2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 1.5 hour class, 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week
Online independent and collaborative learning including 1 x 1.5 hour class, 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week (recordings provided)
This unit provides students with the skills and knowledge applicable to the process of planning for an organisation's future. Key elements of strategic management will be considered including planning, environmental analysis, strategy formulation, strategy implementation and control. The unit will assess the strategic management cycle and decision-making processes utilised in considering alternatives, choice and the evaluation of strategy as it applies to sporting organisations. It will also include case study analysis of national and international sport and non-sport organisations. Links between decision-making, leadership, culture and ethical behaviour in relation to strategy formulation will also be examined.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit At the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO4: Critical thinkingGLO8: Global citizenship
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO8: Global citizenship
GLO4: Critical thinkingGLO7: Teamwork
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
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.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MMS736 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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