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This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the increasing importance of diversity in organisations. We study a range of theories and focus on how to apply those theories to real-world situations.
This course emphasises the development of the skills and knowledge required for successful managerial performance in diverse organisations. It focuses on such areas as developing self-awareness, creative problem-solving, supportive communication, the use of power and influence, motivation techniques, and managing conflict.A note on teaching methods: MGMT304 is active and interactive and requires in-person engagement. During lecture times we will doing activities, simulations, group discussions, and other exercises to teach you about management skills and how to apply theory to real-life situations.
The objectives of the course are:1. Demonstrate applicable knowledge of the common skills needed for managerial effectiveness.2. Understand the dynamics of human behaviour so as to increase your ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.3. Be more aware of your values, behaviours and perceptions to understand how they influence your interpersonal behaviour and organisational practice.
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.
Engaged with the community
Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.
Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.
MGMT206 and MGMT207
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Lectures for MGMT304 are not recorded using the ECHO360 lecture recording system.UC Timetable
All readings are on Learn. You will need to find your own readings through the library website for your assessment work.
Please note that the 45% rule does NOT apply to MGMT304 final grade determination.Assessment In Te Reo MāoriIn recognising that Te Reo Māori is an official language of New Zealand, the University provides for students who may wish to use the 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.
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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