Self Management and Change

Course code MENT6030Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Business and LawNewcastle Business School

Develops student's personal capacity for adaptation and contribution to the rapidly changing work environment. Aims to identify and develop forces of change within individuals, to foster action-based reflection and critical thinking, and to enhance personal effectiveness.

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesThe objectives of this course are to ensure that students can:

1. assess and develop personal and interpersonal skills
2. analyse personal career potential
3. examine their own managerial potential and philosophy
4. identify and create professional opportunities
5. assess personal capacities for coping with change
Content1. Change management and the impact of changing concepts of the psychological contract
2. Maximising employability, motivation and self-development
3. Contemporary career development strategies
4. Strategies for enhancing personal development and management competencies
5. Development of lateral thinking and creativity
6. The impact of corporate politics and power in enterprises
7. Contemporary theories of leadership and followership
8. Case studies of changing leadership styles and organisational practice
9. Enhancing time management for reflective behaviour
10. Managing conflict and consensus
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNone.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsTutorial
Assessment Items
Examination: Class2 hours
Essays / Written AssignmentsMajor essay
Other: (please specify)Portfolio
Presentations - Group
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term