2023 unit information
Residential Intensive period 10: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
For students enrolled in M501, M601, M701, M703, M765, D713
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This unit requires students to attend six days of intensive study at Waurn Ponds Estate, Geelong.
Intensive period 10 :
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The purpose of this unit is to provide an understanding of the nature of people’s behaviour at work. It does this by examining the nature of the individuals, when they are in teams and groups, and when they are in larger social environments such as organisations. This provides the tools to analyse and critically reflect on an individual’s role in their organisations, their relationships with others and how they can more effectively exert their influence and display leadership.
Analyse and reflect on how the employee experience is impacted by organisational structures and workplace culture.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities GLO6: Self-Management
Identify areas for improvement in self-leadership and management and develop strategies to enable growth/development in those areas.
Critically analyse the challenges of leading and managing people in organisations and develop recommendations to address these challenges.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities GLO4: Critical thinking
Communicate insights and recommendations that address challenges of leading and managing people to relevant organisational decision-makers.
Draw upon diverse perspectives and skills in a team to address challenges in organisations and develop leadership capabilities to facilitate team collaboration and decision-making.
Assessment 1: (Individual) Written Reflection (Self)
Assessment 2: (Group of 6) Part A: Report (Business) Part B: In class presentation
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
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