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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Identify issues and problems arising out of organisational change initiatives grounded in evidence-based management (EBM) approaches
- Critically discuss theories of planned change, including their relevant foundations, strengths and weaknesses
- Develop plans/options for implementation of effective change strategies based on a critical understanding of theories of planned change
- Recommend advice on organisational change based on the application of appropriate models and concepts to change issues at the organisational, group and individual levels
- Communicate both orally and in writing, either individually or in group settings, their critical understanding of organisational change theory and practice
- Propose theoretically-based solutions to likely problems that they may encounter in the work place
- Develop a portfolio of evidence (against various assessment items) of their understanding of organisational change
- Typical assessment may include, but is not restricted to: exams, assignments, quizzes, presentations and other assessment as appropriate. Further details will be made available via the Class Summary. (100) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6,7]
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Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 10 hours per week to completing the work. This will include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average (including non-teaching weeks) on course reading, research, writing and assignment work.
Information about the prescribed textbook (if any) will be made available via the Class Summary.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8506||22 Jul 2024||29 Jul 2024||31 Aug 2024||25 Oct 2024||In Person||N/A|