Business Management

The Business Management Department offering:

The Business Management Department is committed to providing a solid foundation in business management with a hands-on, experiential learning.  We aspire to develop business leadership to transform the lives of our students and provide the industry with ethical global leaders who are sensitive towards protecting the environment and are passionate about making significant societal contributions.

Diploma of Management

The Diploma of Management is a general business qualification for students who wish to gain a broad understanding of management principles and practices across a wide range of businesses. This Diploma is a four-semester program designed to equip students with the skills, knowledge and attitudes to gain entry level management positions in private business and the public sector.

General Learning Outcomes

Graduates will be able to:

  • Manage, improve team and employee performance as well as facilitate change
  • Develop budgets and manage the budgeting process.
  • Manage projects.
  • Analyze and present research.
  • Ensure that your workplace is safe.
  • Manage customer service.
  • Apply management principles that are able to increase workplace productivity at the operational level.
  • Translate and develop management concepts into workplace action plans.
  • Improve team performance and facilitate change.
  • Develop and apply strategies to improve business performance.
Diploma Plan
Year 1, Semester 1 (15 Credit Hours)
Course # Title CrHrs Pre-requisites
16SMGB110 Business Computer Applications 3 N/A
16SFSP111 English for Business 3 N/A
16SMRB114 Marketing Principles 3 N/A
16SMGB112 Management Principles 3 N/A
16SMGB113 Business Communications 3 N/A
Year 1, Semester 2 (15 Credit Hours)
Course # Title CrHrs Pre-requisites
16SMRB120 Economics I 3 16SMRB114
16SMGB112
Marketing Principles
Management Principles
16SMGB124 Event Management 3 16SMGB110
16SFSP111
Business Computer Application
English for Business
16SMRB121 Accounting Principles 3 16SMGB110 Business Computer Application
16SMGB122 Introduction to Business Law 3 16SFSP111 English for Business
16SMAT128 Business Mathematics 3 16SFSP111 English for Business
Year 2, Semester 3 (15 Credit Hours)
Course # Title CrHrs Pre-requisites
16SMGB215 Service Management 3 16SMGB124 Event Management
16SMRB210 Business Research 3 16SMAT128 Business Mathematics
16SMGB214 Business Leadership 3 16SMRB120 Economics I
16SMRB211 Business Planning 3 16SMGB122
16SMRB120
Introduction to Business Law
Economics I
16SMGB212 Business Internship I 3 16SMRB120
16SMGB122
16SMGB124
Economics I
Introduction to Business Law
Event Management
Year 2, Semester 4 (15 Credit Hours)
Course # Title CrHrs Pre-requisites
16SMGB222 International Business 3 16SMGB214
16SMRB211
Business Leadership
Business Planning
16SHRB221 Change Management 3 16SMGB214 Business Leadership
16SMGB223 Innovation & Entrepreneurship 3 16SMRB211 Business Planning
16SMGB224 Small Business Plan 3 16SMRB211
16SMRB210
Business Planning
Business Research
16SMGB220 Business Internship II 3 16SMGB212 Business Internship I

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Bachelor of Business Management

The Bachelor of Business Management program is committed to providing students with general business management education and technical knowledge necessary to enter the management profession and to pursue a successful professional career. In the management major at ACK, students will study topics including entrepreneurship, strategic management, human resources, business communication, business ethics, and organizational behavior. The field of management offers challenging and rewarding opportunities in supervisory and administrative positions in both private business and governmental agencies.  The Bachelor of Business in Management program is endorsed by Central Queensland University in Australia.

General Learning Outcomes

Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of ethics, social responsibility, and the legal environment of contemporary business.
  • Understand the importance of the global business environment and its interconnection with core management processes, systems, and structures.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of human resource management and its impact on organizational culture, change, and diversity.
  • Use quantitative skills to facilitate management decision making and/ or problem-solving.
  • Apply management theories and concepts in real-world organizations and situations.
  • Understand the dimensions of the entrepreneurial behaviors of innovation, creativity, and risk taking.
Bachelor Plan
Year 3, Semester 5 (12 Credit Hours)
Course # Title CrHrs Pre-requisites
151MGB311 Using Accounting for Decision Making 3 N/A
151MGB312 Principles of Economics 3 N/A
151HRB313 Organizational Behavior 3 N/A
151MGB314 Introductory and Contract Law 3 N/A
Year 3, Semester 6 (12 Credit Hours)
Course # Title CrHrs Pre-requisites
151MGB321 Introduction to Management 3 N/A
151MRB322 Marketing Fundamentals 3 N/A
151HRB323 Human Resources in Organizations 3 N/A
151MGB324 Essential Statistics 3 N/A
Year 4, Semester 7 (12 Credit Hours)
Course # Title CrHrs Pre-requisites
151HRB411 Managing Organizational Change 3 Completing S1 & S2 (24 CHs)
151MGB412 Quality Management 3 Completing S1 & S2 (24 CHs)
151MGB413 Production and Operations Management 3 Completing S1 & S2 (24 CHs)
151MGB414 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and New Ventures 3 Completing S1 & S2 (24 CHs)
Year 4, Semester 8 (12 Credit Hours)
Course # Title CrHrs Pre-requisites
151MRB412 International Marketing 3 MRKT11029
151MRB322
Marketing Fundamentals
151MRB422 Customer Relationship Marketing 3 MRKT11029
151MRB322
Marketing Fundamentals
151MRB423 Marketing Plans 3 MRKT11029
151MRB322
Marketing Fundamentals
151MGB424 Business Integration 3 Completing S1 & S2 & S3 (36 CHs)

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