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MGX9720 - Managing change

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Ms Nell Kimberley


Caulfield First semester 2008 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2008 (Evening)
Gippsland First semester 2008 (Off-campus)


Managing change from an organisational perspective. Change theory relating to organisational diagnosis, responses to change, promoting readiness for change; Organisation Development - characteristics of OD, models, role of the OD practitioner, interventions; Organisational transformation - nature and characteristics, models, contingency approaches, strategic diagnosis and capability.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • recognise the challenges and issues arising out of organisational change initiatives
  • recall various change models and frameworks, their foundations and relative strengths and weaknesses
  • apply change models and concepts to real-life organisational change
  • identify the skills and abilities required to be an effective change agent
  • apply basic research skills to a real-life change scenario
  • develop reflective and evaluative skills as a change agent.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Contact hours

3-hour class per week, block mode



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