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|
|Coordinator||Mr Syed Fahad (Syed) Ashraf|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||Third Party (UP Education)|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Summer school (early)||On-Campus||International|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Summer school (early)||8/11/2021||1/1/2022||2/1/2022||20/2/2022|
* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.
- Explain the principles associated with managing teams of people in organisations.
- Apply knowledge to the management of team performance.
- Communicate a logical argument within a group or team context.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:BAA111
|Assessment||Journal Article Review (15%)|Group Development Report (15%)|Persuasive Essay (30%)|Group Presentation (Part A) & Individual Reflective Summary (Part B) (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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