Influencing People in Organisations

10 Units

This course focuses on developing higher order skills to influence workplace effectiveness, sustainability and diversity management. Attention is also given to developing human capital through effective leadership, coaching and talent management strategies. The psychology of marketing is included here. This course is not part of an APAC accredited sequence.

Faculty Faculty of Science and Information Technology
School School of Psychology
Availability Semester 2 - 2016 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand the connection between training and development and organisational strategy
  2. Have an understanding of personality theory and motivation
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of talent management and diversity
  4. Understand coaching and mentoring in talent management
  5. Understand outplacement services and support mechanisms
  • Talent management
  • Job attitudes
  • Motivation
  • Coaching
  • Managing diversity
  • Resilience
  • Outsourcing
  • Learning, Training and Development
  • Psychology of marketing
  • Prior successful completion of PSYC6000 & PSYC6050 or approval for enrolment by the Program Convenor.
Assumed Knowledge PSYC6000 and PSYC6050 or equivalent
Assessment Items
  • Report: Report
  • Quiz: 6 multiple choice tests
  • Quiz: 4 short answer questions
Contact Hours
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetable 2016 Course Timetables for PSYC6130
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