HRMT20028 - Organisational Change Management

General Information

Unit Synopsis

To survive in an increasingly competitive and dynamic environment, managers need to create innovative, change-ready organisations that are able to thrive and maximise their performance. This unit develops an understanding of organisational change, its antecedents, and its management and evaluation. Based on the concepts of strategic alignment, students examine organisational change from multiple frames or perspectives, at the organisational level. This unit critically examines organisational change and development aspects in its different forms and change management strategies for creating and sustaining innovative organisations. The unit seeks to develop diagnostic and prescriptive skills in relation to the management of organisational change while also encouraging the adoption of a critical perspective of the field. If you have successfully completed the unit HRMT20019 you should not enrol in this unit.

Details

Level Postgraduate
Unit Level Not Applicable
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 3
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Pre requisite: HRMT20024 Managing Human Resources OR MGMT20129 People and Organisations.

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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2019

Term 2 - 2019 Profile
Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Postgraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Online Quiz(zes) 25%
2. Written Assessment 35%
3. Written Assessment 40%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Procedures for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 2 - 2018 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.5 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 36.45% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Student feedback
Feedback
Online quizzes need reviewing to assess their relevance, adequacy of time frames and ability to encourage critical thinking.
Recommendation
To replace online quizzes with an alternate assessment that aligns with existing learning outcomes.
Action Taken
Revisions are being made to replace the online quizzes with an alternative assessment.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. critically analyse organisational change and development theories and associate organisational change as an element of organisational development;
  2. compare and contrast an organisation’s internal and external environmental forces which affect organisational change initiatives;
  3. critically consider alternative approaches to implementation of change within an organisation;
  4. assess and discuss the role of managerial leadership within an organisation wide change initiative, plan and implementation process; and
  5. evaluate process and success measures of change management in organisational contexts.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Online Quiz(zes)
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Written Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Knowledge
2 - Communication
3 - Cognitive, technical and creative skills
4 - Research
5 - Self-management
6 - Ethical and Professional Responsibility
7 - Leadership
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 - Online Quiz(zes)
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Written Assessment