DEVELOPING PEOPLE AND HIGH PERFORMANCE ORGANISATIONS

MGT5DPP

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will develop a contextual understanding of the link between developing people and organisational performance in terms of the human resource development (HRD) function. Based on this understanding, you will have the opportunity for a detailed and practical exploration of workforce development. By the end of this subject, you should be able to critically analyse factors that contribute to high performing organisations through the learning and development of individuals and teams.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJennifer Spoor

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesClass lectures, discussion and readings cover issues around the management and development of people and organisational performance. Assessment provides opportunity to engage critically with these issues

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

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

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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse the problems and challenges in human resource development (HRD)
02. Explain the main theoretical positions describing HRD, high performance and high performance issues.
03. Analyse the links between HRD and performance at the individual, team and organization level.
04. Propose practical solutions to issues and challenges in workforce development.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Spoor

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on any day including weekend at night from week 30 to week 42 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One individual written assignment (1000 words equivalent) Online instances - 1000 words equivalent through structured online forums. Blended instances - 1000 words equivalent through structured in class activities and online forums.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO2

One individual written assignment (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO3, SILO4

One individual written assignment (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual presentation (1000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Spoor

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 18 - 23
One 6.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One individual written assignment (1000 words equivalent) Online instances - 1000 words equivalent through structured online forums. Blended instances - 1000 words equivalent through structured in class activities and online forums.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO2

One individual written assignment (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO3, SILO4

One individual written assignment (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual presentation (1000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

City Campus, 2021, Winter semester, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Spoor

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 27 - 28
Four 6.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One individual written assignment (1000 words equivalent) Online instances - 1000 words equivalent through structured online forums. Blended instances - 1000 words equivalent through structured in class activities and online forums.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO2

One individual written assignment (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO3, SILO4

One individual written assignment (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual presentation (1000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4