Unit description

Enables participants to critically reflect, examine and evaluate their leadership knowledge and capabilities within clinical, managerial and/or teaching in a higher education context. Participants use a fusion of evidenced based approaches, intra-personal and inter-personal capabilities to evaluate innovative practices within their continually changing workplace.

Unit content

  1. Interrogate the construct of emotional intelligence within the context of leading change
  2. Strategic policy contexts impacting upon operational implementation of innovation within clinical environments
  3. Exploration of leading self and others to promote continuous innovation through, transformational and congruent leadership approaches
  4. Applying principles of evidence and evaluation to support innovative change within clinical settings
  5. Formulating professional development plans for developing and maintaining capabilities to lead innovative change within clinical environments.

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Teaching and assessment


Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2

Fee paying courses
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