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MGX5160 - Advocacy and bargaining

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Marjorie Jerrard


Not offered in 2007


Topics include the preparation and presentation of cases and submissions before industrial relations and other administrative tribunals; negotiation and administration of the collective agreement. Issues dealt with include grievance and disciplinary procedures; unfair dismissals; strategy and tactics in industrial negotiations; management and union rights; drafting the collective agreement.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Individual assignment (2500 words): 30% Individual assignment (1500 words): 20%
Group presentation (Moot case): 20%
Individual assignment (2500 words): 30%

Contact hours

3-hour class contact


Must have passed four 9000-level units including MGX9180 or MGX9220 or MGX9850