MGMT301-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024

Leading Change and Innovation

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 19 February 2024
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 3 March 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 12 May 2024


This course gives a systematic overview of the theories, frameworks and tools for leading innovation and change in organisations.

This course focuses on change that organizations go through. We focus on micro, meso and macro aspects of organizational change. The course focuses on applying fundamental philosophical underpinnings of change management to real case study. During this course, students will be working with ZURU Company to develop solutions for one of the three challenges that the company set up.

Learning Outcomes

The objectives of the course are:
1. Understand and critically examine key concepts and theories in change management

2. Analyse and synthesise the factors that impact change within organizations globally

3. Critically apply the appropriate theory or concepts to a given change management challenge

4. Recommend appropriate change strategies based on an appropriate application of theory, or concept to a change management challenge

5. Demonstrate team problem-solving and professional presentation skills on change management issues

6. Write a clear, well-structured, professional analysis on change management challenge in an organisation

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.




Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 11:00 - 13:00 Meremere 108 Lecture Theatre
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun

Timetable Note

Lectures for this course are recorded using the ECHO360 lecture recording system

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Anna Earl


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Individual Literature Review 22 Mar 2024 30%
Group Research Report 13 May 2024 30%
Group Poster & Presentation 27 May 2024 20%
Discussion Forum 20% 4 times in semester

To pass this course you must not only achieve a final grade of 50% or higher, but also achieve a weighted average grade of at least 45% across all invigilated assessments.

Assessment in Te Reo Māori
In recognising that Te Reo Māori is an official language of New Zealand, the University provides for students who may wish to use Te Reo Māori in their assessment. If you intend to submit your work in Te Reo Māori you are required to do the following:

Read the Assessment in Te Reo Māori Policy and ensure that you meet the conditions set out in the policy. This includes, but is not limited to, informing the Course Coordinator 1) no later than 10 working days after the commencement of the course that you wish to use Te Reo Māori and 2) at least 15 working days before each assessment due date that you wish to use Te Reo Māori.

Textbooks / Resources

The assigned readings for each week are available on LEARN

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $893.00

International fee $4,200.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

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All MGMT301 Occurrences

  • MGMT301-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024