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
Position Mr Clive Scott (Chair) General Manager, Sofitel Melbourne Mr Grant Belchamber Australian Council of Trade Unions Ms Meaghan Callaghan Director, Human Resources, Seek Ltd. Mr Andrew Cohen Partner, Bain & Company Ms Sam Fernando Head of Learning and Organisational Development, Clayton Utz Mr Paul Meijer Director Business Solutions, Hay Group Mr Bill Vickers Senior HR Manager, ExxonMobil Ms Catherine Walsh General Manager, Human Resources, Australia Post Mr David Whiteley Chief Executive, Industry Super Network
- Department Members
Position Professor Simon Bell Deputy Head of Department (to 30 June 2014) Professor Michelle Brown Area Head, Human Resource Management (HRM) Dr Helen Hu Senior Lecturer, International Business Professor Bryan Lukas Area Head, Marketing; Program Director Master of Management Dr Ben Neville Senior Lecturer, Marketing Associate Professor Prakash Singh Co-Director, Centre for Social Investment; Deputy Head of Department Professor Leisa Sargent Head of Department, Management and Marketing
What we teach
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Visit the Melbourne Business School website to browse the suite of postgraduate study options in management and marketing.
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.
- Australian Human Resources Institute
The Master of Management (Human Resources) Program is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).
- Australian Marketing Institute
Bachelor of Commerce students majoring in marketing in their third year are members of the Australian Marketing Institute.