EDEM669-23S1 (D) Semester One 2023 (Distance)

Leading and Managing Decision-Making in Organisations

30 points

Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023


Participants will engage with current thinking and practice around decision-making in organisations and will develop skill in identifying, critically evaluating and using diverse decision-making models. This course is designed for those who hold, or aspire to, positional leadership. Drawing on theories of organisational psychology, culture and change management, participants will solve an organisational problem, negotiating the dynamics of planned and unplanned change, and change resistance.


Subject to approval from the Head of Department.

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Annelies Kamp


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Assignment 1 45% Apply two decision-making models to decide the optimal approach to resolving an organisational challenge. (LO 2, 3, 4)
Assignment 2 45% Develop a detailed change management process to consider how you would implement the resulting decision. Course members will be required to show how principles of the Treaty of Waitangi can be translated into inclusive practices in the action plan accompanying the assignment. (LO 5, 6)
Online forum participation 10% For each of the five topics that are covered in the course, students make a forum post on a course reading or resource of their choice (LO 1, 2, 3, 4). Students are recommended to complete these on a fortnightly basis.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,990.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

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