Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
The purpose of this unit is to introduce you to foundational principles in the management of people in organisations. You will begin to build your skills and knowledge in teamwork, management and leadership, and develop an understanding of the relationship and interconnectedness of intra and interpersonal skills, together with individual and organisational performance. We will explore the reasons why people ‘’organise’’ and the issues associated with managing diverse groups of people (often with competing needs) to achieve organisational objectives. Some of the topics covered in the unit include teamwork, effective communication, goal setting, time management, task delegation, provision of feedback, professionalism and emotional intelligence. The emphasis is on developing professional skills, which is achieved by the use of the ‘’Classroom as Professional Environment’’ approach, where learning and assessment in the unit is anchored to simulated workplace environments.
|Unit name||People and Organisations|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Tasmanian School of Business and Economics|
Dr Mark Wickham
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International International International||Domestic Domestic Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Semester 2||On-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
LO1: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles associated with effectively managing teams of people in organisations.
LO2: Apply knowledge to effectively manage the performance of small teams.
LO3: Demonstrate effective communications within a group or team situation.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2018: $1,344.00||2018: $2,523.00||089999|
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Weekly 1 hr lecture and 1 hr workshop
JIT tests, essay, CAPE assessment activities
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