INF415 Management of Information Agencies (8)

Core management competencies and skills are addressed as a foundation for their application to information service-related activities. Emphasis is on providing students with a general understanding of management issues they are likely to face in the operations of an information agency.

Availability

Session 1 (30)
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 3 (90)
Online
SPACE, University of Hong Kong
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: INF415. 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

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

School of Information Studies

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • have a basic understanding of key management tasks and activities and associated theories and processes;
  • be able to interpret the principles and practical application behind the activities of planning, organising, leading and evaluation;
  • have acquired the foundation skills to manage and or effectively supervise library and information services staff, within the broader organisation in a climate of constant change;
  • demonstrate an understanding of supervisory skills with an emphasis on communication, motivation and morale; and
  • demonstrate an understanding of ways in which teams are managed.

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:

- Introduction to management - Principles and theories - Organisational culture - Change management - Supervisory skills - Communication, motivation and morale - Managing teams

Contact

For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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