• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Management
  • Areas of interest Interdisciplinary Studies - Sustainability, Management
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • AsPr Thomas Kalliath
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
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This course introduces students to a broad range of current change literature and with the problems and key issues relating to managing change in organisations. Specifically, the course will focus on concepts, frameworks, and practical steps for managing organisational change. It will introduce students to a general model of planned change and the specific processes of planned change including contracting; diagnosing organisations, groups and jobs; collecting, analysing and feeding back diagnostic information; designing interventions; and leading and managing change. In addition, the course will focus on specific organisational development interventions at the human process, structure-team, and strategic/culture levels.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:

Outcome 1: recognise and comment on issues and problems arising out of organisational change initiatives;

Outcome 2: define, explain and illustrate theories of planned change, their relevant foundations, strengths and weaknesses;

Outcome 3: facilitate organisational change; and apply diagnostic models and concepts to change issues at the organisational, group and individual levels;

Outcome 4:  make an effective team presentation, working in teams;

Outcome 5: Write a scholarly literature review, drawing on cutting edge contemporary change management literature on a selected management topic.


Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

Indicative Assessment

See the course outline on the College courses page for the indicative assessment.

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Students taking this 6 unit course are expected to commit at least 10 hours a week to completing the work.

This will include:

  • attending the lectures (2 x 1 hour) and tutorials (1 x 1 hour) 
  • private study consisting of reading/taking notes on the assigned textbook(s)
  • preparing for tutorial activity and assessment tasks
  • using Wattle to download and take notes on assigned readings




Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3414
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4146
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2368 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person N/A

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