RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP

BUO5RL

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 LMMBAO, LMMBA or LMMBAA to do this subject

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects BUA5RL

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

Activities:
Online 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
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

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

Activities:
Onlinecontent, 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
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

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:
Online 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
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

04. Contribute to discussions in a thoughtful way, demonstrating inquiry and advocacy , offering useful feedback to others and receiving feedback graciously

Activities:
Online 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. Contributions to discussion forums will form part of the assessment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Inglis

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 16
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will occur for this subject."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2000 word individual paper40 01, 02
One group assignment, 1500 words per person3-4 students per group30 01, 02
One individual infographic, equivalent to two A4 pages(Broadly equivalent to 1000 words)20 01, 03
Participation in online discussions, equivalent to 1000 words10 01, 02, 04

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Inglis

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 42
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 42 and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will occur for this subject."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2000 word individual paper40 01, 02
One group assignment, 1500 words per person3-4 students per group30 01, 02
One individual infographic, equivalent to two A4 pages(Broadly equivalent to 1000 words)20 01, 03
Participation in online discussions, equivalent to 1000 words10 01, 02, 04