INF200 Supervision and Management (8)

Students are introduced to the information agency management environment. Basic management theories and supervision competencies and skills are addressed as a foundation for their application in information agency-related activities. Emphasis is on effective human relations at the supervisory level.

Subject Outlines
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Session 2 (60)
SPACE, University of Hong Kong
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 3 (90)
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: INF200. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Information Studies

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to briefly describe and discuss management theories, and the importance of managing change;
  • be able to outline types of decision making, explain the stages in the process and the problems to be considered;
  • be able to develop and evaluate alternative solutions when problem solving and indicate creative and flexible approaches to solving problems;
  • be able to describe the role of the supervisor, discuss the types of skills needed and explain the supervisor's areas of responsibility;
  • be able to explain the types of communication, outline the barriers to communication and explore ways of overcoming them;
  • be able to demonstrate that they understand how supervisors motivate and communicate with staff;
  • be able to show that they understand the value of team work in the context of information agencies; and
  • have attained skills in the building of teams and developing teamwork.


This subject will cover the following topics:

- What is management? - Change Management - Planning and goal achievement - Decision making and problem solving - Communication - Motivation and Morale - Team Development and Maintenance


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.