Get the skills needed to enter a career in management or human resource management. In Management you’ll focus on challenges facing managers, such as the relationship between people and organisations, performance, change, innovation and technology. In Human Resource Management you’ll cover topics such as staff selection, promotion, learning and development, and remuneration. You’ll discover how to engage a highly committed and capable workforce to operate in the global business world.
During your first year of the Bachelor of Commerce you’ll complete common core units which will provide an introduction to the various aspects of business. You do not need to make a final decision on a single or combined major until your second semester.
Through Industry Connect students are given opportunities to experience the real business world. As a Curtin Business School student you will have opportunities to connect with successful business and community leaders, helping you gain a competitive edge, with the potential to enhance your professional prospects.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia has partnered with Curtin Business School (CBS) to offer internships to students who have completed 200 credits or more of their business degree. These internships are for course credit and provide real-world exposure to our students.
These business internships will not only give students credit towards their degree, they will receive the industry experience and practical skills needed to achieve great things after graduation and give employers the opportunity to support and lend their expertise to the students, encouraging the future workforce, whilst being assisted to meet their business goals.
How this course will make you industry ready
You’ll learn from real-world case studies of contemporary issues so you’ll be dealing with relevant management topics. You’ll also have the opportunity to make industry networks and interact with real companies to prepare you for employment as soon as you graduate.
- Office Administrator
- Human Resources Officer
- Change Management Specialist
- Executive Assistant
- Team Leader
- Retail Manager
- Service Delivery Manager
- Industrial Relations Officer
- Training Officer
- Recruitment Consultant
- Management Consultant
What you'll learn
- select and apply theories, concepts and techniques to describe, understand, analyse and evaluate human resource and management issues and problems
- think creatively and critically to access, evaluate and synthesise information from multiple sources to generate innovative solutions to global management issues
- communicate effectively by using and applying digital technologies, recognizing their advantages and limitations when applied to management/human resource practices for diverse audiences and contexts
- actively support the value of cultural diversity in improving business and professional practice
- demonstrate leadership, ethical practice and professional integrity when working within a team and independently