Bachelor of Business - Management major
The Management major provides an interactive learning environment that reflects the changing nature of business by imitating and critiquing the world of work.
This major develops management knowledge and skills by examining the best local and overseas approaches. The focus includes management of people from different cultures and in different types of organisations.
Structure and content
Papers in part 1 provide you with an introduction to the roles of business and fundamental concepts in business disciplines. You complete 5 core papers in part 1 which are:
- Business in Context (30 points)
- Management and Organisation (15 points)
- Accounting for Decision Making (15 points)
- Quantitative Methods for Business (15 points)
- Economic Principles I (15 points)
In addition to the 5 core papers you choose 2 elective papers from the list below, or from elsewhere in the university:
- Economic Principles 2 (15 points)
- Introduction to Finance (15 points)
- Fundamentals of Marketing, Advertising, Retailing and Sales (MARS) (15 points)
- Business Information Systems (15 points)
- Design Thinking (15 points)
- Introduction to Tourism (15 points)
- Leadership for Sustainable Enterprise (15 points)
- Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation (15 points)
- Law in Our Contemporary World (15 points)
Over the next 2 years, you will gain an understanding of the factors that influence people’s behaviour in organisations, learn processes to manage projects and change in the workplace, and analyse aspects of developing and managing people.
Co-operative Education is the final part of the BBus and takes a full semester of study. This is a supervised work placement related to your major(s) in an organisation of your choice. You have the opportunity to apply what you have learnt in your major(s) to the real world in a business, not-for profit organisation, entrepreneurial venture or an applied project. Placements can be done either in New Zealand or overseas.
Recent placements included The Warehouse, Vodafone, Auckland Council and Waitemata District Health Board.
PAPERS (90 POINTS)
467853 Contemporary Themes in Organisational Behaviour
467854 Management of Technology and Innovation
467942 Organisational Analysis and Decision-Making
467950 eBusiness Management
467954 Issues in Project Management
467956 Management in the Not for Profit Sector
467958 Logistics and Supply Chain Management
467959 Occupational Stress and Resilience
- Business researcher
- Functional manager
- Management consultant
- Project manager
- Small business operator
Last updated: 29-Jan-2015 9.40am
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