The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019
Course code

GSBS6001

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

Managing Under Uncertainty (MUU) develops introductory skills concerning managerial decision making. You will develop an understanding of decision making processes with a focus on critical judgment, analytical logical reasoning and creative problem solving. You will also be introduced to decision-making challenges and contexts under incomplete information


Availability2019 Course Timetables

PSB Singapore

  • Trimester 1 - 2019 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2019 (Singapore)

Online

  • Trimester 1 - 2019
  • Trimester 3 - 2019

Newcastle City Precinct

  • Trimester 2 - 2019

Sydney Elizabeth Street

  • Trimester 2 - 2019

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Apply skills in locating, selecting, referencing and interpreting appropriate academic sources to produce an annotated bibliography and essay

2. Apply decision making theories to the analysis of case studies, including an experiential case study

3. Evaluate theories of decision making


Content

This course includes but is not limited to the following topics:

  1. Nature of decision making
  2. Decision making theories, models and processes
  3. Uncertainty and risk in decision making
  4. Personality and values in decision making
  5. Individual decision-making
  6. Groups and decision making
  7. Ethics and ethical practice in decision making
  8. Politics of decision making
  9. Evaluation of decisions
  10. Current issues in decision making
     

Assessment items

Written Assignment: Annotated Bibliography

Written Assignment: Argumentative Essay

Formal Examination: Take Home Case Study Exam


Contact hours

Newcastle City Precinct

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

The workshop will be an interactive workshop for the full trimester or equivalent online delivery.

Online

Online Activity

Online 15 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Collaborate sessions will be used weekly for the online offering.

PSB Singapore

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Sydney Elizabeth Street

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term