Short Title:Human and Organisational Issues
Full Title:Human and Organisational Issues
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:HUMO H6000
 
Credits: 10
Field of Study:Computing
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:FINBARR FEENEY
Module Author:MARY HENDRICK
Module Description:The aim of this module is to provide students with the necessary skills and techniques to manage human interactions from different perspectives with a range of organisation stakeholders
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Assess and evaluate IT organisational design
LO2 Examine organisational issues in Lean and Agile movements and methods
LO3 Communicate effectively to a range of audiences in multiple media formats
LO4 Develop and manage multi-disciplinary teams
LO5 Plan the management of change in an organisational DevOps context
LO6 Participation in peer communication, co-operation and collaboration exercises
LO7 Describe the legal and ethical aspects of leading a team
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment Candidate to give a high impact, well planned visual presentation to a group of clients on a new DevOps product delivery/process developed by their team. A Q&A session will be conducted following the presentation conclusion. All phases are expected to be time managed and controlled by the candidate 2,3,4,5 20.00 n/a
Continuous Assessment Candidate given a team role position as project manager with the task to verbally communicate a devOps change program to a group of stakeholders. The candidate is expected to inform, influence persuade and gain buy-in from the different stakeholders 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 30.00 n/a
Continuous Assessment Candidate will form part of a team to undertake the defense of a contentious devOps project delivery issue to the organisation's global board of directors. The team will plan and document their approach in detail and should apply a range of techniques and methods to win corporate approval and financial backing 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 50.00 n/a
No End of Module Formal Examination

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Lecture and Exercise 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Time Independent Learning 10.00 Every Week 10.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 13.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Lecture and Exercise 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Time Independent Learning Time 10.00 Every Week 10.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 13.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Davis Jennifer 2015, Effective DevOps: Building a Culture of Collaboration; Affinity and Tooling at Scale, 1st Ed.
  • Naravin Sriram 2015, Agile Organisational IT Design for Digital Transformation and Continuous Delivery, Addison-Wesley
  • Wang John X 2008, What every Engineer should know about Business Communications, CRC Press
Recommended Book Resources
  • Andriopoulous C., Dawson P 2009, Managing Change, Creativity and Innovation, 1st Ed., Sage
  • Robert B. Cialdini 2017, Pre-Suasion, Random House Business Books [ISBN: 9781847941435]
  • Daniel Goleman 2007, Social Intelligence, Random House [ISBN: 9780099464921]
  • Owen Jo 2017, Global Teams, 1st Ed., FT Publishing
  • Daniel H. Pink 2011, Drive, Penguin [ISBN: 9781594484803]
  • Whetton D. & Cameron K 2015, Developing Management Skills, 9th Ed., Prentice-Hall
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_KDVOP_M MSc in Computing with Development Operations 2 Mandatory