HEALTHY ORGANISATIONS

PHE5HOR

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will evaluate, observe and recognise factors with an impact on the health of staff, volunteers and patients/clients within organisations in the health sector. Organisational issues such as culture, teamwork, conflict and individual and organisational change will be examined. Students are introduced to various theories of management linked with public health and health promotion concepts related to healthy organisations. Throughout the subject students will develop management skills and promote healthy workplaces.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLeila Karimi

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUA5OA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions offered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Discuss how organisational factors impact on individuals and their performance within organisational settings

Activities:
Individual assigments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Effectively participate in work groups and teams

Activities:
Individual assignments, Group assignment
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

03. Understand the use of power and influence within organisations and how these relationships might relate to your career and personal development with an organisation

Activities:
Individual assignments, Group assignment
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Plan, develop, implement and evaluate organisational change initiatives

Activities:
Individual assignments, Group assignment
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Understand the importance of, and develop and implement plans for, enhanced organisational health.

Activities:
Individual assignments, Group assignment
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)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2017, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeila Karimi

Class requirements

Lecture
Twelve 2.0 hours lecture per study period and delivered via online.
"equivalent of 2 hours lectures per week for 12 weeks"

Tutorial
Twelve 1.0 hours tutorial per study period and delivered via online.
"equivalent of 1 hour tutorial per week for 12 weeks"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,500-3,000-word assignment60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one in-class group workshops and presentation 10 minutes per student or class discussion via LMS40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05