• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Management
  • Areas of interest Management
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Prof Karen Jansen
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second 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. Key topics include metaphors for understanding change, theories of planned change, the role of the change agent, diagnosis, responses to change, the process of planned change, interventions (techno-structural, strategic, cross-cultural), managing and leading change, current issues and challenges.

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:

  • Analyse and define problems in various case situations
  • Use relevant data to design interventions for problem solving
  • Describe the characteristics and nature of organisation development (OD)
  • Outline the critical steps for managing a successful planned change
  • Comment on the core values, ethics, and skills of change agents
  • Recognise the issues, problems and opportunities that may arise from planned change

Other Information

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

Indicative Assessment

  • Assignment 1 : 30%
  • Assignment 2 : 30%
  • Final Examination : 40%

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Workload

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 3 hour seminar (lecture, case study work, activities)
  • private study consisting of reading/taking notes
  • preparing for case study activity including assessment tasks
  • using Wattle to download and take notes on assigned readings

Specialisations

Fees

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:
3
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.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3414
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4350
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.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3377 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person N/A

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