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Leaders now hold key responsibilities for developing the human resource capacities in their organisations. During times of rapid and complex change this responsibility is increased. The professional development and on-going learning of staff, to meet changes in roles and capability requirements in response to internal and external forces, becomes a critical leadership skill. This unit examines some contemporary approaches to continuing professional development and development of staff to attain professional standards and capabilities. The potential for using the principles and practices associated with learning organisations to embed learning not as an add-on, but rather as a critical aspect of organisational life, are also analysed.
|Unit name||Leading and Managing People|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Professor Neil Cranston
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Spring school (extended)||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (extended)||28/10/2019||20/11/2019||23/12/2019||16/2/2020|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2019: $820.00||2019: $2,037.00||070303|
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Two written assignments - Literature Review (50%)
Why is development/learning important in organisations today? What are some of the challenges faced by leaders in leading learning in their organisations?
Development Paper (50%)
Development of a proposal for the establishment of a particular professional development/learning strategy/process in my organisation.
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