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Materials Industry Management B - MATS1343
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Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 3
EFTSL: 0.06250 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


Legal Issues in Management & Business: structure of the Australian legal system; the legal process and alternative dispute resolution; business law; contract law; restrictive trade practises; consumer protection; protection and exploitation of intellectual property.

Micro- and macro-economics: economic principles; supply and demand analysis; market structures; pricing and production; market failures and regulation; the business cycle and government policy; inflation and unemployment.

People management issues: diversity in the workplace: racial, gender, age, educational; leadership styles: leaders and managers, generic vs. trained, motivation, emotional intelligence; group behaviour and intergroup conflict.

Operations management: management principles; operational management; risk management and AS 4360; quality management and ISO 9000; continual improvement, environmental management and ISO 14000

Occupational Health and Safety: OHS management and AS 4801.

Course includes pertinent case studies and guest lecturers from industry.

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