Stakeholder Management (9947.2)
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|Canberra Business School||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|| 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 outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Clearly articulate the role and importance of a stakeholders;
2. Clearly identify the various types of stakeholder groups relevant to a different organisation types;
3. Develop an understanding of the potential needs and expectations of various stakeholder groups;
4. Develop effective stakeholder management strategies that create effective professional relationships with stakeholders of varying types; and
5. Create a communication plan to effectively manage different stakeholder groups.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
In this unit, students will be given an introduction to the concepts of stakeholder management. Students will become exposed to the various categories of stakeholders and the respective expectations and impacts each can have. In doing so, students will gain understanding of the importance of stakeholder management across industries as well as the skill sets to develop effective stakeholder management strategies that take into account the various and discrete needs of stakeholder groups. This unit is delivered self-paced online, requiring students to self-manage their work load, developing many skills required of outstanding graduate students.
PrerequisitesSuccessful completion of 36cp
CorequisitesEnrolment in one of:
Bachelor of Applied Entrepreneurship, 334JA;
Bachelor of Applied Entrepreneurship (Social Entrepreneurship), 335JA;
Bachelor of Applied Business (Management), 332JA;
Bachelor of Applied Business (Marketing), 333JA
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There is no set text for this unit. Instead, a set of readings will be available on the Ducere Learning Management System.
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
Ducere Online Students:
All coursework must be submitted online via the submission portals set up within the Ducere Learning Management System.
The submission file name should be in the following format:
- Example: 3123456_9123_A1
Further details can be found in the Ducere Course Outline.
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.
Unit Completion Requirements
To pass this unit, students must obtain an aggregate mark of 50% or more.
Daily activity on the Ducere Learning Management System is strongly recommended.
Required IT skills
- Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite or equivalent is highly recommended.
- A desire to explore new software and technologies is encouraged.
- Basic navigation skills to utilise the Learning Management System effectively.
Work placement, internships or practicums