2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of your trimester or semester.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
2 x 2 days intensive seminars (6 hours per day).
Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.
2020 is the final offering of this unit
The purpose of this unit is to provide participants with concepts and methods that will help them be successful leaders of change as they apply to cultivating and implementing policies and strategies in the design of sustainable and creative cities. The course draws upon the latest research and managerial studies on processes of: cultivating innovating thinking; dynamics of groups; facilitation processes; team formation; principles of project management; project implementation methods; place management and the implication of new change efforts.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit
At the completion of this Unitsuccessful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Understand the nature of urban change and the role that change agents take in managing place
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO4: Critical thinkingGLO8: Global citizenship
Investigate the role organizational management plays in the successful implementation of urban change management
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO4: Critical thinkingGLO5: Problem solving
Investigate a range of leadership and facilitation practices within the realm of Place Management
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO2: CommunicationGLO3: Digital literacyGLO6: Self-management
Deliver sound project implementation strategies through critical investigation of best practice management principles
GLO2: CommunicationGLO3: Digital literacyGLO4: Critical thinkingGLO5: Problem solvingGLO6: Self-management
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
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.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: SRM781 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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