Theory in Management

Course code MNGT4000Units 20Level 4000Faculty of Business and LawNewcastle Business School

The course provides a comprehensive analysis of a selection of seminal and recent articles from the management discipline

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009
ObjectivesOn completion of this course, you will be able to:
1. Discuss specialised and advanced theories in management,
2. Demonstrate professional skills in management, informed by the ability to analyse, evaluate and synthesise both quantitative and qualitative information.
3. Demonstrate critical thinking and intensive research through written and verbal communication.
4. Positively contribute to the development of organisations through the processes of research and inquiry.
ContentThis course will advance the objectives outlined above by exploring practical, theoretical and methodological issues in management. The content of the coursework topics may vary from year to year depending on the number of students, their specific interests and the availability of staff. Articles may be drawn from a wide spectrum including business strategy, organisation behaviour, logistics, international business, and entrepreneurship. corporate governance, finance and investments will be included.
Replacing Course(s)N/A
TransitionN/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeAn appropriate undergraduate degree with approval by Head of School.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsSelf Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsEssays and seminar papers
Presentations - IndividualDepending on student enrolment numbers
Contact HoursSeminar: for 2 hour(s) per Fortnight for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for MNGT4000