Course Title: Introduction to Management

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Introduction to Management

Credit Points: 12.00

Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities.  

To participate in any RMIT course in-person activities or assessment, you will need to comply with RMIT vaccination requirements which are applicable during the duration of the course. This RMIT requirement includes being vaccinated against COVID-19 or holding a valid medical exemption.  

Please read this RMIT Enrolment Procedure as it has important information regarding COVID vaccination and your study at RMIT: https://policies.rmit.edu.au/document/view.php?id=209.  

Please read the Student website for additional requirements of in-person attendance: https://www.rmit.edu.au/covid/coming-to-campus  

  

Please check your Canvas course shell closer to when the course starts to see if this course requires mandatory in-person attendance. The delivery method of the course might have to change quickly in response to changes in the local state/national directive regarding in-person course attendance.


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM4323

City Campus

Undergraduate

525T Business & Enterprise

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2022

BUSM4323

City Campus

Undergraduate

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 1 2020,
Sem 2 2020,
Sem 1 2021,
Sem 2 2021

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM4323

City Campus

Undergraduate

525T Business & Enterprise

Face-to-Face

UGRDFlex22 (All)

BUSM4323

City Campus

Undergraduate

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face

UGRDFx2020 (ZZZZ)

BUSM4323

City Campus

Undergraduate

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face

UGRDFlex21 (ZZZZ)

Course Coordinator: Komal Tyagi

Course Coordinator Phone: 99254612

Course Coordinator Email: komal.tyagi@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Vocational Business School

Course Coordinator Availability: Email


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

Introduction to Management is a core course that provides you with an engaging and informative introduction to the disciplines of business and management. This course introduces you to key perspectives and debates from a range of fields that inform the study of business and management. The course enables you to become aware of the complexity of issues that shape contemporary business and management practices and to consider future directions. 

The focus of this course will include the foundations of management theories; human perspectives of management; authority and responsibility; competitive perspectives of management; entrepreneurship; and international perspectives of management.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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Upon successful completion of this course you should be able to:

CLO1: Evaluate leadership and management research and justify the application of management theory in contemporary contexts.

CLO2: Research management theory and explain how this theory applies to contemporary and socially responsible practices.

CLO3: Effectively collaborate with others to locate appropriate resources to organise information and generate management solutions.

CLO4: Critically reflect on the relationship between management theory and management research evidence and communicate your knowledge of responsible management practices.


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and digital activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work, and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through MyRMIT Studies\Canvas. The lecture notes and workshop notes are posted on Canvas.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. Visit the RMIT library website for further details. Assistance is available online via our chat and email services, face to face at our campus libraries or via the telephone on (03) 9925 2020.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator and will be made available to you as required during the teaching period. 


Overview of Assessment

The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

Assessment Task 1: 30%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 4

Assessment Task 2: 30%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 4

Assessment Task 3: 40%
Linked CLOs: 1, 3, 4

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.