List of minors in School of Business & Management programs

A minor consists of 4 courses (or 48 credit points) within one discipline block. These minors will not be specified on your academic transcript or testamur.

1. Accounting for Managers

You will be provided with a solid, practical foundation and relevant, technical and intellectual competence in accounting and related forms of financial expertise. This Minor will develop the essential ability of all managers under new accounting challenges to use complex accounting information as a platform for decision-making.

  • Financial Accounting and Analysis
  • Managerial Advisory Finance
  • Accounting in Organisations and Society
  • Cost Analysis and Organisational Decisions

2. Blockchain Enabled Business

The demand for Blockchain experts is growing exponentially and this interdisciplinary Minor equips you with the ability to evaluate & develop Blockchain applications, while also accelerating your career development in Blockchain-related industries.

  • The Blockchain Economy
  • Cryptofinance & Cryptocurrency
  • Blockchain Applications and Smart Contracts
  • Blockchain for Business

3. Business and Technology 

Students will have a set of tech skills, knowledge, and best practices on how technology helps solve complex problems. You will gain expertise in data analytics, agile project management, rapid prototyping and cyber security skills.

  • Introduction to Cybersecurity Governance
  • Legal Considerations and Big Data Project
  • Introduction to Enterprise Artificial Intelligence
  • Blockchain for Business

4. Cyber Security 

Students in this Minor will learn essential risk analytical skills to identify cyber security risks, assess impacts and propose effective response measures. Students will be equipped with technical skills to conduct basic cyber security penetration testing and review organisational security policies from well-established security standards and frameworks.

  • Introduction to Cybersecurity Governance
  • Digital Business Security and Risk Management
  • Blockchain for Business
  • ICT Information Systems Security

5. Digital Marketing 

The courses in the Digital Marketing Minor will introduce students to various technologies and business innovations. You will become adept with the use of digital and analytical tools to measure marketing effectiveness, including customer data analytics.

  • Digital Business Development 
  • Digital Marketing Communication 
  • Digital Content Creation 
  • Social Media and Mobile Marketing

6. Economics 

Upon completion of this Minor, you will gain the necessary skills to monitor, analyse and forecast economic trends and behaviours and potential implications for the decision-making process at the individual, business and government levels. 

  • Macroeconomics for Decision Making
  • Managerial and Business Economics
  • International Industrial Organisation
  • Diverse Perspectives on the World Economy

7. Entrepreneurship 

The Entrepreneurship Minor will help you form new venture ideas with tech-based solutions for digital start-ups and smart businesses, such as platform and app-based ventures enabling innovations for the future ahead. To be imaginative and innovative entrepreneurs, you will expand your learning into cross-cultural study, finance, negotiation, leadership, and other socio-economic contexts.

  • The Foundations of Entrepreneurship
  • Driving Innovation in Organisations
  • Applied Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship and Global Challenges

8. Finance 

Graduates with this Minor will have real-world financial knowledge, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and will easily understand the constantly evolving finance industry. You will gain experience working with leading financial and economic databases for professionals, simulated trading sessions, as well as portfolio construction/investment in the Financial Trading Lab.

  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Equity Investment and Portfolio Management
  • Money and Debt Markets

9. Global Business 

This Minor equips you to understand the complex issues of doing business across national borders and develop the cross-cultural skills required to work with confidence in any organisation with global operations. You will also be able to interpret and analyse the connections of various activities within and between organisations, countries and industry sectors. 

  • Global Business
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Global Corporate Responsibility
  • Global Trade Operations

10. Innovation and Enterprise 

Graduates with a Minor in Innovation and Enterprise will have no boundaries in relation to inter-disciplinary application. With a focus on analytical approaches, contemporary issues in both the digital and physical corporate world, as well as innovation management, skills can be applied in all contexts of corporate life, from managing technological change to discerning innovative gaps and opportunities.

  • Diverse Perspectives and Working Collaboratively
  • Critical and Analytical Approaches
  • Blockchain Accounting Project
  • Legal Considerations and Big Data Project

11. Logistics and Supply Chain 

Students in this Minor will explore decision making, business analytics and risk management in global sourcing, smart warehousing, freight and distribution and optimized business operations. This Minor provides a range of business models for a complex business network, to guide decision-making processes regarding the overall supply chain competitiveness and sustainability.

  • Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Transportation and Freight Logistics
  • Warehouse and Distribution Channels
  • Procurement Management and Global Sourcing

12. Management and Change 

Students in this Minor will build a strong fundamental understanding of organisations, leadership, and strategic capabilities while learning how to innovate for sustainability and a competitive advantage in a complex contemporary globalised context. You will learn how to become leaders capable of dealing with diverse issues, leading teams, and making business decisions across a variety of organisational structures in any industry. 

  • Work in Global Society
  • Organisations
  • Managing Change
  • Leadership

13. People and Organisation 

This Minor will help you engage with advanced talent management. Through people analytics, students can find patterns that lead to predictions on future workforce needs as well as AI-based staffing methods to maximise the productivity and effectiveness of HR to discover the right talents for organisations.

  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Development
  • International Human Resources Management
  • People Analytics

14. Tourism and Hospitality

This Minor is a global outlook program, helping you to develop knowledge and critical analysis skills relevant to contemporary tourism and hospitality management. Students will develop skills in professional business communication and customer service as well as in planning, designing, coordinating and managing events.

  • Tourism Planning & Resources Management 
  • Ecotourism & Sustainable Hospitality Management 
  • Room Division Management 
  • International Food & Beverage Management

15. Default (for BP312)

Applicable to BP312 Bachelor of Tourism & Hospitality Management only.

If you don't want a specific minor, you can choose any four courses from the following list:

  • Marketing Intelligence
  • Business Statistics
  • Operations Management
  • Procurement Management and Global Sourcing
  • Organisations
  • Leadership
  • The Foundations of Entrepreneurship
  • Global Business
  • Consumer Psychology and Behaviour
  • Digital Marketing Communication
  • Digital Business Development
  • Introduction to Business Analytics 
  • Human Resource Management 
  • People Analytics 
  • Macroeconomics for Decision Making 
  • Managerial and Business Economics 
  • Equity Investment and Portfolio Management 
  • Money and Debt Markets 
  • Cross Cultural Management 
  • Global Trade Operations 
  • Blockchain for Business 
  • Legal Considerations and Big Data Start-up 
  • Driving innovation in Organisations