Course Coordinator:John Whiteoak (email@example.com) School:School of Business and Creative Industries
UniSC Sunshine Coast
UniSC Moreton Bay
|Blended learning||Most of your course is on campus but you may be able to do some components of this course online.|
|Online||You can do this course without coming onto campus.|
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teaching sessions and campuses where this course is usually offered.
This purpose of this course is to support the development of collaboration and teamwork skills. The course will explore human resource management frameworks that provide strategies for improving team synergy and performance. The content will focus on enabling human capital in a team setting and include contemporary approaches for operating in a virtual environment. The learning outcomes of this course are widely considered key employability skills and are associated with career success.
|Learning materials – Interactive online learning activities.||1hr||Week 1||13 times|
|Tutorial/Workshop 1 – Scheduled face to face workshops.||2hrs||Week 1||13 times|
|Learning materials – Interactive online learning activities.||1hr||Week 1||13 times|
|Tutorial/Workshop 1 – Scheduled online workshops (Recorded).||2hrs||Week 1||13 times|
300 Level (Graduate)
|Course Learning Outcomes On successful completion of this course, you should be able to...||Graduate Qualities Mapping Completing these tasks successfully will contribute to you becoming...||Professional Standard Mapping * Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business|
|1||Demonstrate knowledge of team dynamics theory, strategy and practice||
|2||Demonstrate effective management and collaboration in teams in a business context.||
|3||Demonstrate effective communication skills in a business context||Knowledgeable|
|4||Apply creative and critical thinking to building team synergy and performance.||
Creative and critical thinker
|Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business|
Refer to the UniSC Glossary of terms for definitions of “pre-requisites, co-requisites and anti-requisites”.
Students must be in 3rd year of studies.
Standard Grading (GRD)
|High Distinction (HD), Distinction (DN), Credit (CR), Pass (PS), Fail (FL).|
Students will be provided with written and verbal feedback throughout the course assessment tasks and tutorial activities; a formative online quiz will be available in week 3
|Delivery mode||Task No.||Assessment Product||Individual or Group||Weighting %||What is the duration / length?||When should I submit?||Where should I submit it?|
Total:1000 words 500 word team-player selection criteria response 500 word summary of key references.
|Week 6||Online Assignment Submission with plagiarism check|
|All||2||Portfolio||Individual and Group||40%||
Total: 1500 words + 5 min video 1. 5-minute video recording of group performance 2. 500 word document/portfolio containing teamwork plan. 3. 500 word strategy brief for organisation (group submission). 4. 500 word individual learning reflection (using the template provided).
|Week 10||Online Assignment Submission with plagiarism check|
|Exam Period||Online Assignment Submission with plagiarism check|
|All - Assessment Task 1:Team Effectiveness Skills – Review and Self-Assessment|
Prepare a summary of key references that highlights research on how to effectively work as a member of a group and add synergy to a team. Synthesise this research and demonstrate your knowledge of team effectiveness skills to write a personalised response to a selection criteria (to be provided).
Individual written piece.
|All - Assessment Task 2:Team Development & Performance Strategy|
To demonstrate an understanding of strategies to support working effectively as a high performing team.
Video presentation and written pieces This task is being used for measuring assurance of learning towards Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation. It assesses: Program Competency 2.1: Teamwork - Demonstrate effective management and collaboration in teams in a business context. Additional details will be provided.
|All - Assessment Task 3:Managing a Virtual team|
To demonstrate your understanding and application of theories and conceptual frameworks that support team productivity and engagement in a virtual team environment.
You are required to provide a management brief that explores strategies and tools that can facilitate running a virtual team and maintain team member engagement and goal accomplishment.
A 12-unit course will have total of 150 learning hours which will include directed study hours (including online if required), self-directed learning and completion of assessable tasks. Student workload is calculated at 12.5 learning hours per one unit.
Please note: Course information, including specific information of recommended readings, learning activities, resources, weekly readings, etc. are available on the course Canvas site– Please log in as soon as possible.
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Academic integrity means that you do not engage in any activity that is considered to be academic fraud; including plagiarism, collusion or outsourcing any part of any assessment item to any other person. You are expected to be honest and ethical by completing all work yourself and indicating in your work which ideas and information were developed by you and which were taken from others. You cannot provide your assessment work to others. You are also expected to provide evidence of wide and critical reading, usually by using appropriate academic references.
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