Courses & Units

People and Organisations BAA111

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name People and Organisations
Unit code BAA111
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)
TSBE
Discipline Tasmanian School of Business & Economics
Coordinator

Dr Megan Woods

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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.

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Learning Outcomes

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.

Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly 1 hr lecture and 1 hr workshop

Assessment

JIT tests, essay, CAPE assessment activities

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Textbooks

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Recommended

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