Influencing People in Organisations

Course code PSYC6130
Available in 2016
Available in 2017
2016 Course Timetables


This course focuses on developing higher order skills to influence workplace effectiveness, sustainability and diversity management. Attention is also given to developing human capital through effective leadership, coaching and talent management strategies. The psychology of marketing is included here.

This course is not part of an APAC accredited sequence.


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  • Semester 2 - 2016
  • Semester 2 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Understand the connection between training and development and organisational strategy

2. Have an understanding of personality theory and motivation

3. Demonstrate an understanding of talent management and diversity

4. Understand coaching and mentoring in talent management

5. Understand outplacement services and support mechanisms


  • Talent management
  • Job attitudes
  • Motivation
  • Coaching
  • Managing diversity
  • Resilience
  • Outsourcing
  • Learning, Training and Development
  • Psychology of marketing


Prior successful completion of PSYC6000 & PSYC6050 or approval for enrolment by the Program Convenor.

Assumed Knowledge

PSYC6000 and PSYC6050 or equivalent

Assessment Items

Report: Report

Quiz: 6 multiple choice tests

Quiz: 4 short answer questions

Contact Hours

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Self-Directed Learning

Online 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term