• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Management
  • Areas of interest Business Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2023
    Second Semester 2023
    See Future Offerings

This course aims to provide an evidence-based understanding of human behaviours and decision-making in organizations. Specifically, the topics of this class are designed to enhance students’ appreciation of theories and theory-informed practices on human performance, work satisfaction, work motivation, organizational teams, group decision-making, and leadership. This class equips students with the fundamental theoretical understanding of human behaviours in the workplace, which can be used to resolve the most common workplace issues and problems. 

 

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. List relevant theories, models, and methods for organizational behaviours. (Remember + Ask)
  2. Accurately define different theories, models, and methods for organizational behaviours. (Remember + Ask)
  3. Critically discuss human behaviours in the workplace from a relevant theoretical standpoint. (Acquire + Analyse)
  4. Recall the weaknesses and strengths of different theories relevant to organizational behaviour.(Understand + Aggregate)
  5. Gauge the impacts of their own experience from the relevant theoretical framework. (Appraise + Analyse)
  6. Apply theoretical models and concepts to current organizational practices, problems, and issues. (Apply + Adapt)
  7. Develop a research proposal in the area of organizational behaviour. (Apply + Create)
  8. Devise evidence-based strategies and recommendations to address an organizational problem. (Assess + Create)

Indicative Assessment

  1. Typical assessments may include, but is not restricted to: in-class exercises, written and oral assignments, quizzes, examinations, group project tasks, oral presentation, and other assessment deemed appropriate to show attainment of the learning outcomes set for the course. Further details will be made available via the Class Summary. (100) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6]

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Workload

Students taking this course are expected to commit 130 hours to completing the work. For semester length offerings this will typically include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average (excluding non-teaching weeks) on course reading, research, writing and assessment work.


Where this course is offered in intensive delivery mode as a continuous block over a shorter period of time, the expected total time commitment for this course will be 130 hours. 

Inherent Requirements

This course has no inherent requirements.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed BUSI7280, MGMT7020, MGMT7250 and MKTG7260, or by permission of the Research School of Management (enquiries.rsm@anu.edu.au)

Prescribed Texts

Information about the prescribed textbook (if any) will be made available via the Class Summary.

Assumed Knowledge

This course is open to any student who has an interest in Organisational Behaviour.

Students studying a 2yr/96u Masters program in RSM that contain the Management Core Specialisation are suggested to first complete BUSI7280, MGMT7020, MGMT7250 and MKTG7260, so you have relevant foundational Management knowledge, as well as allowing easier transfer between programs if study interests change.

Fees

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

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
34
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found 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 Description
2023 $4560 Standard Rate
2023 $3600 Grandfathered Rate*

*continuing students in nominated programs only. See fee website

International fee paying students
Year Fee
2023 $5820
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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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
4024 20 Feb 2023 27 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2023 26 May 2023 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7015 24 Jul 2023 31 Jul 2023 31 Aug 2023 27 Oct 2023 In Person N/A
MBA
7016 24 Jul 2023 31 Jul 2023 31 Aug 2023 27 Oct 2023 In Person N/A

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