Management & leadership

UNSW Business School in Sydney CBD

What is management and leadership?

Management is about understanding the processes, structures, capabilities, and work functions you need to manage people and organisations effectively. As the world changes so quickly, with new technology and business models, management and leadership skills have never been more necessary.

Why study management and leadership? 

Studying management and leadership will give you a competitive advantage to take the lead in ethical and social responsibility. You’ll develop the capability to successfully respond to complex and turbulent environments, and promote and sustain competitive advantage. 

Why choose UNSW?

UNSW Business School ranks in the top three in Australia for graduate employability and second in Australia for Business and Management Studies, and we're home to the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM). As part of our network, you'll build connections with current and future business leaders from around the world.

Your career opportunities

With rapid changes in technology and business models, employers are looking for graduates with their finger on the pulse. You’ll be among those with the skills to creatively approach complex business problems. According to the Australian Jobs Report (2019), employment of workers with leadership and management skills is set to grow by 7.1% over the five years to May 2023.

Career options include:

  • Business development 
  • General management 
  • Human resource and change management 
  • Operations management 
  • Business leader 
  • Senior government leader 
  • Not-for-profit manager 
  • Entrepreneur 
  • Consultant 
  • Venture capitalist 

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