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Approx. 17 hours to complete

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What you will learn

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    Explain how individuals may differ across a range of attributes including their personality, values, perceptions, and emotions

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    Analyse the implications of workplace diversity, including challenges and potential benefits

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    Explain the motivational characteristics of work and apply these to job design

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    Analyze the role of team dynamics and composition in the team performance

Skills you will gain

MotivationDiversity and InclusionCommunicationHuman Resources (HR)

Learner Career Outcomes

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 17 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
5 hours to complete

People in Organisations

6 videos (Total 28 min), 9 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Week 1 - Outline1m
Personality6m
Values and attitudes8m
Perception6m
Habit corner - Overcome restrictive mental models2m
9 readings
Course overview1m
Learning activities and assessment1m
Which continent do you hail from?1m
Preconceptions: What makes a good leader?1m
Explore: Individual differences1h
Explore attitudes, values, and job satisfaction20m
Explore: Bias30m
Practice task30m
About the habit corner5m
2 practice exercises
Recall: Personality, values and attitudes, and perception30m
Week 1 quiz1h
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Diversity and Inclusion

4 videos (Total 20 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Diversity: Some fundamentals6m
The challenge of diversity6m
Diversity management5m
5 readings
Explore workplace diversity20m
Explore workplace inclusion20m
Explore diversity and inclusion solutions20m
Practice task30m
Week 2 peer review5m
1 practice exercise
Recall: Diversity, impact, inclusion30m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Motivating Your People

4 videos (Total 21 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
What motivates your people?7m
How to motivate your people?6m
Designing a motivating job5m
4 readings
Explore motivation 120m
Explore motivation 230m
Explore design for motivation1h
Practice task30m
2 practice exercises
Recall: Motivating people30m
Week 3 quiz1h
Week
4
5 hours to complete

Conflict and Emotion: Good or Bad?

4 videos (Total 15 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Conflict3m
Conflict process4m
Emotions5m
5 readings
Explore conflict10m
Explore the conflict process45m
Explore emotions30m
Week 4 peer review5m
Become a Global MBA learner10m
1 practice exercise
Recall: Conflict and emotion30m
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Top reviews from Organisational behaviour: Know your people

By MCDec 20th 2018

I learned a lot from this course and I will surely be able to apply these to my daily work. Thank you to the professors and staff of Macquarie University!

By TNJan 8th 2019

A well-designed, interactive course for future-proof human capital & talent management for companies of various sizes from different industries~

Instructor

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Professor Rebecca Mitchell

Department of Management
Macquarie University

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About the Leading: Human Resource Management and Leadership Specialization

Become an adaptable leader, ready to face the challenges of the disrupted workplace. This specialization will equip you with the skills to lead and navigate the ever-changing global environment we now work in. Through four themed courses you will: learn how to motivate staff with meaningful work (Become a Meaning Maker); better enable your organisation to deliver on its strategic objectives (Know Your Organisation); harness your team’s diversity and use teamwork to innovate and increase your organisation’s output (Know Your People); and strengthen your personal leadership skills (Adapt Your Leadership Style)....
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