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BX2072 - Change Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business (pre 2015)

In turbulent times the management of change becomes a critical task for organisational leaders. The challenges of globalisation, new technologies, industry restructuring, increased public scrutiny and other pressures on today's businesses require knowledge and skills relating to change management throughout the organisation. This subject explores concepts and models relating to the nature of change, strategic change and change management. These will be examined as tools for coping with such issues as resistance to change, organisational transformation and uncertainty as organisations strive to achieve greater effectiveness and success.

Learning Outcomes

  • critically review the management of organisational change process;
  • explain the nature of organisational change;
  • analyse and evaluate organisational change;
  • design and develop approaches to manage the process of change;
  • critically examine how to lead people through transition and change.
Prerequisites: 12 CP OF BU AND BX SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
MG3731 MG3741

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Chris Leggett.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); case study (20%); group report & presentation (30%); test/quiz (20%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Chris Leggett.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); case study (20%); group report & presentation (30%); test/quiz (20%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Chris Leggett
Lecturer: Mrs Gerardine Rudolphy.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); case study (20%); group report & presentation (30%); test/quiz (20%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.