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Course Outline

Newcastle Business School

GSBS6001

Managing Under Uncertainty

Trimester 1, 2013

PSB

Unit Weighting:
10 units

Lecturer: Dickson Tang
Course Coordinator Dr Tony Drew

CONTENTS

STAFF AND COURSE DELIVERY ARRANGEMENTS3

1.Teaching Staff3

2.Contact Hours and Teaching Methods3

3.Blackboard3

4.Student Email3

GENERAL COURSE INFORMATION4

5.Brief Course Description4

6.Assumed Knowledge4

7.Course Objectives / Learning Outcomes4

8.Link to Graduate Attributes5

9.Course Content5

10.Continuous Course Evaluation and Improvement5

TEXTBOOKS AND REFERENCES/READINGS6

11.Prescribed Text6

12.Recommended Texts/Readings6

13.Reading Guide6

TOPIC AND LECTURE OUTLINE6

14.Course Schedule6

ASSESSMENT DETAILS AND POLICIES8

15.Types and Due Dates of Assessment8

16.Academic Literacy Tutorials8

17.Details of Assessment8

18.Penalties12

19.Academic Integrity, Plagiarism and Turnitin12

20.Cover Sheets for Assessment13

21.Assessment Grades and Percentages13

ACADEMIC SKILLS RESOURCES13

22.Academic Skills Resources13

UNIVERSITY POLICIES AND GENERAL INFORMATION14

23.Extension of Time for Assessment Items, Deferred Assessment and Special Consideration14

24.Students with a Disability or Chronic Illness14

25.Changing Your Enrolment14

26.Other Policies Related to Your Enrolment15

27.Alteration of this Course15

FACULTY CONTACTS15

28.School/Faculty Contact Details15

STAFF AND COURSE DELIVERY ARRANGEMENTS

Teaching Staff

Course Coordinator
|Name |Dr Tony Drew | |Email |Antony.Drew@newcastle.edu.au |

Lecturer
|Name |Dickson Tang | |Email |dickson_tang123@yahoo.com |

Contact Hours and Teaching Methods

There are 36 hours of lectures and in class activities spread over three hours per week for the 12 week trimester with additional skills tutorials as part of the course. Attendance and full participation is a compulsory part of your learning as is full preparation for the lectures and in-class activities, as prescribed in Blackboard.

Class time consists of interactive lectures, skills and other work exercises, case study analysis and other learning activity. You are required to register for lectures (Group 1, Group 2 or Group 3) via my hub. If you have any problems with a particular lecture time, please direct your query to the course coordinator.

Please check the web after your enrolment to confirm that you are in the lecture selected. It is also advisable to check announcements on the course’s Blackboard site to confirm that the lecture selected is being offered.

You must be fully prepared for lectures and in class activities, having completed the pre-reading for the lectures and having thoroughly prepared for any work allocated as in class activity.

For contact hours, please refer to Topic and Lecture Outline.

Blackboard

Blackboard is used in this course (https://blackboard.newcastle.edu.au). Blackboard is the major communication mechanism for students and staff. You are responsible for regularly accessing this site for additional information related to your courses.

To login to Blackboard use your Uni ID and password. Your Username is your student number prefaced with a lower case ‘c’ (eg c9999999). Your...
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