2014 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2014. For Summer School 2014 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2014).
The University of Sydney session calendar shows exact dates for sessions.
|Managing People and Organisations|
|Offered||Intensive May and Intensive October|
|Additional Information||This unit is only available to students enrolled in the Master of Management or Master of Management (CEMS).|
|Lectures||4 hours per week|
|Assessment||individual reflection paper (15%), international management challenge (20%), group project (20%), and final exam (45%)|
|Description||This unit introduces students to the management of people and organisational processes, with the special focus given to the international context of management practice. It explores the functions of management and the critical role of effective human resource management and leadership of the business enterprise. Key managerial decisions covered include: effective teamwork; managing organisational change and innovation; and the central role of leadership in all areas of the business enterprise. Students will be exposed to insights from the following three business knowledge streams: Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, and Cross-cultural Management.|