MANAGE DIVERSITY

BUS2WDX

2020

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/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

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

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Manage Workplace Diversity Learner Resource

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorDidasko Group

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherDidasko Digital

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify key features of relevant legislation applicable to managing workplace diversity.
02. Reflect on and evaluate your own attitudes, values and prejudices to building a diverse workforce.
03. Assess strategies organisations use to develop, promote and foster respect for workplace diversity
04. Assess and report on the impact of diversity policies and practices on workplaces and recommend improvements.
05. Apply problem-solving skills to legal and ethical issues faced by business in managing a diverse workforce.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 2 - 13
One 3.00 d unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual report (2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

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 program. Each student to present for approximately 5 minutes.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual case study (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Three multiple choice tests (750 words total)To be submitted via the LMS

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual report (2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

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 program. Each student to present for approximately 5 minutes.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual case study (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Three multiple choice tests (750 words total)To be submitted via the LMS

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual report (2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

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 program. Each student to present for approximately 5 minutes.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual case study (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Three multiple choice tests (750 words total)To be submitted via the LMS

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 50 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 50 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual report (2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

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 program. Each student to present for approximately 5 minutes.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual case study (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Three multiple choice tests (750 words total)To be submitted via the LMS

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 15 - 26
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 15 to week 26 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual report (2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

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 program. Each student to present for approximately 5 minutes.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual case study (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Three multiple choice tests (750 words total)To be submitted via the LMS

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 19 - 30
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual report (2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

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 program. Each student to present for approximately 5 minutes.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual case study (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Three multiple choice tests (750 words total)To be submitted via the LMS

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual report (2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

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 program. Each student to present for approximately 5 minutes.

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual case study (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Three multiple choice tests (750 words total)To be submitted via the LMS

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5