COMM 603

Principles of Business Management

Course overview

A study in the theory and practice of managing business activities in the context of global value chains.

This course is offered in term 2, term 4 and January Summer School. It is also available online as part of the Postgraduate Certificate in CommerceMaster of Business (Global Management and Marketing) and Master of Wine and Viticulture programmes.

Course information

Available semesters November Summer School 2023 Semester 1 2024 Semester 2 2024
Credits 10
Domestic fees $691.50

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Identify the functions of management and describe how changing environments influence the nature of organisations.
  2. Recognise the role of ethics and determine differences between management and leadership.
  3. Understand the different types of business strategies and structures that help organisations achieve a competitive advantage.
  4. Recognise different types of teams, their characteristics and the role of communication .
  5. Explain why innovation matters to organisations and how to implement effective change.
  6. Identify the role and importance of cultural differences and diversity in organisations.

Course examiners

Mark Wilson

Associate Professor Mark Wilson

Associate Professor

Department of Global Value Chains and Trade