JST410 Investigations Management 1 (8)

This subject deals with procedures and techniques involved with managing investigative activities, particularly having regard to the relevant legal and organisational framework including organisational mission statements and objectives. It will provide the student with a critical understanding of the legal responsibilities of managers, relationships with key stakeholders, case management models, cost effectiveness and resource allocation.

Subject Outlines
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No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

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


Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to demonstrate the ability to successfully handle management issues associated with concurrent complex investigations
  • be able to think critically about important legal responsibilities of managers
  • be able to think critically about the relationship between private or corporate sector investigations and law enforcement authorities and the courts
  • be able to review and analyse management and planning principles
  • be able to demonstrate an appreciation of the importance of principles of resource allocation, prioritysetting and costeffectiveness in the management role
  • be able to review , analyse and implement case management systems and plans
  • be able to maintain the direction of investigative effort within and in harmony with the law and organisational aims
  • be able to review, analyse, negotiate and define objectives for investigators.


This subject will cover the following topics:

- principles of management and planning
- management responsibilities
- case management and objective-setting
- private/public sector investigations - the relationship
- investigations and the courts.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or ask@csu.edu.au 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.