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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 3081

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
153461

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

The aim of this course is to develop students' understanding of organisational change as a purposeful effort in sustaining and improving organisational performance, in the context of the dynamic competitive environment in which organisations operate. It highlights the importance of understanding human reactions to change, and the need to re-align behaviours, as key concepts to leading and implementing organisational change.

Course content

Theories of organisational change; applying change theories to practice; responses to change, including resistance to change; change models; the influence of organisational culture; professional development and change; change leadership; and communicating change.

Textbook(s)

Senior, B & Swailes, S 2016, Organizational Change, 5th edn, Pearson, Sydney

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BUSS 2043 Foundations of Human Resource Management

Course listed above plus successful completion of 49.5 units.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Workshop 1 hour x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 5 hours x 6 sessions
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 3 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Essay 2250 words 50% N/A
Project 2250 words 50% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Essay 2250 words 50% N/A
Project 2250 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Essay 2250 words 50% N/A
Project 2250 words 50% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Essay 2250 words 50% N/A
Project 2250 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

Mr Luke Richardson
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School of Management

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