Management and Organisations


Effectively managing people and organisational change are key attributes of successful businesses. The specialisation in People, Management and Organisations encompasses the basic functions and processes of management as well as electives which focus on organisational behaviour, human resource management, organisational change, communication, sustainable business practice, diversity and industrial relations.

Study plan

To meet requirements for this specialisation in the Master's degree, a candidate completes five units of study (30 credit points), comprising
(i) one six credit point foundational unit of study as follows: WORK5003 Management and Organisations; and
(ii) four elective units of study (24 credit points) selected from the available elective options listed for the specialisation in the University of Sydney Business School handbook.

Graduate opportunities

The skills and content derived from People, Management and Organisations specialisation provide a foundation for careers in traditional IR organisations such as unions, employer bodies and government as well as in HRM, research, policy development, consultancy work, industrial law and many aspects of private and public sector management.



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