2021 unit information
Residential Intensive period 10: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
For students enrolled in M501, M507, M538, M601, M701, M703, M738, M765, D713 and H702
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.2021 Dates
Residential 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.
Demonstrate an understanding of how the employee experience is impacted by the world of work including organisational structure and workplace culture
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
Develop personal insight into own practice by examining individuals’ behaviour using OB-related concepts, models and strategy development frameworks and develop appropriate recommendations and interventions
GLO8 Global Citizenship
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities GLO4: Critical thinking
Examine the impact business relationships, networks and team dynamics play in achieving organisational outcomes
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
Assessment 1 (Individual)
Assessment 2 (Group of 6) Part A:Report (Business)
Part B:In class presentation
Part A: 2500 words
Part B:10 minutes
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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