MBAD664-19X (C) General non-calendar-based 2019

Leading Resilient Enterprises

10 points

Start Date: Monday, 19 August 2019
End Date: Sunday, 13 October 2019
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 30 August 2019
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 27 September 2019


This course aims to equip students with research-based knowledge to understand and enhance organizational resilience. It will provide them with evidence-based best practices and tools to develop resilience in an organization. The course includes theory/concepts associated with resilience and also practical cases to translate the theory and concepts into action.

This course aims to equip students with research and practice-based knowledge to understand and enhance organisational resilience. The course explores evidence-based best practices and tools to develop resilience in an organisation. The course includes theory/concepts associated with resilience as well as practical cases and exercises to help students translate theory & concepts into action.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

1.  Analyse, evaluate and effectively communicate the business case for building resilience.
2.  Identify factors that reduce or enhance organisational resilience.
3.  Describe and apply the appropriate theory, model or concepts to assess organisational resilience.
4.  Recommend appropriate strategies and action plans based on application of theory, model or concept for enhancing organisational resilience.


Subject to approval of the MBA Director

Course Coordinator

Tracy Hatton

Dr Tracy Hatton
Phone: 021 160 7707

Teaching staff: Tracy Hatton, John Vargo, Charlotte Brown, Sanna Malinen, Kaylene Sampson


Blog post                           September 05                      10%

Quick Quiz                         September 19                     10%

Group Presentation           September 21st (in class)    35%

Resilience Audit Report       October 22                       45%


NOTE: UC General Course and Examination Regulations

Appeals and Grievances

Special Consideration

Special Consideration Application

Textbooks / Resources

There is no single text book for this course.  Links to readings will be provided on learn. Students will be expected to read those resources marked as compulsory and use those marked as additional as they require to assist in completion of assignments.

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Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,567.00

* 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.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 15 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Master of Business Administration Programme on the department and colleges page.

All MBAD664 Occurrences

  • MBAD664-19X (C) General non-calendar-based 2019