University of Sydney Handbooks - 2013 Archive

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Management is the process of planning, organising, leading and controlling the efforts of organisational members and using resources inside and outside the organisation to achieve set objectives. A Management major draws on subjects from a number of disciplines in the Business School and the School of Economics (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences) and develops a sound understanding of managing the internal processes of organisations and the relationship between organisations and their environments.

Requirements for a major in Management

For the award of a major in Management, students complete:

(i) one junior prerequisite unit of study (six credit points) from the University of Sydney Business School.#

# The junior unit selected may be a core unit or an optional junior unit which may be a prerequisite for an elective option under this major.

(ii) three compulsory senior units of study (18 credit points), as follows:

  • WORK2201 Foundations of Management
  • WORK2210 Strategic Management
  • WORK2218 People and Organisations.

(iii) a minimum of three senior elective units of study (18 credit points) selected from the following options:

Note: Some of these senior elective options will require the completion of additional prerequisites outside of those units of study listed for this major.

  • BUSS2100 Business Placement A (Internship) #
  • ECOS2306 Managerial Firms: Evolution and Attributes *^
  • ECOS3003 Hierarchies, Incentives and Firm Structure ^
  • ECOS3005 Industrial Organisation ^
  • ECOS3008 Labour Economics ^
  • ECOS3012 Strategic Behaviour ^
  • WORK2205 Human Resources Processes
  • WORK2209 Organisational Analysis and Behaviour
  • WORK2211 Human Resource Strategies
  • WORK2217 International Human Resource Management
  • WORK2219 Management and Organisational Ethics
  • WORK2221 Organisational Communication
  • WORK2222 Leadership in Organisations
  • WORK2224 Globalisation, Work and Employment *
  • WORK2227 Regulation at Work
  • WORK3921 Theories of Work and Organisations *
  • WORK3922 Researching Work and Organisations.

# Students must seek approval from the Discipline of Work and Organisational Studies to include this unit as an elective for their major.

* Not offered for 2013.

^ All units of study from the Economics subject area (ECON/ECOS) completed will count towards the non-Business School unit allowance for Business School degrees. The number of units students can complete from another faculty (non-Business School) are restricted (refer to individual degree rules for details). Students enrolled in the combined Commerce and Law program cannot complete any units from outside of the Business School as electives for this major.

Please check the Business School and Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences unit of study tables in the Units of study section for details of the unit prerequisites, corequisites and other requirements..