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BU1804 - Introduction to Management Concepts and Application

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

Available to Diploma of Higher Education students only

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:
    BU1904 BU1004 BU1104 MG1731

    Availabilities

    Townsville, Internal, Trimester 1
    Census Date 04-Mar-2021
    Workload expectations:

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

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

    External, Trimester 1
    Census Date 04-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

    Townsville, Internal, Trimester 3
    Census Date 30-Sep-2021
    Workload expectations:

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

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

    External, Trimester 2
    Census Date 17-Jun-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, Trimester 1
    Census Date 04-Mar-2021
    Workload expectations:

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

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

    Cairns, Internal, Trimester 3
    Census Date 30-Sep-2021
    Workload expectations:

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

    • 9 hours tutorials - Additional Tutorials/Workshops
    • 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.

    • 47 hours - 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.

    • 47 hours - 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.

    • 20 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
    • 18 hours tutorials
    • 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.