Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Term 3, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
During the pre-teaching period students are given the opportunity to get used to the online platform, meet the instructors/tutors and become familiar with how to access resources before the teaching period starts.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Contact Hours: 4 hours per week
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:
|Non Allowed Subjects:
|Core Participation Requirements:
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorDr Ruth Williams, Prof Peter Gahan
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Currently enrolled students:
The world is in the middle of an historic demographic shift in which an ageing population and changing social attitudes interact with a range of other megatrends transforming work organisation and organisational leadership. This subject focuses on understanding how demographic and other changes challenge traditional models of leadership and managing people. It will explore, assess and develop a range of skills and capabilities associated with effective leadership, that enable organisational leaders to drive strategic, people and effective change in the context of an increasing age diverse workforce and dynamic external environment. Using case studies of leadership challenges associated with different aspects of age diversity and an ageing workforce, it explores how leadership can be used to improve organisational and individual outcomes. This subject will also examine dimensions of leadership identity and management of self as an important part of developing effective leadership. It will apply these skills and capabilities to the context of leading age diverse organisations using case studies that explore each of these dimensions of leadership capabilities.
On completion of this subject, students will be able to:
Students will have access to electronic copies of relevant readings.
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Students will be provided with the opportunity to practice and reinforce:
Graduate Certificate in Ageing
Graduate Diploma in Ageing
Master of Ageing
Master of Public Health
Specialist Certificate in Ageing
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