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Management (FDN013)

Organisational Unit Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor Education
Credit Points 3
Availability DUBAI-ISC: TMD-internal
Description FDN013 Management will provide an introductory understanding of the principles and practices of management in the contemporary world. The course will cover background information on how theories of management have developed, the environment in which a manager operates, basic managerial principles and practices along with important issues related to organisational behaviour in the context of management.
Unit Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. identify basic management concepts and develop a broad perspective on the management role and
2. discuss the impact of the internal environment and external environment on management decision making;
3. examine and apply the four concepts of management: plan, organize, lead and control, to case study based problems;
4. identify reasons why working with groups is important and what role groups play in meeting routine and non-routine tasks;
5. communicate effectively through a range of mediums at the appropriate level for the audience.

This unit provides the opportunity for you to achieve the following:
· cognitive skills to assess, write clearly, speak effectively and to use visual communication technologies as appropriate.
· foundational knowledge in one of three discipline areas. The specialist units are electives and allow you to choose the focus for your studies in anticipation of your subsequent university studies.
Timetabled Learning Activities Formal Classes: 4 hours
All offerings of this unit include the equivalent of 30 hours of structured learning.
Prerequisites Nil
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
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Murdoch University Extended Foundation Program [New in 2019]
Murdoch University Foundation Program [New in 2019]
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


Unit Coordinator
Mr Nathan Tozer
TNE Liaison Support Officer

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6877
e: N.Tozer@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.3.006A - Economics, Commerce and Law, Murdoch Campus
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