Unit description

Introduces students to theories and practices of contemporary leadership and management in a global setting. Various leadership styles will be canvassed and applied reflexively in developing students own approach to leading and managing, as two separate but interrelated skill sets.

Unit content

Topic 1: Introducing Leadership: Beginning to Form Your Personal Leadership Model
Topic 2: Teams, Leadership and Virtual Leadership
Topic 3: Ethical Leadership
Topic 4: Leadership in a Global and Multicultural Society
Topic 5: The Evolution of Western Management and Leadership Theory
Topic 6: The Psychology of Leadership
Topic 7: Management and Leadership
Topic 8: Politics and Leadership
Topic 9: Philosophy and Leadership
Topic 10: Practicing Leadership: It's Your Turn

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

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • E-Text also available:, (http://au.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-EHEP001509.html).
  • Shriberg, A & Shriberg, D, 2011, Practicing Leadership Principles and Applications, 4th edn, Wiley, USA. ISBN: 978-0-470-08698-8.

Session 3

  • E-Text also available:, (http://au.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-EHEP001509.html).
  • Shriberg, A & Shriberg, D, 2011, Practicing Leadership Principles and Applications, 4th edn, Wiley, USA. ISBN: 978-0-470-08698-8.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Short written response20%
Essay50%
Essay30%

Melbourne

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Short written response20%
Essay50%
Essay30%

Melbourne - The Hotel School

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Short written response20%
Essay50%
Essay30%

New Zealand - MIT

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Assessment
Short written response20%
Essay50%
Essay30%

Online

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Assessment
Short written response20%
Essay50%
Essay30%

Papua New Guinea - Air Niugini

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Assessment
Short written response20%
Essay50%
Essay30%

Perth

Teaching method
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Assessment
Short written response20%
Essay50%
Essay30%

Singapore - MDIS

Teaching method
Workshop on-site
Assessment
Short written response20%
Essay50%
Essay30%

Sydney

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Short written response20%
Essay50%
Essay30%

Sydney - The Hotel School

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Short written response20%
Essay50%
Essay30%
Notice

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

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Fee information

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