Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
This unit introduces you to leadership theories, concepts and practices and allows you to explore your own leadership style through the completion of a formal individual behavioural profile and subsequent debrief. You will also examine how emotional intelligence aspects inform and affect your leadership style and the impact on others around you. You will apply different leadership styles and techniques in realistic scenarios, and reflect on the appropriateness and effectiveness of the styles and techniques. Through these learning activities, you will build the knowledge and skills required to be able to lead and interact effectively with people in a variety of settings, and to guide your own development in future leadership roles.
In conjunction with the discipline theory, this unit builds on concepts of learning through practice in Year 1 of study by introducing you to more complex learning experiences.
You will be introduced to:
- discipline-based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations. This will include authentic and purposeful, industry-related experiences
- concepts of managing effective relationships and communicating with others
- the development and use of adaptive leadership skills and how these skills relate to innovative and entrepreneurial practice
- the nature of responsible, accountable and reflective workplace skills, and creative and critical thinking relevant to para-professional practice.
You will exercise self-awareness, initiative and judgement to manage yourself and professional relationships effectively. The application of tacit knowledge and capabilities will be reflected in a Practice Manual
|Unit name||Leading People|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Cradle Coast||Term 1||On-Campus||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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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 2019.
- Analyse and critically reflect on your own leadership style based on the completion of a formalised profiling technique.
- Apply and evaluate leadership concepts, styles, techniques and practice in a realistic scenario.
- Develop and communicate a personal leadership development plan to enable effective people leadership .
- Analyse and apply core concepts related to leadership knowledge and practice.
- Apply practice and discipline-based skills and knowledge as adaptive practitioners
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Field of Education|
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.
Workshops (two days)
AT1: DiSC Profile and Personal Reflection (20%)
AT2: Immersive Leadership Activity and Evaluation (50%)
AT3: Personal Leadership Development Plan (30%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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