ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT

MGT5MOC

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

 In this subject, you will explore and apply the key frameworks that guide the management of organisational change.  You will develop the skills required to formulate and implement an appropriate change management intervention. You will also analyse how organisations initiate, resist and stimulate change, and consider suitable strategies to influence organisational stakeholders. 

 

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMichael Wildenauer

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Two of: MGT5ARP or MGT5DPP or MGT5ERN

Co-requisites One of: MGT5ARP or MGT5DPP or MGT5ERN

Incompatible subjects EDU5MOC, MGT5OCD

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsOrganization Development and ChangeRecommendedCummings and WorleyCengage

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically analyse the key theories and concepts that shape our understanding of organisational change

Activities:
Lecture materials, case studies, experiential exercises, workshop activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Design appropriate strategies to facilitate and manage organisational change

Activities:
Lecture materials, case studies, experiential exercises, workshop activities, role plays
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
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)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Analyse effective and ineffective change interventions

Activities:
Lecture materials, case studies, experiential exercises, workshop activities, role plays
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)
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)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)

04. Develop a well-supported change management intervention to address the challenges faced by an organisation

Activities:
Lecture materials, case studies, experiential exercises, workshop activities, role plays
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
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)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Develop your technical and interpersonal skills as a change agent

Activities:
Lecture materials, case studies, experiential exercises, workshop activities, role plays, self reflection
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
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)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Wildenauer

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Reflective ExercisesWritten assignment, 2000 words30 02, 03, 04, 05
Group Action PlanGroup assignment (2-3 students per group), 1500 words per student30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Case study analysisWritten assignment, 1500 words25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Evaluation PlanWritten assignment, 1000 words15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Wildenauer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 28 - 34
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Reflective ExercisesWritten assignment, 2000 words30 02, 03, 04, 05
Group Action PlanGroup assignment (2-3 students per group), 1500 words per student30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Case study analysisWritten assignment, 1500 words25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Evaluation PlanWritten assignment, 1000 words15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Wildenauer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 44 - 50
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 44 to week 50 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Reflective ExercisesWritten assignment, 2000 words30 02, 03, 04, 05
Group Action PlanGroup assignment (2-3 students per group), 1500 words per student30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Case study analysisWritten assignment, 1500 words25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Evaluation PlanWritten assignment, 1000 words15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Wildenauer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 16
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Reflective ExercisesWritten assignment, 2000 words30 02, 03, 04, 05
Group Action PlanGroup assignment (2-3 students per group), 1500 words per student30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Case study analysisWritten assignment, 1500 words25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Evaluation PlanWritten assignment, 1000 words15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05