Courses & Units

Leadership in Organisations BMA328

Hobart, Launceston



Leadership is a key factor affecting the performance of all organisations and is of increasing importance in today’s dynamic business world. While the task of leading is generally associated with senior management, all employees have the potential to exercise leadership, through their influence and inspiration of others. Effective leadership requires advanced knowledge of theory and skills in application, so leaders have the capability to develop and implement strategies that will support the organisation and its people to achieve their objectives. This unit explores conventional and alternative perspectives on leadership, and the practice of leadership in a range of organisational contexts. Through the use of experiential activities and a blended learning approach, students will develop their leadership potential and start to find their inner leadership voice.


Unit name Leadership in Organisations
Unit code BMA328
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Management

Toby Newstead

Teaching staff

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 15/7/2019 9/8/2019 2/9/2019 20/10/2019

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2019: $820.00 2019: $2,037.00 090799

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BMA121 and BMA247 or BMA201-A


Teaching Pattern

Online lectures and two hour workshops


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There is no required textbook. Instead, a reading list has been prepared to reflect the latest leadership research. Students will need to have regular access to these readings via MyLO or the UTAS Library.


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