What is Management?
Management is the process of planning, organising, directing, and monitoring the available company resources such as, human, financial, and technological resources, to accomplish company goals and objectives, efficiently and effectively.
What do Managers do?
Modern managers are more than just leaders; they are also great team players. Managers are typically involved with forming visions, setting goals and objectives, formulating and executing strategies. They are involved in all aspect of business, from setting long-term strategic direction to day-to-day running of the organisation. They know what makes organisations successful, and how to get the best out of people and other company resources to improve performance, and to achieve organisational goals and objectives.
What do I study?
The Management major, which can be undertaken as part of the Bachelor of Business, will prepare you for real-world business outcomes, whether you wish to start your own business or work for one. Management major focuses on key challenges facing today’s managers, such as, changing technology, increased globalisation, changing regulatory environment, heightened competition, industry convergence, customer empowerment, cultural diversity, and relationships between people and organisations.
The final year capstone industry based projects will be based on a real application in industry or in an organisation. This project will allow you to bring together and strengthen the knowledge and skills you have gained during the program.
Bachelor of Business (majors available in: Accounting, Marketing, and Management)
What are the career opportunities?
As a graduate of the management major, you may wish to start your own business, or seek employment in entry level areas of business administration, operations management, human resource management, training, development, and productivity improvement programs, quality assurance, project management, change management, strategic management, risk management, and management consulting within a wide range of public and private enterprises.
Career roles and options include: Office Administrator, General Manager, Operations Manager, Human Resource Manager, Remuneration and Benefits Manager, Employee and Industry Relations Officer, Business Process Improvement Manager, Organisational Development Consultant, Corporate Planning Manager, Project Manager, Quality Assurance Manager, Risk Manager, Organisational Change Consultant, Business Analyst and Management Consultant.