Shaping Behaviour and Strengthening Performance PG (11426.2)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra Business School||Post Graduate Level|| Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Critically analyse a complex body of theoretical knowledge relating to the challenges that managers face in shaping behaviour and strengthening performance of the workforce in a variety of organisational contexts including developments in this field of study.
2. Evaluate and apply dimensions of the competencies and behaviours relevant to a HR professional or senior manager in shaping the behaviour and strengthening the performance of the workforce.
3. Reflect critically on the characteristics of effective practice for shaping the behaviour and strengthening the performance of the workforce and identify how this relates to employee wellbeing and effective individual and organisational performance.
4. Assess and apply skill and sound ethical principles and use of an array of HR metrics in evidence-based decision-making associated with shaping the behaviour and strengthening the performance of the workforce.
5. Critically review a complex body of knowledge including recent developments in relation to the factors driving organisational change, changes in the future of work and the workforce that have implications for workforce management.
6. Integrate industry research in shaping the behaviour and strengthening the performance of the workforce in a selected organisational context that enhances employee wellbeing and job performance.
7. Present with skill and creativity the results of research and analysis of organisational HRM capability in a dynamic business context.
8. Demonstrate a high level of personal autonomy and accountability.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
- 11194 Shaping Behaviour and Strengthening Performance
Equivalent units6269 Remuneration & Performance Management PG
Assumed knowledgeUnderstanding of theory and practice in human capital and human resource management and the broad issues surrounding sustaining the employment relationship
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||08 February 2021||On-Campus||Dr Doug Jackman|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||07 February 2022||Flexible||Dr Doug Jackman|
There is no prescribed text for this unit. The Theory and Concept Submissions to be undertaken as part of this unit will use peer reviewed journal articles that will be accessible the Unit Canvas site.
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
All assessment tasks must be accompanied by a self-assessment using the assignment rubric otherwise marks will be lost.
Students have a responsibility to uphold University standards on ethical scholarship. Good scholarship involves building on the work of others and use of others' work must be acknowledged with proper attribution made. Cheating, plagiarism, and falsification of data are dishonest practices that contravene academic values. Refer to the University's Student Charter for more information.
To enhance understanding of academic integrity, all students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) at least once during their course of study. You can access this module within UCLearn (Canvas) through the 'Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism' link in the Study Help site.
Use of Text-Matching Software
The University of Canberra uses text-matching software to help students and staff reduce plagiarism and improve understanding of academic integrity. The software matches submitted text in student assignments against material from various sources: the internet, published books and journals, and previously submitted student texts.
Passing this Unit
Students are required to achieve an overall mark of 50% and to complete all assessment items to pass this unit.
Students are required to read all the relevant instructions and the readings assigned for this unit in order to perform well in this units. Also students are expected to navigate CANVAS site and other tools used in this unit.
Inclusion and engagement
Due to the progressive nature of assessments in this unit is recommended that you either listen to pre-recorded lectures and/or attend the face-to-face workshops in order to achieve the unit learning outcomes and attain high academic performance.
Required IT skills
Students are required to have knowledge in standard application software such as Word, Excel. They also should have the ability to access online resources via Moodle.
Work placement, internships or practicums
The major assessment task involves a project-based, problem-based, work situated case study