Diversity and Wellbeing

Unit code: BMO3005 | Study level: Undergraduate
(Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
City Campus
Footscray Park
India Online
Online Real Time
VU Online
BMO2009 - Managing People
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


Learn how to create an inclusive and healthy culture in the workplace, with the Diversity and Wellbeing unit.

You will acquire interpersonal, leadership and problem-solving skills, which will help you lead diverse workplaces and cultivate a wellbeing-focused culture.

Through hands on-learning, you will develop your critical thinking on topics such as:

  • discrimination
  • racial injustice
  • gender disparity
  • disability and LGBTQIA+ exclusion
  • workplace stress
  • wellbeing issues.

By the end of this unit, you will be able to implement strategies and practices to enact tangible change in the modern workplace.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Adapt concepts, theories, and practical implications of diversity, inclusion and wellbeing to modern workplaces;
  2. Reflect on the moral, legal, economic and health imperatives of diversity, inclusion and wellbeing within the context of the fourth industrial revolution;
  3. Evaluate a current organisation’s (real industry example) approach to diversity and wellbeing, and report on strategies and best practices to improve the diversity management and health culture of that organisation; and,
  4. Exhibit confidence and professionalism in presenting findings of the selected case study in front of an industry panel.


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Journal
Grade: 40%
Self-reflection (Part A: 10%; Part B: 30%)
Assessment type: Report
Grade: 30%
Business case report, including peer review (Group)
Assessment type: Presentation
Grade: 30%
Presentation to industry panel, including peer review (Group)

Required reading

Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.

As part of a course

This unit is not compulsory for any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.

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