Master of Business Administration
Business Administration provides responsible managers and business owners with practical skills underpinned by cutting edge theory enabling them to make a difference, and equipping them for success in the twenty-first century.
The content includes financial skills, management practices, globalisation, technology, innovation, career development, corporate governance, sustainability, risk, value creation, entrepreneurship, legislation, strategy and leadership. Students learn how to analyse, plan and implement strategic business decisions.
- General Stream: providing advanced knowledge, understanding and the analytical skills required for modern managing.
- Conflict Management and Resolution: Valuable for managers and professionals who manage conflict in the workplace on a regular basis. The program is focussed on conflict analysis, conflict resolution processes, ethics and reflective practices.
- Creativity and Innovation:Focussing on the theory of how creative practice and creativity exists within, contributes to and influences the modern world.
An MBA can also be combined with a Master of Information Technology, a Master of Professtional Accounting or a Master of Conflict Management and Resolution.
Students with a background in business may be able to apply for advanced standing (credit) which will decrease study duration to 18 months.
Foundation Subjects (12 credits)
LB5202:03 Marketing Management
LB5205:03 People in Organisations
LB5212:03 Accounting and Finance for Managers
LB5236:03 Comparative Global Business Systems
Core Subjects (24 credits)
LB5228:03 The Changing Business Environment
LB5229:03 Economics for a Sustainable World
LB5230:03 Managing Strategic Resources and Operations
LB5231:03 Corporate Responsibility and Governance
LB5232:03 Marketing, Customer Engagement, Social Media and Marketing
LB5233:03 Strategic and Responsible Innovation Management
LB5234:03 Leading and Managing Organisational Change
LB5235:03 Practical or Research Project
1) General stream (12 credits): Select 6 credit points of any level 5 subjects plus 6 credit points of level 5 subjects from: Law/Business (LB), Accounting and Finance (CO), Computer Science (CP), Economics (EC), Tourism (TO) or Creative Arts (CV). Use the course search to choose subjects: www.jcu.edu.au/app/studyfinder
2) Conflict Management and Resolution (12 credits):
LB5525:03 Conflict Analysis
LB5530:03 Conflict Resolution Processes
LB5531:03 Research and Writing in Conflict Management and Resolution
LB5533:03 Ethics and Reflective Practice in Conflict Management and Resolution
3) Creativity and Innovation (12 credits):
To be announced by mid 2014