OHSE2740 - EOHS Management I


EOHS Management I

Trimester 3
06 September 2021

40 credits


Considers the theories and ideas underlying management and organisational behaviour. Supporting tutorials provide exposure to the more practical aspects of work in organisations. The course is organised to give a general introduction to human behaviour and management, including an examination of individual behaviour followed by the study of groups and group processes, the organisation, management and management practices.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Familiar with the theories and   language of management and organisational behaviour;
  2. Able to critically discuss   theoretical concepts and ideas from management and organisational behaviour;
  3. Able to apply the theories and   concepts to case studies;
  4. Able to write essays at an   academically acceptable standard;
  5. Able to develop and present a   coherent case analysis, both oral and written; and
  6. Able to understand the basic   elements of working in a group.


The following topics are addressed in this course:

  1. Introduction to Management and Organisational Behaviour
  2. The Evolution of Management and Management Today
  3. Values & Attitudes
  4. Perception / Personality
  5. Stress and conflict
  6. Learning
  7. Motivation
  8. Groups & Teams
  9. Communication
  10. Decision Making
  11. Leadership
  12. Power
  13. Organisational Structures & Design
  14. Organisational Culture
  15. Control in Organisations
  16. Management Information Systems
  17. Planning & Strategic Management
  18. Operations Management
  19. Managing in a Global Environment
  20. Quality Management
  21. Best Practice Management

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Essay / Written Assignment (Individual)

Written Assignment: Essay / Written Assignment (Group)

Final Examination: Written Formal Examination

Contact Hours

Lecture at PSB Academy

Face to Face on Campus 40 hour(s) per Term Full Term