Course Title: Organisations

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Organisations

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM1094

City Campus

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 1 2020,
Sem 2 2020,
Sem 1 2021,
Sem 2 2021

BUSM1100

Singapore Inst of Management

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Offsh 3 08,
Offsh 1 09,
Offsh 3 09,
Offsh 1 10,
Offsh 3 10,
Offsh 1 11,
Offsh 3 11,
Offsh1 12,
Offsh3 12,
Offsh1 13,
Offsh3 13,
Offsh1 14,
Offsh3 14,
Offsh1 15,
Offsh3 15,
Offsh1 16,
Offsh3 16,
Offsh1 17,
Offsh3 18,
Offsh1 19,
Offsh3 19,
Offsh1 20,
Offsh3 20,
Offsh1 21,
Offsh3 21

BUSM2301

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Viet2 2007,
Viet3 2007,
Viet1 2008,
Viet2 2008,
Viet3 2008,
Viet1 2009,
Viet2 2009,
Viet3 2009,
Viet1 2010,
Viet2 2010,
Viet3 2010,
Viet1 2011,
Viet2 2011,
Viet3 2011,
Viet1 2012,
Viet2 2012,
Viet3 2012,
Viet1 2013,
Viet2 2013,
Viet3 2013,
Viet1 2014,
Viet2 2014,
Viet3 2014,
Viet1 2015,
Viet2 2015,
Viet3 2015,
Viet1 2016,
Viet1 2017,
Viet2 2017,
Viet1 2018,
Viet2 2018,
Viet3 2018,
Viet1 2019,
Viet3 2019,
Viet1 2020,
Viet3 2020,
Viet1 2021,
Viet2 2021

BUSM2361

Kolej Metropolitan

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Offsh 3 09,
Offsh 1 10,
Offsh 3 10,
Offsh 1 11,
Offsh 3 11

BUSM4396

Universitas Pelita Harapan

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Offsh3 14,
Offsh3 15,
Offsh3 16

BUSM4624

RMIT Vietnam Hanoi Campus

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2020,
Viet1 2021

Course Coordinator: Dr Prue Burns

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 2065

Course Coordinator Email: prue.burns@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Building 80

Course Coordinator Availability: Via email


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

In this course you will learn to critically examine organisations and develop a range of approaches for analysing and interpreting organisations. The course adopts a multi-perspective and interdisciplinary approach. We provide you with a toolset to analyse organisations through different theoretical lenses and at different levels: at the individual, organisational, and social level. This course develops your critical reasoning and reflective skills, and supports you to apply these skills to a range of organisations in different contexts. The course also examines the assumptions we make about knowledge, and the consequences of these assumptions for future managers.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

None


On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

CLO1: Identify different analytical perspectives employed to understand organisations at the individual, organisational, and societal levels.

CLO2: Interpret and apply these multiple perspectives to empirically analyse organisations and the contexts in which they operate.

CLO3:Draw on different analytical perspectives as the basis for a socially responsible, ideologically aware approaches towards organisational problem-solving.

CLO4: Evaluate knowledge assumptions, including one’s own, and come to recognise their practical implications for management.


Overview of Learning Activities

At the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply a broad theoretical and technical knowledge of business practice in diverse contexts.

  • Apply theoretical and technical knowledge to provide in-depth specialist and professional advice related to one or more disciplines.

  • Critically analyse and synthesise information to formulate effective business decisions.

  • Apply reasoned judgments to solve problems in a variety of business contexts with reference to ethical, regulatory and global perspectives.


Overview of Learning Resources

You are expected identify and access library and electronic resources (and other appropriate resources) to engage in private study of relevant organisational analysis literature, particularly in relation to core concepts and management processes. RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through its online systems.

Other Resources
A comprehensive set of weekly readings for this course is available in electronic format on Canvas. This is an indicative list of readings from a range of textbooks and scholarly journals that introduce underlying principles and concepts in Organisational Analysis.

Online Resources
Canvas assists and supports your learning in this course. You must familiarise yourselves with this website, and the resources it contains. Throughout the semester, important and course related announcements will be posted on the ‘Announcements’ page, so it is your responsibility to regularly review this webpage to make sure you do not miss important information.



Overview of Assessment

The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

Assessment Task

Weighting (%)

Linked CLOs

Assessment Task 1

20%

1, 2, 3, 4

Assessment Task 2

40%

1, 2, 3, 4

Assessment Task 3

40%

1, 2, 3, 4