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MMM308 - Applied Management Capabilities


2020 unit information

Important Update:

Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.

Last updated: 2 June 2020

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 1: Huw Flatau Harrison
Trimester 2: Huw Flatau Harrison

Must have passed five units in MMH230, MMM240, MMM241, MMH356, MMM267, MMM306, MMM343

Incompatible with: Nil
Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus:

1 x 1 hour recorded (videos provided) class and 1 x 2 hour seminar

Scheduled learning activities - cloud:

1 x 1 hour recorded (videos provided) class and 1 x 2 hour online seminar


Students undertaking a Management major have studied a diverse range of units from those that are very functional in nature, to those that are people focused and those that are outward looking.

The aim of MMM308 is to consolidate all of these elements into a cohesive whole that blends key concepts and provides students with an holistic overview of responsible and sustainable management in a diverse, global environment.


These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit
At the completion of this Unit, successful students can:


Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes


Integrate and apply theoretical knowledge of key management concepts and capabilities to provide sustainable solutions to real organisational problems as responsible global citizens.

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking
GLO5: Problem solving
GLO8: Global citizenship


Identify and appraise ethical, cross cultural and managerial issues likely to be experienced in contemporary organisations.

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking
GLO8: Global citizenship


Utilise effective communication techniques to address key organisational issues.

GLO2: Communication


Identify and evidence their individual capabilities and professional identity as a manager through reflective practice and self-management skills. GLO6: Self-management


These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year


Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week 

Assessment 1 - Applied project report

Group up to 4 &


up to 5000 words




Week 9
Assessment 2 (Individual) - Critical Reflection and Analysis up to 2000 words 20% Weeks 5 & 11

Assessment 3 (Individual) -

-Assessment of Management Skills &

-Video pitch

1000 words

20% total (10 % each)

Week 11

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: Successfully complete the professional literacy module to gain access to the assignment dropbox for assessment 3.

Learning Resource

The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MMM308 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.

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