Enrolments: 532,550

Master Degree and Graduate Certificate Course Enrolments: 8,865

The total number of Master degree and Graduate Certificate enrolments since Charles Sturt University and IT Masters launched our first qualification in 2003.

Short Course Enrolments: 523,685

The total number of enrolments in our free short courses that we offer as a taster of what it is like to study via Distance Education with Charles Sturt University.



This subject develops students’ knowledge and understanding of contemporary management theory and practice. Students will be challenged to think critically about core management theories and evaluate and communicate their relevance to contemporary management practice in a complex, diverse and rapidly change globalised workplace. Students will be invited to embrace the subject innovatively and encouraged to develop and reflect on their own management competencies and experiences.

MGT501 Contemporary Management will cover the following topics:

  • Management Theory – Traditional, Contemporary & Critical Approaches to Management
  • Management Processes – Strategic Management, Change Management, Organisational Structure & Culture, Planning & Control
  • Managing People – Leadership, Ethics, HRM & Management Skills for today’s complex workplace
  • Contemporary Issues in Management – Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Digital Disruption and Sustainability

Subject Availability

Session 1 (Feb), Term 2 (May), Session 2 (Jul), Term 3 (Aug), Session 3 (Nov)

The information above was accurate the time the subject was last run, but may change in future. Be sure to check the details in your subject outline upon enrolment.