Why Management?

Discover how to use management skills to:

  • Improve communication
  • Lead teams
  • Manage projects and adapt to change
  • Develop yourself and those around you
  • Set business strategy
  • Navigate technological and environmental change

What is Management?

Woman standing in front of projection.People are an organisation’s most important asset. Managers lead by inspiring teams to maximise their performance to achieve individual and organisational goals. A strong management team can be the difference between a business that struggles to function efficiently and one that is successful and has a great work culture.

In today’s dynamic and global business environment, management is vital to organisational success and employee wellbeing.

Managers must provide vision and leadership to develop and motivate employees to work together towards sustainable organisational success.

The role of a manager varies according to their level and the industry they work in, but it typically involves providing leadership, setting business goals and objectives, finding and retaining the right staff and allocating resources.

Where will Management take you?

Woman standing in front of projection. Studying management will prepare you for a leadership role in business, government, or the not-for-profit sector, or equip you as a start-up entrepreneur for a social enterprise, an executive, a team leader, or a small business owner.

Managers offer organisations strategic and visionary thinking, confident decision-making in difficult circumstances and can manage relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including employees and communities.

Many of our graduates go on to play significant roles in business management and administration, human resource management, organisational consulting, or establish and run their own businesses.

You can gain employment in several industries and work in various fields, including:

Business operations, service and strategy Operations and production
Governance, leadership and organisation Business process improvement and innovation
Human resource management Environmental health and safety
Supply chain management Governance and policy advice
General management Community leadership
Sports and recreation Industry negotiation
Tourism Recruitment
Workplace relations
Staff development
Project management