LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION AND CHANGE

MGT5LIC

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will critically analyse theoretical leadership models, approaches and competencies to apply this knowledge to assess what is effective organisational leadership. The subject investigates responsible leadership, sustainable innovation and leading effective andethical change. Working individually, and with other students, you will analyse leaders in contemporary practice, within the context of dynamic,challenging and often ambiguous organisational circumstances. In addition, you will 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 StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites MGT5STR plus 2 LBS electives, or enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Management (Public Sector) (LCMPS)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUA5RL

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions The following instance is ONLY for students enrolled in LCMPS: City Campus, Week 31-45. Online enrolment is not available for this instance.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Evaluate key leadership theories and competencies, critiquing what constitutes responsible leadership

Activities:
Activities will include provide of key concepts, readings, online media and engagement in exercises and discussion to assist you to identify key elements of responsible leadership, as distinguished from other forms of leadership management practice. Assessment provides an opportunity for you to critically evaluate key leadership theories and competencies.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

02. Analyse the effectiveness of contemporary leaders, by applying relevant leadership theories, whilst recognising their need to innovate and manage change in an often complex environment.

Activities:
Activities will include provide of key concepts, readings, online media and engagement in exercises and discussion to assist you to apply theory to contemporary leaders in the public realm, to those you know and to your own leadership.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
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,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

03. Apply appropriate frameworks to develop one's own responsible leadership model

Activities:
Activities will include provide of key concepts, readings, online media and engagement in exercises and discussion to help you analyse yourself as a responsible leader. The Infographic will enable to you succinctly assess yourself against a responsible leadership model you develop.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
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,Adaptability Skills)

04. Contribute to discussions on leadership in a thoughtful way, demonstrate an interest in others' views, offer useful feedback to others and receive feedback respectfully.

Activities:
In the online/class discussions and in any group work there is an expectation of contributing to others' learning and learning from others in a thoughtful, interested and respectful way.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Inglis

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Classes will be a three hour combined lecture and workshop format."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 750 word individual paperThis assessment will report on the Graduate Capability of Critical thinking.10 01, 02
One 2,000 word individual paperThis assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing, Inquiry/Research and Discipline specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02
One group assignment, 1,500 words per person 3-4 students per group. The presentation component of this assessment will report on the Graduate Capabilities of Speaking and the report component will report on Teamwork.30 01, 02, 04
One individual Infographic, equivalent to two A4 pages(Broadly equivalent to 1000 words). This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Creative problem solving and Quantitative/Digital literacy.20 01, 03

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Laing

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 28 - 34
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per week from week 28 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"Students undertake all of their work online over a 7 week period. It is recommended that students devote 5 hours per week to undertaking online work."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 750 word individual paperThis assessment will report on the Graduate Capability of Critical thinking.10 01, 02
One 2,000 word individual paperThis assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing, Inquiry/Research and Discipline specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02
One group assignment, 1,500 words per person 3-4 students per group. The presentation component of this assessment will report on the Graduate Capabilities of Speaking and the report component will report on Teamwork.30 01, 02, 04
One individual Infographic, equivalent to two A4 pages(Broadly equivalent to 1000 words). This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Creative problem solving and Quantitative/Digital literacy.20 01, 03

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Laing

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 44 - 50
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per week from week 44 to week 50 and delivered via online.
"Students undertake all of their work online over a 7 week period. It is recommended that students devote 5 hours per week to undertaking online work."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 750 word individual paperThis assessment will report on the Graduate Capability of Critical thinking.10 01, 02
One 2,000 word individual paperThis assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing, Inquiry/Research and Discipline specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02
One group assignment, 1,500 words per person 3-4 students per group. The presentation component of this assessment will report on the Graduate Capabilities of Speaking and the report component will report on Teamwork.30 01, 02, 04
One individual Infographic, equivalent to two A4 pages(Broadly equivalent to 1000 words). This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Creative problem solving and Quantitative/Digital literacy.20 01, 03

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 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per week from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.
"Students undertake all of their work online over a 7 week period. It is recommended that students devote 5 hours per week to undertaking online work."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 750 word individual paperThis assessment will report on the Graduate Capability of Critical thinking.10 01, 02
One 2,000 word individual paperThis assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of Writing, Inquiry/Research and Discipline specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02
One group assignment, 1,500 words per person 3-4 students per group. The presentation component of this assessment will report on the Graduate Capabilities of Speaking and the report component will report on Teamwork.30 01, 02, 04
One individual Infographic, equivalent to two A4 pages(Broadly equivalent to 1000 words). This assessment will report on the Graduate capability of Creative problem solving and Quantitative/Digital literacy.20 01, 03