Course Title: Provide strategic leadership

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C0044

Course Title: Provide strategic leadership

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 75.0

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban & Social Studies


Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Bronwyn Tanti

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9079

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the knowledge and skills required to provide strategic leadership across an organisation in the context of work in the community services industry.
This work involves strategic thinking, planning and leadership in relation to all aspects of managing an organisation involved in community work and/or service delivery.
The knowledge and skills of this course should be used by workers involved in higher level practice and/or management in the community sector.
The course reflects specific requirements in relation to high level leadership in medium sized organisations in the community sector, where one individual may be responsible for leadership of the organisation, including guiding the Board of the organisation in relation to change and strategic initiatives in the industry.

This course is delivered and assessed with the following courses - CHCMGT801B: Manage a complex community sector org and CHCPOL701B: Research evidence to advance policy and practice

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCMGT803B Provide strategic leadership


1.Review strategic context in which community sector organisation functions

2.Guide strategic planning processes for the organisation

3.Apply strategic thinking to review organisation issues

4.Evaluate and address current status of the organisation

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include a project, a presentation and blackboard discussion.