Course Title: Leadership and Management

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Leadership and Management

Credit Points: 12


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM1530

City Campus

Postgraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Spring2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Spring2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Spring2008,
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

BUSM2411

RMIT University Vietnam

Postgraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

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

BUSM4000

RMIT Vietnam Hanoi Campus

Postgraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2007,
Viet2 2007,
Viet1 2008

Course Coordinator: Dr Paul Gibson

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 0105

Course Coordinator Email: paul.gibson@rmit.edu.au

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

None.


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

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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

Various learning resources are available online through myRMIT/Blackboard. In addition to topic notes; assessment details and a study schedule you may also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and to share information.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


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.