Course Title: Provide leadership across the organisation

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5376 Diploma of Logistics

Course Title: Provide leadership across the organisation

Portfolio: BUS Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Course Contact: Tim Wallis

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5423

Course Contact Email: timothy.wallis@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate senior leadership behaviour and personal and professional competence. Business ethics are also addressed in this unit.

It applies to individuals who have a role in inspiring and motivating others to achieve organisational goals and to model professionalism in their organisation and industry. Leadership is seen in the context of the organisational mission.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation

Elements:

1. Communicate organisational mission and goals

2. Influence groups and individuals

3. Build and support teams

4. Demonstrate personal and professional competence


Learning Outcomes

This course is structured to provide students with the optimum learning experience in order to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate senior leadership behaviour and personal and professional competence. Business ethics are also addressed in this unit.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of the requirements in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks, for example:

  • direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence and third party workplace reports of on-the-job performance by the candidate
  • review of final printed documents
  • demonstration of techniques
  • observation of presentations
  • oral or written questioning to assess knowledge of software applications

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Performance  Evidence

You will be required to provide evidence of the following skills:

  • clearly communicate the organisation’s objectives, values and standards to a range of stakeholders using appropriate media and language
  • influence, support and provide resources for individuals and groups to:
  1. participate in consultations and decision making processes
  2. contribute to innovation and improvements
  3. achieve their responsibilities and objectives
  • facilitate consultative decision making processes with relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • demonstrate ethical conduct and professional competence and continuing professional development
  • encourage others to adopt business ethics and build their commitment to the organisation.

Knowledge Evidence

You are required to provide evidence of the following:

  • explain business ethics and their application to leadership
  • outline leadership styles and their application in supporting the organisation’s mission, objectives and values
  • explain the impact of legislation in providing leadership in the organisation
  • explain the organisation’s mission, purpose and values
  • describe organisation objectives, plans and strategies
  • explain organisational change processes.

Feedback

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions. You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed. Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning outcomes and final performance in the course.