Course Title: Leadership and Decision Making

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Leadership and Decision Making

Credit Points: 12.00


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM4177

City Campus

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2017

BUSM4188

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Viet3 2011,
Viet1 2012,
Viet2 2012,
Viet3 2012,
Viet1 2017,
Viet2 2017

BUSM4190

Hong Kong Management Associatn

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Offsh3 12

BUSM4194

Singapore Inst of Management

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Offsh3 12,
Offsh1 17,
Offsh3 17

BUSM4311

Shanghai Uni of Int Bus & Econ

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Offsh1 17

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM4395

Universitas Pelita Harapan

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

OFFSe22017 (UB3)

Course Coordinator: Nuttawuth Muenjohn

Course Coordinator Phone: 03 9925 5109

Course Coordinator Email: nuttawuth.muenjohn@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 80.09

Course Coordinator Availability: by appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

The course focuses on various theories and models of leadership and change management in organisations. You will learn to critically evaluate theories and models and apply them in contemporary workplace situations. 
 
This course will introduce you to various theories and models of leadership and decision making in organisations. The course explores the psychological, behavioural, structural and cultural issues that leaders face when making decisions as well as develop your knowledge and skills required in various situations.
 
This course includes a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed through in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry is integral to your experience.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:  

  1. Critically evaluate the leadership and decision making theories and models in various organisational situations;
  2. Examine and discuss current issues in leadership and decision making models in a range of organisational settings;
  3. Integrate and apply leadership and decision making theories and models in the contemporary workplace situations;
  4. Identify and analyse the social and ethical responsibilities related to the leadership and decision making;
  5. Use critical self-reflection and feedback of others to identify and act on opportunities for learning.


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes, assignments, prescribed readings, sourcing, researching and analysing specific information, solving problems, conducting presentations, producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through MyRMIT Studies\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: 10%
Linked CLOs: 1,2,3,4

Assessment Task 2: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1,2,5
 
Assessment Task 3: 40%
Linked CLOs: 1,3,4,5

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.