units

MGX5992

Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Management
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2014 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2014 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2014 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2014 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Ms Barbara Heilemann

Synopsis

This unit draws strongly on the expanding fields of positive psychology and positive organisational scholarship, to provide students with a sound practical, theoretical and empirical grounding for developing enhanced self knowledge, self esteem and efficacy, resilience, well being, effective relationships and a high quality of life.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. develop skills in self-awareness, acceptance and effective goal setting
  2. enhance skills in identifying and developing personal strengths; efficacy, positive thinking and self-talk, change; optimism and resiliency
  3. enhance skills in understanding and developing effective, mutually beneficial relationships
  4. develop skill in applying all concepts (above) to achieve enhanced individual, team, organisational and community success.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 70%
Examination: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Giles Hirst (First Semester)
Dr Jun Gu (Second Semester)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 144 hours per semester

Prohibitions

MGX9940, GSB9002 and MGX9002