MGMT303-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023

Leading and Managing People: Essential Employment Frameworks

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 30 July 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 1 October 2023

Description

This course addresses the essential frameworks needed for managing people. It examines the psychological and legal influences that shape employing and leading staff. It covers the specific obligations and responsibilities affecting processes such as recruiting, performance management, dispute resolution, termination and organisational change - as well as exploring the dynamics for managing relationships between managers and employees.

This course addresses the essential frameworks needed for managing people. It examines the psychological and legal influences that shape employing and leading staff.

It covers the specific obligations and responsibilities affecting processes such as recruiting, performance management, dispute resolution, termination and organisational change - as well as exploring the dynamics for managing relationships between managers and employees.

This is a central course for people aiming to work as either managers or HRM / People and Culture specialists. It addresses a range of fundamental areas that are common challenges for managers, and issues that HR (People and Culture) professionals are typically expected to advise on.

The content covers contemporary HR / People and Culture approaches, along with the legal and psychological frameworks. The content includes essential regulatory frameworks, along with the relational processes, needed in order to manage people.

These include the principles of collaboration and conflict, and the ways these can create productive and engaged work groups.

Learning Outcomes

  • This course aims to equip students with an understanding of the management and legislative frameworks governing employment, with the ability to analyse and manage employment issues.

    At the end of this course, students should be able to:
  • explain employment relations theory and contemporary employment systems
  • explain and address the applications of employment-related legislation
  • explain the framework governing processes such as dispute resolution and negotiation, along with the functions of specialist employment institutions and processes
  • identify, and propose methods to resolve employment issues.

    This course is designed to contribute to the competency requirements of the Human Resources NZ (HRNZ) for Legal Compliance & Employment Relations
    • 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.

Prerequisites

30 points of MGMT 200-level (or above) courses; or 30 points of LAWS 200-level (or above)

Timetable 2023

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 12:00 - 14:00 Rata 222 & 223 Drawing Office 17 Jul - 27 Aug
11 Sep - 22 Oct

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 18:30 - 19:30 Jack Erskine 001 Computer Lab 21 Aug - 27 Aug
02 Friday 18:30 - 19:30 Jack Erskine 010 Computer Lab 21 Aug - 27 Aug
03 Friday 18:30 - 19:30 Jack Erskine 248 Computer Lab 21 Aug - 27 Aug
Test B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 18:30 - 19:30 Jack Erskine 001 Computer Lab 16 Oct - 22 Oct
02 Friday 18:30 - 19:30 Jack Erskine 010 Computer Lab 16 Oct - 22 Oct
03 Friday 18:30 - 19:30 Jack Erskine 248 Computer Lab 16 Oct - 22 Oct

Course Coordinator

Bernard Walker

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
In-Course Cases 16% Cases due on specified weeks through the course
Term Test A 22% Provisional date 25 August 2023 (evening) (NOTE still to be confirmed depending on central scheduling)
Term Test B 22% Provisional date 20 October 2023 (evening) (NOTE still to be confirmed depending on central scheduling)
Group Assignment 29 Sep 2023 40%

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Schofield, Simon , CCH New Zealand Limited., CCH Australia Limited; New Zealand employment law guide 2023 ; CCH New Zealand Limited, 2023.

New Zealand Employment Law Guide 2023
ISBN: 9781775474487 (Book)
ISBN: 9781775474494 (eBook)

This book is available in print and digital versions. The print book can be purchased on-campus via UBS, or print and digital versions are available from the CCH bookstore https://books.wolterskluwer.co.nz


Other resources
Course readings and lecture resources, including copies of power-point slides will be available on LEARN

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $868.00

International fee $4,075.00

* 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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