Organisational Performance and Culture in Practice (5CO01)




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About this Unit

This unit examines the connections between organisational structure and the wider world of work in a commercial context. It highlights the factors and trends, including the digital environment, that impact on business strategy and workforce planning, recognising the influence of culture, employee well-being and behaviour in delivering change and organisational performance.

What will you learn

You will learn about the connections between organisational structure, strategy and the business operating environment. You will analyse external factors and trends and assess organisational priorities and issues, including the scale of technology within organisations. You will also interpret theories and models of organisational and human behaviour and the drivers for change. In addition, you will examine how to build diversity and inclusion that aims to promote a positive culture. Finally, you will evaluate the relationship between the employee lifecycle and your work and how people practice connects and supports wider people and organisational strategies, focusing on how to support internal customer needs and ensure that business goals and objectives are delivered in line with customer requirements.

This unit is suitable for persons who:

  • —are aspiring to, or embarking on, a career in people management
  • —are working in a people practice role and wish to contribute their knowledge and skills to help shape organisational value
  • —are working towards or working in a people manager role

Learning outcomes

On completion of this unit, learners will:

  • Understand the connections between organisational structure, strategy and the business operating environment.
  • Understand organisational culture and theoretical perspectives on how people behave at work.
  • Understand how people practice supports the achievement of business goals and objectives.


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