Courses & Units

Leading and Managing Change in Health and Human Services CAM722

Hobart

Introduction

This unit explores the nature of change within the broader environmental and organisational context. It will include exploration of current theories and research around issues relating to leading and managing change as well as diffusion of innovation. Strategies for successful implementation of change, including the identification of barriers to implementation are developed, particularly as they apply to health and human service settings. Participants are encouraged to examine the role of leadership in change management as well as exploring and analysing the intersection between the drivers of change, change readiness and service innovation diffusion.

Summary

Unit name Leading and Managing Change in Health and Human Services
Unit code CAM722
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine
Coordinator

Kristen Foss

Teaching staff

Wendy Quinn

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
060101 $1,412.00 $1,412.00 not applicable $2,525.00

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Flexible/On-line/Distance

Assessment

Assignment 1 (1500-2000 words) 30%, Assignment 2 (1500-2000 words) 30%, Assignment 3 (2000-2500 words) 40%

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Textbooks

Required

'People Get Ready: Change Readiness in Organisations' (Barlow & Barlow 2011) 'Leading Change' (Kotter, J 2012)

Recommended

Booktopia textbook links

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