RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP

BUA5RL

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will explore the evolving role of business in society through the lens of responsible leadership. Taking a multi-level perspective, you will critically analyse the intersection of social responsibility with a range of approaches to leadership, including stakeholder theory and shared leadership. Working individually and with other students you will evaluate contemporary organisational leaders and yourself against leadership frameworks; and you will critically reflect on how organisations, leaders, and managers can more effectively 'avoid harm' and 'do good'.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJennifer Spoor

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesClass content, experiential exercises, discussion, readings and assessments provide an opportunity for you to critically engage with theoretical and practical perspectives related to social responsibility and leadership throughout the organisation.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in LMMBA or HZMBHA or LMMBAH or LMMBAA or LZFABA or LMMBAO or HZMBHO or LCBUA or LCBUAO or LGBUA or LGBUAO to do this subject

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsBUO5RL

Equivalent subjectsBUO5RL

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Critically analyse a range of perspectives on responsible leadership and evaluate their relevance in contemporary organisation settings.
02. Research and apply leadership frameworks to increase responsible leadership at multiple levels of the organisation.
03. Critically reflect on your own and other leaders' strengths, constrains on behaviour, and areas for improvement with respect to responsible leadership.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2021, Semester 2, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Spoor

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 3.00 hours seminar per week on any day including weekend at night from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group assignment (1500 words equivalent per student)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Individual written assignment (2500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3

Individual reflective assignment (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Spoor

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 18 - 23
One 3.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via online.
Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group assignment (1500 words equivalent per student)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Individual written assignment (2500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3

Individual reflective assignment (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Spoor

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 46 - 51
One 3.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 51 and delivered via online.
Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group assignment (1500 words equivalent per student)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Individual written assignment (2500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3

Individual reflective assignment (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3