Course Title: Lead and manage organisational change
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: VE 2020
Class Number: 2679
Class Section: KING
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Course Code: BUSM8749C
Course Title: Lead and manage organisational change
This course is delivered and assessed in a cluster with:
BSBRSK501- Manage Risk
School: 375T Vocational Design and Social Context
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6147 - Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management
Course Contact: Gwen Cawsey
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4581
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Nominal Hours: 60
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit describes skills and knowledge required to determine strategic change requirements and opportunities; and to develop, implement and evaluate change management strategies.
It applies to managers with responsibilities that extend across the organisation or across significant parts of a large organisation. They may have a dedicated role in human resources management, human resources development, or work in a strategic policy or planning area.
The unit takes a structured approach to change management and applies to people with considerable work experience and organisational knowledge.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change
1 Identify change requirements and opportunities
1.1 Identify strategic change needs through an analysis of organisational objectives
1.2 Review existing policies and practices against strategic objectives to identify where changes are required
1.3 Monitor the external environment to identify events or trends that impact on the achievement of organisational objectives
1.4 Identify major operational change requirements due to performance gaps, business opportunities or threats, or management decisions
1.5 Review and prioritise change requirements or opportunities with relevant managers
1.6 Consult stakeholders, specialists and experts to assist in the identification of major change requirements and opportunities
2 Develop change management strategy
2.1 Undertake cost-benefit analysis for high priority change requirements and opportunities
2.2 Undertake risk analysis and apply problem solving and innovation skills to identify barriers to change and agree and record mitigation strategies
2.3 Develop change management project plan
2.4 Obtain approvals from relevant authorities to confirm the change management process
2.5 Assign resources to the project and agree reporting protocols with relevant managers
3 Implement change management strategy
3.1 Develop communication or education plan, in consultation with relevant groups and individuals, to promote the benefits of the change to the organisation and to minimise loss
3.2 Arrange and manage activities to deliver the communication or education plans to relevant groups and individuals
3.3 Consult with relevant groups and individuals for input into the change process
3.4 Identify and respond to barriers to the change according to risk management plans
3.5 Action interventions and activities set out in project plan according to project timetable
3.6 Activate strategies for embedding the change
3.7 Conduct regular evaluation and review and modify project plan where appropriate to achieve change program objectives
On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.
Details of Learning Activities
Workshops where information is shared through talks and discussions, and exercises are conducted to apply learning. Time is spent during workshops for students to work on assessment tasks. It is an expectation that students also work on tasks outside of workshop time.
The learning Lab
The Study Support Hub
English for uni workshops
Overview of Assessment
Assessments will include a combination of tasks including knowledge questions and case study analysis.
Task 1: Develop Change Management Strategy
Task 2: Implement Evaluate Change Management Strategy
Task 3: Knowledge Questions
Students will have access to a marking rubric for reference at the time assessment tasks are distributed.
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