Course

Organisational Behaviour


Course code 71245

This online course covers individual and group behaviour, motivation, leadership, power and politics, and organisational structure, design and culture.  During this course you will look at the theory and research about how people behave at work, and the implications for managing people in organisations. 

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 6  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 enrol by 12 Feb 2019 to start 25 Feb 2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
  • Exam details
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1, 12 Jun 2019
    Trimester 2, 14 Oct 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 & 2 2019 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2019 :  
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites    

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us

This course is a compulsory core requirement for all Bachelor of Business students. 

It builds on and extends the knowledge base developed particularly in courses such as 71130 Organisations and Management and 72140 Business Communication.  You will develop the ability to improve organisation performance by applying better management skills and techniques as a result of increasing understanding of behaviour.  Human behaviour is considered from the perspective of the individual, the group and the organisation.  The course will also provide you with a strong theoretical base for further, applied studies at Level 7 in the Bachelor of Business programme. 

Computer requirements

This programme is delivered online so you will need to have regular access to a computer or device, a reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan to be able to support your online learning. You will need to stream videos, download content and submit assessments online. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

Assessment

40% internal assessment

60% exam

For more information and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.

Lecturer / Tutor