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Unit Code
Unit Title
HAF215 Contemporary Feminist Thought
HAF218 Special Topic in Gender Studies
HAF219 Feminist Philosophy
(Not Offered 2013)
HAF228 Religion and Gender
(Not Offered 2013)
HAF229 Gender, Ethics and Society
HAF242 Contemporary Representations of Gender
HPA200 Contemporary Bioethics
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA207 Philosophy of Mind
HPA208 Metaphysical Puzzles
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA209 The Meaning of Life
HPA210 Theories of Ethics
HPA212 Ethical Professionals
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA213 Philosophy of Science
HPA216 Knowledge and Belief
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA218 Philosophy of Biology
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA219 Buddhist Philosophy
HPA234 Zen and Tao: East Asian Philosophy
HPA236 Philosophy of Art, Aesthetics and Creativity
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA237 Philosophy and Film
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA238 Exceptional Leadership
HPA239 Indian Philosophy
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA242 Law, Society and Morality
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA244 Aboriginal Philosophy
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA247 Creative Citizenship
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA248 Morality and the Mind
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA249 Climate Change: Who to believe? What to do?
HPA250 Existentialism and Beyond
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA251 Postmodern Thought
HPA256 Philosophy and Cosmology
HPA266 Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA268 Modern Philosophy
HPA271 Philosophy and the Body
HPA274 Science and Religion
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA276 Indo-Tibetan History, Philosophy and Culture
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA277 Environmental Philosophy
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA288 Philosophy of Language
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA289 Political Philosophy
HPA291 Introduction to Logic
HPA292 Logic and Philosophy
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA294 The Logic of Decision
(Not Offered 2013)
HPA297 Buddhism, Ethics and Nonviolence
(Not Offered 2013)

2013 HPA238 Exceptional Leadership

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HPA338


Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HPA238 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Spring H On Campus Offering in H 19-DEC-2013 27-DEC-2013 06-JAN-2014 24-JAN-2014

* 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).

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Personal leadership is a desire for the individual to take charge of their own life. This highly practical unit falls under the interests of applied philosophy and ethics and provides a context for exploring and understanding the concept of leadership and its implications for individual growth and creative development. The focus is on developing exceptional leadership skills, effective cooperation and communication strategies and the opportunity to enhance ethical and creative problem-solving abilities.

Assessment comprising a reflective process will be used throughout this unit and a range of approaches are introduced to enhance, broaden and deepen the level of student reflection. On completion students should have developed (1) an understanding of the key concepts and theories of leadership and building sustainable relationships grounded in ethical practice (2) an understanding of the notion of ethical leadership and the concept of what it means to live a good life, (3) a capacity for self reflection and self-awareness and an understanding of personal strengths and talents (4) a capacity to apply this knowledge to personal leadership and career management (5) enhanced networks with other highly motivated peers. Participants will be required to undertake a written analysis of ethical leadership theories, a series of reflections, attend presentations from community, government and business leaders, and take part in regular group discussions.

WEIGHT: 12.5%


HPA238: 4 x 200-250 words daily individual reflections (40%), and 1 x 3000 words essay (60%)

HPA338: 4 x 200-250 words daily individual reflections (40%), and 1 x 3200 words essay (60%)


1 x 3 hour weekly workshop, alternatively delivered as a compact seminar of four days with 32 contact hours, if taught outside semester 1 or semester 2

Compact seminar of 4 days with 32 contact hours in semester 3 or 5

Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Spring)

STAFF: Coordinator: Inglis Clark Centre Director

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Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.

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