This online unit from Griffith University and Open Universities Australia will provide aspiring HR professionals and executives in management with the necessary knowledge and expertise to successfully evaluate, design and implement policies and programs in their respective workplaces. The unit will provide you with an in-depth understanding of a range of organisational policies ranging from human resources and employment relations through to work health and safety.
The unit provides an understanding of the key stages of policy development, with a specific focus on evaluating how policies and programs achieve their intended results. The unit will incorporate a range of evaluation methods and program theories. You will gain an understanding of how to break down barriers to achieve desired outcomes and effect positive change in the workplace.
Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to apply a practical framework to manage effective programs across all sectors, including non-profit, private and governmental organisations.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to enter this program:
Accepted into the Master of Employment Relations
Areas of study
In this Managing Organisation Policy unit, the topics you will study:
Module 1 – An overview
The essence of program theory
Module 2 – Assessing your circumstances
Uses, situation and intervention
Module 3 – Developing program theory
Processes to identify or develop a program theory
Develop a theory of change
Develop a theory of action
Module 4 – Representing program theory
Representing program theory
Critiquing program theory
Module 5 – Monitoring and evaluation
Developing a monitoring and evaluation plan
Synthesis and reporting
Module 6 – Consolidation
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Master of Employment Relations, Griffith University
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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Once you have successfully completed this unit, you will have gained an in-depth understanding of the requirements of designing and implementing organisation policies, from HR to WHS. You will understand the different stages of program and policy development, and the key theories of change management that underpin workplace policies and their successful implementation.
The unit will demonstrate the need for meaningful stakeholder engagement and provide you with the necessary skills to achieve it. You will be able to identify barriers within organisations that may prevent policies and programs from succeeding, and learn how to overcome them. You will also be able to articulate criteria required for success and develop practical monitoring and evaluation plans to measure outcomes.
How else will I benefit from this unit?
Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Managing Organisation Policy from Griffith University.
Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
Gain industry-relevant skills and transferable knowledge.
Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA's full degree programs.
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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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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!
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).
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