Management and Marketing


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Our teaching offers students access to subjects in to the following domains of Management and Marketing:

  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Operations Management
  • Managing Business and Organisation
  • Communications and Customer Strategy
  • Marketing Management

Management focuses on how organisations operate – what they do, their employment practices, ways of managing and their business strategies. It is the process of achieving organisational goals and demands an understanding of the economic, social and environmental context.

Marketing is about understanding customer needs, resources and networks to create value for the customer and for the organisation. MBS marketing graduates are known for their perceptive understanding of business issues, skilful communication and strong leadership. Graduates are employed in a variety of industries, including in communication and customer strategy, international business, consulting and analysis.


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Department Advisory Board

The Management and Marketing Department Advisory Board was formed in 2013.  It aims to support the development of management and marketing education in FBE programs; help ensure the department is attuned to industry and community trends; and foster the development of links between academics and the wider business, government and community sectors.

  • External Members
    Mr Clive Scott (Chair)  General Manager, Sofitel Melbourne
    Mr Andrew Cohen Chief Operations and Strategy Officer, Bellamy's Australia
    Mr Ben DavisonChief of Staff, Australian Council of Trade Unions
    Ms Sam Fernando Head of Organisational Development, PriceWaterhouseCoopers 
    Mr Muan LimFormer Vice-President, Hewlett Packard (HP) (Asia-Pacific)
    Mr Paul Meijer Director Business Solutions, Hay Group
    Ms Catherine Walsh  
    Mr David Whiteley Chief Executive, Industry Super Australia
  • Department Members
    Professor Simon Bell Deputy Head of Department (Research and Engagement) (Acting, Jul-Dec 16)
    Dr Vikram BhakooSenior Lecturer, Operations Management
    Professor Liliana BoveDeputy Head of Department (Research and Engagement) (On Leave, Jul-Dec 16)
    Professor Michelle Brown Area Head, Human Resource Management (HRM)
    Dr Helen Hu Senior Lecturer, International Business
    Ms Catherine MongDepartment Services Manager
    Associate Professor Andre SammartinoDeputy Head of Department (Teaching and Learning)
    Professor Prakash Singh Head of Department, Co-Director, Centre for Social Investment
    Ms Ella SchteinPresident, Students' Association of Management and Marketing

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Majors in Management and Marketing are offered in the Bachelor of Commerce


Visit the Melbourne Business School website to browse the suite of postgraduate study options in management and marketing.

Graduate Research

Our research degrees in Management and Marketing emphasise independent, original work and collaboration with leading scholars.

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The Faculty of Business and Economics is home to a wide range of specialist research centres.  Our academics are active collaborators in multi-partner centres which bring together researchers and practitioners from a range of disciplines and industries.