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BX2072 - Change Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2013
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business

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 change;
  • Evaluate organisational change;
  • Design and develop approaches to manage the process of change.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
  • The ability to evaluate that information;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to manage future career and personal development;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams;
  • The ability to work individually and independently;
  • The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies;
  • The ability to use online technologies effectively and ethically.
Prerequisites: 12 CP OF BU AND BX SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
MG3731 MG3741

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2013
Coord/Lect: Dr Stephane Le Queux.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); mid semester test (20%); in class case studies (20%); group report & presentation (30%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2013
Coordinator: Dr Stephane Le Queux
Lecturer: Mr Dwight Lemke.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); mid semester test (20%); in class case studies (20%); group report & presentation (30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 21-Mar-2013
Coordinator: Mr Dwight Lemke
Workload expectations:
  • 24 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); mid semester test (20%); in class case studies (20%); group report & presentation (30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 18-Jul-2013
Coordinator: Mr Dwight Lemke
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 24 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); mid semester test (20%); in class case studies (20%); group report & presentation (30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 14-Nov-2013
Coordinator: Mr Dwight Lemke
Lecturer: Dr Adrian Bradshaw.
Workload expectations:
  • 24 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); mid semester test (20%); in class case studies (20%); group report & presentation (30%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 18-Apr-2013
Coordinator: Mr Dwight Lemke
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); mid semester test (20%); in class case studies (20%); group report & presentation (30%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 15-Aug-2013
Coordinator: Mr Dwight Lemke
Lecturer: Mr Patrick Goh.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); mid semester test (20%); in class case studies (20%); group report & presentation (30%).

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.