Code: MGT702

Subject : Managing People Assignment

1. What is this course about? 1.1 Course description This course focuses on the issues practising manager’s face in working effectively with people. It aims to introduce you to important concepts and practices that empower others to help build successful organisations. The course is experiential and will focus on developing and enhancing personal leadership capacity. Group discussions and practical exercises are employed to develop the skills and behaviours needed for effective leadership.

1.2 Course content • The Nature and Environment of Leadership • Emotional Intelligence – Self-Awareness, Perception and Developing Leadership Competencies. • Communication Style, Coaching and Delegation. • Managing Performance at Work

 
Course Outline: MGT702 Managing People

3. How does this course contribute to my learning? Specific Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you should be able to:
Assessment Tasks

You will be assessed on the learning outcome in task/s:
Graduate Qualities

Completing these tasks successfully will contribute to you becoming:
Understand the interaction among the various skill areas in the effective management of people.
1, 2 and 3 Knowledgeable.
Use different theoretical perspectives to analyse your own leadership behaviour at work.
2 Creative and critical thinkers.
Apply research results and conceptual frameworks to the assessment of case studies.
3 Empowered.
Demonstrate communication and coaching skills that support effective leadership at work.
3 Empowered.
Demonstrate a capacity to develop your emotional intelligence including both personal and social competencies.
2 Ethical.

4. Am I eligible to enrol in this course? Refer to the Coursework Programs and Awards – Academic Policy for definitions of “pre-requisites, corequisites and anti-requisites”

4.1 Enrolment restrictions Must be enrolled in a Postgraduate Program

4.2 Pre-requisites Enrolled in any PGRD Program or (enrolled in Program SC410 or SC411 and 280 units completed towards either of these Programs

4.3 Co-requisites Nil

4.4 Anti-requisites MBA710 and MBA725 or EMB760 and EMB775

4.5 Specific assumed prior knowledge and skills It is recommended students complete MGT701 prior to enrolling in this subject
5. How am I going to be assessed? 5.1 Grading scale Standard – High Distinction (HD), Distinction (DN), Credit (CR), Pass (PS), Fail (FL)

Course Outline: MGT702 Managing People

5.2 Assessment tasks Task No. Assessment Tasks
Individual or Group

Weighting %
What is the duration / length?
When should I submit?
Where should I submit it?
1 Leadership – Analysis Essay
Individual 30% 2000 words Week 5, Friday, 5:00pm (AEST)
SafeAssign
2 Leadership SelfAnalysis Journal
Individual 40% 2500 words Week 10, Friday, 5:00pm (AEST)
SafeAssign
3 Case Study Analysis Report
Group 30% 2000 words Week 13, Friday, 5:00pm (AEST)
SafeAssign
100%

Assessment Task 1: Leadership – Analysis Essay

Goal: To identify attributes and behaviors of successful leaders. Product: Essay Format: This individual-level assignment requires you to develop an essay that explores the behaviours of successful leaders. Criteria • Application of appropriate conceptual frameworks/models/ theories supported by scholarly references. • Provide well justified critique (pros and cons) of the issues • Convincing recommendations and conclusions drawn • Quality of presentation including clarity of expression, professionalism of layout and formatting, grammar and spelling Generic skill assessed Skill assessment level Organisation Graduate

Assessment Task 2: Leadership Self-Analysis Journal

Goal: To provide you with insight into your own leadership strengths and development opportunities Product: Reflective Journal with Goal-Setting Worksheet Format: The leadership self-analysis journal requires you to reflect on your current leadership strengths and weakness and complete a reflective journal that integrates activities and experiential exercises completed during the first 7 weeks of the course. The assignment also requires you to complete a detailed goal-setting worksheet that explores specific areas for personal leadership development. Criteria • Evidence weekly activities have been considered. • Depth of reflection around personal leadership strengths and weaknesses • Identification of multiple specific strategies/goals for changing behaviour to improve leadership competence. • Creativity of presentation • Application of appropriate references to support goal strategies Generic skill assessed Skill assessment level Communication Graduate.
Course Outline: MGT702 Managing People

Assessment Task 3: Case Study Analysis Report Goal: The goal of this assessment is to encourage you to incorporate multiple course concepts in an applied way. Product: Report Format: Specifications for the Case Study Analysis You will be required to write a report communicating your analysis of the people management issues involved in the case study. Criteria • quality of analysis of the leadership issues affecting individuals’ behaviours in the case study • application of appropriate conceptual frameworks/models/ theories supported by scholarly references • appropriateness of recommendations made to address the issues involved in the case study • quality of presentation including clarity of expression, professionalism of layout and formatting, grammar and spelling Generic skill assessed Skill assessment level Problem solving Graduate Communication Graduate

5.3 Additional assessment requirements Plagiarism In order to minimise incidents of plagiarism and collusion, this course may require that some of its assessment tasks, when submitted to Blackboard, are electronically checked through SafeAssign. This software allows for text comparisons to be made between your submitted assessment item and all other work that SafeAssign has access to.

Eligibility for Supplementary Assessment Your eligibility for supplementary assessment in a course is dependent of the following conditions applying: a) The final mark is in the percentage range 47% to 49.4% b) The course is graded using the Standard Grading scale c) You have not failed an assessment task in the course due to academic misconduct

5.4 Submission penalties Late submission of assessment tasks will be penalised at the following maximum rate: • 5% (of the assessment task’s identified value) per day for the first two days from the date identified as the due date for the assessment task. • 10% (of the assessment task’s identified value) for the third day • 20% (of the assessment task’s identified value) for the fourth day and subsequent days up to and including seven days from the date identified as the due date for the assessment task. • A result of zero is awarded for an assessment task submitted after seven days from the date identified as the due date for the assessment task. Weekdays and weekends are included in the calculation of days late. To request an extension you must contact your course coordinator to negotiate an outcome.
6. How is the course offered? 6.1 Directed study hours On campus lecture: 3 hours This course is also offered online Please refer to the Course Activities table for further details.
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6.2 Teaching semester/session(s) offered Semester 2

6.3 Course activities Teaching Week / Module What key concepts/content will I learn?
What activities will I engage in to learn the concepts/content? Directed Study Activities Independent Study Activities
1 Module 1: The Nature and Environment of Leadership. Self-assessment and other learning exercises. Readings provided. 2
3 4 Module 2: Emotional Intelligence – Personal and Social Competencies Self-assessment and other learning exercises. Readings provided. 5 Module 2: Emotional Intelligence – Personal and Social Competencies Self-assessment and other learning exercises. Readings provided. 6 Module 2: Emotional Intelligence – Personal and Social Competencies Self-assessment and other learning exercises. Readings provided. 7 Module 3: Communication Style, Coaching and Delegation Self-assessment and other learning exercises. Readings provided. 8 Module 3: Communication Style, Coaching and Delegation Self-assessment and other learning exercises. Readings provided. 9
Mid Semester Break 10 Module 4: Managing Performance at Work Self-assessment and other learning exercises. 11
12 13 Case Study Analysis Report Due Please note that the course activities may be subject to variation. *Public Holiday(s) Queen’s Birthday – Monday 1st Oct 2018 (Week 10)
7. What resources do I need to undertake this course? 7.1 Prescribed text(s) Please note that you need to have regular access to the resource(s) listed below: Author Year Title Publisher Kouzes, J M & Posner, BZ 2012 2017 The Leadership Challenge, 6th Edition Jossey-Bass, San Francisco

7.2 Required and recommended readings Lists of required and recommended readings may be found for this course on its Blackboard site. These materials/readings will assist you in preparing for tutorials and assignments, and will provide further information regarding particular aspects of your course.

7.3 Specific requirements Nil

Course Outline: MGT702 Managing People

7.4 Risk management Health and safety risks have been assessed as low. It is your responsibility to research and understand risks of specific courses and to review the USC’s health and safety principles by viewing the online induction training for students.

8. How can I obtain help with my studies? In the first instance you should contact your tutor, then the Course Coordinator. Additional assistance is provided to all students through Peer Advisors and Academic Skills Advisors. You can drop in or book an appointment. To book: Tel: +61 7 5430 2890 or Email: [email protected]
9. Links to relevant University policies and procedures For more information on Academic Learning & Teaching categories including: • Assessment: Courses and Coursework Programs • Review of Assessment and Final Grades • Supplementary Assessment • Administration of Central Examinations • Deferred Examinations • Student Academic Misconduct • Students with a Disability http://www.usc.edu.au/university/governance-and-executive/policies-and-procedures#academic-learningand-teaching
10. General enquiries In person: • USC Sunshine Coast – Student Central, Ground Floor, Building C, 90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs • USC SouthBank – Student Central, Building A4 (SW1), 52 Merivale Street, South Brisbane • USC Gympie – Student Central, 71 Cartwright Road, Gympie • USC Fraser Coast – Student Central, Student Central, Building A, 161 Old Maryborough Rd, Hervey Bay • USC Caboolture – Student Central, Level 1 Building J, Cnr Manley and Tallon Street, Caboolture

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