The Department focuses on the operation of organisations and understanding customer needs, resources and networks.
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.
We publish our research in a wide range of high quality journals. Our Department is also home to the Centre for Workplace Leadership, a research centre dedicated to leadership research, improving the quality of leadership in Australian workplaces, and developing leaders.
Meet our People
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Our Research Centres
Our academics are active collaborators in multi-partner centres which bring together researchers and practitioners from a range of disciplines and industries.
The Department of Management and Marketing hosts a variety of events throughout the year providing a platform for students, academics, industry professionals and accounting practitioners to engage in contemporary issues.
What we teach
Find out more about our BCom and Post Graduate programs, subjects, keystones and honours options.
Management and Marketing News
For most international students, post-graduate study offers the opportunity to build on their skills and experience while immersing themselves in a new city, country, and culture. We spoke with Alejandra Gallegos Rivera to find out about her move from Lima to Melbourne, and what it’s like crossing the Pacific for your studies.
According to the global slavery index, 45 million people across the world are victims of exploitative practices. As a result of our global sourcing practices, and the extended supply chains of our organisations, Australian consumers may be unwittingly supporting modern slavery through their purchasing.
Flexible hours may seem like the solution for balancing work and home life, but do they always deliver?
Originally from Mexico, Melania Guzman came to the University of Melbourne to do her Masters in Human Resource Management. She fell in love with the city, met her husband and is now Group Learning Manager at L’Oréal.