ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT

MGT3OCD

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Organisational change and development is concerned with the application of behavioural science knowledge and practice to help achieve greater organisational effectiveness. The focus of this subject is on enhancing the total organisational system within the content of the wider environment in order to enhance the organisation's capacity to achieve its goals. You will develop an understanding of the relevance of theories and principles that underlie the practice of organisational change and development in contemporary organisations.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites MGT1FOM OR THS1LEM OR BUS1BUF

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students undertaking a major in Management or HRM in the Bachelor of Business are strongly encouraged to undertake MGT1FOM.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Describe the principles that underlie the practice of organisational change and development in contemporary organisations.

Activities:
Lectures and tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

02. Apply the analytical skills to implement management processes and actions appropriate for local and global management environments.

Activities:
Lectures and tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

03. Critically evaluate the relevance of theories and practices of organisational change in contemporary organisations.

Activities:
Lectures and tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

04. Define and describe the knowledge and skills needed in order to bring about socially responsible and sustainable change management practices in contemporary organisations.

Activities:
Lectures and tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 32 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,000-words report30 01, 02, 03, 04
one 2-hour final examination50 01, 02, 03, 04
one group presentation (5 minutes per student)(500 word equivalency per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 32 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,000-words report30 01, 02, 03, 04
one 2-hour final examination50 01, 02, 03, 04
one group presentation (5 minutes per student)(500 word equivalency per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Shepparton, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 32 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,000-words report30 01, 02, 03, 04
one 2-hour final examination50 01, 02, 03, 04
one group presentation (5 minutes per student)(500 word equivalency per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,000-words report30 01, 02, 03, 04
one 2-hour final examination50 01, 02, 03, 04
one group presentation (5 minutes per student)(500 word equivalency per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 3, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Lecture
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,000-words report30 01, 02, 03, 04
one 2-hour final examination50 01, 02, 03, 04
one group presentation (5 minutes per student)(500 word equivalency per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04