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Advocacy and bargaining ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: Ms Marjorie Jerrard

Caulfield Second semester 2006 (On-campus)

Synopsis: Topics include the preparation and presentation of cases and submissions before industrial relations and other administrative tribunals; negotiation and administration of the collective agreement. Issues dealt with include grievance and disciplinary procedures; unfair dismissals; strategy and tactics in industrial negotiations; management and union rights; drafting the collective agreement.

Assessment: Individual assignment (2500 words): 30% + Individual assignment (1500 words): 20% + Group presentation (Moot case): 20% + Individual assignment (2500 words): 30%

Contact Hours: 3-hour class contact

Prerequisites: MGX9180, MGX9220 and must have passed four 9000-level units