PSYC4440 Organisational Consultancy Project Part 1

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
In this unit, students are required to carry out, in a group, an organisational consultancy project that aims to diagnose and solve an organisational problem. Students work under the guidance of a supervisor, with an organisational client. This unit is taken over two successive semesters and parts 1 and 2 must be completed to fulfil the requirements of the unit, resulting in a final grade at the end of part 2.
Students are able to (1) critically analyse an organisational problem; (2) clearly and concisely present their diagnosis of the organisational problem; (3) reflect on interpersonal and intrapersonal processes in the development of organisational consultancy solutions; and (4) illustrate appropriate solutions to organisational consultancy problems to clients.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: assessment continuing. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Guy Curtis
Unit rules
enrolment in the Master of Business Psychology (73550)

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Contact hours
regular meetings with supervisor and group project work in consultation with supervisor— up to 150 hours
Unit Outline
Semester 1-2020 [SEM-1-2020]
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