Course Title: Leadership and Management (Exec)

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Leadership and Management (Exec)

Credit Points: 12


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM3907

City Campus

Postgraduate

660H Grad School of Bus and Law

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Spring2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Spring2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009,
Spring2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Spring2010

BUSM3908

RMIT Intl University Vietnam

Postgraduate

660H Grad School of Bus and Law

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2007,
Viet2 2007,
Viet3 2007,
Viet1 2008,
Viet3 2008,
Viet1 2009,
Viet2 2009,
Viet3 2009,
Viet1 2010,
Viet3 2010

BUSM3909

Malaysia Institute of Managemt

Postgraduate

660H Grad School of Bus and Law

Face-to-Face

Offsh 2 07,
Offsh 2 08

BUSM3911

Mandarin Oriental Hotel HK

Postgraduate

660H Grad School of Bus and Law

Face-to-Face

Offsh 2 07

BUSM3973

RMIT Vietnam Hanoi Campus

Postgraduate

660H Grad School of Bus and Law

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2007,
Viet2 2007,
Viet1 2008,
Viet2 2008,
Viet1 2009,
Viet3 2010

Course Coordinator: Dr Paul Gibson

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5945

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

Course Coordinator Location: level 11, 239 Bourke Street, Melbourne


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Students must be enrolled in MC 088, MC 129, or MC164 to undertake this course. There are no pre-requisite courses required. However MBA program entry criteria & capabilities are required.


Course Description

This course is an introduction to the theories and practice of leadership and management in work organizations. The course will explore differences between leadership and management and  will review the major frameworks and models discussed in relevant literature. As well as exploring contemporary views, an overview of the evolution of thought and research findings will be provided.  Particular emphasis will be placed on the importance of learning from successful practitioners in addition to learning from business research. Classroom discussions will use the candidate’s present job and organization as reference points.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Overview of Learning Activities 

Students will participate through a variety of activities including experiential exercises, self-diagnostic tests, class discussion, and case studies. Of critical importance is the expectation that students will share and discuss their own issues in relation to topics.
Students will be asked for on-going feedback in addition to a formal evaluation at the end of the semester.



Overview of Learning Activities



Students will participate in a variety of learning activities including class discussion, role-plays, case studies and simulations. Of critical importance is the expectation that students will share and discuss their workplace leadership and management experiences at each class.


Overview of Learning Resources

Students will be supplied with courseware that includes learning resources. Courseware will identify required pre-class reading. An extensive and integrated Distributed Learning System (DLS) site will also established for students, which is an integral part of their learning resources.



Courseware will be supplied at the first class meeting.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is cumulative and all assessable work must be submitted in order to pass the course. There will be two or more pieces of assessable work.