Principles of Management

University of Melbourne

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Principles of Management

  • Host University

    University of Melbourne

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Business Management, Management Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    In this subject, students will learn how the key management functions of planning, organising, leading and controlling, are performed in business and other organisations. We will explore contemporary examples of challenges, and analyse how leaders and managers respond strategically to these challenges. The subject will introduce students to core management principles and leadership practices which can be applied in various organisational settings, ranging from ?big business? to NGOs and start-ups. Contemporary management topics such as innovation and entrepreneurship, managing and motivating people and change, cultural diversity, team structures and environmental sustainability will be reviewed. Students will be introduced to management theory, research and case studies that will develop their ability to manage complex real-world business problems, and to create a workplace where people can thrive.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.