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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 2058

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
105257

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

The aim of the course is to develop an understanding of service management. It will introduce students to the principles and concepts for the design, development and effective delivery of service management including service quality related to organisational capabilities and resources. This course provides insight into how strategies, people, processes, systems, technology, and service excellence can contribute to overall competitive service management in a coherent manner.

Course content

The nature of service management, services as processes involving people, technology and infrastructure. The approach to efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of services. Strategies for enhanced quality, innovation and growth of services in an increasingly competitive business environment.

Textbook(s)

Gemmel, P, Van Looy, B & Van Dierdonck, R 2013, Service management: an integrated approach , 3rd edn, Pearson, Harlow, England

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 30 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Workshop 35 hours x N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Essay 1500 words 30% N/A
Report 2250 words 50% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Essay 1500 words 30% N/A
Report 2250 words 50% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Essay 1500 words 30% N/A
Report 2250 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Essay 1500 words 30% N/A
Report 2250 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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