Course Title: People and Organisations

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: People and Organisations

Credit Points: 12


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM3249

City Campus

Postgraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Spring2006,
Sem 2 2007,
Spring2007,
Sem 2 2008,
Spring2008,
Sem 2 2009,
Spring2009,
Sem 2 2010,
Spring2010,
Sem 2 2011,
Spring2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Spring2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Spring2013,
Sem 2 2014,
Spring2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Spring2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017

BUSM3250

RMIT University Vietnam

Postgraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

Viet3 2007,
Viet1 2008,
Viet2 2008,
Viet3 2008,
Viet1 2009,
Viet2 2009,
Viet3 2009,
Viet1 2010,
Viet2 2010,
Viet3 2010,
Viet2 2011,
Viet3 2011,
Viet1 2012,
Viet2 2012,
Viet3 2012,
Viet2 2013,
Viet1 2014,
Viet2 2015

BUSM4003

RMIT Vietnam Hanoi Campus

Postgraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

Viet2 2008

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM4590

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Internet

JanJun2017 (KP2)

BUSM4590

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Internet

JulDec2017 (KP6)

Course Coordinator: Dr Kendall Herbert

Course Coordinator Phone: NA

Course Coordinator Email: kendall.herbert@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Graduate School of Business and Law, Cnr Victoria and Russell Streets, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

This course builds on the skills and knowledge developed in Leadership and Management, and deepens participants’ understanding of the relationship and interconnectedness of intra and interpersonal skills, together with individual and organisational performance. The focus is improving the specific skills required of managers when delegating work, addressing discipline issues, attempting to manage and resolve conflict, managing diverse and cross cultural teams, and providing feedback to colleagues and direct reports. The course also considers the management of systems processes and resources that relate to performance management (including performance appraisal systems, 360-degree feedback, motivational methods, reward systems and industrial relations).


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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On completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Apply leadership and management knowledge and skill in an integrated way to consider, reflect upon and design options to suggest solutions to people and organization issues;
  2. Consider and reflect upon people and organization strategies and their applications that acknowledge the environment in which the organization sits, its people and the selection, design and implementation of the most suitable organizational model to fit the prevailing circumstances;
  3. Evaluate the internationalization and corporatization requirements of people and their organizations
  4. Identify the implications of making ethical and cultural decisions in managing the design and development of an entity’s form and function, be it in the private, public or not for profit sector.


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through myRMIT/Blackboard. In addition to topic notes; assessment details and a study schedule you may also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and to share information.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


Overview of Assessment

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

Assessment Task 1: 20%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2

Assessment Task 2: 30%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3

Assessment Task 3: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.