LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION AND CHANGE

MGT5LIC

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students develop a critical engagement with the theory and practice of leadership in diverse organisational contexts. Issues including responsible leadership, sustainable innovation and leading effective and ethical change are a particular focus of the subject.  The subject provides students with the critical and analytical tools to evaluate diverse forms of leadership in contemporary organisations across the corporate, not-for-profit and state sectors. There is also an opportunity for students to reflect on their own leadership capabilities.



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 LCMPS students only

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Only available to students enrolled in LCMPS

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsHarvard business review on changePrescribedT.B.A.HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL PRESS, 1998.
ReadingsHarvard business review on leadershipPrescribedT.B.A.HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL PRESS, 1998.
ReadingsThe leadership experiencePrescribedDaft, Richard L.2ND EDN, THOMSON (2002)

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Outline, discuss and evaluate key leadership theories and debates

Activities:
Seminar discussion and problems; essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

02. Critically discuss contemporary leadership practice

Activities:
Seminar discussion and problems; essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. Recognise and articulate leadership issues in the context of innovation and change

Activities:
Problem solving case study in seminars
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
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)

04. Demonstrate the connections between responsible leadership and other dimensions of management

Activities:
Problem solving case study in seminars and essays
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
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)

05. Form an ethical leadership perspective

Activities:
Seminar discussion and problem solving case studies

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2015, Week 32-38, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Inglis

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 32 - 38
One 6.5 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This is part of the Graduate Certificate in Management (Public Sector) - classes will run on 6th and 7th August, 3rd and 4th September, 18th September all from 10.00am to 4.30pm."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
In-class individual essay15 01, 02, 03
Individual essay 1500 words30 01, 02, 03
Group presentation and Infographic20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Group report 2000 words per person25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual reflective report10 03, 04, 05