units

MGX5992

Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 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 2015 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2015 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2015 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2015 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Dr Jun Gu (First semester); Ms Lara Tolentino (Second semester)

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%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Jun Gu (First semester)
Ms Lara Tolentino (Second semester)

Prohibitions

MGX9940, GSB9002 and MGX9002