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Management Major


Designed for students who want to take the lead in any business, the management major provides a modern and practical understanding of a career in management.

Students will graduate with a theoretical and practical understanding of organisational behaviour, leadership, general management, strategic management, human resource management and business ethics along with vital employability skills which employers are looking for in graduates. The major is relevant for all line managers and professionals aspiring to be in managerial positions.





Mount Lawley

South West (Bunbury)



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Major details

Learning Outcomes

  1. Collaborate in team settings to produce measurable outcomes and evaluate team processes in a business environment.
  2. Communicate and convey management knowledge, advice and ideas clearly in both written and oral formats, using relevant levels of technology and transliteracy proficiency.
  3. Demonstrate awareness and knowledge of issues related to sustainability and cross-cultural aspects (including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives) in a globalised work context.
  4. Demonstrate in depth, broad and coherent knowledge of the theories, underlying principles, concepts and techniques in management as a basis for independent lifelong learning.
  5. Demonstrate initiative and judgement to identify, plan, make decisions and solve management problems.
  6. Exercise critical thinking and judgement to recommend appropriate solutions to solve unpredictable and sometimes complex management problems using social, ethical, legal, economic, regulatory and global perspectives.
  7. Obtain, analyse and interpret management information applying an international perspective to create, manage or adapt innovative ideas, concepts or techniques.
  8. Reflect on and evaluate personal practices and performance feedback to identify opportunities for learning in the context of employment and life.
  9. Review, analyse, synthesise and integrate theory and practical application of management knowledge in the areas of organisational behaviour, leadership, general management, strategic management and people management.


Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MAN1100Management 15
MAN2120Organisational Behaviour15
MAN2145Human Resource Management15
MAN3121Leadership 15
MAN3503Strategic Management 15
MAN3810Business Ethics15
Plus two (2) units from:
MAN2020 ^Logistics15
MAN2610 ^Managing for Sustainability15
MAN3705 ^International Negotiation15
MAN3802 ^Entrepreneurship15

^ Core Option

Employment Opportunities

Career opportunities for graduates exist in human resource management, strategic management, business ethics and management consulting. Management careers exist in all industries. With the recent steady growth in the economy, management specialists will be sought across most industries.

Possible future job titles

Business Manager, Manager, Management Consultant, Team Leader, Supervisor, Administrator

This Major can be studied in the following courses


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