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 Arts Resources
  • Unit Code

    ADM2455
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    3
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Helen Kathryn RUSAK

Description

Focusing on the skills required to manage human, financial and capital resources in arts organisations, this unit aims to develop students ability to manage limited resources effectively. This unit builds on students management and leadership studies by examining how to integrate diverse human and physical resources into arts business planning.

Prerequisite Rule

Students must pass ADM1415, ADM2310

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded ADM4455

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Critically discuss the principles and processes of human resource management in arts organisations.
  2. Demonstrate cross-cultural communication and negotiation skills.
  3. Discuss the national framework of industrial relations and employment law in the arts.
  4. Identify the principles of effective asset management for arts organisations.
  5. Understand the role of risk management in the arts.

Unit Content

  1. Cultural dimensions and cross-cultural communication.
  2. Human resource management in the arts: job analysis and design, recruitment and selection, management for performance, negotiation.
  3. Managing a diverse workforce.
  4. Negotiation skills.
  5. Strategic resource management: planning and forecasting; targets and control; asset management; change process.
  6. The industrial relations landscape for the arts in Australia: legislation, key bodies and agencies.
  7. The legal responsibilities of employers and employees.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Lecturers and tutorials incorporating discussion; problem solving and simulations.

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
AssignmentAssignment 125%
AssignmentAssignment 225%
ExaminationExamination50%

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 Arts Resources
  • Unit Code

    ADM2455
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    3
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Helen Kathryn RUSAK

Description

Focusing on the skills required to manage human, financial and capital resources in arts organisations, this unit aims to develop students ability to manage limited resources effectively. This unit builds on students management and leadership studies by examining how to integrate diverse human and physical resources into arts business planning.

Prerequisite Rule

Students must pass ADM1415, ADM2310

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded ADM4455

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Critically discuss the principles and processes of human resource management in arts organisations.
  2. Demonstrate cross-cultural communication and negotiation skills.
  3. Discuss the national framework of industrial relations and employment law in the arts.
  4. Identify the principles of effective asset management for arts organisations.
  5. Understand the role of risk management in the arts.

Unit Content

  1. Cultural dimensions and cross-cultural communication.
  2. Human resource management in the arts: job analysis and design, recruitment and selection, management for performance, negotiation.
  3. Managing a diverse workforce.
  4. Negotiation skills.
  5. Strategic resource management: planning and forecasting; targets and control; asset management; change process.
  6. The industrial relations landscape for the arts in Australia: legislation, key bodies and agencies.
  7. The legal responsibilities of employers and employees.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Lecturers and tutorials incorporating discussion; problem solving and simulations.

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
AssignmentAssignment 125%
AssignmentAssignment 225%
ExaminationExamination50%

Core Reading(s)

  • Stone, R. J. (2014). Managing human resouces. Managing human resources. (4th ed.). Australia: John Wiley and 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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