OnlineSession 1Session 1
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port MoresbyN/ASession 1

Unit description

This unit aims to develop an understanding of the building blocks of effective stakeholder management.  An understanding of stakeholder management is imperative for developing effective relationships with suppliers, shareholders clients and other stakeholders.

Unit content

Topic 1: Stakeholder theory: an introduction.
Topic 2: Organisational theory: an introduction.
Topic 3: Organisational theory: the impact of structure and design.
Topic 4: Organisational behaviour: theoretical frameworks.
Topic 5. Communication in organisations: internal and external stakeholders.
Topic 6: Motivation, commitment and managing stakeholders.
Topic 7: Managing conflict.
Topic 8: Teamwork and organisations.
Topic 9: Contemporary issues in organisational theory, structure and design.
Topic 10: Contemporary issues in organisational behaviour: implications for stakeholders.

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 1

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment


Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)

Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby

Teaching method
Structured online learning

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

Fee paying courses
For POSTGRADUATE or UNDERGRADUATE full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees


Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.