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Unit of Study MNG10713 - Understanding the Business Environment (2016)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 identify the history of work; fundamentals of management, organisational behaviour and Human Resource Management (HRM) in relation to the management of people
2 discuss the impact of globalisation trends and its effect upon labour capital including current skill shortages and the global competition for highly skilled labour
3 identify the impact of individual, organisational, and societal factors affecting working such as multi-generational workforces and an aging population
4 identify the role of managers and employees within organisations that are always changing
5 discuss the changing nature of work, changing roles for women in society and diverse workforces.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. identify the history of work; fundamentals of management, organisational behaviour and Human Resource Management (HRM) in relation to the management of people
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  2. discuss the impact of globalisation trends and its effect upon labour capital including current skill shortages and the global competition for highly skilled labour
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  3. identify the impact of individual, organisational, and societal factors affecting working such as multi-generational workforces and an aging population
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  4. identify the role of managers and employees within organisations that are always changing
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  5. discuss the changing nature of work, changing roles for women in society and diverse workforces.
    • GA4:
    • GA6:

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.