Management Competencies

Subject MGMT90140 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2013:

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: One 3-hour seminar per week
Total Time Commitment:

Approximately 2.5 hours of personal study per hour of class time is required to achieve a satisfactory level of performance

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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Subject Overview:

In this subject you will engage in an assessment of your management skills and develop your ethical, personal, interpersonal and team-based skills. By doing so, you will develop your knowledge of management as well as capacity for creative analysis, problem solving, ethical decision making and written and verbal communication


On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • Engage in the critical skills and knowledge of managerial work;
  • Demonstrate change and development in your cognitive and behavioural characteristics in relation to being a manager;
  • Demonstrate your competency in several critical management competencies; and
  • Transfer this learning and development to organizational and other settings.
  • Individual assignment (1000 words) due in Week 4 (10%)
  • Individual weekly online quiz (commencing Week 2) (10%)
  • Team project (3000 words) due end of semester (30%)
  • Individual management competencies portfolio (3000 words) due end of semester (50%)

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:

  • Critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills, developed through reflection, case studies, experiential activities and assignments;
  • Research skills developed through preparation of exercises and assessment;
  • Verbal and written communication skills, developed through discussion, experiential activities and assessment;
  • Ethical thinking and work practice skills in management, through experiential activities and case studies.
Related Course(s): Graduate Certificate in Management
Graduate Diploma in Management
Master of Information Systems
Master of Information Systems
Master of Information Systems
Master of International Business
Master of Management
Master of Management
Master of Management (Finance)
Master of Management (Finance)
Master of Management (Human Resources)
Master of Management (Human Resources)
Master of Management (Marketing)
Master of Management (Marketing)
Master of Operations Research and Management Science

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