Courses & Units

Leadership in Health and Human Services CAM539

Hobart

Introduction

This unit provides health and human service professionals with the opportunity to critically analyse a range of contemporary leadership frameworks and theories. There is a focus on the exploration and practical application of theories and techniques to improve understanding of leading self and engagement of others in order to achieve results, drive innovation and shape systems.

Participants will be exposed to a broad range of leadership theories and frameworks with reference to the Australian LEADS Framework (Leading Self, Engaging Others, Achieving Results. Driving for Innovation and Shaping Systems).

Students are expected to apply these frameworks and draw on relevant empirical and theoretical work as well as reflecting on their own workplace, lived experience and belief systems.

Summary

Unit name Leadership in Health and Human Services
Unit code CAM539
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine
Coordinator

Wendy Quinn

Teaching staff

Wendy Quinn

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 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
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,525.00 061300

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Distance, web dependent. Some offerings taught as a blended unit with both online activities and attendance for two days of face-to-face workshops.

Assessment

Discussion Board Participation (40%) 2500 words;

Reflective Essay  (20%) 1000 words;

Leadership Development Report  (40%) 2000 words.

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Textbooks

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