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Applied Leadership (9937.2)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Business School

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Syllabus

In this unit students will develop their theoretical understanding of leadership in a general business context, and how different leadership models apply in varying types of organisations. Students will investigate the fundamental differences between management and leadership, as well as how leadership capability is developed in individuals and organisations. Students will explore the concepts of organisational culture and how the traits of an individual leader can influence the overall culture of a business. In addition, students will develop their own leadership style, linking it to relevant theoretical approaches. This unit is delivered self-paced online, requiring students to self-manage their work load, developing many skills required of outstanding graduate students.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Understand the fundamental concepts of leadership;

2. Explain various personality types and understand what they mean for business performance;

3. Understand the role of culture within a workplace;

4. Design basic operational processes to maximise team output; and

5. Clearly articulate their individual approach to leadership.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Online and self-paced study equivalent to 150 total learning hours.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of 48cp

Corequisites

Enrolment in one of: Bachelor of Applied Entrepreneurship, 334JA; Bachelor of Applied Entrepreneurship (Social Entrepreneurship), 335JA; Bachelor of Applied Business (Management), 332JA; Bachelor of Applied Business (Marketing), 333JA

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.



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