MANAGE DIVERSITY

BUS2WDX

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Organisations operate in a global economy. As a manager and leader, it is your responsibility to get the best out of your employees and respond to customer needs. In this subject you will develop the practical skills for the next generation leading in a diverse workforce.  Managing diversity isn't just about abiding by legal obligations, it's about recognising and valuing human differences and being able to create an inclusive environment, where employees have the opportunity to achieve their full potential.   This subject will help you to develop a deep understanding of diversity. You'll reflect on your own attitudes and bias, as well as researching strategies, policies and practices that develop and promote a diverse, inclusive workforce.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Student must be enrolled in one of the following courses: LBAB, LBABM, LBABK, LDAB, LAAB.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsManage Workplace Diversity Learner ResourcePrescribedDidasko Group (2017)Didasko Digital

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Research key features of relevant legislation applicable to managing workplace diversity.

Activities:
Case studies, research activities, multi-media activities and quizzes.
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)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)

02. Reflect on and evaluate your own attitudes, values and prejudices to building a diverse workforce.

Activities:
Multi-media activities and quizzes. Reflection exercises.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)

03. Research strategies organisations use to develop, promote and foster respect for workplace diversity

Activities:
Research activities, case studies, report and presentation
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)

04. Assess and report on the impact of diversity policies and practices on workplaces and recommend improvements.

Activities:
Research activities, case studies, report and presentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

05. Assess and report on the impact of diversity policies and practices on workplaces and recommend improvements.

Activities:
Group presentation, group discussion forums
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

06. Apply problem-solving skills to legal and ethical issues faced by business in managing a diverse workforce.

Activities:
Case studies, short problem-solving quizzes, multimedia activities, report.
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)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Task 1: Individual report (2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided50 01, 03, 04, 06
Task 2: Group presentation (750 words equivalent per student)Task will be submitted via the LMS link provided and a group presentation assessed through Zoom/Skype or similar program15 01, 03, 04, 05, 06
Task 3: Individual case study (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 01, 02, 03, 04, 06
Task 4: Three multiple choice tests (750 words total)To be submitted via the LMS20 02, 04, 06

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 14 - 25
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 14 to week 25 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Task 1: Individual report (2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided50 01, 03, 04, 06
Task 2: Group presentation (750 words equivalent per student)Task will be submitted via the LMS link provided and a group presentation assessed through Zoom/Skype or similar program15 01, 03, 04, 05, 06
Task 3: Individual case study (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 01, 02, 03, 04, 06
Task 4: Three multiple choice tests (750 words total)To be submitted via the LMS20 02, 04, 06

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Task 1: Individual report (2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided50 01, 03, 04, 06
Task 2: Group presentation (750 words equivalent per student)Task will be submitted via the LMS link provided and a group presentation assessed through Zoom/Skype or similar program15 01, 03, 04, 05, 06
Task 3: Individual case study (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 01, 02, 03, 04, 06
Task 4: Three multiple choice tests (750 words total)To be submitted via the LMS20 02, 04, 06

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 49
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 49 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Task 1: Individual report (2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided50 01, 03, 04, 06
Task 2: Group presentation (750 words equivalent per student)Task will be submitted via the LMS link provided and a group presentation assessed through Zoom/Skype or similar program15 01, 03, 04, 05, 06
Task 3: Individual case study (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 01, 02, 03, 04, 06
Task 4: Three multiple choice tests (750 words total)To be submitted via the LMS20 02, 04, 06

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 19 - 30
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Task 1: Individual report (2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided50 01, 03, 04, 06
Task 2: Group presentation (750 words equivalent per student)Task will be submitted via the LMS link provided and a group presentation assessed through Zoom/Skype or similar program15 01, 03, 04, 05, 06
Task 3: Individual case study (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 01, 02, 03, 04, 06
Task 4: Three multiple choice tests (750 words total)To be submitted via the LMS20 02, 04, 06

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 47
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 47 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Task 1: Individual report (2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided50 01, 03, 04, 06
Task 2: Group presentation (750 words equivalent per student)Task will be submitted via the LMS link provided and a group presentation assessed through Zoom/Skype or similar program15 01, 03, 04, 05, 06
Task 3: Individual case study (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 01, 02, 03, 04, 06
Task 4: Three multiple choice tests (750 words total)To be submitted via the LMS20 02, 04, 06

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Task 1: Individual report (2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided50 01, 03, 04, 06
Task 2: Group presentation (750 words equivalent per student)Task will be submitted via the LMS link provided and a group presentation assessed through Zoom/Skype or similar program15 01, 03, 04, 05, 06
Task 3: Individual case study (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 01, 02, 03, 04, 06
Task 4: Three multiple choice tests (750 words total)To be submitted via the LMS20 02, 04, 06