Course Title: Contribute to organisation development

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2013

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

Teachers:

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

Nicole McKinnon
Phone: 9925 4375
Email: nicole.mckinnon@rmit.edu.au

Arthur Michalopoulos
Phone: 9925 4111
Email: arthur.michalopoulos@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

Your learning activities will occur in a collaborative, team based environment. As computer labs are NOT scheduled for this class, you will need to proactively organise access to resources. Meeting rooms, library spaces, production studios, computers and AV gear are all available throughout the University.

Your finished tutorial projects will be published on a Blackboard Wiki associated with this course. You will also be required to undertake independent study.

Online activities will include use of
* Blackboard Wikis
* Discussion Boards
* Social Media groups
* Email
* Chat

Out of class activities may include:
* Meetings and group discussion
* Online research
* Independent project based work
* Teacher directed group activities/projects
* Class exercises to review discussions/lectures
* ‘Workshopping’ of student projects
* Analysis/critique of relevant reading material


Teaching Schedule

 

Wk 1 3D research phase – Teams & roles, skills & needs analysis1, 2
Wk 2 3D research phase – 3D tutorial project production1, 2
Wk 3 3D research phase – 3D tutorial project production1, 2, 3
Wk 4 3D research phase – Publish 3D tutorial research project1, 2, 3
Wk 5 Compositing/VFX research phase – Teams & roles, skills & needs analysis1, 2
Wk 6 Compositing/VFX research phase – Comp/VFX tutorial project production1, 2
Wk 7 Compositing/VFX research phase – Comp/VFX tutorial project production1, 2, 3
Wk8 Compositing/VFX research phase – Publish Comp/VFX tutorial Research project1, 2, 3
Wk 9 2D  research phase – Teams & roles, skills & needs analysis 1, 2
Wk 10 2D  research phase – 2D tutorial project production 1, 2
Wk 11 2D  research phase – 2D tutorial project production 1, 2, 3
Wk 12 2D  research phase – Publish 2D tutorial Research project 1, 2, 3
Wk 13 iOS/Web/Games research phase – Teams & roles, skills & needs analysis 1, 2
Wk 14 iOS/Web/Games research phase – Web/Games tutorial project production 1, 2
Wk 15 iOS/Web/Games research phase – Web/Games tutorial project production 1, 2, 3
Wk 16 iOS/Web/Games research phase – Publish research project 1, 2, 3


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems and access to specialised facilities and relevant software. You will also have access of the library 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

 

Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered essential building blocks for the more substantial summative assessment tasks.

 

To demonstrate competency in this course you need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive verbal feedback on all assessment from either your teacher or peer (student) feedback. NB: All assessments are COMPULSORY

Formative Assessment tasks (Details in specific assignment briefs)

Assessment task 1: 3D animation research presentations, plans and reviews. Publish a video tutorial detailing a specific technical or artistic 3D animation technique. Include organisational planning documents and peer review assessment. Due Week 4

Assessment task 2: Compositing/VFX animation research presentations, plans and reviews. Publish a video tutorial detailing a specific technical or artistic Compositing/VFX technique. Include organisational planning documents and peer review assessment. Due Week 8

Assessment task 3: 2D animation research presentations, plans and reviews. Publish a video tutorial detailing a specific technical or artistic 2D animation technique. Include organisational planning documents and peer review assessment. Due Week 12

Assessment task 4: iOS/Web/Games research presentations, plans and reviews. Publish a video tutorial detailing a specific technical or artistic iOS/Web/Games technique. Include organisational planning documents and peer review assessment. Due Week 16

Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment (not graded).

CA - Competency Achieved
NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment
 


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

Attendance
This unit is conducted wholly online. The major learning experiences involve working collaboratively with your peers and team members on the production of a series of software technique tutorials. Whilst you are not required to attend at a particular lab or time, it is strongly advised that students work proactively and independently to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.

Cover Sheet for Submissions
All students must complete a submission cover sheet for each piece of submitted work.

Plagiarism - RMIT has a strict policy on plagiarism. For more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity

Copyright
All students have access to the myRMIT copyright shell. The myRMIT copyright shell contains information on copyright, plus also examples on how to use copyright works as part of your projects and assignments.

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:
www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration/online

Student Progress Committee
This committee promotes the early identification of students who are not achieving acceptable academic performance. The committee provides identified students with assistance and seeks to ensure such students are aware of the range of support services available to them at the University. Student Progress Committee (SPC)

Student Feedback
Students are offered opportunities to provide feedback through a variety of mechanisms including online surveys conducted at the end of each course or semester, student complaints and Student Staff Consultative Committees

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