Leadership affects all organisations and is of increasing importance in today’s dynamic business world. The task of leading is generally associated with senior management, but all organisational members have the potential to exercise leadership by influencing and inspiring themselves and others.
Effective leadership requires advanced knowledge of theory and skilful application. Leadership requires the capability to build relationships and develop and implement strategies to support the organisation and its people to achieve their objectives.
This unit covers conventional and alternative perspectives on leadership and explores the practice of leadership in a range of contexts. Through the use of experiential activities and a blended learning approach, students will develop their leadership potential.
|Unit name||Leadership in Organisations|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Coordinator||Doctor Toby Newstead|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania and Third Party ()|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Accelerated Study Period 3||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Hong Kong Universal Ed||Semester 2||On-Campus||International|
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- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Accelerated Study Period 3||12/9/2022||5/10/2022||27/10/2022||11/12/2022|
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- Critically evaluate organisational leadership theories and concepts.
- Develop and explain self-awareness of leadership identity.
- Analyse and evaluate the impact of leadership on organisations.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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|Assessment||Assessment Task 1: Learning Journal (30%)|Assessment Task 3: Reflective Report: Making sense of my Leadership Philosophy (30%)|Assessment Task 2: Team Presentation (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
This unit does not have a prescribed text. Instead, each week students are required to read a 1 or 2 journal articles that correspond to each topic in the Unit Schedule and are available via the unit Reading List.
Recommended readings will be made available in the content folders in MyLO and via the unit Reading List.
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