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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 2081

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
163763

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 3)

Second Semester
(Study Period 6)

Course aim

The course introduces students to the fundamentals of management that shape individual, group and organisational performance in business.

Course content

Introduction to contemporary management and the four management functions, planning, organising, leading and controlling; the nature of the internal and external environments including culture, diversity and the international dimensions. The nature of decision making, motivation and managing change.

Textbooks

Schermerhorn, JR, Davidson, P, Poole, D, Woods, P, Simon, A & McBarron, E 2014, Management: Foundations and applications, 2nd Asia-Pacific edn, Wiley & Sons, Australia

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Case study 2000 words 50% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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