Managing The Educational Organisation

Subject EDUC90125 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

Credit Points: 25
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2013.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 36 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: This is considered a core subject in the field of educational administration. All candidates who intend specialising in this field should take this subject, as well as 482-848 Leading the Educational Organisation, before proceeding to other subjects.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.


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Subject Overview: This subject is concerned with building a framework of knowledge to gain an understanding of organisations. Particular attention is given to the roles of individuals, groups and teams, and to organizational structures. The subject explores current issues affecting organisations and provides an opportunity for the exploration of a range of organizational arrangements that are now making their appearance in different settings.
Objectives: Not available
Assessment: Two papers of 4,000 words (50 per cent each) or one paper of 8,000 words (100 per cent).

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills: On completion of this subject students should be able to:
  • Have the capacity to understand the complexity of organisational behaviour;
  • Have the capacity to apply theoretical knowledge to practical examples;
  • Have the capacity to generate reflective, scholarly writing which links theoretical knowledge and practical observation.
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