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Behaviour & Leadership in Organisations (MGMT90040)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeMGMT90040
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject develops knowledge of theories of human behaviour in an organisational setting, and leadership theories and practices.

Topics covered include:

  • Managing employees for peak performance
  • Developing effective leaders through coaching and mentoring
  • Evaluating the role of people management for organisational performance

Intended learning outcomes

  • Appreciate the importance of human resources management to organisational outcomes.
  • Understand how to develop effective leaders.
  • Know how behaviour in organisational settings can link to strategy.
  • Appreciate the practices implemented by 'high performance' organisations.

Generic skills

  • Analysis and problem solving;
  • Ability to apply theory and research to problems facing organisations;
  • Identify practical steps for the management of employee performance in organisations; and
  • Oral and written communication.

Last updated: 20 August 2019