Year
2021
Units
4.5
Contact
12 x 2-hour workshops per semester
Prerequisites
1 Admission into MDS-Master of Disability Studies
1a Admission into MEDCP-Master of Education (Cog Psych & Educational Prac)
1b Admission into MEDER-Master of Education (Ed Research, Evaluation and Assessment)
1c Admission into MEDGE-Master of Education (Gifted Education)
1d Admission into MEDIB-Master of Education (International Baccalaureate)
1e Admission into MEDLM-Master of Education (Leadership and Management)
1f Admission into MEDSA-Master of Education (Studies of Asia)
1g Admission into MEDSE-Master of Education (Special Education)
1h Admission into MEDWS-Master of Education
1i Admission into GCELM-Graduate Certificate in Education (Leadership and Management)
1j Admission into GCEWS-Graduate Certificate in Education
1k Admission into MEDCPP-Master of Education (Cog Psych & Educational Prac) [1.5 years]
1l Admission into MEDERP-Master of Education (Ed Research, Evaluation and Assessment) [1.5 years]
1m Admission into MEDGEP-Master of Education (Gifted Education) [1.5 years]
1n Admission into MEDIBP-Master of Education (International Baccalaureate) [1.5 years]
1o Admission into MEDSEP-Master of Education (Special Education) [1.5 years]
1p Admission into MEDLMP-Master of Education (Leadership and Management) [1.5 years]
1q Admission into MEDSAP-Master of Education (Studies of Asia) [1.5 years]
1r Admission into MEDWSP-Master of Education [1.5 years]
1s Admission into MEDWM-Master of Education (Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health)
1t Admission into MEDWMP-Master of Education (Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health) [1.5 years]
1u Admission into MDPP-Master of Disability Policy and Practice
1v Admission into MDPPA-Master of Disability Policy and Practice [1.5 years]
1w Admission into MEDEC-Master of Education (Early Childhood Studies)
1x Admission into MEDECP-Master of Education (Early Childhood Studies) [1.5 years]
2 Admission into BAMTEC-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)
2a Admission into BAMTPR-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Primary)
2b Admission into BAMTS-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
2c Admission into BGSCMTPR-Bachelor of General Science, Master of Teaching (Primary)
2d Admission into BLANGMTS-Bachelor of Languages, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
2e Admission into BSCMTS-Bachelor of Science, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
3 108 units of study
Must Satisfy: (((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l or 1m or 1n or 1o or 1p or 1q or 1r or 1s or 1t or 1u or 1v or 1w or 1x)) or ((2 or 2a or 2b or 2c or 2d or 2e) and 3))
Enrolment not permitted
EDES9603 has been successfully completed
Assumed knowledge
Experience of leadership within organisations.
Topic description

This topic comprises an in-depth consideration of major organisation theory developments in association with contextual issues that shape leading and managing. The topic provides for a considered application of those major theories where they relate to structure, culture, people and power and are relevant to successful organisational change.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Develop an understanding and appreciation of organisation theory as integral to leading and managing
  • Facilitate theorising about leading and managing in diverse organisational cultures and contexts
  • Provide opportunity for the analysis, evaluation and application of theory to organisational change
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Evaluate the role of organisational theory in operational contexts and issues
  2. Integrate organisational theories and generate context responsive approaches to the leadership and management of organisational change