No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2016

COM429 Company Management (Industry Practice) (Honours)(Part time) (16)


A subject which will provide the student with a critical analysis of the function, human management operations, and organisational structure of theatrical, communication, or television production companies, and with the skills to manage their own project in an appropriately professional manner.

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Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details prior to contacting their course coordinator: COM429
Where differences exist between the handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
Two sessionsHD/FLSchool of Communication and Creative Industries

Enrolment restrictions

Entry is restricted to students enrolled in SVPA and Communication Honours courses.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- exhibit a thorough theoretical and working knowledge of theatre, communication or television administration and company management
- have the knowledge and skills to manage their individual projects in a professional manner


The subject will cover the following topics:
- an overview of arts and media management practices - funding, budgeting and accounting practices - client relationships - planning, scheduling and programming - production management - industrial issues and arts/media management - contracts - copyright, product information, and disclaimers - human resources and personnel management - selling the product: promotion and publicity


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.