2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
For students commencing courses M300, M307, D301, D313, D317, D321, D322, D325, D338, D366 or D388 from Trimester 1 2016: MMM132
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 1 hour class + 1 x 2 hour seminar per week
1 x 1 hour recorded online class + 1 x 2 hour online seminar per week
This unit will focus on the development of skills in counselling, negotiation and advocacy activities. It will bring together a number of 'hands-on' applications used in the workplace. These include activities based around current employee relations issues, performance management and other Human Resource Management (HRM) topics. The unit will be based on Australian and American theory and practice. In addition to the literature base, class activities will include case study exercises, negotiation exercises and role plays.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this UnitAt the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
Explain the concepts and theories that underpin the processes of counselling, negotiation, and advocacy.
Apply counselling and conflict resolution skills to the resolution of workplace problems.
Critically evaluate a dispute settlement process, and identify opportunities to improve the process.
Participate as an effective team member in negotiation or mediation activities.
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
Assessment 1 (Group of 3) - Essay
Part A: Report (Business)
Part B: Reflection (peer)
Part A: 2000 words
Part B: 500 words
Part A: 20%
Part B: 5%
Assessment 2 (Group of 2) - Case study
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.
Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MMH250 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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