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Swinburne University of Technology
This online Organisational Design: Agility and Sustainability?unit from Open Universities Australia and Swinburne University of Technology introduces students to key concepts in organisational design.
With a focus on critical analysis, students learn about what an organisation needs in the contemporary business environment to remain agile and responsive to shifting stakeholder pressures.
Such factors include building collaborative capability, managing conflict, power and politics, and harnessing the value of networking.
This unit covers how to critique organisational boundaries, forms and structures, collaborative practice, decision-making processes, as well as how to conceptualise and apply innovation models and communication systems to real-world situations.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must have been accepted into one of the following courses at Swinburne University:
You should also ensure that you have not already completed an academically equivalent unit.
In this business systems unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is an elective requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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By completing this online unit, students will gain an advanced knowledge of organisational design. Students will be able to apply this knowledge to critically analyse forms of organisational design and conceptualise new models for agility and sustainability in the contemporary workplace. This unit also prepares students to deal with shifting stakeholder pressures.
Successful completion of this unit contributes to achieving a degree in business systems from Swinburne University of Technology.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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This online unit offered by Swinburne University gives students the opportunity to explore the topic of Corporate Social Responsibility: the Quest for Business Sustainability.