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VCE U4 Business Management for VCTA 9/6/2010


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Presentation for VCTA Session at Toorak College on 9th June 2010

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VCE U4 Business Management for VCTA 9/6/2010

  1. 1. Approaching U4BM<br />Amanda Ritter<br /><br />with confidence<br />
  2. 2. Today<br />What you are expected to cover <br /> – Key Changes to Study Design<br />Recommended Timelines<br />Outcome 1 & 2 Specifications<br />Suggested Activities<br />Unit of Work and Video Demonstration – HR<br />Webquest and Double Lesson Plan - Ethics<br />Memory Techniques<br />Exam Revision Strategies<br />Web 2.0 Tools<br />
  3. 3. What you are expected to cover<br />Study Design Summary<br />My copy<br />Key Changes to Study Design – tracked<br />My copy<br />Implementation of Key Changes<br />My copy<br />
  4. 4. To keep in mind<br />
  5. 5. Assessment<br />Split into two – <br />HR and IR 30 marks each<br />Extended response 10 marks<br />
  6. 6. Suggested Timeframe<br />
  7. 7. Sample Unit Outlines<br />Angela Diamantopoulos<br />Gillian Somers<br />Mine<br />
  8. 8. U4BM AOS1<br />
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  11. 11. Areas of Emphasis:<br />
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  13. 13. Unit 4 AOS1 Summary<br />Human Resource Management<br /><ul><li>Expectations of staff and motivation
  14. 14. The employment cycle
  15. 15. Training
  16. 16. Employment packages
  17. 17. Termination
  18. 18. Employee relations (industrial action)
  19. 19. How to develop good staff relationships</li></li></ul><li>Suggested Activities<br />develop a glossary of key terms<br />collect a newspaper folio of job advertisements for human resource management positions and identify the skills, experiences and duties performed by a human resource management department<br />invite a Human Resource Manager to speak to the students about the duties they perform in an organisation, and examples of issues they have needed to resolve<br />conduct a survey to determine the significance of a range of factors which motivate people at work<br />analysecase studies to examine particular aspects of the employment cycle<br />design an advertisement for a job position using a computer publisher program<br />develop a grid analysing alternative selection methods and recommending the best approach for a range of business situations<br />
  20. 20. Suggested Activities<br />construct an appraisal questionnaire on your teacher, and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using this approach to measure the development of an employee in an organisation<br />conduct role-plays for selection interviews or departure proceedings from both a manager and an employee viewpoint; construct a checklist of key points a manager should endeavour to follow to maintain good employee relations in both situations<br />conduct industrial relations role-plays for both centralised and decentralised industrial relations; evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using each approach<br />investigate the ACTU website student centre and create a multimedia presentation outlining the key terms and processes of workplace relations; present examples of key disputes and how they were resolved<br />investigate the Internet for information about contemporary human resource / employee relations issues<br />develop a revision concept map/vodcast/podcast for the material covered in this area of study<br />
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  22. 22. Lesson Plan Recruitment Simulation<br />Unit – Employment Cycle<br />Videos:<br />Interviews<br />Managers taking notes on interviewees<br />Teacher notes on Interviewees<br />Managers assessing applicants<br />Disorganised Student<br />Jingle<br />
  23. 23. Interviews<br />
  24. 24. Managers taking notes<br />
  25. 25. Managers Assessing Applicants<br />
  26. 26. Disorganised student<br />
  27. 27. Jingle<br />
  28. 28. Google docs<br />Student explanation<br /><br />
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  30. 30. Maslow<br />
  31. 31. Hertzberg<br />
  32. 32. Locke<br />
  33. 33. Mgt Style - Participative<br />
  34. 34. Stress management<br />X<br />
  35. 35. Stress management<br />
  36. 36. Ning pages<br /><br />Podcasts<br />
  37. 37. IR<br />Excel Timeline Activity<br />Timeline Table<br />Digital Timeline Tool<br />Topic Revision Sheet<br />
  38. 38. U4BM AOS1 O1<br />Options in handout and on Ning.<br />
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  41. 41. U4BM AOS2<br />
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  44. 44. Areas of Emphasis:<br />
  45. 45. Unit 4 AOS2 Summary<br />The Management of Change<br /><ul><li>Within the organisation
  46. 46. Change theories
  47. 47. Leading change and inspiring others
  48. 48. Internal impacts of change on staff
  49. 49. Issues in change management: </li></ul> (globalisation/privatisation/legislation/mergers & acquisitions/ESM – ethics and CSR)<br />
  50. 50. U4BM AOS2 O2<br />
  51. 51. Suggested Activities<br />brainstorm ten major changes that the class believe will impact on large-scale organisations in the next twenty years; discuss how organisations could best prepare themselves to take advantage of these opportunities<br />conduct an investigation into individual’s responses to change; discuss whether these feelings may also be experienced by employees in today’s organisations as they go through change<br />develop a print and online media portfolio on a large-scale organisation that is experiencing change<br />arrange guest speakers or conduct interviews<br />analysecase studies on organisational change observe videos or television documentaries on companies experiencing change<br />conduct a role-play debate or post-box activity for a significant change issue; allocate different large-scale organisation stakeholder roles within the group such as customers, competitors, managers, employees, unions, and have them debate how the change should be conducted; draw up a list of strategies management could employ to ensure that the change process is successful in its implementation<br />
  52. 52. Suggested Activities<br />Design a forcefield analysis of the driving and restraining forces of change for a company which is experiencing change<br />develop a flowchart of how to achieve an effective change management process<br />develop a revision concept map/vodcasts/podcasts for the management of change and demonstrate the links and impacts it has on all the other aspects of Business Management from both Units 3 and 4<br />develop a glossary of key terms<br />investigate responses to change through a practical class activity: change around the classroom before class begins; observe and, if possible, video students’ reactions to the changes made; use the video or notes to then ask questions about responses to change management strategies<br />
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  54. 54. Forces for Change<br />RESTRAINING FORCES<br />DRIVING FORCES<br /><ul><li>THE NEED FOR INNOVATION
  56. 56. RAPID GROWTH
  59. 59. TECHNOLGY
  65. 65. PEOPLE’S RESISTANCE TO CHANGE</li></li></ul><li>
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  67. 67. Impact of Industry - Oil<br />Worksheet<br />Major Australian Oil Spills<br />Major Companies<br />Effects of Oil Spills on Wildlife<br />Legislation<br />Class activities<br />
  68. 68. Lesson PlanEthics – Melbourne Storm<br />NRL Players Attitudes to Women<br />Salary Caps<br />Double Lesson Plan<br />
  69. 69. Kotter<br />
  70. 70. Student Revision Activities<br />Read over text (but with a pen/highlighter)<br />Organise notes and summarise notes <br />Glossary cue cards<br />Transform notes into diagrams<br />Make podcasts/vodcasts<br />
  71. 71. Prac exams, questions, revise Outcomes<br />Attend external lectures<br />Remove distractions and work together<br />Topic Revision Sheet<br />Lotus Diagram<br />
  72. 72. Employment cycle<br />Establishment<br />/Selection<br />Termination<br />Maintenance<br />Recruitment<br />Selection<br />Staffing Needs Analysis<br />Job Analysis<br />Job Evaluation<br />Job Description<br />Selection Criteria<br />Interview<br />Referee Check<br />Testing – biofeedback, IQ, EQ, psychological<br />Resignation/Quit<br />Retrenchment<br />Redundancy<br />Retiring<br />Terminating/Firing<br />Exit Interviews<br />Financial Planning for Superannuation<br />Counselling<br />Retraining for new job<br />Outplacement<br />Induction Training Careers Pathway Counselling Motivating Mentoring<br />Relationship Building Team Building Employee Relations Contracts<br />Negotiation with Unions Handling Conflict Succession Planning<br />
  73. 73. Class Revision Activities<br />What’s in the box – two options for answers and they choose true or false – prize in the correct box.<br />Groups decide which to put up – me do definitions and terms on large cards<br /> <br />Also with cards – glossary match up and memory<br /> <br />Team sports – score and winning team at end.<br /> <br />Word finds, crosswords<br /> <br />Diagram match up and memory – laminate<br /> <br />Mini tests for each other<br /> <br />Concept map relationships between topics<br /> <br />KPI – think of suitable measures for any area<br /> <br />Fill in the blanks, cloze activities<br /> <br />Structures game – blutak correct box on board<br /> <br />Exam words – meanings and expectations of each<br /> <br />Structured qs break up and use a system to highligh topic, numbers, parts of qs etc.<br /> <br />Give marks and they make up qs from cards – 1) task, 2) topic 3) apply 4) corporate example<br /> <br />Pictionary – draw diagrams<br /> <br />Charades/Taboo – act out styles, functions, operating environment stakeholders, levels of management or give key words without saying the term.<br /> <br />Company match up for useful topics to do with each<br />
  74. 74. Memory Techniques<br />Use Colour<br />Make Diagrams & Pictures<br />Acronyms<br />Muscle Memory<br />Make Story<br />Visualisation<br />Association Numbers <br />Difference<br />First and Last<br />Humour/Pain<br />Familiarisation<br />Organisation<br />Remove Distractions<br />
  75. 75. Exam Specifications<br />65 Marks!<br />
  76. 76. Exam Pracs<br />Past exams, specifications and advice:<br />VCAA<br />Insight<br />Neap<br />A+<br />
  77. 77. ExamTechnique<br />General exam strategies<br />State Library<br />Videos<br />YouTube<br />Student videos<br />Revision pig<br />
  78. 78. Further ICT Resources<br />Jing<br />TinyURL<br />Graphic Organisers<br />Ning<br />Online Study Tools<br />Podcasts and Vodcasts<br />
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  81. 81. Podcasts and Vodcasts<br />
  82. 82. Online Study Tools<br />
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  87. 87. Stumble<br /><br />
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  89. 89. Twitter<br /><br /><br /><br />
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  92. 92. Please email anytime:<br /><br />