Introduction to Management

MGT10001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online, Sarawak


  • One Semester or equivalent


Contact hours

  • 24 hours Face to Face + Blended + Swinburne Online

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.


Anti-requisite (unit similar in content)
AVA20003 Aviation Business Strategies and Management
Anti-requisite (unit similar in content)
MME30001 Engineering Management 1


Alternative Tertiary Entry Program: Students who have passed MGT00001 are exempted from taking this unit and must select another unit in its place with advice from a Course Advice Specialist. 

Aims and objectives

From 2023 - This unit will be replaced by MGT10009
This unit provides students with the foundational knowledge and skills concerning the role and functions of management. These frameworks support a critical analysis of individual or organisational operations and performance in the light of business opportunities and pressures, societal expectations and environmental contingencies. These insights enable students to identify their role as future managers, and to map their contribution to creating value at both an individual and organisational level.

On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
  • Describe and apply foundational managerial concepts skills and complex business environments
  • Work together effectively in diverse teams
  • Design creative solutions to management problems and advocate for their implementation
  • Identify and describe how managers monitor the effectiveness of employees, work groups, and organisations