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					              Queensland University of Technology
              Brisbane Australia

www.qut.edu.au
                                                                                                Published on : 19 November 2011


Bachelor of Applied Science (in Human Movement Studies)
/ Bachelor of Business (IX47)
Year offered: 2012                                                This course will provide you with the necessary theoretical
Admissions: No                                                    background and practical skills obtained from a variety of
CRICOS code: 059594D                                              practicum placements. Practicum locations can include
Course duration (full-time): 4 years                              rehabilitation and hospital clinics, family and community
Domestic Entry: February                                          services, corporate health and fitness, local and state
International Entry: February                                     government agencies, universities and colleges, institutes of
QTAC code: 409322                                                 sport, and the health and fitness industry.
Past rank cut-off: 77
Past OP cut-off: 12                                               Career Options
OP Guarantee: Yes                                                 The Bachelor of Applied Science (in Human Movement
Assumed knowledge: English (4, SA) and for                        Studies) course provides skills for careers in a range of
accountancy, finance, economics, and marketing majors,            exercise and sports science settings such as corporate
Maths A, B or C (4, SA)                                           health and fitness, family and community services, the
Preparatory studies: For information on acquiring                 health and fitness industry, local and state government
assumed knowledge visit                                           agencies, state sporting associations, rehabilitation clinics,
http://www.qut.edu.au/assumed-knowledge                           institutes of sport, universities and colleges and personal
Total credit points: 408                                          training.
Standard credit points per full-time semester: 48
Course coordinator: Director of Undergraduate Studies             Your business degree will give you a broad base of
(QUT Business School); Dr Ian Renshaw (Human                      commercial knowledge making you more attractive to
Movement Studies)                                                 employers, even if you wish to work predominantly in the
Discipline coordinator: Ms Sherrena Buckby                        health science area. You also have the opportunity to major
(Accountancy); ASPRO Gayle Kerr (Advertising); Dr Tommy           in a specific business area. For more information on careers
Tang (Economics); Dr John Chen (Finance); Mr Greg                 in business, please refer to the QUT Business School
Southey (Human Resource Management); Mr Michael Cox               prospectus or visit studyfinder.qut.com.
(International Business); Dr Henri Burgers (Management);
Mr Bill Proud (Marketing); and Ms Amisha Mehta (Public            Professional Recognition
Relations)
                                                                  Graduates of the Bachelor of Applied Science (in Human
Campus: Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove
                                                                  Movement Studies) degree are eligible for membership of
                                                                  Exercise and Sports Science Australia(ESSA).
Overview
This course has been replaced by IX17 Bachelor of                 Business component: Students may be eligible for
Exercise and Movement Science/ Bachelor of Business               membership to a number of professional bodies depending
from first semester 2010, therefore, there will be no further     on choice of major and unit selection. Details on
intake for this course.                                           professional recognition can be found under the individual
                                                                  majors of the Bachelor of Business (BS05).
Continuing students will complete their course requirements
in IX47 Bachelor of Applied Science (in Human Movement            Course Design
Studies)/Bachelor of Business.
                                                                  Students are required to complete 408 credit points
                                                                  comprised of 216 credit points from the Bachelor of Applied
This double degree combines training for careers in a range
                                                                  Science (in Human Movement Studies) program and 192
of exercise and sports science settings with the strength of
                                                                  credit points from the Bachelor of Business program.
general business theory and skills.
                                                                  Business component:
Why choose this course?
                                                                  8 QUT Business School Core units (96 credit points)
This double degree will prepare you for a career in the           8 Major Core units (all Business majors including
exercise, health, rehabilitation and sports science industries,   Accountancy, Advertising, Banking & Finance (continuing
where you will work with people from a variety of                 students only), Economics, Finance, Human Resource
professions.                                                      Management, International Business, Management,
                                                                  Marketing and Public Relations) (96 credit points)
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                                                                               Business Faculty Core Unit
Please note that students must complete the special course                     Business Faculty Core Unit
requirements for (BS56/BS05) Bachelor of Business and
(HM42) Bachelor of Applied Science degrees.                        HMB273      Exercise Physiology 1
                                                                   HMB275      Exercise and Sport Psychology
Recommended Study                                                  HMB276      Research in Human Movement
Any of: Maths B or C, Chemistry, Physics, Biological
Science, Health Education, Physical Education, or Health           Year 3 Semester 1
and Physical Education.
                                                                               Business Faculty Major Unit
Other Course Requirements                                                      Business Faculty Major Unit
There are additional costs associated with this course             HMB313      Socio-Cultural Foundations of Physical Activity
including the purchase of the practicum shirt (approximately       HMB378      Neurological, Psychological and
$50), the attainment of a current first aid certificate prior to               Musculoskeletal Disorders
commencement of year three and a Blue Card to work with                        OR
children depending upon the practicum site. Attendance at
the orientation camp is highly recommended though not              HMB379      Disorders of Human Movement
compulsory (approximately $115).
                                                                   Year 3 Semester 2
Further Information                                                            Business Faculty Major Unit
For more information about this course, please contact the                     Business Faculty Major Unit
School of Human Movement Studies on +617 3138 4810 or              HMB282      Resistance Training
email enquirieshms@qut.com
                                                                   HMB172      Nutrition and Physical Activity
Full Time Course structure
                                                                   Year 4 Semester 1
Year 1 Semester 1                                                              Business Faculty Major Unit

                 Business Faculty Core Unit                                    Business Faculty Major Unit
                 Business Faculty Core Unit                        HMB382      Principles of Exercise Prescription
HMB171           Fitness Health and Wellness                                   HMS Elective Unit

LSB131           Anatomy                                           Year 4 Semester 2
Year 1 Semester 2                                                              Business Faculty Major Unit

                 Business Faculty Core Unit                                    Business Faculty Major Unit

                 Business Faculty Core Unit                        HMB470      Practicum 1

LSB231           Physiology                                                    HMS Elective Unit

HMB272           Biomechanics                                      HMS Elective List
Year 2 Semester 1
                                                                   SEMESTER 1
                 Business Faculty Core Unit
                                                                   HMB362      Biomechanics 2
                 Business Faculty Core Unit
                                                                   HMB381      Exercise Physiology 2
HMB271           Foundations of Motor Control, Learning and
                 Development
                                                                   SEMESTER 2
HMB274           Functional Anatomy
                                                                   HMB371      Motor Control And Learning 2
PYB012           Psychology
                 OR                                                Accountancy Major
PYB100           Foundation Psychology
                                                                   Year 1 Semester 1
Year 2 Semester 2                                                  BSB110      Accounting
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BSB115           Management                         Year 3 Semester 1
                                                    AMB201    Marketing and Audience Research
Year 1 Semester 2
                                                    BSB111    Business Law and Ethics
BSB123           Data Analysis
BSB126           Marketing                          Year 3 Semester 2
                                                    AMB318    Advertising Copywriting
Year 2 Semester 1
                                                    AMB319    Media Planning
BSB111           Business Law and Ethics
BSB113           Economics                          Year 4 Semester 1
                                                    AMB320    Advertising Management
Year 2 Semester 2
                                                    AMB330    Advertising Planning Portfolio
AYB200           Financial Accounting
AYB225           Management Accounting              Year 4 Semester 2
                                                    AMB339    Advertising Campaigns
Year 3 Semester 1
                                                    BSB123    Data Analysis
EFB210           Finance 1
AYB221           Computerised Accounting Systems    Economics Major

Year 3 Semester 2
                                                    Year 1 Semester 1
AYB219           Taxation Law
                                                    BSB113    Economics
AYB340           Company Accounting                 BSB115    Management
Year 4 Semester 1
                                                    Year 1 Semester 2
AYB230           Corporations Law
                                                    BSB124    Working in Business
AYB321           Strategic Management Accounting    BSB123    Data Analysis
Year 4 Semester 2
                                                    Year 2 Semester 1
AYB301           Audit and Assurance
                                                    BSB110    Accounting
AYB311           Financial Accounting Issues
                                                    BSB111    Business Law and Ethics
Advertising Major                                   Year 2 Semester 2
                                                    EFB222    Quantitative Methods For Economics and
Year 1 Semester 1                                             Finance
BSB126           Marketing                          EFB223    Economics 2
BSB113           Economics
                                                    Year 3 Semester 1
Year 1 Semester 2                                   EFB330    Intermediate Macroeconomics
BSB110           Accounting                         EFB331    Intermediate Microeconomics
BSB115           Management
                                                    Year 3 Semester 2
Year 2 Semester 1                                             Choice units or remaining Business School
BSB124           Working in Business                          Core Units
BSB119           Global Business                              Choice units or remaining Business School
                                                              Core Units
Year 2 Semester 2
                                                    Year 4 Semester 1
AMB200           Consumer Behaviour
                                                              Choice units or remaining Business School
AMB220           Advertising Theory and Practice              Core Units

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                 Choice units or remaining Business School     Year 4 Semester 1
                 Core Units
                                                               EFB223      Economics 2
Year 4 Semester 2                                              EFB335      Investments
EFB338           Contemporary Application of Economic Theory
                                                               Year 4 Semester 2
                 Choice units or remaining Business School
                 Core Units                                    EFB312      International Finance
                                                               EFB340      Finance Capstone
Choice Units
                 Choose any three of the following:            Human Resource Management Major
EFB332           Applied Behavioural Economics
                                                               Year 1 Semester 1
EFB333           Introductory Econometrics
                                                               BSB113      Economics
EFB334           Environmental Economics and Policy
                                                               BSB115      Management
EFB336           International Economics
EFB337           Game Theory and Applications                  Year 1 Semester 2
                                                               BSB124      Working in Business
Important Note:
                                                               BSB126      Marketing
                 Note: The remaining Business School Core
                 Units are BSB119 and BSB126 which must be
                 completed.                                    Year 2 Semester 1
                                                               BSB110      Accounting
Finance Major                                                  BSB111      Business Law and Ethics

Year 1 Semester 1                                              Year 2 Semester 2
BSB113           Economics                                     BSB123      Data Analysis
BSB115           Management                                    BSB119      Global Business

Year 1 Semester 2                                              Year 3 Semester 1
BSB124           Working in Business                           MGB207      Human Resource Issues and Strategy
BSB126           Marketing                                     MGB220      Human Resource Decision Making

Year 2 Semester 1                                              Year 3 Semester 2
BSB110           Accounting                                    MGB200      Leading Organisations
BSB111           Business Law and Ethics                       MGB201      Contemporary Employment Relations

Year 2 Semester 2                                              Year 4 Semester 1
BSB123           Data Analysis                                 MGB331      Learning and Development in Organisations
BSB119           Global Business                               MGB339      Performance and Reward

Year 3 Semester 1                                              Year 4 Semester 2
EFB222           Quantitative Methods For Economics and        MGB320      Recruitment and Selection
                 Finance
                                                               MGB370      Personal and Professional Development
EFB210           Finance 1
                                                               International Business Major
Year 3 Semester 2
EFB201           Financial Markets                             Year 1 Semester 1
EFB307           Finance 2                                     BSB126      Marketing
                                                               BSB119      Global Business
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                                                               Year 3 Semester 1
Year 1 Semester 2
                                                               MGB210     Managing Operations
BSB110           Accounting
                                                               MGB223     Entrepreneurship and Innovation
BSB115           Management
                                                               Year 3 Semester 2
Year 2 Semester 1
                                                               MGB200     Leading Organisations
BSB123           Data Analysis
                                                               MGB225     Intercultural Communication and Negotiation
BSB124           Working in Business                                      Skills
Year 2 Semester 2                                              Year 4 Semester 1
BSB111           Business Law and Ethics                       MGB309     Strategic Management
BSB113           Economics                                     MGB324     Managing Business Growth
Year 3 Semester 1                                              Year 4 Semester 2
MGB225           Intercultural Communication and Negotiation   MGB310     Sustainability in A Changing Environment
                 Skills
                                                               MGB335     Project Management
AYB227           International Accounting
                                                               Marketing Major
Year 3 Semester 2
AMB210           Importing and Exporting
                                                               Year 1 Semester 1
EFB240           Finance for International Business
                                                               BSB113     Economics
Year 4 Semester 1                                              BSB126     Marketing
AMB303           International Logistics
                                                               Year 1 Semester 2
AMB336           International Marketing                       BSB111     Business Law and Ethics
Year 4 Semester 2                                              BSB115     Management
MGB340           International Business in the Asia-Pacific
                                                               Year 2 Semester 1
AMB369           International Business Strategy               BSB119     Global Business

Management Major                                               BSB124     Working in Business

                                                               Year 2 Semester 2
Year 1 Semester 1
                                                               BSB110     Accounting
BSB113           Economics
                                                               BSB123     Data Analysis
BSB115           Management
                                                               Year 3 Semester 1
Year 1 Semester 2
                                                               AMB200     Consumer Behaviour
BSB124           Working in Business
                                                               AMB201     Marketing and Audience Research
BSB126           Marketing
                                                               Year 3 Semester 2
Year 2 Semester 1
                                                               AMB202     Integrated Marketing Communication
BSB110           Accounting
                                                               AMB240     Marketing Planning and Management
BSB111           Business Law and Ethics
                                                               Year 4 Semester 1
Year 2 Semester 2
                                                               AMB335     E-marketing Strategies
BSB119           Global Business
                                                               AMB340     Services Marketing
BSB123           Data Analysis

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Year 4 Semester 2
                                                     Year 2 Semester 1
AMB336           International Marketing
                                                     BSB111     Business Law and Ethics
AMB359           Strategic Marketing
                                                     BSB113     Economics
Public Relations Major
                                                     Year 2 Semester 2
                                                     AYB121     Financial Accounting
Year 1 Semester 1
BSB119           Global Business                     AYB223     Law of Business Associations

BSB126           Marketing                           Year 3 Semester 1
                                                     AYB225     Management Accounting
Year 1 Semester 2
                                                     AYB220     Company Accounting
BSB110           Accounting
BSB115           Management                          Year 3 Semester 2

Year 2 Semester 1                                    AYB221     Computerised Accounting Systems
                                                     AYB325     Taxation Law
BSB113           Economics
BSB124           Working in Business                 Year 4 Semester 1
                                                     AYB301     Audit and Assurance
Year 2 Semester 2
                                                     AYB311     Financial Accounting Issues
AMB263           Introduction To Public Relations
AMB264           Public Relations Techniques                    or
                                                     AYB321     Strategic Management Accounting
Year 3 Semester 1
                                                     Year 4 Semester 2
AMB201           Marketing and Audience Research
BSB111           Business Law and Ethics             EFB101     Data Analysis for Business
                                                     EFB210     Finance 1
Year 3 Semester 2
AMB372           Public Relations Planning           Banking and Finance Major
AMB373           Corporate Communication
                                                     Year 1 Semester 1
Year 4 Semester 1                                    BSB113     Economics
AMB374           Global Public Relations Cases       BSB115     Management
AMB375           Public Relations Management
                                                     Year 1 Semester 2
Year 4 Semester 2                                    BSB114     Government, Business and Society
AMB379           Public Relations Campaigns          BSB126     Marketing
BSB123           Data Analysis
                                                     Year 2 Semester 1
Accountancy Major                                    BSB110     Accounting
                                                     BSB111     Business Law and Ethics
Year 1 Semester 1
BSB110           Accounting                          Year 2 Semester 2

BSB115           Management                          BSB122     Quantitative Analysis and Finance
                                                     BSB119     Global Business
Year 1 Semester 2
                                                     Year 3 Semester 1
BSB122           Quantitative Analysis and Finance
                                                     EFB101     Data Analysis for Business
BSB114           Government, Business and Society
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EFB210           Finance 1                                EFB314     International Trade and Economic
                                                                     Competitiveness
Year 3 Semester 2
                                                          Human Resource Management Major
EFB102           Economics 2
EFB307           Finance 2
                                                          Year 1 Semester 1
Year 4 Semester 1                                         BSB113     Economics
EFB200           Applied Regression Analysis              BSB115     Management
EFB318           Portfolio and Security Analysis          Year 1 Semester 2
Year 4 Semester 2                                         BSB114     Government, Business and Society
EFB312           International Finance                    BSB126     Marketing
EFB201           Financial Markets
                                                          Year 2 Semester 1
Economics Major                                           BSB110     Accounting
                                                          BSB111     Business Law and Ethics
Year 1 Semester 1
                                                          Year 2 Semester 2
BSB113           Economics
                                                          BSB122     Quantitative Analysis and Finance
BSB115           Management
                                                          BSB119     Global Business
Year 1 Semester 2
                                                          Year 3 Semester 1
BSB114           Government, Business and Society
                                                          MGB207     Human Resource Issues and Strategy
BSB126           Marketing
                                                          MGB220     Business Research Methods
Year 2 Semester 1
                                                          Year 3 Semester 2
BSB110           Accounting
                                                          MGB200     Leading Organisations
EFB102           Economics 2
                                                                     HRM Option Unit
Year 2 Semester 2
                                                          Year 4 Semester 1
BSB122           Quantitative Analysis and Finance
                                                          MGB221     Performance and Reward
BSB119           Global Business
                                                                     HRM Option Unit
Year 3 Semester 1
                                                          Year 4 Semester 2
EFB211           Firms, Markets and Resources
                                                          MGB320     Recruitment and Selection
EFB202           Business Cycles and Economic Growth
                                                          MGB331     Learning and Development in Organisations
Year 3 Semester 2
                                                          HRM Option Unit List:
EFB101           Data Analysis for Business
                                                          MGB201     Contemporary Employment Relations
EFB328           Public Economics and Finance
                                                          MGB210     Managing Operations
Year 4 Semester 1                                         MGB212     Sustainability in a Changing Environment
BSB111           Business Law and Ethics                  MGB309     Strategic Management
EFB200           Applied Regression Analysis              MGB314     Organisational Consulting and Change
                                                          MGB315     Personal and Professional Development
Year 4 Semester 2
                                                          MGB335     Project Management
EFB329           Contemporary Applications of Economics
                 Theory                                              HRM students must choose two from the
                                                                     above list (one must be a Level 3 unit).
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                                                               BSB114     Government, Business and Society
International Business Major
                                                               BSB126     Marketing
Year 1 Semester 1
                                                               Year 2 Semester 1
BSB119           Global Business
                                                               BSB110     Accounting
BSB126           Marketing
                                                               BSB111     Business Law and Ethics
Year 1 Semester 2
                                                               Year 2 Semester 2
BSB110           Accounting
                                                               BSB122     Quantitative Analysis and Finance
BSB115           Management
                                                               MGB200     Leading Organisations
Year 2 Semester 1
                                                               Year 3 Semester 1
BSB114           Government, Business and Society
                                                               MGB210     Managing Operations
BSB122           Quantitative Analysis and Finance             MGB223     Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Year 2 Semester 2                                              Year 3 Semester 2
BSB111           Business Law and Ethics
                                                               BSB119     Global Business
BSB113           Economics
                                                               MGB212     Sustainability in a Changing Environment
Year 3 Semester 1                                              Year 4 Semester 1
IBB202           Fundamentals of International Finance
                                                               MGB309     Strategic Management
IBB217           Asian Business Development
                                                                          Management Option Unit
                 or
IBB208           European Business Development                 Year 4 Semester 2
                                                               MGB335     Project Management
Year 3 Semester 2
                                                                          Management Option Unit
IBB210           Export Management
IBB317           Contemporary Business in Asia                 Management Option Unit List:
                 or                                                       Management students must choose two from
                                                                          the above list (one must be a Level 3 unit):
IBB308           Contemporary Business in Europe
                                                               MGB201     Contemporary Employment Relations
Year 4 Semester 1                                              MGB218     Managing Business Growth
IBB213           International Marketing                       MGB314     Organisational Consulting and Change
IBB205           Intercultural Communication and Negotiation   MGB315     Personal and Professional Development
                 Skills
                                                               IBB205     Intercultural Communication and Negotiation
                                                                          Skills
Year 4 Semester 2
IBB300           International Business Strategy               Marketing Major
IBB303           International Logistics
                                                               Year 1 Semester 1
Management Major                                               BSB122     Quantitative Analysis and Finance
                                                               BSB126     Marketing
Year 1 Semester 1
BSB113           Economics                                     Year 1 Semester 2
BSB115           Management                                    BSB110     Accounting
                                                               BSB115     Management
Year 1 Semester 2

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Year 2 Semester 1                                     AMB260      Public Relations Theory and Practice
BSB114           Government, Business and Society
                                                      Year 3 Semester 2
BSB119           Global Business
                                                      AMB261      Media Relations and Publicity
Year 2 Semester 2                                     AMB262      Public Relations Writing
BSB111           Business Law and Ethics
                                                      Year 4 Semester 1
BSB113           Economics
                                                      AMB360      Corporate Communication Management
Year 3 Semester 1                                     AMB370      Public Relations Cases
AMB200           Consumer Behaviour
                                                      Year 4 Semester 2
AMB240           Marketing Planning and Management
                                                      AMB361      Public Relations Campaigns
Year 3 Semester 2                                     AMB371      Corporate Communication Strategies
AMB201           Marketing and Audience Research
                                                      Course Updates - List of re-coded and replacement
AMB241           E-Marketing Strategies               Business units

Year 4 Semester 1                                     Faculty Core units
AMB340           Services Marketing                   BSB114      is replaced by BSB124 Working in Business
AMB202           Integrated Marketing Communication
                                                      BSB115      now retitled BSB115 Management
Year 4 Semester 2                                     BSB119      now retitled BSB119 Global Business
AMB341           Strategic Marketing                  BSB122      is replaced by BSB123 Data Analysis
AMB352           Marketing Decision Making
                                                      Accountancy Core units
                 or                                   AYB121      is now AYB200 Financial Accounting AYB121
IBB213           International Marketing              AYB220      is now AYB340 Company Accounting AYB220

Public Relations Major                                AYB301      now retitled AYB301 Audit and Assurance

                                                      Advertising Core units
Year 1 Semester 1
                                                      AMB221      is now AMB318 Advertising Copywriting
BSB122           Quantitative Analysis and Finance
                                                      AMB222      is now AMB319 Media Planning
BSB126           Marketing
                                                      AMB321      is now AMB339 Advertising Campaigns
Year 1 Semester 2
                                                      Banking and Finance Core units
BSB110           Accounting
                                                      EFB101      is replaced by EFB222 Quantitative Methods
BSB115           Management                                       for Economics and Finance
Year 2 Semester 1                                     EFB102      now retitled EFB223 Economics 2
BSB114           Government, Business and Society     Economics Core units
BSB119           Global Business                      EFB101      is replaced by EFB222 Quantitative Methods
                                                                  for Economics and Finance
Year 2 Semester 2
                                                      EFB102      now retitled EFB223 Economics 2
BSB111           Business Law and Ethics
                                                      EFB202      is replaced by EFB330 Intermediate
BSB113           Economics                                        Macroeconomics
                                                      EFB211      is replaced by EFB331 Intermediate
Year 3 Semester 1                                                 Microeconomics
AMB201           Marketing and Audience Research      EFB314      is replaced by EFB336 International
                                                                  Economics
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EFB329           is now EFB338 Contemporary Application of         Business Law and Tax Extended Major (BLX)
                 Economic
                                                                   AYB223     replaced by AYB230 Corporations Law
Electronic Business Core units                                     AYB325     is now AYB219 Taxation Law
BSB212           is replaced by AYB114 Business Technologies       AYB305     is replaced by AYB205 Law of Business
                                                                              Entities
BSB213           is replaced by AYB115 Governance Issus and
                 Fraud                                             AYB312     is now AYB232 Financial Institutions
BSB314           is replaced by Forensic and Business
                 Intelligence                                      Professional Accounting Extended Major (PAX)
ITB233           is now INB312 Enterprise Systems Application      AYB223     is replaced by AYB230 Corporations Law
ITB823           is now INB830 Web Sites for E-Commerce            AYB325     is now AYB219 Taxation Law
ITB239           is now INB342 Enterprise Data Mining
                                                                   Advertising Extended Major (ADX)
Human Resource Management Core units                               AMB230     now retitled AMB230 Digital Promotions
MGB220           now retitled MGB220 Business Research             AMB330     now retitled AMB330 Advertising Planning
                 Methods                                                      Portfolio
MGB221           is now MGB339 Performance and Reward
                                                                   Banking Extended Major (BFX)
International Business Core units                                  AYB312     is now AYB232 Financial Institutions Law
IBB202           is replaced by EFB240 Finance for                 EFB200     is replaced by EFB333 Introductory
                 International Business                                       Econometrics
IBB208           IBB208 is no longer offered. Please contact the   EFB318     is replaced by EFB335 Investments
                 School of AMPR regarding a replacement unit.
                 (Email: ampradmin@qut.edu.au)                     Financial Economics Extended Major (FEX) (for Banking &
IBB210           is now replaced by AMB210 Importing and           Finance Students)
                 Exporting                                         EFB200     is replaced by EFB333 Introductory
IBB213           is now AMB336 International Marketing                        Econometrics
IBB217           IBB217 is no longer offered. Please contact the   EFB202     is replaced by EFB330 Intermediate
                 School of AMPR regarding a replacement unit.                 Macroeconomics
                 (Email: ampradmin@qut.edu.au)                     EFB211     is replaced by EFB331 Intermediate
IBB300           is now AMB369 International Business                         Microeconomics
                 Strategy                                          EFB325     is replaced by EFB336 International
IBB308           is replaced by MGB340 International Business                 Economics
                 in the Asia-Pacific                               EFB318     is replaced by EFB335 Investments
Management Core units                                              EFB324     is replaced by EFB337 Game Theory and
                                                                              Applications
MGB310           Sustainability in a Changing Environment was
                 formerly known as MGB212 and MGB334               Financial Economics Extended Major (FEX) (for Economics
                                                                   Students)
Marketing Core units
                                                                   EFB200     is replaced by EFB333 Introductory
AMB241           is now AMB335 E-Marketing Strategies                         Econometrics
AMB341           is now AMB359 Strategic Marketing                 EFB324     is replaced by EFB201 Financial Markets
                                                                   EFB325     is replaced by EFB337 Game Theory and
Public Relations Core units                                                   Applications
AMB260           is replaced by AMB263 Introduction to Public
                 Relations                                         Funds Management Extended Major (FDX)
AMB360           is replaced by AMB373 Corporate                   EFB318     is replaced by EFB335 Investments
                 Communication
                                                                   AYB312     is now AYB232 Financial Institutions Law
AMB361           is replaced by AMB379 Public Relations
                 Campaigns                                         EFB200     is replaced by EFB333 Introductory
                                                                              Econometrics
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                                                                 BSB213      is now AYB115 Governance Issues in E-
Human Resource Management Extended Major (HRX)                               Business
MGB315           is now MGB370 Personal and Professional
                 Development                                     Electronic Business Specialisation (EUS)
IBB205           is now MGB225 Intercultural Communication       BSB212      is replaced by AYB114 Business Technologies
                 and Negotiation Skills
                                                                 BSB213      is replaced by AYB115 Governance Issues and
MGB310           Sustainability in a Changing Environment was                Fraud
                 formerly known as MGB212 and MGB334
                                                                 BSB314      is replaced by AYB341 Forensic and Business
                                                                             Intelligence
International Business Extended Major (IBX)
                                                                 ITB233      is now INB312 Enterprise Systems
IBB205           is now MGB225 Intercultural Communication                   Applications
                 and Negotiation Skills
                                                                 ITB823      is now INB830 Web Sites for E-Commerce
IBB303           is now AMB303 International Logistics
                                                                 ITB239      is now INB342 Enterprise Data Mining
AMB230           now retitled AMB230 Digital Promotions
IBB312           is replaced by AMB300 Independent Project 1     Financial Economics Specialisation (FES)
                                                                 EFB102      is replaced by EFB223 Economics 2
Management Extended Major (MNX)
                                                                 EFB202      is replaced by EFB330 Intermediate
IBB205           is now MGB225 Intercultural Communication                   Macroeconomics
                 and Negotiation Skills
                                                                 EFB211      is replaced by EFB331 Intermediate
MGB218           is now MGB324 Managing Business Growth                      Microeconomics
MGB315           is now MGB370 Personal & Professional           EFB329      is now 338 Contemporary Applications of
                 Development                                                 Economics
IBB210           is replaced by AMB210 Import and Exporting      EFB314      is replaced by EB336 International Economics
IBB303           is now AMB303 International Logistics           EFB324      is replaced by EFB201 Financial Markets
                                                                 EFB325      is replaced by EFB337 Game Theory and
Marketing Extended Major (MKX)                                               Applications
AMB251           now retitled AMB251 Innovation and Brand
                 Management                                      Integrated Marketing Communication Specialisation (IMS)
AMB260           is replaced by AMB263 Introduction to Public    AMB260      is replaced by AMB263 Introduction to Public
                 Relations                                                   Relations
AMB351           is now AMB209 Tourism Marketing                 AMB230      now retitled AMB230 Digital Promotions
AMB352           is replaced by AMB252 Business Decision         AMB354      is now AMB208 Events Marketing
                 Making
AMB354           is now AMB208 Events Marketing                  International Logistics Specialisation (ILG)
IBB213           is now AMB336 International Marketing           IBB303      is now AMB303 International Logistics
IBB303           is now AMB303 International Logistics           BSB314      is replaced by AYB341 Forensic and Business
                                                                             Intelligence
Public Relations Extended Major (PRX)                            IBB210      is replaced by AMB210 Importing and
AMB370           is replaced by AMB374 Global Public Relations               Exporting
                 Cases                                           EFB213      is replaced by AMB252 Business Decision
AMB371           is replaced by AMB375 Public Relations                      Making (offered Sem 2); OR MGB335 Project
                 Management                                                  Management (offered Sem 1 & 2)

Business Law and Tax Specialisation (BLS)                        Sales Specialisation (SALES)
AYB223           is replaced by AYB230 Corporations Law          AMB230      now retitled AMB230 Digital Promotion
AYB325           is now AYB219 Taxation Law                      AMB250      is replaced by MGB225 Intercultural
                                                                             Communication and Negotiation Skills
AYB305           is now AYB205 Company Law & Practice
AYB312           is now AYB232 Financial Institutions Law        International Exchange Specialisation (IEX)
                                                                 IBB205      is now MGB225 Intercultural Communication
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                 and Negotiation Skills                         AMB201 MARKETING AND AUDIENCE RESEARCH
                                                                This unit provides an introduction to the conduct and
Potential Careers:                                              evaluation of marketing and audience research across the
Account Executive, Administrator, Advertising Professional,     disciplines of advertising, marketing and public relations.
Aged Services Worker, Banker, Banking and Finance               Class members explore how field studies, survey and
Professional, Biomechanical Engineer, Business Analyst,         experimental research are employed to support advertising,
Certified Practicing Accountant, Community Education            marketing and public relations information needs. The unit
Officer, Community Health Officer, Community Worker,            provides an overview of research process, research design,
Disability Services Worker, Exchange Student, Exercise          methods of data collection and analysis, and the
Physiologist, Facilities Manager, Family Services Officer,      development of research proposals to support decision-
Fitness Assessor/Personal Trainer, Government Officer,          making. Class members also explore issues related to
Health Information Manager, Health Physicist, Health            research on media audiences, research ethics, and the
Services Manager, Home Economist, Human Resource                management of client briefings.
Developer, Human Resource Manager, Human Services               Prerequisites: BSB126, CTB126, BSB116, or BSB117
Practitioner, Information Officer, International Business       Antirequisites: MIB305, MGB220, COB334 Equivalents:
Specialist, Manager, Medical Equipment Sales,                   CTB201 Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week
Occupational Health and Safety Officer, Public Health            Campus: Gardens Point and Caboolture           Teaching
Officer, Public Relations Officer/Consultant, Public Servant,   period: 2012 SEM-1, 2012 SEM-2 and 2012 SUM
Sports Scientist, Trainer, Youth Worker.
                                                                AMB201 MARKETING AND AUDIENCE RESEARCH
                                                                This unit provides an introduction to the conduct and
UNIT SYNOPSES                                                   evaluation of marketing and audience research across the
                                                                disciplines of advertising, marketing and public relations.
                                                                Class members explore how field studies, survey and
AMB200 CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR                                       experimental research are employed to support advertising,
This unit provides students with the fundamental theories       marketing and public relations information needs. The unit
and models to develop a sound understanding of                  provides an overview of research process, research design,
consumers, their needs, and behaviours. It provides a           methods of data collection and analysis, and the
detailed examination of the consumer decision process and       development of research proposals to support decision-
the internal and external influences on this core decision      making. Class members also explore issues related to
process. The unit also assists students in applying this        research on media audiences, research ethics, and the
knowledge to the development, implementation and                management of client briefings.
evaluation of marketing activities within an organisation.      Prerequisite(s): BSB126 or CTB126 or BSB116 or BSB117
Prerequisite(s): BSB126 or CTB126 or BSB116 or BSB117             Credit points: 12       Contact hours: 3 per week
  Credit points: 12       Contact hours: 3 per week             Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1,
Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1,              2009 SEM-2 and 2009 SUM Incompatible with: MIB305,
2009 SEM-2 and 2009 SUM Incompatible with: MIB204               MGB220 or COB334 or CTB201
or CTB200
                                                                AMB202 INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATION
AMB200 CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR                                       In past decades many organisations separated the different
This unit provides students with the fundamental theories       forms of marketing communication that convey their
and models to develop a sound understanding of                  corporate and marketing messages. They developed
consumers, their needs, and behaviours. It provides a           separate plans for their advertising, public relations, direct
detailed examination of the consumer decision process and       marketing, personal selling and sales promotion with
the internal and external influences on this core decision      separate goals, objectives, strategies and budgets. Today
process. The unit also assists students in applying this        many companies recognise the concept of integrated
knowledge to the development, implementation and                marketing communication which integrates these different
evaluation of marketing activities within an organisation.      functions along with other aspects of the marketing mix that
Prerequisites: BSB126, CTB126, BSB116, or BSB117                communicate with stakeholders and customers. Integrated
Antirequisites: MIB204 Equivalents: CTB200 Credit               marketing communication requires a 'total' approach to
points: 12      Contact hours: 3 per week        Campus:        planning marketing communication programs and
Gardens Point      Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1, 2012            coordinating communication strategies in support of overall
SEM-2 and 2012 SUM                                              brand and product/service marketing objectives.
                                                                Prerequisites: BSB126, CTB126, BSB116, or BSB117
                                                                Antirequisites: COB207, MIB309 Equivalents: AMX202
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 Credit points: 12  Contact hours: 3 per week                    of advertising and its important role in society and the
Campus: Gardens Point and Caboolture   Teaching                  economy.
period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2                                Prerequisites: BSB126, CTB126, BSB116, or BSB117
                                                                 Antirequisites: COB308 Equivalents: AMX220 Credit
AMB202 INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATION                        points: 12     Contact hours: 3 per week       Campus:
In past decades many organisations separated the different       Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012
forms of marketing communication that convey their               SEM-2
corporate and marketing messages. They developed
separate plans for their advertising, public relations, direct   AMB240 MARKETING PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
marketing, personal selling and sales promotion with             This unit extends the student's knowledge of the
separate goals, objectives, strategies and budgets. Today        fundamental marketing concepts and theories introduced in
many companies recognise the concept of integrated               the Faculty Core unit in Marketing, by adding further breadth
marketing communication which integrates these different         and depth of knowledge of marketing and developing skills
functions along with other aspects of the marketing mix that     in the application of this knowledge to marketing planning
communicate with stakeholders and customers. Integrated          and management within the business environment.
marketing communication requires a 'total' approach to           Emphasis is on the role of the marketing manager at the
planning marketing communication programs and                    product management level in undertaking analysis,
coordinating communication strategies in support of overall      planning, implementation and control of marketing activities.
brand and product/service marketing objectives.                  Prerequisites: BSB126 or CTB126               Equivalents:
Prerequisite(s): BSB126 or CTB126 or BSB116 or BSB117            CTB240 Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week
  Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week Campus:             Campus: Gardens Point and Caboolture              Teaching
Gardens Point Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1 and 2009               period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2
SEM-2 Incompatible with: COB207, MIB309
                                                                 AMB240 MARKETING PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
AMB210 IMPORTING AND EXPORTING                                   This unit extends the student's knowledge of the
Trade has become fundamental to the survival and growth          fundamental marketing concepts and theories introduced in
of many businesses in Australia as well as other economies.      the Faculty Core unit in Marketing, by adding further breadth
International business students need an understanding of         and depth of knowledge of marketing and developing skills
the many challenges entailed in the management of trade.         in the application of this knowledge to marketing planning
Import and export practice is an applied, technical and          and management within the business environment.
evolving area of international business operations that          Emphasis is on the role of the marketing manager at the
reflects the dynamic nature of trans-national trade in the       product management level in undertaking analysis,
global economy. This unit examines the importance of             planning, implementation and control of marketing activities.
importing and exporting for Australia's economic                 Prerequisite(s): BSB126 or CTB126 Credit points: 12
development.                                                     Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point
provides key information related to importing and exporting,     Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1 and 2009 SEM-2
uses industry perspectives on issues of current importance       Incompatible with: MIB217 or CTB240
in international trade and provides a structured tutorial
programme to achieve this.                                       AMB241 E-MARKETING STRATEGIES
Prerequisites: BSB119 or CTB119 Equivalents: IBB210              E-Business and mobile commerce technologies have
 Credit points: 12 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching                emerged as defining technologies for companies in the 21st
period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2                                century. This unit focuses on e-marketing applications and
                                                                 strategies and the marketer's role in developing solutions
AMB220 ADVERTISING THEORY AND PRACTICE                           that integrate new and old economies. Drawing on their
This unit serves as an introduction to later units in the        knowledge of marketing principles, students will examine
advertising major and gives learners an overview of the          the diverse applications of technology in product and
advertising industry and the management of the advertising       service design; product distribution/service delivery and
function. The unit traverses the interrelationship of the        logistics; promotional strategies and other marketing
institutions of advertising, the advertisers, the advertising    components. The unit also explores the role of emerging
agencies and the media. It introduces research and details       electronic models and the use of e-marketing strategies to
methods of determining advertising objectives, budgets,          achieve global competitive advantage.
establishing target audiences, interpreting audience ratings     Prerequisite(s): BSB116 or BSB126 or CTB126; and
and circulation figures, and enables learners to gain a          AMB240 or CTB240          Contact hours: 3 per week
preliminary understanding of the creative functions of the       Campus: Gardens Point Incompatible with: MIB224
advertising industry. It also shows the ethical and legal side
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                                                                 Equivalents: AMX263   Credit points: 12   Campus:
AMB260 PUBLIC RELATIONS THEORY AND PRACTICE                      Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012
This unit introduces the student to the theory and research      SEM-2
that serves as the foundation of the practice of public
relations. The unit surveys the history of the discipline, the   AMB264 PUBLIC RELATIONS TECHNIQUES
theories on which the discipline is based, and current           This unit offers an introduction to the main tactics and
models of practice. The unit focuses on understanding how        techniques used in public relations. Topics covered include
to research and analyse the opinions of organisational           the development of message strategies as well as a
publics in order to develop mutually beneficial relationships    specialised focus on the production of examples of a variety
with those publics.                                              of written public relations genres such as brochures,
Prerequisite(s): BSB126 or BSB116 or BSB117 or CTB126            speeches, and media releases. This unit may be taken
or 48 credit points of previous study for non-Business           concurrently with AMB263 Introduction to Public Relations
students only Contact hours: 3 per week Campus:                  especially by students undertaking a public relations major.
Gardens Point Incompatible with: COB325                          However, it may also be taken by those students doing a
                                                                 public relations minor, or as a stand alone unit by those
AMB261 MEDIA RELATIONS AND PUBLICITY                             students in a wide variety of study disciplines who wish to
This unit will reflect the strong emphasis within public         improve and enhance their communication skills.
relations practice of media relations. It will introduce         Prerequisites: BSB126, CTB126, BSB116, or BSB117
students to the theory of media effects and the role of mass     Antirequisites: AMB261, AMB262 Equivalents: AMX264
media in public opinion formation and how these concepts           Credit points: 12 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching
contribute to campaign planning. It will also provide students   period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2
with practical instruction in the development of media tools
including media releases, media kits and media plans, and        AMB303 INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS
the use of publicity events in campaigns. New/interactive        This unit examines international logistics through the
media will also be addressed.                                    concepts of international distribution channels and
Prerequisite(s): AMB260 Contact hours: 3 per week                international supply chain management. Strategy in
Campus: Gardens Point Incompatible with: COB329                  managing international logistical constraints is emphasised
                                                                 with practical studies of contemporary international supply
AMB262 PUBLIC RELATIONS WRITING                                  chain management in international industries. Traditional
This unit will introduce students to a range of public           costs and financial aspects of supply chain management
relations writing needs. With heavy practical emphasis, the      are considered. Contemporary issues are incorporated
students will create a substantial portfolio of writing across   including: the impact of e-business on international logistics;
controlled and uncontrolled media. Writing for print and         the evolution of new technologies for 'smart' packaging,
electronic forms is covered as well as new/interactive           warehousing and international stock control; the
media. The writing process will be examined from the             combination of international services with goods products;
perspective of audience needs and emphasis will be placed        recent technological developments in international
on the research components of the writing exercise as well       transportation and product quality control.
as the writing/rewriting cycle.                                  Prerequisites: AMB210, IBB210, AMB240, or CTB240
Prerequisite(s): AMB260 Credit points: 12 Contact                Equivalents: IBB303         Credit points: 12      Campus:
hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point Teaching                 Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012
period: 2009 SEM-1 Incompatible with: COB326                     SEM-2

AMB263 INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC RELATIONS                          AMB318 ADVERTISING COPYWRITING
This unit introduces students to the theory and practice of      There are two parts to any copywriting process the thinking
public relations, the discipline that deals with the creation,   and the writing. In the first part, students learn to solve
maintenance, and enhancement of relationships between            advertising problems through an understanding of the
organisations and their publics. Topics covered include          prospect and the product and the formulation of incisive
publicity, events, and public opinion. This unit may be taken    creative strategy. In the second part, creative thinking
concurrently with AMB264 Public Relations Techniques             techniques are applied and advertising concepts emerge
especially by students undertaking a public relations major.     from the creative strategy. Students' thinking and writing
However, it may also be taken by those students doing a          skills are refined in weekly workshops and culminate in a
public relations minor, or as a stand alone unit by those        group project.
students in a wide variety of study disciplines who wish to      Prerequisites: AMB220 or COB308              Equivalents:
understand more about this important area of business.           AMX318 Credit points: 12 Campus: Gardens Point
Prerequisites: BSB126, CTB126, BSB116, or BSB117                 Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2
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                                                                 strategies and the marketer's role in developing solutions
AMB319 MEDIA PLANNING                                            that integrate new and old economies. Drawing on their
This unit introduces the qualitative and quantitative factors    knowledge of marketing principles, students will examine
affecting media selection and use by advertisers. It covers      the diverse applications of technology in product and
the costing and scheduling of media, market targeting,           service design; product distribution/service delivery and
measuring media exposure, media comparisons and trends.          logistics; promotional strategies and other marketing
In-depth analysis of advertising media will allow learners to    components. The unit also explores the role of emerging
develop an understanding of the characteristics of each.         electronic models and the use of e-marketing strategies to
The application of the concepts of media decision making,        achieve global competitive advantage.
media strategy and research to the development of a media        Prerequisites: AMB240 or CTB240, and AMB201 or
plan are emphasised.                                             CTB201 Equivalents: AMX335 Credit points: 12
Prerequisites: AMB220 Equivalents: AMX319 Credit                 Campus: Gardens Point and Caboolture            Teaching
points: 12 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period:                period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2
2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2
                                                                 AMB336 INTERNATIONAL MARKETING
AMB320 ADVERTISING MANAGEMENT                                    The aim of this unit is to provide students with a thorough
This unit takes the perspective of the Advertising Manager       understanding of the multiplicity of issues that impact on the
and addresses the use of research in developing,                 development of international marketing strategies and plans
implementing, managing, and assessing a successful               and their operational implementation. The unit is highly
advertising campaign. In Advertising Management, learners        applied and provides students with the following
use the case method of learning to examine the advertising       opportunities: to analyse global international firms, their
process from its place in the marketing mix to the               marketing strategies and various international marketing
formulation of objectives, strategy and budget to the            issues in a variety of geographic and industry contexts; to
development of creative and media tactics and their ongoing      evaluate methodologies and new practices for handling
evaluation. In addition, issues that impinge upon the            problems and issues typical of global and international
advertising campaign management process such as legal            markets and competition; to develop an operationally sound
and ethical issues, globalisation and the client-agency          international marketing plan.
relationship are discussed.                                      Prerequisites: AMB240, CTB240, AMB210, or IBB210
Prerequisites: (AMB318 or AMB221) and (AMB319 or                 Equivalents: IBB213         Credit points: 12       Campus:
AMB222) Equivalents: AMX320 Credit points: 12                    Gardens Point and Caboolture Teaching period: 2012
Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point                  SEM-1, 2012 SEM-2 and 2012 SUM
Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2
                                                                 AMB339 ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS
AMB330 ADVERTISING PLANNING PORTFOLIO                            This capstone advertising unit draws from all the theoretical,
This advanced unit builds on the theoretical perspectives        analytical, and applied material developed throughout the
and applied skills introduced to students in copywriting,        advertising major, and applies it to a client brief. Learners
media and advertising management. It explores important          develop advertising solutions that incorporate all aspects of
issues such as the contribution of research to the creation of   an advertising campaign, including objectives, budgeting,
advertising; the hierarchical development of strategy from       message development, message delivery, and
marketing and IMC strategy through to advertising, media         measurement. The key emphasis is on the use of research
and creative strategy; the role of the strategic planner in      to develop sound advertising strategy, which is then
advertising; the use of planning to deliver more effective       executed as creative and media ideas and evaluated
advertising solutions. Using problem-based learning,             through ongoing benchmarks.
students establish benchmarks to evaluate advertising,           Prerequisites: AMB320 and AMB330               Equivalents:
develop advertising briefs and devise strategies for on-time     AMX339 Credit points: 12 Campus: Gardens Point
and on-budget process management.                                Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2
Prerequisites: AMB318 or AMB221, and AMB319 or
AMB222 Equivalents: AMX330 Credit points: 12                     AMB340 SERVICES MARKETING
Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point                  This unit explores the special characteristics of services that
Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2                       distinguish the marketing of services from goods. Topics
                                                                 include: the distinctive aspects of consumer decision-
AMB335 E-MARKETING STRATEGIES                                    making relative to services and the implications for
E-Business and mobile commerce technologies have                 marketing strategy formation; the management of demand
emerged as defining technologies for companies in the 21st       and supply; customer services and its influence on service
century. This unit focuses on e-marketing applications and       satisfaction; service quality management and measurement;
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internationalisation of the service sector and distribution       database marketing and the Internet as a marketing
modes for services that reflect the significant impacts of new    information resource.
technologies on service delivery.                                 Prerequisite(s): AMB240 or CTB240 or MIB217 Contact
Prerequisite(s): AMB240 or CTB240 and AMB201 or                   hours: 3 per week        Campus: Gardens Point
CTB201 Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week                Incompatible with: MIB320, MIB216
 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1
and 2009 SEM-2 Incompatible with: MIB311, CTB340                  AMB359 STRATEGIC MARKETING
                                                                  Emphasis of the capstone Marketing unit is on the role of
AMB340 SERVICES MARKETING                                         marketing manager at the corporate and strategic business
This unit explores the special characteristics of services that   unit/division levels. Students are exposed to a variety of
distinguish the marketing of services from goods. Topics          strategic marketing techniques and issues, and learn how to
include: the distinctive aspects of consumer decision-            apply these in corporate planning and management. Topics
making relative to services and the implications for              include: developing and critiquing strategic marketing
marketing strategy formation; the management of demand            planning models; recognising the importance of market
and supply; customer services and its influence on service        focus; determining what marketing strategy can realistically
satisfaction; service quality management and measurement;         be accomplished for a business; identifying underlying
internationalisation of the service sector and distribution       factors that must be considered in developing marketing
modes for services that reflect the significant impacts of new    strategy for a market-oriented organisation; discussing
technologies on service delivery.                                 problems in successful implementation of marketing
Prerequisites: AMB240 or CTB240, and AMB201 or                    strategy; and organising for successful strategy
CTB201 Antirequisites: MIB311 Equivalents: CTB340                 implementation.
  Credit points: 12         Contact hours: 3 per week             Prerequisites: AMB340, and AMB335 or AMB241
Campus: Gardens Point and Caboolture                Teaching      Equivalents: AMX359         Credit points: 12     Campus:
period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2                                 Gardens Point and Caboolture Teaching period: 2012
                                                                  SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2
AMB341 STRATEGIC MARKETING
Emphasis of the capstone Marketing unit is on the role of         AMB360 CORPORATE COMMUNICATION
marketing manager at the corporate and strategic business         MANAGEMENT
unit/division levels. Students are exposed to a variety of        The unit explores the corporate communication
strategic marketing techniques and issues, and learn how to       management function within an organisation and identifies
apply these in corporate planning and management. Topics          how decisions about the use of various corporate
include: developing and critiquing strategic marketing            communication solutions are made. Emphasis is placed on
planning models; recognising the importance of market             the role of corporate communication in management
focus; determining what marketing strategy can realistically      systems, the nature and processes of information
be accomplished for a business; identifying underlying            management in corporate communication and
factors that must be considered in developing marketing           environmental analysis. The unit also draws on
strategy for a market-oriented organisation; discussing           contemporary issues in corporate communication
problems in successful implementation of marketing                management including issues management, ethical and
strategy; and organising for successful strategy                  legal considerations in practice and the role of corporate
implementation.                                                   communication in organisational change.
Prerequisite(s): AMB240 or CTB240 or MIB217 Contact               Prerequisite(s): AMB261 and AMB262 Contact hours: 3
hours: 3 per week           Campus: Gardens Point                 per week Campus: Gardens Point
Incompatible with: MIB315, CTB341
                                                                  AMB361 PUBLIC RELATIONS CAMPAIGNS
AMB352 MARKETING DECISION MAKING                                  This unit focuses on the public relations campaign planning
The nature of decisions and decision models in specific           process from problem identification and research through to
strategic and tactical areas of marketing management are          strategy development, campaign development and
examined in this unit. Decisions related to sales forecasting,    evaluation. It is designed to meet the students' interests in
market analysis, product planning, pricing, promotion and         understanding how various campaign elements come
distribution are viewed from quantitative and qualitative         together and to test their ability to integrate their prior
perspectives. Students are exposed to computer software           learning in the introductory theory and practice units. To
and analysis skills that aid the marketing decision process       service the practice elements of public relations
and build their analytical skills of direct relevance in          implementation, the unit incorporates a number of client
marketing practice. The unit also embraces the analysis and       service aspects. Students are expected to research,
application of marketing information systems including            develop and present their plans. This unit incorporates real
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world clients to enhance the students' portfolios.
Prerequisite(s): AMB201 or MGB220 or CTB201, AMB261              AMB373 CORPORATE COMMUNICATION
and AMB262        Contact hours: 3 per week        Campus:       Corporate Communication provides students with the
Gardens Point Incompatible with: COB323, AMB381                  opportunity to build on and apply their understanding of
                                                                 public relations to an in-house corporate role. Students gain
AMB369 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS STRATEGY                           an overview of an organisation relevant to the practice of
‘This unit focuses on the definition and implementation of       public relations at a senior level in organisations by
corporate strategy for worldwide operations. As the              investigating internal communication processes, corporate
capstone unit in the International Business major, it is         reputation, corporate social responsibility, organisational
designed to build upon the knowledge base of previous            culture and change and issues and crisis management.
units, introducing you to the strategic management of firms,     Prerequisites: (AMB263 or AMB260 and AMB264) or
and engage you in the strategic choices which international      (AMB261 and AMB262) Equivalents: AMX373 Credit
managers face in the international environment.’                 points: 12 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period:
Prerequisites: AMB336, AMB303, IBB303, or IBB213                 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2
Equivalents: IBB300         Credit points: 12    Campus:
Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012               AMB374 GLOBAL PUBLIC RELATIONS CASES
SEM-2                                                            Global Public Relations Cases will apply the theoretical
                                                                 underpinnings of generic practice to specialist areas.
AMB370 PUBLIC RELATIONS CASES                                    Exposure to real-world global situations and public relations
This unit will provide students with an understanding of a       responses will improve students' familiarity with the public
wide range of public relations challenges in order to build a    relations discipline's practice and strengthen students'
better range of experience with management level                 decision-making and critical thinking skills.
organisational issues. Australian and international cases will   Prerequisites: AMB372, AMB261, or AMB262
be used to explore different components of public relations      Equivalents: AMX374        Credit points: 12       Campus:
practice.                                                        Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012
Prerequisite(s): AMB261 or AMB262 Contact hours: 3               SEM-2
per week Campus: Gardens Point
                                                                 AMB375 PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGEMENT
AMB371 CORPORATE COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES                        This unit develops student skills in the analysis of public
This unit provides students with an understanding of the         relations public relations programs in line with corporate
development and analysis of communication strategy in            strategy, integrating long term planning with issue
public relations and corporate communication. Students           assessment and response. Students extend analytical,
learn theory and practice for systematic analysis of the "fit"   interpretive and management skills in the public relations
between environmental factors and organisational                 role.
resources, the resulting communication problems and              Prerequisites: AMB372 and AMB373, or AMB360
development of communication strategies. Students                Equivalents: AMX375         Credit points: 12    Campus:
integrate theory and research in such areas as media             Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012
effects, organisational change, diffusion, and persuasion for    SEM-2
analysis and development of communication strategy.
Prerequisite(s): AMB360 or AMB361 Contact hours: 3               AMB379 PUBLIC RELATIONS CAMPAIGNS
per week Campus: Gardens Point                                   As the capstone unit, Public Relations Campaigns sees the
                                                                 student bring together the design, strategic planning and
AMB372 PUBLIC RELATIONS PLANNING                                 tactical preparation that underpins an effective public
This unit introduces students to the public relations planning   relations campaign. Students research, develop and present
process. Students build skills in planning by analysing the      their plans for a real world client, enhancing their portfolio
components, execution and evaluation of contemporary             prior to graduation.
public relations campaigns. The public relations planning        Prerequisites: AMB374 or AMB370, and AMB201 or
process, partnered with theoretical concepts and ethical         CTB201 Equivalents: AMX379 Credit points: 12
considerations, is examined across practice contexts and         Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1
areas.                                                           and 2012 SEM-2
Prerequisites: ((AMB263 or AMB260) and AMB264)) or
(AMB261 and AMB262) Equivalents: AMX372 Credit                   AYB121 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
points: 12 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period:                Financial Accounting examines of the accounting concepts
2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2                                        and procedures relevant to both partnership and corporate
                                                                 structures within the context of the accounting profession's
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conceptual framework and the relevant accounting                 Prerequisite(s): AYB121      Contact hours: 3.5 per week
standards and Corporations Law requirements. Topics              Campus: Gardens Point
include: the formation, operation, financial reporting and
disclosure for both partnerships and companies; accounting       AYB221 COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS
for leases; and the professional role of accountants. The        This unit provides an examination of the concepts,
emphasis is on the effect of the different forms of ownership    processes and issues relevant to computerised accounting
on the financial statements.                                     systems including: accounting information systems; internal
Prerequisite(s): BSB110 or CTB110 Contact hours: 3               controls; design and development of computerised
per week Campus: Gardens Point                                   accounting systems including general ledger and reporting
                                                                 cycle, revenue cycle, expenditure cycle and payroll cycle;
AYB200 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING                                      computer fraud, security and crime; accessing accounting
Financial Accounting examines of the accounting concepts         information; and accounting in an electronic environment.
and procedures relevant to both partnership and corporate        Practical application of these concepts is enhanced by the
structures within the context of the accounting profession's     use of accounting software such as MYOB, spreadsheet
conceptual framework and the relevant accounting                 software such as Excel, database software such as Access,
standards and Corporations Law requirements. Topics              and interactive multimedia software such as Accounting
include: the formation, operation, financial reporting and       Information Systems Cycles.
disclosure for both partnerships and companies; accounting       Prerequisites: BSB110 or CTB110            Antirequisites:
for leases; and the professional role of accountants. The        AYN443 Equivalents: AYX221 Credit points: 12
emphasis is on the effect of the different forms of ownership    Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point
on the financial statements.                                     Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2
Prerequisites: BSB110 or CTB110                Equivalents:
AYX200 Credit points: 12 Campus: Gardens Point                   AYB221 COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS
Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1, 2012 SEM-2 and 2012                 This unit provides an examination of the concepts,
SUM                                                              processes and issues relevant to computerised accounting
                                                                 systems including: accounting information systems; internal
AYB219 TAXATION LAW                                              controls; design and development of computerised
This unit introduces students to the statutory framework of      accounting systems including general ledger and reporting
the Australian taxation system. Elements in the                  cycle, revenue cycle, expenditure cycle and payroll cycle;
determination of taxable income and the levy of income tax       computer fraud, security and crime; accessing accounting
are examined including general and specific categories of        information; and accounting in an electronic environment.
assessable income and allowable deductions, capital gains        Practical application of these concepts is enhanced by the
tax and administration aspects of the tax system. The            use of accounting software such as MYOB, spreadsheet
taxation of fringe benefits is also examined. The unit           software such as Excel, database software such as Access,
concludes with a brief overview of the taxation of               and interactive multimedia software such as Accounting
partnerships, trusts and companies and the goods and             Information Systems Cycles.
services tax. Emphasis is placed on developing students'         Prerequisite(s): BSB110 or CTB110 Credit points: 12
skills in problem solving through research and analysis of       Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point
taxation issues.                                                 Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1 and 2009 SEM-2
Prerequisites: BSB111 or CTB111            Antirequisites:
LWB364 Equivalents: AYX219 Credit points: 12                     AYB223 LAW OF BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS
Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1                The unit is intended to equip students with a basic
and 2012 SEM-2                                                   understanding and knowledge relevant to the environment
                                                                 of legal entities, particularly corporations. It also seeks to
AYB220 COMPANY ACCOUNTING                                        provide students with sufficient basic understanding of the
This unit includes: the preparation of consolidated financial    legal structure of business associations to enable them to
statements; an overview of the statutory requirements that       recognise the appropriate structure for particular
dictate the format and content of published financial reports    commercial situations.
of companies; the requirements of the Corporations Act           Prerequisite(s): BSB111 or CTB111 Contact hours: 3
2001 and the major disclosure orientated accounting              per week Campus: Gardens Point Incompatible with:
standards; accounting for income tax; accounting for the         AYB205
acquisition of assets (including entities); accounting for
investments in associates; accounting for foreign currency       AYB225 MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
transactions arising from international trading and financing;   This unit introduces students to accounting systems and
and the translation of the results of foreign operations.        techniques that provide management at all levels with
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information for use in planning, controlling and decision        recognise the appropriate structure for particular
making. This can be contrasted with financial accounting,        commercial situations.
which provides summary financial information principally for     Prerequisites: BSB111 or CTB111 Credit points: 12
external users (ie shareholders, creditors, banks, etc).         Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1
Emphasis is placed on developing a range of accounting           and 2012 SEM-2
systems (in particular product costing) which may be used
in manufacturing firms, although the principles and concepts     AYB301 AUDIT AND ASSURANCE
used to develop such systems can be adapted to service           This unit enables students to comprehend the key concepts
organisations.                                                   of auditing as a discipline, to demonstrate the relationship
Prerequisite(s): BSB110 or CTB110 Credit points: 12              between auditing and the systems of accountability and to
Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point                  demonstrate the differences between manual and EDP
Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1 and 2009 SEM-2                       audit processes. The unit builds on the knowledge of
                                                                 accounting and accounting standards acquired in prior units
AYB225 MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING                                     by enabling students to understand in detail the audit
This unit introduces students to accounting systems and          process (including professional auditing standards and
techniques that provide management at all levels with            techniques) which leads to the auditor providing an opinion
information for use in planning, controlling and decision        on the financial reports of various types of entities. Ethics
making. This can be contrasted with financial accounting,        and auditor's liability are also covered.
which provides summary financial information principally for     Prerequisite(s): AYB221 & AYB340 or AYB220 Credit
external users (ie shareholders, creditors, banks, etc).         points: 12      Contact hours: 3 per week          Campus:
Emphasis is placed on developing a range of accounting           Gardens Point        Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1, 2009
systems (in particular product costing) which may be used        SEM-2 and 2009 SUM
in manufacturing firms, although the principles and concepts
used to develop such systems can be adapted to service           AYB301 AUDIT AND ASSURANCE
organisations.                                                   This unit enables students to comprehend the key concepts
Prerequisites: BSB110 or CTB110               Equivalents:       of auditing as a discipline, to demonstrate the relationship
AYX225 Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week               between auditing and the systems of accountability and to
 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1               demonstrate the differences between manual and EDP
and 2012 SEM-2                                                   audit processes. The unit builds on the knowledge of
                                                                 accounting and accounting standards acquired in prior units
AYB227 INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING                                  by enabling students to understand in detail the audit
International Accounting is designed to provide students         process (including professional auditing standards and
with an insight into, and an appreciation of, many of the        techniques) which leads to the auditor providing an opinion
accounting problems and issues faced in an international         on the financial reports of various types of entities. Ethics
business environment. Issues examined include:                   and auditor's liability are also covered.
comparative international accounting systems and                 Prerequisites: AYB221, and AYB340 or AYB220
practices; cultural influences on accounting; international      Equivalents: AYX301           Credit points: 12     Contact
financial reporting issues such as international business        hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point Teaching
combinations, intangibles, foreign currency transactions and     period: 2012 SEM-1, 2012 SEM-2 and 2012 SUM
translation, comparative international analysis of financial
statements; and global accounting issues in the twenty-first     AYB311 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING ISSUES
century. The unit also examines the impact of international      This unit introduces students to the nature of accounting
harmonization of accounting standards on multinational           theory and integrates theory with practice to assist in the
corporations and the investment communities worldwide.           understanding of major Australian and International
Prerequisites: BSB110 or CTB110, and BSB119 or                   accounting issues. The following topics are addressed:
CTB119 Equivalents: AYX227 Credit points: 12                     positive and normative theories of accounting; the external
Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point                  reporting framework including international harmonisation
Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2                       and the conceptual framework; definition, recognition and
                                                                 measurement of assets, liabilities, equity, revenues and
AYB230 CORPORATIONS LAW                                          expenses; asset revaluations; intangibles; leases and
The unit is intended to equip students with a basic              employee entitlements. Accounting in specific industries
understanding and knowledge relevant to the environment          such as construction, extractive industries and
of legal entities, particularly corporations. It also seeks to   superannuation funds is also examined. This unit complies
provide students with sufficient basic understanding of the      with the new international accounting standards.
legal structure of business associations to enable them to       Contracting theory is used
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Prerequisite(s): AYB340 or AYB220 Credit points: 12           among divisions; developing an understanding of new
Contact hours: 3.5 per week Campus: Gardens Point             management accounting practices, including activity-based
Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1 and 2009 SEM-2                    costing (ABC), the balanced scorecard (BSC), and
                                                              economic value added (EVA); and appreciating the
AYB311 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING ISSUES                            research on the benefits and problems with ABC, BSC and
This unit introduces students to the nature of accounting     EVA.
theory and integrates theory with practice to assist in the   Prerequisite(s): AYB225 Credit points: 12 Contact
understanding of major Australian and International           hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point Teaching
accounting issues. The following topics are addressed:        period: 2009 SEM-1 and 2009 SEM-2
positive and normative theories of accounting; the external
reporting framework including international harmonisation     AYB325 TAXATION LAW
and the conceptual framework; definition, recognition and     This unit introduces students to the statutory framework of
measurement of assets, liabilities, equity, revenues and      the Australian taxation system. Elements in the
expenses; asset revaluations; intangibles; leases and         determination of taxable income and the levy of income tax
employee entitlements. Accounting in specific industries      are examined including general and specific categories of
such as construction, extractive industries and               assessable income and allowable deductions, capital gains
superannuation funds is also examined. This unit complies     tax and administration aspects of the tax system. The
with the new international accounting standards.              taxation of fringe benefits is also examined. The unit
Contracting theory is used                                    concludes with a brief overview of the taxation of
Prerequisites: AYB340 or AYB220             Equivalents:      partnerships, trusts and companies and the goods and
AYX311      Credit points: 12     Contact hours: 3.5 per      services tax. Emphasis is placed on developing students'
week Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012              skills in problem solving through research and analysis of
SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2                                          taxation issues.
                                                              Prerequisite(s): AYB223 Contact hours: 3 per week
AYB321 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING                        Campus: Gardens Point
Strategic management accounting develops a theory of
organisations that provides an understanding of the           AYB340 COMPANY ACCOUNTING
information requirements of management to facilitate the      This unit includes: the preparation of consolidated financial
strategic planning, decision-making and control necessary     statements; an overview of the statutory requirements that
for the achievement of their objectives. Topics include:      dictate the format and content of published financial reports
developing effective performance-evaluation systems and       of companies; the requirements of the Corporations Act
compensation plans; examining how managers can design         2001 and the major disclosure orientated accounting
organisations to motivate individuals to make choices that    standards; accounting for income tax; accounting for the
increase firm value; strategic planning and budgetary         acquisition of assets (including entities); accounting for
systems; pricing and product mix decisions; managing          investments in associates; accounting for foreign currency
transfer-pricing disputes among divisions; developing an      transactions arising from international trading and financing;
understanding of new management accounting practices,         and the translation of the results of foreign operations.
including activity-based costing (ABC), the balanced          Prerequisites: AYB200 or AYB121                 Equivalents:
scorecard (BSC), and economic value added (EVA); and          AYX340 Credit points: 12 Campus: Gardens Point
appreciating the research on the benefits and problems with   Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2
ABC, BSC and EVA.
Prerequisites: AYB225        Credit points: 12     Contact    BSB110 ACCOUNTING
hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point Teaching              Accounting data is the basis for decision making in any
period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2                             organisation. Accordingly, the aim of this unit is to provide
                                                              students with a basic level of knowledge of modern financial
AYB321 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING                        and managerial accounting theory and practice so that they
Strategic management accounting develops a theory of          can understand how accounting data is used to help make
organisations that provides an understanding of the           decisions in organisations. The unit covers financial
information requirements of management to facilitate the      procedures and reporting for business entities, analysis and
strategic planning, decision-making and control necessary     interpretation of financial statements and planning, control
for the achievement of their objectives. Topics include:      and business decision making.
developing effective performance-evaluation systems and       Antirequisites: BSD110, CNB293, UDB342
compensation plans; examining how managers can design         Equivalents: CTB110           Credit points: 12      Contact
organisations to motivate individuals to make choices that    hours: 3 per week           Campus: Gardens Point and
increase firm value; managing transfer-pricing disputes       Caboolture Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1, 2012 SEM-2
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BSB110 ACCOUNTING                                               BSB113 ECONOMICS
Accounting data is the basis for decision making in any         This unit introduces students to the key economic concepts
organisation. Accordingly, the aim of this unit is to provide   and their practical applications. It comprises twelve topics
students with a basic level of knowledge of modern financial    each focusing on a current economic issue. Microeconomic
and managerial accounting theory and practice so that they      topics include demand and supply, elasticity, production and
can understand how accounting data is used to help make         cost theory and market structure. Macroeconomic topics
decisions in organisations. The unit covers financial           include measuring GDP, inflation and unemployment,
procedures and reporting for business entities, analysis and    money and banking, and fiscal and monetary policy.
interpretation of financial statements and planning, control    Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week Campus:
and business decision making.                                   Gardens Point and Caboolture Teaching period: 2009
Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week Campus:             SEM-1, 2009 SEM-2 and 2009 SUM Incompatible with:
Gardens Point and Caboolture Teaching period: 2009              CTB113, BSD113
SEM-1, 2009 SEM-2 and 2009 SUM Incompatible with:
BSD110, CTB110, CNB293, UDB342                                  BSB114 GOVERNMENT, BUSINESS AND SOCIETY
                                                                This unit provides a basic grounding in the principles,
BSB111 BUSINESS LAW AND ETHICS                                  institutions and functions of government and their
This unit integrates the concepts and principles of business    interactions with business and society. Its principal focus is
law with the theories and applications of business ethics.      the structure and key features of Australia's constitutional
The unit makes extensive use of cases in law and ethics to      and government framework including the judicial and
develop knowledge and skills that enable students to            administrative processes, especially as they affect business.
analyse, apply and evaluate the legal principles and ethical    Students develop a comparative appreciation of the
decision-making processes relevant to modern business           principles, institutional arrangements and practices of
practice.                                                       contemporary government in a global context. This includes
Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week Campus:             consideration of law-making and policy processes and the
Gardens Point and Caboolture Teaching period: 2009              impact of the changing national and international
SEM-1, 2009 SEM-2 and 2009 SUM Incompatible with:               environment.
AYB120, CTB111                                                  Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point and
                                                                Caboolture       Incompatible with: HUB694, HUB682,
BSB111 BUSINESS LAW AND ETHICS                                  SSB028, BSD114, CTB114
This unit integrates the concepts and principles of business
law with the theories and applications of business ethics.      BSB115 MANAGEMENT
The unit makes extensive use of cases in law and ethics to      The unit provides an introduction to the theories and
develop knowledge and skills that enable students to            practice of management and organisations. Emphasis is on
analyse, apply and evaluate the legal principles and ethical    the conceptual and people skills that are needed in all areas
decision-making processes relevant to modern business           of management and in all areas of organisational life. The
practice.                                                       unit acknowledges that organisations exist in an
Antirequisites: AYB120, LWS009, LWB145                          increasingly international environment where the emphasis
Equivalents: CTB111         Credit points: 12       Contact     will be on knowledge, the ability to learn, to change and to
hours: 3 per week          Campus: Gardens Point and            innovate. Organisations are viewed from individual, group,
Caboolture Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1, 2012 SEM-2              corporate and external environmental perspectives.
and 2012 SUM                                                    Antirequisites: BSD115 Equivalents: CTB115 Credit
                                                                points: 12      Contact hours: 3 per week          Campus:
BSB113 ECONOMICS                                                Gardens Point and Caboolture Teaching period: 2012
This unit introduces students to the key economic concepts      SEM-1, 2012 SEM-2 and 2012 SUM-1
and their practical applications. It comprises twelve topics
each focusing on a current economic issue. Microeconomic        BSB115 MANAGEMENT
topics include demand and supply, elasticity, production and    The unit provides an introduction to the theories and
cost theory and market structure. Macroeconomic topics          practice of management and organisations. Emphasis is on
include measuring GDP, inflation and unemployment,              the conceptual and people skills that are needed in all areas
money and banking, and fiscal and monetary policy.              of management and in all areas of organisational life. The
Antirequisites: BSD113, UDB104 Equivalents: CTB113              unit acknowledges that organisations exist in an
 Credit points: 12        Contact hours: 3 per week             increasingly international environment where the emphasis
Campus: Gardens Point and Caboolture              Teaching      will be on knowledge, the ability to learn, to change and to
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innovate. Organisations are viewed from individual, group,       To maintain the competitiveness of, and add value to, an
corporate and external environmental perspectives.               organisation, today's managers have to make critical
Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week Campus:              business and financial decisions. This unit is a preliminary
Gardens Point and Caboolture Teaching period: 2009               study of the techniques for analysing business information,
SEM-1, 2009 SEM-2 and 2009 SUM Incompatible with:                and will provide students with a framework for
BSD115, CTB115                                                   understanding the fundamentals of business and financial
                                                                 decision making. Topics include the following: the basic
BSB119 GLOBAL BUSINESS                                           techniques of organising and analysing data; the application
This unit examines the drivers of globalisation and the          of probability and probability distributions; understanding a
diversity of country markets at an introductory level. It        firm's investing, financing and dividend decisions; and the
develops the skills and understanding to identify and            three main ideas underpinning financial decisions (time
respond to the opportunities, challenges and risks of            value of money, diversification and arbitrage).
conducting business across politically, economically and         Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point and
culturally diverse environments. An authentic country            Caboolture Incompatible with: BSB117, CTB122
feasibility study is undertaken to help identify where a firm
can find opportunities both in terms of actual and potential     BSB123 DATA ANALYSIS
markets and the location for value-adding activities. The unit   The ability to collect, analyse, manipulate, understand and
aims for students to have developed a comprehension of           report data is an important skill in any work environment.
the nature and role of globalisation and the drivers of          This is particularly true in business where learning to deal
international business, a. knowledge of the competitive          with randomness, variation and uncertainty is a vital skill for
forces and challenges confronting all business as a              anyone intending to apply their knowledge. This unit is
consequence of globalisation processes and an awareness          designed to ensure that students gain the basic tools
of the additional knowledge and skills required of               necessary to allow them to develop this skill. Students will
management to operate business internationally across a          also gain an introduction to many of the quantitative
diversity of environments.                                       techniques which will be used throughout their further
Prerequisite(s): NIL Credit points: 12 Contact hours:            studies in their chosen discipline.
3 per week Campus: Gardens Point and Caboolture                  Antirequisites: BSB117, BSB122, CTB122, EFB101,
Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1, 2009 SEM-2 and 2009                 MAB101, MAB141,MAB233              Equivalents: BSX123
SUM       Incompatible with: BSB116, BSB112, CTB119              Credit points: 12           Campus: Gardens Point and
                                                                 Caboolture Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1, 2012 SEM-2
BSB119 GLOBAL BUSINESS                                           and 2012 SUM
This unit examines the drivers of globalisation and the
diversity of country markets at an introductory level. It        BSB124 WORKING IN BUSINESS
develops the skills and understanding to identify and            This unit will help you to kickstart your study and your
respond to the opportunities, challenges and risks of            career in business regardless of your specific discipline. Not
conducting business across politically, economically and         only does "Working in Business" give you an understanding
culturally diverse environments. An authentic country            of where business has come from and where it is headed,
feasibility study is undertaken to help identify where a firm    but you will also gain insights into yourself and how you can
can find opportunities both in terms of actual and potential     develop as both a student and professional in the business
markets and the location for value-adding activities. The unit   world. It covers an overview of business, the important
aims for students to have developed a comprehension of           issues for working as a professional in an organisation, and
the nature and role of globalisation and the drivers of          also gives you the opportunity to reflect on your own skills,
international business, a. knowledge of the competitive          preferences and career options so you can plan a future
forces and challenges confronting all business as a              that suits you.
consequence of globalisation processes and an awareness          Antirequisites: BSB114, CTB114, HHB113, BSD124
of the additional knowledge and skills required of               Equivalents: BSX124          Credit points: 12      Campus:
management to operate business internationally across a          Gardens Point and Caboolture Teaching period: 2012
diversity of environments.                                       SUM-2, 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2
Antirequisites: BSB116, BSB112, BSD119 Equivalents:
CTB119 Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week               BSB126 MARKETING
 Campus: Gardens Point and Caboolture              Teaching      This introductory subject examines the role and importance
period: 2012 SEM-1, 2012 SEM-2 and 2012 SUM                      of marketing to the contemporary organisation. Emphasis is
                                                                 placed on understanding the basic principles and practices
BSB122 QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS AND FINANCE                         of marketing such as the marketing concept, market
                                                                 segmentation, management information systems and
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consumer behaviour. The unit explores the various
elements of the marketing mix, with special reference to         EFB200 APPLIED REGRESSION ANALYSIS
product, price, distribution, and promotion, including           This unit expands on the basic multiple regression model
advertising and public relations. By way of introduction only,   introduced in EFB101, by examining the practical problems
key issues relating to services marketing, e-marketing and       encountered in using the single equation econometric
strategic marketing are also canvassed.                          model. In particular, the major problems encountered using
Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 4 per week Campus:              real data, such as multicolinearity, serial correlation in time
Gardens Point and Caboolture Teaching period: 2009               series data and heteroskedasticity in the case of cross-
SEM-1, 2009 SEM-2 and 2009 SUM Incompatible with:                sectional data, specification error, and alternative functional
BSB116, CTB126                                                   form issues will be illustrated in the context of published
                                                                 Australian data. The unit includes extensive use of a
BSB126 MARKETING                                                 commonly used computer package to allow the practical
This introductory subject examines the role and importance       application of the various techniques.
of marketing to the contemporary organisation. Emphasis is       Prerequisite(s): EFB101 or MAB101 Contact hours: 3
placed on understanding the basic principles and practices       per week Campus: Gardens Point
of marketing such as the marketing concept, market
segmentation, management information systems and                 EFB201 FINANCIAL MARKETS
consumer behaviour. The unit explores the various                This unit introduces students to the institutional structure of
elements of the marketing mix, with special reference to         global financial markets, and thereby complements the
product, price, distribution, and promotion, including           understanding of theoretical finance gained in either
advertising and public relations. By way of introduction only,   BSB122 or EFB210. Topics covered include the functions of
key issues relating to services marketing, e-marketing and       financial markets, the banking and payments system,
strategic marketing are also canvassed.                          financial system deregulation, non-bank financial
Antirequisites: BSB116,BSD126 Equivalents: CTB126                institutions, stock exchange operations, debt markets,
 Credit points: 12        Contact hours: 4 per week              foreign exchange markets and markets for financial
Campus: Gardens Point and Caboolture               Teaching      derivatives.
period: 2012 SEM-1, 2012 SEM-2 and 2012 SUM                      Prerequisites: BSB113 or CTB113 Equivalents: EFX201
                                                                   Credit points: 12       Contact hours: 3 per week
EFB101 DATA ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS                                Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1
The unit introduces the common statistical methods and           and 2012 SEM-2
tools for inference and decision making in business. It builds
upon the concepts developed in the unit BSB122                   EFB201 FINANCIAL MARKETS
Quantitative Analysis and Finance and covers important           This unit introduces students to the institutional structure of
methods of data analysis with an emphasis on interpreting        global financial markets, and thereby complements the
and understanding reported business and economic data.           understanding of theoretical finance gained in either
Topics include the concept of sampling error and sampling        BSB122 or EFB210. Topics covered include the functions of
distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing, regression     financial markets, the banking and payments system,
analysis, time series and an introduction to non-parametric      financial system deregulation, non-bank financial
statistical methods.                                             institutions, stock exchange operations, debt markets,
Prerequisite(s): BSB122 or CTB122 Contact hours: 4               foreign exchange markets and markets for financial
per week Campus: Gardens Point Incompatible with:                derivatives.
MAB101, MAB237, MAB347                                           Prerequisite(s): BSB113 Credit points: 12 Contact
                                                                 hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point Teaching
EFB102 ECONOMICS 2                                               period: 2009 SEM-1 and 2009 SEM-2
Consumer behaviour, the role of the government in market
intervention, allocative efficiency and market structure are     EFB202 BUSINESS CYCLES AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
some of the fundamental issues in microeconomics                 This unit develops an analytical framework in order to
addressed in this unit. Business cycles and the related issue    evaluate the macroeconomic performance of the Australian
of macroeconomic stabilisation policy are analysed and           economy and the policy actions taken by government. Key
explained within the Australian context. The significance of     issues addressed include business cycle stabilisation,
the international economy is described through a discussion      unemployment, inflation, economic growth, the balance of
of foreign exchange markets, the Australian dollar and the       payments, the Commonwealth budget and national saving.
terms of trade.                                                  Prerequisite(s): EFB102 Contact hours: 3 per week
Prerequisite(s): BSB113 or CTB113 Contact hours: 3               Campus: Gardens Point
per week Campus: Gardens Point
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                                                                 the use of these techniques with reference to real world
EFB210 FINANCE 1                                                 applications drawn from the fields of economics and
This unit covers the following topics: an introduction to the    finance.
financial institutional framework; an introduction to debt and   Prerequisites: BSB122 or CTB122, or BSB123 or MAB101
equity instruments; financial mathematics applied to the         or MAB233      Antirequisites: EFB101     Equivalents:
pricing of debt and equity securities; a firm's investment       EFX222 Credit points: 12 Campus: Gardens Point
decision including Net Present Value (NPV) and Internal          Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2
Rate of Return (IRR); introduction to risk and uncertainty
using the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) and                 EFB223 ECONOMICS 2
Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) concept and risk         Consumer behaviour, the role of the government in market
management.                                                      intervention, allocative efficiency and market structure are
Prerequisite(s): BSB123 or BSB122 or CTB122 Credit               some of the fundamental issues in microeconomics
points: 12        Contact hours: 3 per week          Campus:     addressed in this unit. Business cycles and the related issue
Gardens Point        Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1, 2009           of macroeconomic stabilisation policy are analysed and
SEM-2 and 2009 SUM            Incompatible with: EFB206          explained within the Australian context. The significance of
                                                                 the international economy is described through a discussion
EFB210 FINANCE 1                                                 of foreign exchange markets, the Australian dollar and the
This unit covers the following topics: an introduction to the    terms of trade.
financial institutional framework; an introduction to debt and   Prerequisites: BSB113 or CTB113 or UDB104
equity instruments; financial mathematics applied to the         Equivalents: EFX223          Credit points: 12     Campus:
pricing of debt and equity securities; a firm's investment       Gardens Point       Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1, 2012
decision including Net Present Value (NPV) and Internal          SEM-2 and 2012 SUM
Rate of Return (IRR); introduction to risk and uncertainty
using the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) and                 EFB240 FINANCE FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) concept and risk         In this unit students analyse the way international
management.                                                      operations and performance of business can be put at risk
Prerequisites: BSB123 or BSB122 or MAB126 or (BSB110             by changing financial and regulatory conditions across
and BSB113) Antirequisites: EFB206 Equivalents:                  borders and determine how best to manage the exposure to
EFX210 Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week               this risk. This unit examines the following: the evolution of
 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1,              the international financial system; the foreign exchange
2012 SEM-2 and 2012 SUM                                          market; the types of foreign exchange rate exposures;
                                                                 managing exchange; translation and consolidation risks;
EFB211 FIRMS, MARKETS AND RESOURCES                              assessing foreign direct investment targets; comparing the
This unit is concerned with the economic analysis of the         performance of foreign affiliates; operations exposure to
decisions and actions of consumers, firms, and                   regulatory risk of tax; investment and competition policy
governments in modern economies. It develops student             changes; country risk assessment and managing country
understanding of that body of economics that is expressly        risk exposure.
concerned with the operations of, and inter-relationships        Prerequisites: (BSB119 or CTB119) or BSB116, and
between, the individual units of the economy. The unit is        (BSB113 or CTB113) or (BSB122 or CTB122)
designed, not only to foster both clear thinking about the       Antirequisites: EFB312, MIB202 Equivalents: IBB202
interplay between government, private firms, and                 Credit points: 12 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching
consumers, but also to develop the student's ability to apply    period: 2012 SEM-1, 2012 SEM-2 and 2012 SUM
microeconomic concepts to economic problems that the
student has not previously encountered.                          EFB307 FINANCE 2
Prerequisite(s): EFB102 Contact hours: 3 per week                This unit includes the following topics: the financing decision
Campus: Gardens Point                                            - capital structure, debt versus equity, lease versus debt,
                                                                 term structure versus default structure of interest rates; the
EFB222 QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR ECONOMICS                        dividend decision - dividends versus capital gains, franked
AND FINANCE                                                      versus unfranked income; firm valuation; free cash flow
This unit will provide students with the necessary               model; evaluation of takeovers; Risk and Return -
background for advanced study in economics, econometrics         diversification, the CAPM model, its practical application
and finance. It should also enable them to use basic             and its relationship to efficient market hypothesis;
mathematical and statistical techniques for economic and         introduction to forwards, futures, options, warrants,
financial analysis and enable the confident and independent      convertibles and risk management using financial
use of these skills. Students will be helped to understand       derivatives.
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Prerequisite(s): EFB210 Credit points: 12 Contact                 examines the patterns of trade and capital flow.
hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point Teaching                  Prerequisite(s): EFB211 & EFB202 Contact hours: 3
period: 2009 SEM-1 and 2009 SEM-2                                 per week Campus: Gardens Point Incompatible with:
                                                                  EFB212
EFB307 FINANCE 2
This unit includes the following topics: the financing decision   EFB318 PORTFOLIO AND SECURITY ANALYSIS
- capital structure, debt versus equity, lease versus debt,       This unit addresses the following topics: management of
term structure versus default structure of interest rates; the    investment portfolios; diversification; performance
dividend decision - dividends versus capital gains, franked       management; risk management; advanced asset pricing
versus unfranked income; firm valuation; free cash flow           models; equity valuation strategies and fixed interest risk
model; evaluation of takeovers; Risk and Return -                 analysis.
diversification, the CAPM model, its practical application        Prerequisite(s): EFB307 Contact hours: 3 per week
and its relationship to efficient market hypothesis;              Campus: Gardens Point
introduction to forwards, futures, options, warrants,
convertibles and risk management using financial                  EFB328 PUBLIC ECONOMICS AND FINANCE
derivatives.                                                      The major topics/areas covered in this unit include
Prerequisites: EFB210 Equivalents: EFX307 Credit                  principles underlying government provision, distribution and
points: 12      Contact hours: 3 per week            Campus:      finance as responses to market failure, externalities and
Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012                government intervention in the presence of externalities and
SEM-2                                                             economics of pollution control Cost benefit anlaysis and the
                                                                  environment are also dealt with under this section. In the
EFB312 INTERNATIONAL FINANCE                                      next section we provide an introduction to taxation and then
This unit examines the theory and practice of international       we dicuss tax compliance and reform of the tax system.
finance, including the mechanics and uses of the spot,            Under education the unit will cover the following: Market
forward, swap, futures and options markets in foreign             failure and government failure in education, financing of
exchange; the relationship between domestic and                   education and education outcomes, consumer choice in
international capital markets; interest rate and exchange         education and economic analysis of current directions in
rate determination; risk management of foreign exchange;          education reform. Under health the unit will cover topics
international trade finance; evaluation of offshore               such as demand for health, health sector targets and
investment.                                                       instruments of public policy, health care financing and
Prerequisite(s): EFB210, EFB206, or CTB290          Credit        outputs in Australia and problems of information in the
points: 12     Contact hours: 3 per week         Campus:          health sector.
Gardens Point Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1 and 2009                Prerequisite(s): EFB211 Contact hours: 3 per week
SEM-2 Incompatible with: EFB212, IBB202                           Campus: Gardens Point

EFB312 INTERNATIONAL FINANCE                                      EFB329 CONTEMPORARY APPLICATIONS OF
This unit examines the theory and practice of international       ECONOMICS THEORY
finance, including the mechanics and uses of the spot,            This capstone unit reinforces and extends the economic
forward, swap, futures and options markets in foreign             theory introduced to students in the major, and applies it to
exchange; the relationship between domestic and                   a number of topical issues that lend themselves to critical
international capital markets; interest rate and exchange         analysis using economic principles. Both macroeconomic
rate determination; risk management of foreign exchange;          and microeconomic theories are used with the emphasis
international trade finance; evaluation of offshore               placed on usefulness of the theory in development of a
investment.                                                       framework which assists with decision-making and informs
Prerequisites: EFB210 Antirequisites: EFB212, IBB202,             critiques of public policy. Some of the perspectives taken in
EFB240      Equivalents: EFX312       Credit points: 12           studying these topics will include: their impacts on efficiency
Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point                   and on specific economic agents and institutions; the role, if
Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2                        any, of government in their resolution; and the economic
                                                                  instruments available to analysts by which to frame their
EFB314 INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND ECONOMIC                           detailed consideration.
COMPETITIVENESS                                                   Prerequisite(s): 192 credit points of study, including
The unit analyses the increasing globalisation of world trade     EFB202 and EFB211            Contact hours: 3 per week
and investment, and develops an analytical framework to           Campus: Gardens Point Incompatible with: EFB323
assess the impact of these flows on the Australian
economy, its businesses, people and policy makers. It
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EFB330 INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS                                Prerequisites: EFB222 or EFB101    Antirequisites:
This unit develops an analytical framework which can be           EFB200    Equivalents: EFX333  Credit points: 12
used to understand and evaluate the macroeconomic                 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1
performance of the Australian economy. It also provides
extensive discussion of the monetary and fiscal policy            EFB334 ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY
approaches that are taken to maintain a sustainable               The unit introduces students to some of the current
economy with low inflation and low unemployment. Key              environmental and natural resource issues confronting
issues addressed include unemployment, inflation,                 society and how planners and decision-makers could better
economic growth, saving and the balance of payments.              understand and address these problems using economics.
Prerequisites: EFB223 or EFB102 Equivalents: EFX330               This unit demonstrates that economics has a major role to
  Credit points: 12 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching                play in helping us to understand and solve some of the
period: 2012 SEM-1                                                environmental problems facing societies. It will be
                                                                  demonstrated that economics can often be used to help
EFB331 INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS                                protect the environment rather than harm it. The unit would
This unit is designed to develop students’ understanding of       benefit those who wish to work either in the public or the
microeconomics and its applications at the intermediate           private sector.
level. More specifically, the theoretical and empirical content   Prerequisites: EFB223 or EFB102 Equivalents: EFX334
of this unit provides the basis for understanding the              Credit points: 12 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching
decisions and actions of consumers, firms and governments         period: 2012 SEM-1
in modern economies. Furthermore, the unit provides an
appreciation of the range of issues to which economics may        EFB335 INVESTMENTS
usefully be applied to improve managerial decision-making         This unit advances the students’ understanding of how
and the formulation of public policy to improve the welfare of    investment decisions are made, what securities to invest in,
the community.                                                    how they fit in a portfolio, what is the impact of transaction
Prerequisites: EFB223 or EFB102 Equivalents: EFX331               costs, the risks associated with investing and performance
  Credit points: 12 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching                evaluation of the investment process. This unit aims to
period: 2012 SEM-1                                                provide students with an intermediate to advanced level of
                                                                  investment decision making skills which are essential for
EFB332 APPLIED BEHAVIOURAL ECONOMICS                              finance students in their personal and professional lives.
This unit is designed to expose students to current and           Prerequisites: EFB307          Antirequisites: EFB318
practical applications of behavioural economics that can be       Equivalents: EFX335          Credit points: 12       Campus:
used to improve the understanding of important topics in the      Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012
area of sports, arts and entertainment. It uses an economic       SEM-2
approach to explore topics such as superstardom, fakes,
fads and herding behaviour, favouritism, awards and               EFB336 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
creativity, pressure, pay and performance, positional             International economics advances student understanding of
concerns or outcome uncertainty. The theories and                 global markets and positions through theories and analyses
methodological tools learned in this unit can also be applied     of trade, intervention, currencies, current transactions,
to other economic areas and industries.                           capital positions and obligations in an interdependent world.
Prerequisites: EFB223 or EFB102 Equivalents: EFX332               Through considerations of international positions and
  Credit points: 12 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching                competitiveness the unit develops a framework for
period: 2012 SEM-1                                                understanding of the prospects and challenges facing firms,
                                                                  organisations, institutions and governments active in the
EFB333 INTRODUCTORY ECONOMETRICS                                  international economy and of the wider issues of global
Economics and finance graduates require some knowledge            progress and stagnation.
of econometrics to assist them in the application and testing     Prerequisites: EFB330 or EFB202, and EFB331 or
of behavioural models and to provide quantitative forecasts       EFB211 Antirequisites: EFB314 Equivalents: EFX336
for informed decision making. This unit aims to provide an          Credit points: 12 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching
introduction to a range of econometric techniques                 period: 2012 SEM-2
appropriate for students studying economics and finance.
The unit will provide an understanding of some core               EFB337 GAME THEORY AND APPLICATIONS
underlying theoretical issues essential for competent             This unit presents the basic concepts of game theory and its
econometric modelling and then introduce students to a set        application to economic phenomena, focussing on how
of techniques tailored specifically to the needs of economics     individuals and firms deal with uncertainty and situations
and finance students.                                             involving strategic interactions. The theoretical concepts are
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illustrated with applications from both the private and public   physiology and sports nutrition.
sectors. Contents include the economics of uncertainty and       Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week Campus:
information, asymmetric information, auctions, bargaining,       Kelvin Grove Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012
markets and competition.                                         SEM-2
Prerequisites: EFB331 or EFB211 Equivalents: EFX337
   Credit points: 12 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching              HMB271 FOUNDATIONS OF MOTOR CONTROL,
period: 2012 SEM-2                                               LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT
                                                                 This unit introduces students to the behavioural and neural
EFB338 CONTEMPORARY APPLICATION OF                               bases of movement control through an examination of the
ECONOMIC THEORY                                                  central nervous and neuromuscular systems, hierarchical
EFB338 is a unit designed to summarize your studies in           control, human information processing and dynamical
economics. The unit comprises usually of three or more           systems. It covers elements of sensory mechanisms related
topics of current research in economics. The topics cover        to movement. Foundations of motor learning and adaptation
micro and macro economics, trends in current theoretical,        are introduced, linking underlying mechanisms of learning
empirical and economic policy research. The unit is              with principles that may be applied in teaching, coaching
designed to develop your ability to summarise, evaluate and      and rehabilitation.
criticise research findings as well as to introduce you to how
research in economics evolves to allow you to keep up with       Prerequisites: LSB131 or LSB231 or LSB255   Credit
the progress made in economics after your degree.                points: 12 Contact hours: 4 per week Campus: Kelvin
Prerequisites: EFB222 or EFB101, EFB223 or EFB102,               Grove Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1
EFB330 or EFB202, and EFB331 or EFB211
Equivalents: EFX338          Credit points: 12       Campus:     HMB272 BIOMECHANICS
Gardens Point        Teaching period: 2012 SEM-2                 This unit includes the application of mechanics as they
                                                                 apply to Human Movement including: kinematics and
EFB340 FINANCE CAPSTONE                                          dynamics of human body models; quantitative analysis;
This unit is designed to encompass the theory and                impact; work and power; fluid dynamics; material properties.
knowledge gained in the entire Finance Major. The topics         Prerequisites: LSB131        Credit points: 12     Contact
included in this unit are project evaluation, investment         hours: 4 per week Campus: Kelvin Grove Teaching
analysis, corporate valuation and advanced financial             period: 2012 SEM-2
decision making. This unit aims to provide students with the
forum to practice their finance skills in an applied setting     HMB273 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY 1
which acts as a bridge between university studies and real-      This unit describes the immediate physiological responses
world employment in the financial services industry.             to exercise, and the adaptations that occur with long-term
Prerequisites: EFB307 and EFB335. EFB335 can be                  exercise training. Exercise places a demand on the human
enrolled in the same teaching period.         Equivalents:       body to provide sufficient energy to perform. The metabolic,
EFX340 Credit points: 12 Campus: Gardens Point                   hormonal, cardiovascular and pulmonary systems must
Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2                       adapt to meet the challenge of homeostasis. The active
                                                                 skeletal muscle must increase extraction and utilisation of
HMB171 FITNESS HEALTH AND WELLNESS                               oxygen and other fuels, the cardiovascular system must
The dimensions and interrelationships of health, physical        respond to improved gas and fuel transport, and lung
activity and wellness are studied. Basic principles of           function must change to facilitate increased respiratory gas
conditioning and exercise prescription necessary to              exchange.
demonstrate the impact of physical activity on lifestyle         NOTE for Summer Semester students: Teaching will not
diseases, health behaviours and wellness are examined.           commence until January 2010, but some unit information
Principles and theory of behaviour change are employed.          will be available from 16 November 2009.
Credit points: 12      Contact hours: 3-4 per week
Campus: Kelvin Grove Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1                 Students wishing to enrol up to the beginning of January will
                                                                 need to email enquirieshms@qut.edu.au
HMB172 NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY                           Prerequisites: LSB231 or LSB142 Credit points: 12
This unit is an introduction to principles of nutrition in       Contact hours: 4 per week         Campus: Kelvin Grove
relation to the physical activity setting, and the role of       Teaching period: 2012 SEM-2
nutrition and physical activity in weight management. This
unit also covers the essential elements of child growth and      HMB274 FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY
development (auxology) in relation to nutrition and health.      This unit includes the following: surface anatomy of the
The unit is designed to underpin studies in exercise             trunk and upper and lower limb; morphological and
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mechanical properties of bone, muscle-tendon units with             foundations of sports, games and leisure activities.
implications for physical activity; joint structure and function;   Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 4 per week Campus:
analyses of movement tasks including walking and running;           Kelvin Grove Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1
cinematography and electromyography in functional
anatomy of movement tasks.                                          HMB362 BIOMECHANICS 2
Prerequisites: LSB131 or LSB255 Credit points: 12                   This unit includes the following: measurement techniques
Contact hours: 4 per week           Campus: Kelvin Grove            wi t h i n b i o me ch a n i cs; a n a l ysi s o f f o r ce sys t e m s;
Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1                                         photographic, goniometric andaelectrographic analysis of
                                                                    movement; an introduction to viscoelasticity and biological
HMB275 EXERCISE AND SPORT PSYCHOLOGY                                materials; material properties; mass and inertial
This unit includes the following: introduction to the               characteristics of the human body; applied aspects of
psychological factors which influence performance,                  biomechanics undertaken from a research project
participation and adherence to both sport and exercise              perspective
programs; personality and the athlete; attention and arousal;       Prerequisites: HMB272 and HMB274 Credit points: 12
relaxation theory and practice; aggression and psycho-               Contact hours: 4 per week Campus: Kelvin Grove
social development; leadership and team cohesion.                   Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1
Prerequisites: PYB100 or PYB012 or EDB002 Credit
points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Kelvin                 HMB371 MOTOR CONTROL AND LEARNING 2
Grove Teaching period: 2012 SEM-2                                   This is an advanced unit which provides an in-depth view of
                                                                    theories and concepts in motor learning and control; how we
HMB276 RESEARCH IN HUMAN MOVEMENT                                   control actions in both everyday and skilled behaviours, and
This unit includes principles of research: purposes,                how this capability is acquired. This course provides a
philosophy, applications. It addresses quantitative research        multidisciplinary perspective, drawing on research from
including basic statistics, descriptives, ANOVA, correlation,       psychology, neuroscience, biomechanics, robotics, neural
regression and non-parametrics, and basic research design           networks and medicine. The unit is organised around the
hypothesis testing. Qualitative research includes                   theme of sensorimotor integration as related to posture and
methodology, data collection, and theory building. Research         balance, locomotion and arm movements such as reaching,
presentation includes: writing a research report and                grasping and pointing.
developing conclusions. This unit also considers application        Prerequisites: HMB271 Credit points: 12 Contact
of research, examples in human movement, related                    hours: 4 per week Campus: Kelvin Grove Teaching
literature, computer data analysis, and information retrieval.      period: 2012 SEM-2
Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week Campus:
Kelvin Grove Teaching period: 2012 SEM-2                            HMB378 NEUROLOGICAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL AND
                                                                    MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS
HMB282 RESISTANCE TRAINING                                          This unit builds on foundation units to examine selected
This unit aims to equip students with the basic knowledge,          disorders of human movement that have a neurological,
skills and competencies required for exercise prescription in       psychological or musculoskeletal basis. The unit identifies
resistance training for muscular fitness. Students build on         major features of each disease together with assessment
prior knowledge of biomechanics, anatomy, physiology and            methods, and forms the basis for subsequent units in
motor control to develop understanding of the mechanical            clinical exercise prescription.
and physiological determinants of muscular fitness. The unit        Prerequisites: HMB271, HMB272, HMB273, HMB274
incorporates a blend of theoretical background, practical           Credit points: 12 Campus: Kelvin Grove Teaching
knowledge and skills in the main areas of muscular                  period: 2012 SEM-1
hypertrophy, strength, power and endurance. This
understanding is then used to critically analyse resistance         HMB379 DISORDERS OF HUMAN MOVEMENT
training programs.                                                  This unit introduces a selection of disorders and disease
Prerequisites: LSB131 Credit points: 12 Campus:                     states that limit or alter the capacity for movement and
Kelvin Grove Teaching period: 2012 SEM-2                            physical activity. Each is described in terms of relevant
                                                                    epidemiology and pathophysiology, emphasising the
HMB313 SOCIO-CULTURAL FOUNDATIONS OF                                relationship between each disorder and movement or
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY                                                   activity, together with factors affecting this relationship. The
This unit lays a foundation in the disciplines of the socio-        unit provides students with a basic knowledge of a selection
cultural areas which underpin the study of human                    of movement-related disorders, as a foundation for
movement. It serves as an introduction to the historical,           subsequent applications, whether in research, working with
sociological, philosophical, anthropological and cultural           special populations, in rehabilitation, or in other clinical
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settings. The unit also enhances the ability of students to     the international financial system; the foreign exchange
independently study disorders not covered in the unit.          market; the types of foreign exchange rate exposures;
Prerequisites: HMB271 Credit points: 12 Contact                 managing exchange; translation and consolidation risks;
hours: 4 per week Campus: Kelvin Grove                          assessing foreign direct investment targets; comparing the
                                                                performance of foreign affiliates; operations exposure to
HMB381 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY 2                                    regulatory risk of tax; investment and competition policy
This unit examines the integrated regulation of the organ       changes; country risk assessment and managing country
system examined in Exercise Physiology 1. Within this           risk exposure.
integrated perspective current research areas will be           Prerequisite(s): BSB119 or CTB119 or BSB116; and
highlighted, including but not limited to (1) exercise          BSB113 or CTB113 or BSB122 or CTB122             Contact
performance and environmental stress, (2) special aids to       hours: 3 per week           Campus: Gardens Point
exercise training and performance, and (3) limitations to       Incompatible with: MIB202, EFB312
exercise in healthy normal individuals, elite athletes and
selected patient populations.                                   IBB205 INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION AND
Prerequisites: HMB273 Credit points: 12 Contact                 NEGOTIATION SKILLS
hours: 3-4 per week Campus: Kelvin Grove Teaching               The course develops students' abilities to identify and
period: 2012 SEM-1                                              resolve problems in cross-cultural communication or
                                                                negotiation situations where cultural differences have
HMB382 PRINCIPLES OF EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION                      created misunderstandings or undesirable or unexpected
In this unit, students examine the physiological principles     outcomes. It first explores the concept of 'national culture'
and methods used in training and conditioning programs at       by considering the work of major theorists of cultural value
all levels of physical activity. The integration of fitness     dimensions - from Hall to Schwartz. Students are
assessment and exercise prescription is a major component       encouraged to analyse communication/negotiation process
of the unit, introducing the student to these requirements in   issues in terms of these value dimensions and to practise
the context of aerobic conditioning, resistance training,       managing the process of communication/negotiation to
weight loss and flexibility. There is a strong emphasis on      improve their outcomes.
putting theory into practice, including the development and     Prerequisite(s): BSB115 or CTB115 or BSB119 or CTB119
utilisation of appropriate practical skills in both fitness       Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point
assessment and exercise prescription.                           Incompatible with: MIB205, MGB312
Prerequisites: HMB273 and HMB282 Credit points: 12
 Contact hours: 4 per week Campus: Kelvin Grove                 IBB208 EUROPEAN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1                                     This unit focuses on the major factors involved in the
                                                                development of European business practices,
HMB470 PRACTICUM 1                                              organisational structures and government/business
In the first of the Human Movement dedicated practicum          relations. Topics covered will include: demographic change;
units, students undertake in-depth experience at two            agriculture; trade and colonisation; transport and
different workplaces (40 hours each) while maintaining          communications; financial institutions and capital
ongoing involvement in the School's clinics (20 hours). The     accumulation; intellectual and religious movements;
student is provided with an extended opportunity to apply       economic theories; the role of government; war and
classroom learned knowledge and skills under the                revolution; industrialisation; big business; the Great
supervision of Human Movement Practitioners. Workplace          Depression; social change. Various countries will be used
involvement is preceded by a vocational skill seminar and       as case studies to illustrate the topics.
workshop program while an interactive analysis program is       Prerequisite(s): BSB119 or CTB119 or BSB116 Contact
instigated post practicum. [Designated unit]                    hours: 3 per week           Campus: Gardens Point
Prerequisites: HMB382 Credit points: 12 Campus:                 Incompatible with: MIB208
Kelvin Grove Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012
SEM-2                                                           IBB210 EXPORT MANAGEMENT
                                                                This unit presents students with information critical for the
IBB202 FUNDAMENTALS OF INTERNATIONAL                            successful planning, organisation, implementation and
FINANCE                                                         control of export operations. The unit is highly applied and
In this unit students analyse the way international             covers practical aspects of the production, dispatch and
operations and performance of business can be put at risk       distribution of products for international markets. Specifically
by changing financial and regulatory conditions across          the unit addresses legal, documentary, physical and
borders and determine how best to manage the exposure to        financial challenges to the delivery of goods and services,
this risk. This unit examines the following: the evolution of   and to the assured receipt of payment in return for that
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delivery. The processes of planning, market analysis,            the formulation and implementation of strategies of
information gathering, cooperative arrangements with             international cooperation and strategic alliances; small and
government and other firms are all considered.                   medium enterprise (SME) strategies to compete in global
Contemporary developments in technological applications          markets.
and business practices are illustrated.                          Prerequisite(s): IBB213 or IBB211 or IBB210 or 96 cp of
Prerequisite(s): BSB119 or CTB119 or 96 credit points of         approved study Contact hours: 3 per week Campus:
approved study Contact hours: 3 per week Campus:                 Gardens Point Incompatible with: BSB300, MGB330
Gardens Point Incompatible with: MIB210
                                                                 IBB303 INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS
IBB213 INTERNATIONAL MARKETING                                   This unit examines international logistics through the
The aim of this unit is to provide students with a thorough      concepts of international distribution channels and
understanding of the multiplicity of issues that impact on the   international supply chain management. Strategy in
development of international marketing strategies and plans      managing international logistical constraints is emphasised
and their operational implementation. The unit is highly         with practical studies of contemporary international supply
applied and provides students with the following                 chain management in international industries. Traditional
opportunities: to analyse global international firms, their      costs and financial aspects of supply chain management
marketing strategies and various international marketing         are considered. Contemporary issues are incorporated
issues in a variety of geographic and industry contexts; to      including: the impact of e-business on international logistics;
evaluate methodologies and new practices for handling            the evolution of new technologies for 'smart' packaging,
problems and issues typical of global and international          warehousing and international stock control; the
markets and competition; to develop an operationally sound       combination of international services with goods products;
international marketing plan.                                    recent technological developments in international
Prerequisite(s): BSB119 or CTB119 & BSB126 or CTB126;            transportation and product quality control.
or BSB116       Contact hours: 3 per week           Campus:      Prerequisite(s): IBB210 or AMB240 or CTB240 or 96 credit
Gardens Point       Incompatible with: MIB213                    points of approved study Contact hours: 3 per week
                                                                 Campus: Gardens Point Incompatible with: MIB303
IBB217 ASIAN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
This unit gives students an understanding of the historical      IBB308 CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS IN EUROPE
foundations of the development of business in East and           Building on the historical understandings established in the
South East Asia. Material presented includes the traditional     prerequisite unit, this unit analyses contemporary issues
economic and social institutions in Asia and their changing      relevant to business in Europe. Areas of study include: the
impact on business since East Asia's integration into the        growth of regional cooperation in Europe; business and
international economy. Topics studied will include: the          regional cooperation; European Union policies and impacts;
evolution of local firms and firm structures; the impact of      challenges of doing business in the emerging markets of
western business and economic influences; local ideology         Central and Eastern Europe. Case studies of contemporary
and development policies; the rapid growth of Northeast          business activities in Europe including entry to European
Asia, the Asian NICs and ASEAN. The changing impact of           markets will be used in the analysis.
the international economy upon business development              Prerequisite(s): IBB208 or MIB208 or 96 credit points of
within selected East Asian economies is a unifying theme of      approved study Contact hours: 3 per week Campus:
this unit.                                                       Gardens Point Incompatible with: MIB300
Prerequisite(s): BSB119 or CTB119 or BSB116 Contact
hours: 3 per week          Campus: Gardens Point                 IBB317 CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS IN ASIA
Incompatible with: MIB200                                        This unit gives students an understanding of the practical
                                                                 challenges of doing business in East Asia. It explains
IBB300 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS STRATEGY                           current cultural, social, institutional and regulatory factors
This unit aims to develop student competencies in the            that impact upon enterprises in Asia. The unit analyses
analysis of issues and problems encountered by                   business strategy, production and procurement, and
international firms in the formulation and implementation of     distribution and marketing in select Asian markets. It
business strategies. The unit emphasises the connection          addresses contemporary trends: market access; corporate
between core competencies, strategy and corporate                governance; consumer demographics and tastes; the
performance and uses case studies to analyse the strategic       structure and competitiveness of local and foreign firms;
behaviour of global companies. Issues examined include:          integration of new business technologies; the rapid
the forms of international involvement and entry mode            economic and legal reform taking place in East Asia.
strategies; organisational structures, control and cultural      Prerequisite(s): IBB217 or MIB200 or 96 credit points of
diversity; multinational versus global competitive strategies;   approved study Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per
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week Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period: 2008                  HRM interventions
SEM-2 Incompatible with: MIB317                                   Prerequisites: BSB115 or CTB115       Equivalents:
                                                                  MGX201 Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week
LSB131 ANATOMY                                                     Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1
This unit includes basic concepts of anatomy: an overview         and 2012 SEM-2
of the structure of cells, body tissues, and body systems;
aspects of surface anatomy which are relevant to human            MGB201 CONTEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS
movement; musculoskeletal systems.                                This unit will develop your skills in understanding the effects
Antirequisites: LSB142, LSB182, LSB258 Equivalents:               of both domestic and international legal environments
LSB145 Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 5 per week                relating to employment relationships. This is important for
 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1                developing practical, workable business strategies and
                                                                  HRM interventions
LSB231 PHYSIOLOGY                                                 Prerequisite(s): BSB115 or CTB115 Credit points: 12
This unit covers the general physiological principles such as     Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point
homeostasis and how all systems in the body contribute to         Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1 and 2009 SEM-2
it. Topics include cells, transport processes, cardiovascular
system, cardiac electrical activity, cardiac output, regulation   MGB207 HUMAN RESOURCE ISSUES AND STRATEGY
of blood pressure, respiratory system, endocrine system,          This unit provides a broad overview of the role and functions
pulmonary ventilation and its function.                           of human resource management (HRM) and explores the
Antirequisites: LSB250 Equivalents: LSB245 Credit                 contribution of HRM to business performance and quality of
points: 12       Contact hours: 4 per week           Campus:      work life. This unit gives you a foundation for professional
Gardens Point       Teaching period: 2012 SEM-2                   practice in HRM and a practical introduction to the ways that
                                                                  organisations go about aligning the contributions of their
MGB200 LEADING ORGANISATIONS                                      people with business goals.
This unit introduces you to a range of perspectives in            Prerequisites: BSB115 or CTB115               Equivalents:
understanding human behaviour and its context within              MGX207 Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week
organisation structures. The unit also enables you to              Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1
interpret, analyse, evaluate and explain conditions and           and 2012 SEM-2
consequences of work in organisations with a view to
understanding and appreciating complex management                 MGB207 HUMAN RESOURCE ISSUES AND STRATEGY
issues in day to day experiences in business.                     This unit provides a broad overview of the role and functions
Prerequisite(s): BSB115 or CTB115 Credit points: 12               of human resource management (HRM) and explores the
Contact hours: 3 Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1, 2009                contribution of HRM to business performance and quality of
SEM-2 and 2009 SUM         Incompatible with: MGB211,             work life. This unit gives you a foundation for professional
CTB211, MGB222, CTB232                                            practice in HRM and a practical introduction to the ways that
                                                                  organisations go about aligning the contributions of their
MGB200 LEADING ORGANISATIONS                                      people with business goals.
This unit introduces you to a range of perspectives in            Prerequisite(s): BSB115 or CTB115 Credit points: 12
understanding human behaviour and its context within              Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point
organisation structures. The unit also enables you to             Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1 and 2009 SEM-2
interpret, analyse, evaluate and explain conditions and           Incompatible with: CTB207
consequences of work in organisations with a view to
understanding and appreciating complex management                 MGB210 MANAGING OPERATIONS
issues in day to day experiences in business.                     This unit extends general management approaches to the
Prerequisites: BSB115 or CTB115         Antirequisites:           production operations subsystems of service and
MGB211, CTB211, MGB222, CTB232            Equivalents:            manufacturing organisations. The unit focuses on the
MGX200       Credit points: 12    Contact hours: 3                deployment of productive resources in order to maximise
Campus: Gardens Point and Caboolture         Teaching             the added value of services and products. Issues of quality
period: 2012 SEM-1, 2012 SEM-2 and 2012 SUM                       and efficiency are considered analytically in terms of
                                                                  broader strategies and constraints. It considers the
MGB201 CONTEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS                          opportunities that new technology brings to operational
This unit will develop your skills in understanding the effects   strategies in both manufacturing and service. Project
of both domestic and international legal environments             management principles are considered in relation to
relating to employment relationships. This is important for       resource deployment and continuous improvement.
developing practical, workable business strategies and            Prerequisite(s): BSB115 or CTB115 Credit points: 12
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Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point                   Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point
Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1 and 2009 SEM-2                        Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1   Incompatible with:
Incompatible with: CTB234                                         AMB201, CTB201, COB334, COB203, EFB105

MGB210 MANAGING OPERATIONS                                        MGB220 HUMAN RESOURCE DECISION MAKING
This unit extends general management approaches to the            The unit will develop your knowledge and skills that are
production operations subsystems of service and                   necessary for diagnosing problems at work, gathering data
manufacturing organisations. The unit focuses on the              and information about these problems, and analysing the
deployment of productive resources in order to maximise           data and information to derive solutions and inform decision
the added value of services and products. Issues of quality       making.
and efficiency are considered analytically in terms of            Prerequisites: BSB123 or BSB122            Antirequisites:
broader strategies and constraints. It considers the              AMB201, CTB201          Equivalents: MGX220          Credit
opportunities that new technology brings to operational           points: 12     Contact hours: 3 per week           Campus:
strategies in both manufacturing and service. Project             Gardens Point      Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1
management principles are considered in relation to
resource deployment and continuous improvement.                   MGB221 PERFORMANCE AND REWARD
Prerequisites: BSB115 or CTB115             Equivalents:          This unit examines the key human resource management
MGX210 Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week                functions of job analysis, performance management and
 Campus: Gardens Point and Caboolture           Teaching          compensation management from a strategic perspective
period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2                                 with a view to optimising individual and organisational
                                                                  performance. A substantial level of analytical and
MGB212 SUSTAINABILITY IN A CHANGING                               professional competence is expected in this unit, which is a
ENVIRONMENT                                                       key to the integration of HR processes and organisational
This unit provides participants with an opportunity to            requirements.
investigate selected and critical issues in the relationship      Prerequisite(s): MGB207 or CTB207 Contact hours: 3
between business activity and the imperative of creating          per week Campus: Gardens Point Incompatible with:
sustainable futures. The unit draws on interdisciplinary          MGB328
sources to encourage the development of a systemic view
that incorporates global, corporate, and personal levels of       MGB223 ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION
analysis. The unit prepares participants to make a                This unit introduces students to the nature and
significant contribution to the sustainable development of        characteristics of entrepreneurship and innovation and
organisations and society. The unit will be of value to           explores the inter-relationship between the two within
business and non-business students seeking careers in             contemporary economies from managerial perspective.
private, public, and not-for-profit sectors.                      Learning will be directed towards developing the theoretical
Prerequisite(s): BSB115 or CTB115                                 and applied knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will support
                                                                  and enhance innovation and enterprise creation activity,
MGB218 MANAGING BUSINESS GROWTH                                   through the development of a business plan. The unit is
Entrepreneurial management is becoming a critical skill for       designed for those individuals interested in creating a new
rapidly growing small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs)         venture or working in industries as employees of venture
and for small business units (SBUs) in large corporations.        owners or those that serve this sector. Students will have
This unit examines and compares the venture growth                opportunity to build a comprehensive plan of their business
processes for entrepreneurial managers. This unit focuses         concept.
on the post start up issues for the entrepreneurial venture. It   Prerequisite(s): BSB115 or CTB115 Credit points: 12
considers the rapid growth issues in the identification,          Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point
analysis and learning processes for SMEs.                         Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1 and 2009 SEM-2
Prerequisite(s): 96 credit points of approved study               Incompatible with: CTB223
Contact hours: 3 per week          Campus: Gardens Point
                                                                  MGB223 ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION
MGB220 BUSINESS RESEARCH METHODS                                  This unit introduces students to the nature and
The unit will develop your understanding of business              characteristics of entrepreneurship and innovation and
research methods so that you can undertake research into          explores the inter-relationship between the two within
workplace issues and problems as well as being able to            contemporary economies from managerial perspective.
critically analyse the appropriateness of research findings       Learning will be directed towards developing the theoretical
for the real world.                                               and applied knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will support
Prerequisite(s): BSB115 or CTB115 Credit points: 12               and enhance innovation and enterprise creation activity,
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through the development of a business plan. The unit is         performance and positioning of the organisation. This
designed for those individuals interested in creating a new     involves creating an understanding of the universal building
venture or working in industries as employees of venture        blocks of competitive advantage at the business, corporate
owners or those that serve this sector. Students will have      and international levels. By understanding the nature and
opportunity to build a comprehensive plan of their business     determinants of competitive and strategic advantages,
concept.                                                        students should enhance their professional competences to
Prerequisites: BSB115 or CTB115              Equivalents:       be able to take a more strategic and critical perspective.
MGX223 Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week              Prerequisites: MGB200, MGB211, CTB211, MGB222, or
 Campus: Gardens Point and Caboolture            Teaching       CTB232        Antirequisites: MIB314           Equivalents:
period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2                               MGX309 Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week
                                                                 Campus: Gardens Point and Caboolture              Teaching
MGB225 INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION AND                          period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2
NEGOTIATION SKILLS
The course develops students' abilities to identify and         MGB310 SUSTAINABILITY IN A CHANGING
resolve problems in cross-cultural communication or             ENVIRONMENT
negotiation situations where cultural differences have          This unit provides participants with an opportunity to
created misunderstandings or undesirable or unexpected          investigate selected and critical issues in the relationship
outcomes. It first explores the concept of 'national culture'   between business activity and the imperative of creating
by considering the work of major theorists of cultural value    sustainable futures. The unit draws on interdisciplinary
dimensions - from Hall to Schwartz. Students are                sources to encourage the development of a systemic view
encouraged to analyse communication/negotiation process         that incorporates global, corporate, and personal levels of
issues in terms of these value dimensions and to practise       analysis. The unit prepares participants to make a
managing the process of communication/negotiation to            significant contribution to the sustainable development of
improve their outcomes.                                         organisations and society. The unit will be of value to
Prerequisites: BSB115, CTB115, BSB119 or BSB124                 business and non-business students seeking careers in
Antirequisites: MGB312          Equivalents: MGX225             private, public, and not-for-profit sectors.
Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 Campus: Gardens              Prerequisites: MGB200, MGB211, CTB211, MGB222, or
Point and Caboolture Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and            CTB232 Antirequisites: MGB334, CTB334, MGB212
2012 SEM-2                                                      Equivalents: MGX310          Credit points: 12     Contact
                                                                hours: 3      Campus: Gardens Point and Caboolture
MGB309 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT                                     Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2
In this unit fundamental elements of strategy, which can be
used in the decision making process, are placed in a            MGB314 ORGANISATIONAL CONSULTING AND
framework that is developed within the particular context of    CHANGE
Australia's economic development position. The emphasis         Managing change is a fundamental skill required by
is upon process and content issues that affect the strategic    prospective managers and professionals. This unit provides
performance and positioning of the organisation. This           opportunities for students to develop a theory in practice
involves creating an understanding of the universal building    orientation to consulting to individuals, groups, and
blocks of competitive advantage at the business, corporate      organisations. Hence content theory and process theory is
and international levels. By understanding the nature and       addressed. The focus of this unit is on human process
determinants of competitive and strategic advantages,           issues and change. The unit examines a range of human
students should enhance their professional competences to       process interventions designed to improve organisational
be able to take a more strategic and critical perspective.      effectiveness. Attention is also given to change strategies
Prerequisite(s): MGB200 or MGB211 or CTB211 or                  that are socially and culturally inclusive. Graduates of this
MGB222 or CTB232 Credit points: 12 Contact hours:               unit should be able to be productive members of
3 per week Campus: Gardens Point and Carseldine                 organisational change teams.
Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1 and 2009 SEM-2                      Prerequisite(s): MGB211 or CTB211 or MGB222 or
Incompatible with: MIB314, CTB309                               CTB232 or MGB200 Credit points: 12 Contact hours:
                                                                3 per week Campus: Gardens Point and Carseldine
MGB309 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT                                     Teaching period: 2009 SEM-2
In this unit fundamental elements of strategy, which can be
used in the decision making process, are placed in a            MGB315 PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL
framework that is developed within the particular context of    DEVELOPMENT
Australia's economic development position. The emphasis         This unit develops personal, interpersonal and professional
is upon process and content issues that affect the strategic    competencies (in both cognitive and affective domains)
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necessary for a human resource or management                     development requirements. The unit explores learning and
professional. It develops personal awareness and                 development concepts and approaches and the role of
understanding, interpersonal competencies, and                   learning and development as a strategic partner to
professional skills. This unit also examines influence           management. You will learn how to design, implement and
processes, negotiation and conflict resolution and stress        evaluate systems for learning in organisations as part of a
management. It emphasises the design of processes to             strategic approach to human resource development.
achieve outcomes and skills of reflective practice. The focus    Prerequisites: MGB211, CTB211, MGB222, CTB232, or
in on developing skills to enhance individual competence         MGB200 Equivalents: MGX331 Credit points: 12
and leadership skills to enhance effectiveness.                  Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point
Prerequisite(s): MGB211 or CTB211 or MGB222 or                   Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1
CTB232 or MGB200          Contact hours: 3 per week
Campus: Gardens Point and Carseldine                             MGB331 LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT IN
                                                                 ORGANISATIONS
MGB320 RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION                                 This unit is designed to equip you with the skills and
This unit examines the most effective techniques for             knowledge to meet strategic organisational human resource
recruiting and selecting the best people for organisations, in   development requirements. The unit explores learning and
the context of current pressures on attracting and keeping       development concepts and approaches and the role of
skilled, talented people in the workforce. Commonly used         learning and development as a strategic partner to
recruitment and selection techniques are covered,                management. You will learn how to design, implement and
emphasising the validity and reliability of each technique, to   evaluate systems for learning in organisations as part of a
enable the best strategies to be developed.                      strategic approach to human resource development.
Prerequisites: MGB339 or MGB221                Equivalents:      Prerequisite(s): MGB211 or CTB211 or MGB222 or
MGX320 Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week               CTB232 or MGB200 Credit points: 12 Contact hours:
 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period: 2012 SEM-2               3 per week Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period:
                                                                 2009 SEM-1 Incompatible with: MGB217
MGB320 RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION
This unit examines the most effective techniques for             MGB335 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
recruiting and selecting the best people for organisations, in   This unit develops knowledge in the areas relating to
the context of current pressures on attracting and keeping       effective management of projects (as distinct processes).
skilled, talented people in the workforce. Commonly used         This knowledge is gained by focusing on the central issues
recruitment and selection techniques are covered,                of project selection, modelling, planning, control and
emphasising the validity and reliability of each technique, to   evaluation. Case study projects are used throughout the unit
enable the best strategies to be developed.                      and are mainly from the services industry sector. The unit
Prerequisite(s): MGB339 or MGB221 Credit points: 12              seeks to develop the technical skills (tools and techniques)
 Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point                 as well as the people (behavioural) skills needed for
Teaching period: 2009 SEM-2                                      effective management of projects.
                                                                 Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week Campus:
MGB324 MANAGING BUSINESS GROWTH                                  Gardens Point Teaching period: 2009 SEM-1 and 2009
This unit is designed to provide skills in the analysis,         SEM-2 Incompatible with: CTB335
solutions and implementation of the general management
issues that SME owners have to manage in their growing           MGB335 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
operations. The unit brings together the different functional    This unit develops knowledge in the areas relating to
aspects of managing an established SME and how they are          effective management of projects (as distinct processes).
best managed from the owner's (general manager's) point          This knowledge is gained by focusing on the central issues
of view. It also provides opportunity to bring students into     of project selection, modelling, planning, control and
contact with real world SME owners and their venture             evaluation. Case study projects are used throughout the unit
management issues.                                               and are mainly from the services industry sector. The unit
Prerequisites: MGB223 Equivalents: MGX324 Credit                 seeks to develop the technical skills (tools and techniques)
points: 12 Contact hours: 3 Campus: Gardens Point                as well as the people (behavioural) skills needed for
and Caboolture Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1                       effective management of projects.
                                                                 Prerequisites: (MGB210 and MGB309) or (MGB210 and
MGB331 LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT IN                               AMB303) Credit points: 12 Contact hours: 3 per week
ORGANISATIONS                                                      Campus: Gardens Point and Caboolture             Teaching
This unit is designed to equip you with the skills and           period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2
knowledge to meet strategic organisational human resource
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                                                                  knowledge as a basis for their personal and professional
MGB339 PERFORMANCE AND REWARD                                     effectiveness. It is the foundation for understanding further
This unit will provide you with the basic competencies            study in psychology and its many applications.
expected of HR practitioners in managing performance and          Equivalents: PYB100, PYB101             Credit points: 12
reward/compensation systems, which are among the most             Contact hours: 3 per week Campus: Gardens Point and
important strategies used by organisations to support             Kelvin Grove Teaching period: 2010 SEM-1 and 2010
competitive advantage. Performance and Reward                     SEM-2
Management is a key functional area of HRM and it is
imperative that you understand the strategic framework            PYB100 FOUNDATION PSYCHOLOGY
within which these decisions are made.                            This unit provides an introduction to the major content areas
Prerequisites: MGB201, MGB207, or CTB207                          of psychology, including an introduction to psychological
Equivalents: MGX339        Credit points: 12    Contact           research and report-writing, for students intending to pursue
hours: 3 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period:                   further studies in psychology.
2012 SEM-1
                                                                  Psychology is a broad-ranging and multifaceted discipline
MGB340 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS IN THE ASIA-                        which encompasses the scientific study of human
PACIFIC                                                           behaviour, and the systematic application of knowledge
Australia is situated in the fastest growing region in the        gained from psychological research to a broad range of
world - the Pan-Pacific rim. The aim of this unit is to meet      applied issues. The goal of this introductory unit is to
the needs of future business professionals working                introduce you to the major subfields and perspectives in
internationally and particularly within the Pan-Pacific region,   psychology, and to develop your understanding of the
to understand the nature of this region's business                research methods and report-writing conventions used in
environment.                                                      psychological research.

Prerequisites: MGB225, IBB205, IBB217, or IBB208                  Antirequisites: PYB012 Equivalents: PYB101 Credit
Antirequisites: IBB317 Equivalents: MGX340 Credit                 points: 12 Contact hours: 3 hours per week Campus:
points: 12 Campus: Gardens Point Teaching period:                 Kelvin Grove Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1, 2012 SEM-
2012 SEM-2                                                        2 and 2012 SUM-1

MGB370 PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT
This unit develops personal, interpersonal and team skills
that distinguish outstanding human resource, management
and other professionals. Recent literature has identified the
need for professionals to acquire knowledge in the areas of
self management and the management of others to
contribute to organisational performance. To achieve this,
Personal and Professional Development is positioned at the
conclusion of the course to build upon concepts learned in
introductory and intermediate units with a strong focus on
the application of theory to practice.
Prerequisites: MGB331 and BSB124              Equivalents:
MGX370        Credit points: 12       Contact hours: 3
Teaching period: 2012 SEM-1 and 2012 SEM-2

PYB012 PSYCHOLOGY
The body of knowledge which defines Psychology as a
discipline is basic to an understanding of human behaviour
and interaction. Psychological theories, concepts and
methods of investigation provide ways of evaluating
personal and professional practice. Informed practice can
then seek to meet the needs of individuals, groups and
communities. All professional people need to have
frameworks for understanding their own behaviour and that
of others. This unit provides students with essential
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