Course Title: Leadership and Management

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Leadership and Management

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


660H Graduate School of Business and Law


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 2 2018


RMIT University Vietnam


660H Graduate School of Business and Law


Viet1 2007,
Viet2 2007,
Viet3 2007,
Viet1 2008,
Viet2 2008,
Viet3 2008,
Viet1 2009,
Viet2 2009,
Viet3 2009,
Viet1 2010,
Viet2 2010,
Viet3 2010,
Viet1 2011,
Viet2 2011,
Viet3 2011,
Viet1 2012,
Viet2 2012,
Viet3 2012,
Viet1 2013,
Viet3 2013,
Viet2 2014,
Viet3 2014,
Viet1 2015,
Viet2 2015,
Viet3 2015,
Viet1 2016,
Viet2 2016,
Viet3 2016,
Viet3 2017,
Viet2 2018,
Viet3 2018


RMIT Vietnam Hanoi Campus


660H Graduate School of Business and Law


Viet1 2007,
Viet2 2007,
Viet1 2008

Course Coordinator: Dr Jessica Bellingham

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3776

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: Graduate School of Business and Law, Cnr of Victoria and Russell Streets, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

This course aims to develop understandings and skills adequate to the complexities of being a managerial leader. The course covers leadership and management from early theories to contemporary perspectives. The course provides you with a conceptually rich framework for designing managerial leadership effectiveness within organizational contexts. The course aims to enable you to think creatively about the capabilities required of professional managerial leaders, with an emphasis on self-development related to becoming workplace ready.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development


Upon successful completion of this course you are able to:

  1. Recognize the appropriateness of different types of leadership styles in a range of organisational settings
  2. Accurately assess your personal strengths and areas of challenge and effectively self-manage these towards improved practice
  3. Explain how effective managerial leaders are able to diagnose and ethically improve the key areas of organizational functioning
  4. Motivate and influence others in ways that contribute to sustainable organizational performance

Overview of Learning Activities

This course may be delivered face-to-face and/or online through classes, lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials. You will be expected to be an active participant and undertake the required preparatory work.

The following learning activities have been designed to assist you to develop the important capabilities outlined in this course guide.

While this list is not exhaustive, it provides you with an overview of some of the activities to be undertaken to successfully complete the course.

  • Engage in research by means of searching texts, internet resources and journals (academic and profession).
  • Read text material and selected articles.
  • Prepare written answers to problems and topic questions.
  • Resolve questions in case study problems.
  • Participate in classroom discussions. 
  • Prepare and participate in class presentations.
  • Complete quizzes. 

Overview of Learning Resources

From 2018, Canvas is RMIT University's Learning Management System. Canvas is a flexible online system which will provide you with an engaging and exciting learning experience as part of your studies with us. The Canvas platform will be the primary site for you to gain access to all the resources designed to support your learning in this course. Your Canvas portal can accessed by logging into the following RMIT page:

Overview of Assessment

The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

Assessment Task 1: 20%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2

Assessment Task 2: 30%
Linked CLOs: 2, 3, 4

Assessment Task 3: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.