The objective of this course is to provide managers with the necessary skills required to deal effectively with the conceptual and human dimensions of management. Emphasis is placed on human behaviour and the interaction among managers and followers in organisational settings. Case analyses are engaged to focus on developing the participant’s ability to manage individuals, groups and organisational processes.
|Lecture||2hrs||Not applicable||Not Yet Determined|
700 Level (Specialised)
|Course Learning Outcomes On successful completion of this course, you should be able to...||Graduate Qualities Completing these tasks successfully will contribute to you becoming...|
|1||Describe, analysis and apply the early and contemporary approaches to managing behaviour in organisations.||
|2||Explain and expand on how the various dimensions of behaviour (e.g. leadership, motivation, decision-making, culture etc.) interact in organisational life.||Empowered|
|3||Describe and reflect on case studies of managerial experiences and insights regarding people from different backgrounds and cultures.||Creative and critical thinker|
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Enrolled in Program BU791
MBA707 or MGT701
Standard Grading (GRD)
|High Distinction (HD), Distinction (DN), Credit (CR), Pass (PS), Fail (FL).|
In week three feedback is available of a draft copy of your report.
|Delivery mode||Task No.||Assessment Product||Individual or Group||Weighting %||What is the duration / length?||When should I submit?||Where should I submit it?|
|All||1||Report||Individual or Group||50%||
|Online Assignment Submission with plagiarism check|
|All||2||Examination - not Centrally Scheduled||Individual||50%||
2 hours multiple choice
|Online Test (Quiz)|
|All - Assessment Task 1:Case Study Report|
The goal of this assignment is to advance your understanding of management theories, tools and practices by investigating a specific management issue in depth. You will apply contemporary theory on organisation, outline the various dimensions of organisational and employee behaviour, consider multiple perspectives, consider workplace diversity and reflect on your own and future management practice.
Submit: 5 p.m. on Tuesday 14 April, 2020 You are required to analyse your organisation (or provided case) and develop recommendations for the organisation that relates to issues of managing people more effectively. Note: SafeAssign detects plagiarism, that is, any words or ideas that are used in your report without appropriate acknowledgment (viz., specific citation of the source including page number for direct quotations).
|All - Assessment Task 2:Concepts Test|
To develop your knowledge and understanding of contemporary concepts associated with managing people effectively.
|Product:||Examination - not Centrally Scheduled|
Submit: Available to be completed online between 9 a.m. on Friday 17 April and 9 p.m. on Sunday 19 April This assessment task will comprise multiple-choice. The test will cover all modules of the course material.
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