There are a number of tutorial options for students. Please see the NUNS enrolment system for details of tutorial times. 2. 2 Units of Credit This course is worth SIX (6) units of credit 2. 3 Summary of Course Managing Organizations and People is a foundational core course offered in the main bachelor degree programs. This course introduces students to the knowledge and skills required to successfully manage organizations and people in a global economy, based on contemporary research and practice.
The course is designed to provide strong foundations for the development of future organizational leaders and managers who will be able to successfully respond to complex and turbulent environments, promote and sustain competitive advantage, ensure ethical and social responsibility in business practice and decision making, and manage changing social, political and technological factors both inside and outside the organization, in an increasingly global and diverse workplace.
Topics include: the role of organizations in modern societies, sustainability and corporate social responsibility, the importance of organizational leadership, power and networks, sources of conflict, problem solving group motivation and behavior, as well as professional skills. 2. 4 Course Aims and Relationship to Other Courses The aim of MOTION is to provide you with an introduction to principles, practices, issues and debates that are relevant to the management of organizations. You will study concepts and theories that help explain the attitudes and behaviors of employees and managers.
As a core course in the Bachelor Of Commerce degree, the activities, materials and assessments have been designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop skills relevant to their studies and employment. 2. 5 Student Learning Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: Content outcomes: 1 . Explain the central role of organizations in society 2. Evaluate the value and importance of the human side of organizations 3. Describe the interconnections between individual(s), team(s) and organization(s) 4. Understand the language of organizations and management Skills outcomes: 5. Acquire foundational academic research skills 6. Demonstrate familiarity with the process of critical analysis 7. Enhance your effectiveness in working in groups and teams 8. Learn independently and assume responsibility for the learning process MIGHT 001 Managing organizations and people – semester 2, 2012 ASP Graduate Attributes This course contributes to your development of the following Australian School of Business Graduate Attributes, which are the qualities, skills and understandings we want you to have by the completion Of your degree.
MIGHT 001 Learning outcomes Critical thinking and problem solving 1-4, 6 Communication 7-8 Teamwork and leadership 7 Social, ethical and global perspectives 1-4 In-depth engagement with relevant disciplinary knowledge Professional skills 4-8 More information on the ASP Graduate Attributes and how they align with the NUNS Graduate Attributes (2010) is available on the ASP website (Learning and Teaching >Graduate Attributes). MIGHT 001 has been designed to provide you with a complete learning experience that incorporates interactive teaching and learning and provides a strong foundation for successful studies in your Bachelor’s degree.
We encourage student contributions, through discussion and questioning that draw upon your reading and life experiences. Role of Lectures The lectures provide a forum to introduce students to the main issues, theories and conceptual frameworks for each topic. Lecture notes for each week’s topic will be available on the course website on the preceding Sunday. For example, the Week 4 lecture handout will be available to you on the Sunday before the lecture week. Role of the Tutorial The tutorials use a variety of experiential learning activities which encourage active engagement in the tutorials.
The weekly tutorials provide you with an interactive environment to enhance your formal and informal learning in the course. The more conscientiously you participate, the more you will enjoy and learn from the tutorials. The tutorials also provide you with opportunities to improve important interpersonal skills by working with other students in groups and teams, building relationships and networks, and being exposed to the opinions and values of others. Role of Everest Simulation The Everest Simulation provides students with a hands-on experience of concepts taught in this course.