LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION AND CHANGE

MGT5LIC

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will critically analyse theoretical leadership models, approaches and competencies to assess what is effective organisational leadership. The subject investigates responsible leadership, sustainable innovation and leading effective and ethical 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-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites MGT5STR and completion of 120 credit points of study; or enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Management (Public Sector) (LCMPS)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUA5RL

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

Activities:
Activities will include key concepts, readings, online media and engagement in exercises and discussion to identify key elements of responsible leadership. 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,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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

Activities:
Activities will include key concepts, readings, online media and engagement in exercises and discussion to to apply theory to contemporary leadership in the public realm, to those you know and to your own leadership.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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

Activities:
Activities will include key concepts, readings, online media and engagement in exercises and discussion to analyse yourself as a responsible leader. The Infographic will enable to you succinctly assess yourself against your own model of responsible leadership.
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)

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 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,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, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Classes will be a two hour combined workshop format. It is expected that students will have completed one hour online prior to coming to class."

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 Capability of Speaking and the report component will report on the Graduate Capabilities of Adaptability Skills, Teamwork and Cultural Literacy.30 01, 02, 04
One individual Infographic, equivalent to two A4 pages (1000 words equivalent)This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability of Creative Problem-solving20 01, 03

Online, 2019, Online StudyPeriod 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

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 Capability of Speaking and the report component will report on the Graduate Capabilities of Adaptability Skills, Teamwork and Cultural Literacy.30 01, 02, 04
One individual Infographic, equivalent to two A4 pages (1000 words equivalent)This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability of Creative Problem-solving20 01, 03