Engineering Management 2

MME40001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 54 Hours face to face plus blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

Higher Ed. Semester 2

27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

31 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23


100 credit points

Aims and objectives

This unit of study aims to introduce you to core operations and business management concepts so that you will be able to identify opportunities that improve business process viability and performance.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
After successfully completing this unit, you should be able to:

1. Generate a business opportunity idea for a product and/or service and apply basic marketing concepts to evaluate its market potential. (A3, A4)
2. Apply core operations management concepts to create and deliver the developed business. (K5, K6, S1, S2, S4, A1, A2, A4, A5, A6, A7)
3. Describe problem solving methods in operations management including quality management, maintenance and reliability. (K5, S2, S4)
4. Apply basic legal concepts to engineering professional practice including contract and business structure protocols and laws. (A1, A2, A5, A6)
5. Analyse and interpret business performance via basic financial reports. (K5, S4)
6. Describe micro and macroeconomics and its relevance to business management. (K5, S4)
7. Demonstrate the ability to communicate by presenting to an audience and responding to questions. (A2)
Swinburne Engineering Competencies (A1-7, K1-6, S1-4): find out more about Engineering Skills and Competencies including the Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies.