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 Andrew Cohen Chief Operations and Strategy Officer, Bellamy's Australia Mr Ben Davison Chief of Staff, Australian Council of Trade Unions Ms Sam Fernando Head of Organisational Development, PriceWaterhouseCoopers Mr Muan Lim Former 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
Position Professor Simon Bell Deputy Head of Department (Research and Engagement) (Acting, Jul-Dec 16) Dr Vikram Bhakoo Senior Lecturer, Operations Management Professor Liliana Bove Deputy 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 Mong Department Services Manager Associate Professor Andre Sammartino Deputy Head of Department (Teaching and Learning) Professor Prakash Singh Head of Department, Co-Director, Centre for Social Investment Ms Ella Schtein President, Students' Association of 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. The Master of Management (Marketing) is accredited by the Australian Marketing Institute
Management and Marketing News
Q+A with Master of Management (Marketing) Graduates
You’ve graduated, now what? We caught up with some of our Master of Management (Marketing) graduates Nick (class of 2012)...
Consulting for Social Impact – why Not-for-Profits need business skills
Where do you start if you're interested in working in the not-for-profit sector? FBE's Global Consulting Group presented an interactive...
The science behind viral videos
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How MBS has prepared me for success - Rachel Rafael (Master of Management, 2015)
MBS Graduate Rachel Rafael on how her experiences here have shaped her to take on a solar-powered music festival, prepared...