Leadership & Management

Subject 360-712 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures/seminars/workshops/individual supervision
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability

Subject Overview: This subject provides the concepts and skills of leadership and management, including the perspective of the CEO and business unit manager, and introductions to the major topics of strategic leadership, business/organizational behaviour and strategy and competitive and effective performance outcomes.
Assessment: Assessment : One-hour test (20%) Assignments of not more than 1500 words (30%) Field project investigation report of 3000 words (50%)
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills: Students who successfully complete this subject should:

Understand what leaders and managers do to drive their organisations forward

Be able to lead and manage issues and challenges within organisations

Develop an holistic view of organisational issues from multiple perspectives

Be able to make decisions that take into account the various utility functions of different stakeholders in organizational settings

Effectively practice leadership

Related Course(s): Master of Enterprise (Executive)

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