Project and People - 2017

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Unit summary

PRM510

  • Level of Study: Postgraduate
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: No
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP
  • Availability for 2017: SP4
  • Assessment: Assignment - Reflection (40%) , Essay (40%) - Learn more

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2017 Fees
AUD$
Domestic 2,800.00
International 3,050.00

This unit encompasses human behaviour at the individual, project and organisational level, with particular focus on the requirements of project teams.

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At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. synthesise major and organisational behaviour models and theories to enhance project effectiveness
  2. apply analytical and critical thinking skills to produce evidence-based documents incorporating awareness of organisational behaviour in a project environment
  3. evaluate performances in a diverse project team
  4. demonstrate an understanding of plagiarism, paraphrasing and the principles of Academic Integrity.
  • Assignment — Reflection (40%)
  • Essay (40%)
  • Presentation (20%)

There are no prerequisites for this unit.

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

Please visit the course details page and read the Requirements tab for more information about eligibility.

This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1Introduction to Organisational Behaviour
2Foundations of Group Behaviour, Understanding Teams
3Leadership
4Attitudes, Personality and Values
5Perception and Individual Decision Making
6Communication
7Emotions and Mood
8Power and Politics
9Conflict and Negotiation
10Organisational Culture/ Diversity in Organisations
11Motivation: from concept to application
12Organisational Change and Stress Management

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Online assignment submission
  • Standard Media
  • Web links

Online materials

  • Audio/Video - Streaming
  • Online Assessment
  • Printable format materials
  • Resources and Links

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.

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