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Approx. 29 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Evaluate approaches to influencing and creating meaning at work

  • Evaluate and apply approaches to meaning making that play a role in aligning employee buy-in of organisational narratives

  • Evaluate, create and apply strategies to leverage meaning making through branding

  • Situate discussions of meaning making within broader social contexts and concerns.

Skills you will gain

MotivationCommunicationLeadershipBrand Management
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Beginner Level
Approx. 29 hours to complete
English

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Start working towards your Master's degree

This course is part of the 100% online Global Master of Business Administration (Global MBA) from Macquarie University. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

6 hours to complete

Meaning and making meaning

6 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 33 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Week 1 Outline1m
Meaningful work7m
Work design and meaning6m
Meaninglessness5m
Meaning through fit6m
Habit corner 11m
7 readings
Course overview5m
Which continent do you hail from?1m
Preconceptions: What work means to you...5m
Explore further resources 11h
Practice exercises 12h
About the habit corner1m
Habit Corner- Sample10m
2 practice exercises
Recall - Week 130m
Week 1 quiz1h
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Leadership and meaning making

5 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 28 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Framing5m
Symbolic representation6m
Rhetorical crafting5m
Creating meaning through social identity8m
2 readings
Explore further resources 21h
Practice exercises 22h
1 practice exercise
Week 2 quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Brain, body and storytelling in meaning making

5 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 41 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
The neuroscience of meaning making9m
Creating meaning through voice and breath12m
Creating meaning through body language & posture8m
Creating meaning through stories10m
2 readings
Explore further resources 31h
Practice exercises 32h
1 practice exercise
Week 3 quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Branding as meaning making

5 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 24 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Don’t be liked, be loved!8m
Be visionary6m
Be meaningful: Craft brand personality6m
2 readings
Explore further resources 41h
Practice exercises 42h
2 practice exercises
Recall week 430m
Week 4 quiz1h

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