairns, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 11-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturers: Mr Christian Ware, Dr Michael Crowe.
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

Cairns, Trimester 3, Internal
Census Date 07-Oct-2021
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturers: Mr Christian Ware, Miss Rachel Saunders, Mrs Monique Holland.
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 Brisbane, Study Period 21, Internal
Census Date 11-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturer: Ms Eszter Kiss.
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, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 24-Jun-2021
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturer: Ms Eszter Kiss.
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, Study Period 23, Internal
Census Date 07-Oct-2021
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturer: Ms Eszter Kiss.
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, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 08-Apr-2021
Coordinator: Dr Chun Meng Tang
Lecturer: Dr Caroline Wong.
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, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 05-Aug-2021
Coordinator: Dr Chun Meng Tang
Lecturer: Dr Caroline Wong.
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, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 02-Dec-2021
Coordinator: Dr Chun Meng Tang
Lecturer: Dr Caroline Wong.
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

Townsville, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 11-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturers: Mr Christian Ware, Dr Michael Crowe, Miss Rachel Saunders, Mr Ben Patterson.
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

Townsville, Trimester 3, Internal
Census Date 07-Oct-2021
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturers: Mr Christian Ware, Dr Alf Kuilboer, Miss Rachel Saunders.
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

Trimester 1, External
Census Date 11-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturers: Dr Alf Kuilboer, Miss Rachel Saunders, Mr Ben Patterson.
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

Trimester 3, External
Census Date 07-Oct-2021
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturers: Dr Alf Kuilboer, Miss Rachel Saunders, Mr Ben Patterson.
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

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