Course Title: Contribute to organisation development

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: BUSM6244C

Course Title: Contribute to organisation development

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6087 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

Course Contact : Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:mctafe@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Kieran Doolan
Phone: 9925 4110
Email: kieran.doolan@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to contribute to the creation of an organisation development plan, which ensures that the organisation will become more effective over time in achieving its goals.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBMGT615A Contribute to organisation development

Element:

1. Develop organisation development plan

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Analyse strategic plans to determine organisation development needs and objectives
1.2 Consult with relevant groups and individuals to profile the organisation's culture and readiness for organisational development
1.3 Determine who will take key roles in the organisational development process and confirm their commitment
1.4 Collect and analyse data on areas of the business experiencing problems or that need realignment
1.5 Determine and agree on objectives and strategies for organisational development
1.6 Consider change management techniques required to achieve the workplace culture outcomes and build them into the organisation development plan
1.7 Develop communication/education plans to achieve communication objectives in relation to the desired work environment and desired approach to problem-solving and developmental activities

Element:

2. Implement organisation development activities

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Identify and implement consultative processes to maximise participation in the organisation development process
2.2 Undertake team development and training activities to develop collaborative approaches to problem-solving and development
2.3 Facilitate groups to articulate problems and to propose means for resolving the problems
2.4 Manage conflict between individuals and/or groups to achieve consensus or agreement
2.5 Undertake interventions in accordance with the organisation development plan
2.6 Brainstorm alternative proposals, and negotiate and agree on outcomes

Element:

3. Maintain organisation development program

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Undertake surveys to identify any loss of support for organisation development program and activities
3.2 Maintain regular team meetings and individual feedback in accordance with communication plan
3.3 Set out activities and interventions in the organisation development plan and maintain, evaluate and modify them as required
3.4 Ensure senior management reinforces organisation development program by ongoing messages of support and appropriate resource allocation
3.5 Evaluate organisation development plans in terms of costs and benefits, including opportunity costs


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this unit, you will have developed skills and knowledge required to contribute to the creation of an organisation development plan.


Details of Learning Activities

In class learning activities include, but are not limited to:
lectures
peer teaching and class presentations
group discussion
online research
independent project based work
teacher directed group activities/projects
workshopping of students’ own projects

Out of class activities include, but are not limited to:
online research
work shopping
independent project based work


Teaching Schedule

Wk 12D research phase – Teams & roles, skills & needs analysis1, 2
Wk 22D research phase – 2D tutorial project production1, 2
Wk 32D research phase – 2D tutorial project production1, 2, 3
Wk 42D research phase – Research project presentations1, 2, 3
Wk 53D research phase – Teams & roles, skills & needs analysis1, 2
Wk 63D research phase – 3D tutorial project production1, 2
Wk 73D research phase – 3D tutorial project production1, 2, 3
Wk83D research phase – Research project presentations1, 2, 3
Wk 9 Compositing/VFX research phase – Teams & roles, skills & needs analysis 1, 2
Wk 10 Compositing/VFX research phase – Comp/VFX tutorial project production 1, 2
Wk 11 Compositing/VFX research phase – Comp/VFX tutorial project production 1, 2, 3
Wk 12 Compositing/VFX research phase – Research project presentations 1, 2, 3
Wk 13 Web/Games research phase – Teams & roles, skills & needs analysis 1, 2
Wk 14 Web/Games research phase – Web/Games tutorial project production 1, 2
Wk 15 Web/Games research phase – Web/Games tutorial project production 1, 2, 3
Wk 16 Web/Games research phase – Research project presentations 1, 2, 3
Wk 17 Assessment 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Other required resources include suitable digital media storage such as a portable hard drive or USB flash drive, with at least 4Gb capacity.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks include preparing a series of research projects in the form of technical or artistic tutorials. Students work in teams to produce 2D animation, 3D animation, Compositing/Visual Effects or Interactive/Web/Games tutorials to be accessed throughout the year


Assessment Tasks

1. 2D animation research presentations, plans and reviews
Present an HTML, PDF or video tutorial detailing a specific technical or artistic 2D animation technique. Include planning and review documents. Due week 4. Value: 25%

2. 3D animation research presentations, plans and reviews
Present an HTML, PDF or video tutorial detailing a specific technical or artistic 3D animation technique. Include planning and review documents. Due week 8. Value: 25%

3. Compositing/VFX research presentations, plans and reviews
Present an HTML, PDF or video tutorial detailing a specific technical or artistic compositing or visual effects technique. Include planning and review documents Due week 12. Value: 25%

4. Web/Games research presentations, plans and reviews
Present an HTML, PDF or video tutorial detailing a specific technical or artistic interactive, web or games technique. Include planning and review documents Due week 16. Value: 25%

For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course blackboard site.

Grades used in this unit are as follows:


80 – 100% HD High Distinction
70 – 79% DI Distinction
60 – 69% CR Credit
50 – 59% PA Pass
Under 50% NN Fail


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrated alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration

Other Information

Feedback:
You will receive feedback from your teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.

Late Submissions
Please refer to the course blackboard site for policy information including information on late submissions and plagiarism

Plagiarism
RMIT has a strict policy on plagiarism. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy.

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.
Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration:
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y;STATUS=A;PAGE_AUTHOR=Andrea%20Syers;SECTION=1;

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