IBS logo


This course equips students with skills to monitor the changing business and social environment and make sound judgements on the most appropriate directions and actions.​

3 years (full time)


australian , business , degree , scu

Bachelor of Business with a major in Management

To forge a business career you need creative and agile thinking as much as a calculator. You’ll learn foundational business principles in law, accounting, economics, management and statistics. Our graduates gain the professional, critical thinking and communication skills to run their own businesses and pursue careers in marketing, product management, investment, finance and more.

This course is compromised of 24 units, each designed to build your capabilities in the areas mentioned above. This structure is aligned with workplace outcomes and local industry requirements.

Year 1 – Semester 1

COMM1001 Communication in Organisations
EDUC1001 Language and Learning in your Discipline
MGMT1001 Managing Organisations
MATH1003 Quantitative Methods with Economics

Year 1 – Semester 2

LEGL1007 Introduction to the Business Law of Papua New Guinea
ACCT1001 Accounting and Finance for Business
MRKT1001 Marketing Principles
ECON1001 Economics for Decision Making

Year 2 – Semester 1

SOCI1004 Applied Ethics and Sustainability 
STAT1001 Statistical Analysis
HRMT2001 Understanding the Business Environment (MGMT1001+36 credit points in any SCU units)
ISYS1001 Web Development I

Year 2 – Semester 2

HRMT2003 Culture and Change Implementation (MGMT1001)
MRKT2005 Services Marketing (MRKT1001)
COMP2002 E-Commerce Systems
LAWS2053 The Company Law of Papua New Guinea (LEGL1007)

Year 3 – Semester 1

MGMT3001 Research for Business and Tourism
BUSN3001 Competitive Strategy(144 credit points)
HRMT2002 Organisational Stakeholder Management (MGMT1001+36 credit points in any SCU units)
HRMT3001 The Human Resource Management Expert Practitioner (MGMT1001)

Year 3 – Semester 2

BUSN3003 Entrepreneurship and Innovation
BUSN3002 Sustainable Business Management
HRMT2004 Strategic Architecture of Organisations (MGMT1001)
ISYS1004  Contemporary Issues in Information Technology

*Units in brackets are prerequisites.

Course duration: 3 years (full time)​
Entry requirements:

  • Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirement:
  • Senior Secondary Study, pass or higher and the language of instruction and examination was in English (see the ELP Senior Secondary Study Schedule);
  • Completion of Year 12 (best of 5, pass in English and Maths, PNG GPA 2.5)​
  • Completion of senior secondary plus additional further studies​
  • Completion of Year 10 plus additional further studies​
  • Completion of post High School studies​
  • Diploma/Adv Diploma Pathway from IBSU. Must have passed at least 50% of pathway (4 units for Diploma/8 units for Adv Diploma)

Start here.