PROJECT LEADERSHIP

MGT5PLS

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will provide you with an introduction to the competencies required to support effective leadership and governance for project management. In this subject you will examine a broad range of project management and leadership concepts to illustrate the significant role that effective project management leadership can have in project and organisational success. You will also examine projects as vehicles of strategic change and transformation. A range of issues associated with delivering project success will be covered, including: leadership styles and how effective leaders facilitate project success and change; project team planning; human resources in the project context; the role of effective governance, stakeholder management and engagement, and understanding people management practices to align team performance with project outcomes.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSeyed Mohammad Sadegh Khaksar

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesClass lectures, discussion and readings cover key theoretical positions around project leadership. Assessment provides opportunity to engage critically with these theoretical positions and apply learning.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Examine and Critically analyse major streams of leadership theory and how leadership relates to various aspects of project effectiveness and efficiency.
02. As a project leader, demonstrate high level effective and appropriate communication with project team members and different stakeholders.
03. Determine and address the diverse needs of project stakeholders, formulate innovative solutions and demonstrate sound decision making related to project management.
04. Develop high level ability to recommend differentiated actions for leaders in different phases of the project lifecycle.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSeyed Mohammad Sadegh Khaksar

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on any day including weekend at night from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual assignment - Report Format (2000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual assignment - Essay Format (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Group assignment (1500 words equivalent per student) 3-4 student per group.

N/AOtherGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSeyed Mohammad Sadegh Khaksar

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of learning and assessment activities each week prior to class.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual assignment - Report Format (2000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual assignment - Essay Format (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Group assignment (1500 words equivalent per student) 3-4 student per group.

N/AOtherGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSeyed Mohammad Sadegh Khaksar

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of learning and assessment activities each week prior to class.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual assignment - Report Format (2000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual assignment - Essay Format (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Group assignment (1500 words equivalent per student) 3-4 student per group.

N/AOtherGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSeyed Mohammad Sadegh Khaksar

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 35
One 6.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual assignment - Report Format (2000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual assignment - Essay Format (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Group assignment (1500 words equivalent per student) 3-4 student per group.

N/AOtherGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSeyed Mohammad Sadegh Khaksar

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 46 - 51
One 6.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 46 to week 51 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual assignment - Report Format (2000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual assignment - Essay Format (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Group assignment (1500 words equivalent per student) 3-4 student per group.

N/AOtherGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4