School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Managing People
  • Unit Code

    ADM2310
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    2
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Helen Kathryn RUSAK

Description

This unit provides students with an understanding of people, working life and organisations. It explores the behaviour of individuals, groups, and organisations, introducing the student to such areas as motivation and learning, job design, structural types and group dynamics, globalisation and diversity in the workplace. The application of these key concepts inthe practicum provides the student with direct industry experience, alongside academic reflection of front of house management at WAAPA.

Prerequisite Rule

Must have passed ADM1415, ADM1330

For COURSE_CODE NOT IN Y20 Do
Permission required
Otherwise
true

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded ADM1101, ADM1310

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Begin to be confident in expressing ideas and concepts clearly.
  2. Communicate an appropriate level of recognition of the situational influences on organisation structure and systems.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of how particular theories and models can be used to show understanding of the support of high levels of employee performance and satisfaction, taking into account diverse cultural contexts.
  4. Examine an authentic scenario.
  5. Use relevant literature to identify major contributions to the influences on work-place behaviour.

Unit Content

  1. Campus practicum skill training includes: team work; group dynamics; leadership; motivation; communication; conflict and negotiation; diversity in the workplace.
  2. Group functioning and management, and the uses and development of teams.
  3. Influences on the individual that shape and determine work behaviours.
  4. Organisational activities and processes that influence employee behaviour.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Seminars, Front of House training and application in WAAPA production context.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
PresentationGroup written and verbal25%
EssayAcademic essay25%
ExaminationFinal Examination25%
Practicum ^Front of House Practicum and Learning Journal25%

^ Mandatory to Pass

Core Reading(s)

  • Wood, J., Zeffane, R., Fromholtz, R., Weisner, R., Morrison, R., Factor, A., & M. K. (2016). Organisational behaviour: Core concepts and applications. (4th ed.). Milton, Australia: John Wiley & Sons.

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Managing People
  • Unit Code

    ADM2310
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    2
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Helen Kathryn RUSAK

Description

This unit provides students with an understanding of people, working life and organisations. It explores the behaviour of individuals, groups, and organisations, introducing the student to such areas as motivation and learning, job design, structural types and group dynamics, globalisation and diversity in the workplace. The application of these key concepts inthe practicum provides the student with direct industry experience, alongside academic reflection of front of house management at WAAPA.

Prerequisite Rule

Must have passed ADM1415, ADM1330

For COURSE_CODE NOT IN Y20 Do
Permission required
Otherwise
true

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded ADM1101, ADM1310

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Begin to be confident in expressing ideas and concepts clearly.
  2. Communicate an appropriate level of recognition of the situational influences on organisation structure and systems.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of how particular theories and models can be used to show understanding of the support of high levels of employee performance and satisfaction, taking into account diverse cultural contexts.
  4. Examine an authentic scenario.
  5. Use relevant literature to identify major contributions to the influences on work-place behaviour.

Unit Content

  1. Campus practicum skill training includes: team work; group dynamics; leadership; motivation; communication; conflict and negotiation; diversity in the workplace.
  2. Group functioning and management, and the uses and development of teams.
  3. Influences on the individual that shape and determine work behaviours.
  4. Organisational activities and processes that influence employee behaviour.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Seminars, Front of House training and application in WAAPA production context.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
PresentationGroup written and verbal25%
EssayAcademic essay25%
ExaminationFinal Examination25%
Practicum ^Front of House Practicum and Learning Journal25%

^ Mandatory to Pass


Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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