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JST411 Investigations Management 2 (8)


This subject examines the challenges facing investigation in Australia today from a strategic perspective. It explores the management and criminological research literature with a view to understanding the kinds of strategic initiatives that are required to enhance investigation and investigation management. The subject will provide the student with a critical understanding of each of these issues.

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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLAustralian Graduate School of Policing and Security

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  - be able to think critically about the transformation that needs to occur in management thinking and practice in relation to strategic initiatives and policy developments in criminal and administrative investigation
- be able to think critically about the role that the investigation manager has to play in the policy development process and in guiding strategic directions in investigation
- be able to demonstrate an appreciation for evaluating and applying management theory and models to the investigation environment in Australia
- be able to review, analyse and devise  strategic initiatives based on the management and criminological research to enhance the quality of investigation management practice


The subject will cover the following topics:
The role of management thinking in development of strategic initiatives
- The role of the manager in the policy development process
- The role of the manager with regard to strategic direction
- Evaluation and application of management theory/models
- Enhance investigation management practice


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.