Courses & Units

Organising for Change and Sustainability ZAC202

Cradle Coast, Launceston, Hobart

Introduction

This unit focuses on building both personal and professional capability for change and sustainability. Maintaining sustainable services and supports for individuals, families and communities requires people and organisations to adapt and respond to changes and increasing complexity. This unit will introduce the concepts that underpin the ability of people and organisations to successfully adapt and change, using a contemporary, evolving case study. Opportunities for innovation and future planning will be explored.
In conjunction with the discipline theory, this unit builds on concepts of learning and practice from Year 1 of study by introducing you to more complex learning experiences.
You will be introduced to:
- discipline-based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations. This will include authentic and purposeful, industry-related experiences
- concepts of managing effective relationships and communicating with others
- the development and use of adaptive leadership skills and how these skills relate to innovative and entrepreneurial practice
- the nature of responsible, accountable and reflective workplace skills, and creative and critical thinking relevant to professional practice.

Summary

Unit name Organising for Change and Sustainability
Unit code ZAC202
Credit points 12.5
College/School University College
Discipline Applied Health
Coordinator Doctor Carolyn King
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Cradle Coast Semester 1 On-Campus Domestic Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus Domestic Domestic
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Domestic

Key

On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* 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.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and explain key concepts of change and sustainability in the context of health and community services.
  • Evaluate approaches for adapting and responding to change and complexity.
  • Apply personal and organisational sustainability and change management principles and practices.
  • Use knowledge and skills to communicate opportunities and plans for future innovation.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090500 $1,828.00 $858.00 $1,002.00 $2,108.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 x 1.5 hour online tutorials and 1 x 4 hour workshop per semester (on campus or online).
 

AssessmentAT3: Organisational and Personal Resilience Plan (30%)|AT1: Capturing the Present (25%)|AT2: Evolving Case Study (45%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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