RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP

BUA5RL

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will critically analyse a range of approaches to leadership within the context of dynamic, challenging and often ambiguous circumstances. Working individually and with other students, you will evaluate contemporary organisational leaders against theoretical frameworks, whilst taking into account pragmatic management considerations. You will also carefully reflect on your own practice as a responsible leader, assessing your strengths and areas in which you can be even more effective. 

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSusan Inglis

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in LMMBA or HZMBHA or LMMBAH or LMMBAA or LZFABA to do this subject.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUO5RL

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically evaluate key leadership theories and competencies, recognising what constitutes responsible leadership

Activities:
Class content, experiential exercises, discussion and readings provide an opportunity for you to critically engage with leadership theories and competencies and help you to recognise key elements of responsible leadership. This will form part of the assessment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

02. Analyse the effectiveness of contemporary leaders by applying relevant responsible leadership theories and competencies.

Activities:
Class content, experiential exercises, discussion and readings will build on your knowledge of what responsible leadership looks like in action so you can analyse contemporary leaders in the public realm, those you know and your own leadership. This capability will be assessed.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

03. Apply appropriate theoretical frameworks to develop one's own responsible leadership model, recognising one's strengths as a leader and developing strategies for improvement.

Activities:
Class content, experiential exercises, discussion and readings provide you with the opportunity to apply relevant leadership theories and competencies to analyse and develop yourself as a responsible leader, which will form part of the assessment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Week 18-25, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Inglis

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 18 - 21
Five 6.0 hours seminar per study period on weekends during the day from week 18 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Please refer to the MBA Student Information LMS Page for days and times."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2500 word individual paper45 01, 02
One group assignment, 1500 words per personUsually 3-4 students per group30 01, 02
One individual infographic, equivalent to two A4 pagesThe intention is to apply a responsible leadership model to one's own practice and prepare a brief development plan. (Broadly equivalent to 1200 words)25 01, 03

City Campus, 2018, Week 42-52, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Inglis

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 42 - 47
Five 6.0 hours seminar per study period on weekends during the day from week 42 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Please refer to the MBA Student Information LMS Page for days and times."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2500 word individual paper45 01, 02
One group assignment, 1500 words per personUsually 3-4 students per group30 01, 02
One individual infographic, equivalent to two A4 pagesThe intention is to apply a responsible leadership model to one's own practice and prepare a brief development plan. (Broadly equivalent to 1200 words)25 01, 03

Vietnam, 2018, Week 25-32, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Inglis

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 25 - 32
Eight 4.5 hours lecture other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 25 to week 32 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2017 dates 17/6-25/6/17. Hours vary each day."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2500 word individual paper45 01, 02
One group assignment, 1500 words per personUsually 3-4 students per group30 01, 02
One individual infographic, equivalent to two A4 pagesThe intention is to apply a responsible leadership model to one's own practice and prepare a brief development plan. (Broadly equivalent to 1200 words)25 01, 03