Leadership (TFA) 2

Subject EDUC90601 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 24 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: You must have taken the following subjects prior to enrolling in this subject
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Summer Term
Corequisites: You must take the following subject in the same study period
Study Period Commencement:
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Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.


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Subject Overview: This subject will deepen the associates’ understanding of the framework introduced in Leadership (TFA) 1, and develop their understanding of the nature of productive and ethical relationships in education and in business. Topics include: leading in
communities of practice; leadership, equity and respect; leading for liberation; followership; change management, sources of institutional power; personal sources of power; leadership and management; leadership and self-reflection.
Objectives: On completion of this subject, associates should be able to:
  • Understand the need for mutual respect in leader/follower relationships;
  • Develop strategies for negotiating outcomes with those they may be leading;
  • Articulate their own principles and practices of ethical leadership;
  • Reflect on their own present and potential identity as a leader.

A written assignment (2000 words), due mid-semester (50 per cent);

A case study (2000 words) due in the examination period (50 per cent).

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills: On completion of this subject, students should have the knowledge, ability and skills to:
  • Critically analyse the power inherent in institutional relationships;
  • Consider ethical implications of power;
  • Work productively with others to achieve mutually negotiated outcomes;
  • Reflect deeply on their own involvement in their communities.

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