Examination of effective management of human capital, and leadership as determinants of project success. Students explore theories and practices of contemporary leadership and management. Various leadership styles will be canvassed and applied reflexively within the context of project management.
- The Evolution of Western Management and Leadership theory
- Positive, Transformational and Authentic Leadership
- Managing Culture as Leaders
- Ethical Leadership and Decision Making
- Politics and Philosophy in Leadership
- Reflective Practice in Project Leadership
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 style, management skills, communication skills and ethical decision making, both personally and within the context of managing projects||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|2||Apply individual and team working skills, knowledge and conceptual models in the context of managing projects||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|3||Critically analyse contemporary project management literature concerning the roles of leaders and managers in affecting projects and achieving project management goals||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|4||Demonstrate an ability to engage in continuous reflection and learning and apply that reflexivity within the context of project management||Ethical practice|
Study Period 1
- Peter G. Northouse, 2016, Leadership, 7, Sage edge, Thousand Oaks, California. ISBN: 978 1 4833 1753 3.
Teaching and assessment
SCU Online (intensive)
|Structured online learning|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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