Undergraduate | UAD-COM3506OUA | 2024
Managing Conflict and Change
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Start dates
- 29 Jan 2024,
- 2 Sept 2024
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 13 weeks
Managing Conflict and Change
About this subject
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Explain the causes of conflict in organisations, and different mechanisms for conflict management and resolution.
- Critically analyse different frameworks and methods of organisational change.
- Assess the major processes and practices that underlie successful and unsuccessful change.
- Diagnose the dynamics of environmental and organisational change.
- Apply conflict and change management concepts and theories to real-world situations.
- Conflict and introduction to negotiation
- Preparing to negotiate
- Distributive and Integrative bargaining
- Ethics, decision making, power and influence
- Organisational change - change and resistance to change
- Diagnosis, analysis and theoretical approaches
- Leading and managing change
- The role of managers
- Leadership of change, ethical leadership
- Role of power and politics, choice-change model, Kotter's 8-Steps Process
This course explores approaches to managing conflict and change in the workplace. Students will reflect upon and develop their own conflict management skills, and practice analysing the conflict management and negotiation skills of others. The course will consider theory and research as well as practical management tools and techniques for dealing with conflict and change. Students will apply these skills and techniques to case studies and real-world scenarios, in order to critically assess successful change proposals and change implementation practices. This course explores approaches to managing conflict and change in the workplace. Students will reflect upon and develop their own conflict management skills, and practice analysing the conflict management and negotiation skills of others. The course will consider theory and research as well as practical management tools and techniques for dealing with conflict and change. Students will apply these skills and techniques to case studies and real-world scenarios, in order to critically assess successful change proposals and change implementation practices.
All assessment is assignment based.
- Reflective Journals (15%)
- Conflict Management Observation (20%)
- Change management presentation (35%)
- Business Change Report (30%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- UAD-INB-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of International Business
- UAD-HSM-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Health Service Management
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units. MyUni is the University of Adelaide's online learning environment. MyUni provides access to various features including announcements, course materials, discussion boards and assessments.
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses