Unit aim

This unit aims to develop knowledge and skills in change management and organisational development suited to HR practitioners, middle or senior management and those involved in internal or external organisational consulting. There is an emphasis on practical skills and ethical practice supported by research.

Unit content

  1. Mapping the terrain of organisational change and development
  2. The nature of change
  3. Models of organisational change
  4. Recognising and diagnosing the need for change
  5. Managing personal transitions
  6. Politics, power and leadership
  7. Communicating change and motivating others
  8. The learning connection
  9. Strategies for change
  10. Interventions
  11. Evaluating and sustaining change

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • Hayes, J, 2004, The Theory and Practice of Change, 4th edn, Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 9781137275349.
  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

New Zealand - MIT

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Assessment
Essay20%
Report35%
Participation15%
Exam: open book30%

New Zealand - MIT

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Assessment
Essay20%
Report35%
Participation15%
Exam: open book30%

Online

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Assessment
Essay20%
Report35%
Participation15%
Exam: open book30%

Papua New Guinea - Air Niugini

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Assessment
Essay20%
Report35%
Participation15%
Exam: open book30%
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