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Unit of Study WEL92004 - Social Work Organisations, Leadership and Management (2020)

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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 use organisational theories to analyse social work organisations and management
2 explain important organisational issues involved in social work practice, including relationships with management, and the need for effective communication within and across organisations
3 critically reflect on the role social workers can take in leading and facilitating organisational change, particularly in order to promote social justice
4 critically reflect on ethical issues involved in organisational practice and the workers’ and clients’ experience of organisational life.

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

  1. use organisational theories to analyse social work organisations and management
    • GA4:
  2. explain important organisational issues involved in social work practice, including relationships with management, and the need for effective communication within and across organisations
    • GA4:
  3. critically reflect on the role social workers can take in leading and facilitating organisational change, particularly in order to promote social justice
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  4. critically reflect on ethical issues involved in organisational practice and the workers’ and clients’ experience of organisational life.
    • GA3:

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