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.
Topic 1: Introducing Leadership - Beginning to Form Your Personal Leadership Model
Topic 2: Teams, Leadership and Virtual Leadership and Leadership in a Global and Multicultural Society
Topic 3: The Evolution of Western Management and Leadership Theory and the Requirement of Ethical Leadership
Topic 4: The Psychology of Leadership and Management and Leadership
Topic 5: Politics and Philosophy in Leadership
Topic 6: Practicing Leadership: It's Your Turn
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
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Critically assess leadership styles, management skills, communications skills and ethical decision-making, both personally and in a range of workplace contexts||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|2||Apply individual and team working skills, as well as contemporary knowledge, concepts and models, to progressing organisational goals.||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|3||Critically analyse contemporary theories and practices of leadership as these apply to competence across diverse cultural settings.||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|4||Demonstrate an ability to engage in continuous reflection and learning and to apply that reflexivity in students own practice as leaders and managers.||Ethical practice||Lifelong learning|
Study Period 6
- E-Text also available (http://au.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-EHEP001509.html): Shriberg, A. & Shriberg, D., 2011, Practicing Leadership Principles and Applications, 4, Wiley, USA. ISBN: 978-0-470-08698-8.
Teaching and assessment
SCU Online (intensive)
|Structured online learning|
|Short written response||20%|
|Short written response||30%|
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