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1272.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001  
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NARROW FIELD 0803 BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT is the study of planning and directing the functions and activities of persons, organisations and institutions.

The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of the theory of management and administration and its application in the development, structure and operation of organisations and institutions, and the role of staff management and development. It also involves developing abilities in organising the efficient and effective provision of goods and services and in planning, co-ordinating and controlling the activities of an organisation and resolving problems and conflicts associated with the performance of these activities.

Courses in Narrow Field 0803 Business and Management develop skills in:
. analysing and determining policy issues at a managerial level
. analysing the human factors that affect the task of management
. applying the principles of quantitative methods, personnel development and information systems in a business
environment

. developing strategies for the implementation and administration of government policy and planning
. identifying and evaluating the economic, legal, social, political and ethical environment in which business operates
. identifying and evaluating the role of public organisations and public and private institutions in society
. relating organisational and behavioural theory to a business enterprise, or to public organisations and public and private institutions

This narrow field comprises the following detailed fields:

080301  Business Management
080303  Human Resource Management
080305  Personal Management Training
080307  Organisation Management
080309  Industrial Relations
080311  International Business
080313  Public and Health Care Administration
080315  Project Management
080317  Quality Management
080319  Hospitality Management
080321  Farm Management and Agribusiness
080323  Tourism Management
080399  Business and Management, n.e.c.



080301 Business Management

Business Management is the study of planning and directing the activities of commercial enterprises. It includes the study of the nature, operation and role of business, and the resolution of management and administrative problems.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. business managerial policies
. business plan administration
. business and the economic, legal, social, political and ethical environment


080303 Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management is the study of staffing policy, practice and management within an organisation.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. training needs assessment
. performance management
. personnel management
. recruiting and job analysis and design
. staff development and training co-ordination
. staff supervision


080305 Personal Management Training

Personal Management Training is the study of self-improvement techniques.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. personal creativity
. personal effectiveness
. personal motivation
. self-esteem
. stress management
. time management


080307 Organisation Management

Organisation Management is the study of organisational structure and change.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. change management
. organisational change and leadership
. organisational context of human resource management
. organisational politics and culture
. organisational behaviour


080309 Industrial Relations

Industrial Relations is the study of the relationship between employers and employees, and the application of such relations to workplace issues.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. advocacy and negotiation
. employee relations
. industrial conflict
. workplace issues


080311 International Business

International Business is the study of international trade, import and export processes and regulations and customs procedures and regulations.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. customs practices
. permit issuing authorities
. international and multinational trade
. tariffs

Exclusions:

International trade law. This is included in Detailed Field 090909 International Law.


080313 Public and Health Care Administration

Public and Health Care Administration is the study of planning and directing the functions and operations of organisations whose primary objective is the provision of services for the public good.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. Australian health system
. public sector guidelines and procedures
. public organisations and their role
. health planning, policy and programme evaluation


080315 Project Management

Project Management is the study of planning and managing a total project process.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. design management
. project life cycles
. project management
. project planning


080317 Quality Management

Quality Management is the study of initiating and implementing quality assurance techniques and procedures to meet standards of best practice.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. benchmarking
. continuous improvement
. organisation performance evaluation


080319 Hospitality Management

Hospitality Management is the study of managing the operations of organisations which provide hospitality services.  It includes conference and special events management.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. equipment and facilities planning
. hospitality purchasing
. rooms division management
. strategic planning in hospitality


080321 Farm Management and Agribusiness

Farm Management and Agribusiness is the study of managing farming and agricultural business enterprises.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. farm and agribusiness planning models
. farm cash, credit, debt and taxation management
. rural credit market


080323 Tourism Management

Tourism Management is the study of planning and managing the activities of tourism focused enterprises.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. cultural and social aspects of tourism management
. tourist behaviour
. tourism planning and development

Exclusions:

Tourism. This is included in Detailed Field 080701 Tourism.


080399 Business and Management, n.e.c.

This detailed field includes all Business and Management not elsewhere classified.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. facilities management
. recreation management
. electronic commerce (e-commerce)
. business and financial risk management
. transport management
. emergency management

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