Courses & Units

Leadership for Change ESM707

Launceston

Note:

This unit will only be offered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers

Introduction

Organisations everywhere now operate in an environment of rapid, on-going and disruptive change. Leaders play a key role managing such change, which can include system-wide and local reforms, restructuring and innovations Often, many planned changes are not implemented in practice as originally conceived. This unit examines some of the forces of change and for change in society today, focusing in particular on both barriers and facilitators. Students will develop deeper understandings of change processes, appreciate the complexities of these processes and identify some strategies to successfully lead change.

Summary

Unit name Leadership for Change
Unit code ESM707
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator

Dr Loan Dao

Teaching staff

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,108.00 070303

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Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Fully on-line via MyLO

Assessment

Written assignment paper – critical literature review (40%)TOPIC & FOCUS: Change is everywhere in society today: What critical issues do we need to be aware of, and how can we manage them?

Written assignment paper – case study (60%)TOPIC & FOCUS: Leading change in my organization: Analysing a change process in action.

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Textbooks

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