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MMM211 - Team Dynamics

Year:

2020 unit information

Important Update:

Classes and seminars in Trimester 3, 2020 will be online.

Last updated: 5 October 2020

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:Nil
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 2: Paul Turner
Trimester 3: Nicole Larson
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud:

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including weekly attendance at team meetings and 9 scheduled online seminars

Content

The aim of this unit is to develop your expertise in understanding the importance of leadership and teamwork and how these are applied by individuals and in organisations to establish an effective management environment. This involves cultivating diverse skills such as innovation to foster productivity and being equipped to deal with negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution. As a result you will develop the basic building blocks to form a team, work effectively with teams and have a solid base from which to lead and work in a team environment in your future career.

 

These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit
At the completion of this Unit, successful students can:

Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes

ULO1

Apply existing frameworks to distinguish between effective and ineffective team behaviour.  

GLO1, GLO7

ULO2

Reflect on and evaluate your own constructive contribution to the team and the achievement of a shared outcome.  

GLO6

ULO3

Identify and evaluate team members’ contributions to the team.  

GLO7

ULO4

Give constructive feedback to others, and use feedback from others, to improve team performance.  

GLO7

 

These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year

Assessment

:
Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week 
Assessment 1: (Individual) - Written Portfolio 2000 words 35% Week 5
Assessment 2: (Group of 5) - Report (Business) 3500 words 35% Week 10
Assessment 3: (Individual) Written Reflection (Self/Peer) 2000 words 30% Week 11

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

Hurdle requirement: Evidence of contribution of at least 25% to the development of the Team Charter in Assessment 2.

Learning Resource

The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MMM211 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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