Master of Leadership
Contemporary management skills to build and lead a winning team
Get set to deliver effective leadership at work and in your community. This postgraduate business course teaches transferrable and long-lasting management skills. Become an ethical leader with strong planning, negotiation, and transformation abilities.
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- 10 Jul 22
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- 04 Sep 22
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On completion of this program students should be able to achieve the following learning outcomes:
- Apply the management skills necessary to lead a team in the business community;
- Apply the management skills necessary to plan and manage a financially sustainable business;
- Create strategies to identify and seize business opportunities through the use of contemporary management theory;
- Apply the skill gained in their area of specialisation in complex national and international scenarios;
- Develop processes and practices needed to meet the regulatory environment under which a business operates;
- Create community and customer engagement strategies;
- Effectively analyse and manage ethical matters;
- Employ critical reflection to encourage on-going learning to maintain and improve professional knowledge and skills;
- Be able to think critically, reason and use judgment in preparation for of their professional practice;
- Use evidence-based research in preparation of professional analysis and advice.
Student completing a Master of Leadership will be best positioned to take on leadership roles in both their professional careers and their personal lives as members of community organisations. Leadership skills developed in the course are both everlasting and highly transferable between roles, functions and industries.
To be eligible for admission to The University of Notre Dame Australia, all applicants must meet the University’s minimum requirements for admission.
The requirements for admission are detailed in the University’s Policy: Admissions.
- Specific Program Requirements for Admission To be eligible for admission to the Master of Leadership applicants must also meet the following specific requirements.
- A recognised undergraduate degree (or equivalent qualification) plus a minimum of five years’ experience in managerial and/or supervisory and/or leadership roles.
- A Graduate Diploma in a business discipline.
- Where the applicant does not meet the criteria above, the Dean may approve admission to this course if the Dean is satisfied that
- the applicant has sufficient background and/or experience in management/supervision; and
- the applicant has the skills necessary to complete postgraduate studies.
Applications for Advanced Standing and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) will be considered and reviewed on a case by case basis by UNDA's Student Administration.
The Master of Leadership is aimed at emerging or current executive level professionals who wish to either further progress their career, or concrete their current position. The program focuses on key knowledge/skills and attributes (both strategic and hands-on) required to successfully lead a dynamic and continually changing commercial environment. Applicants are expected to have a minimum of two years relevant industry experience plus an undergraduate degree (or similar.)
Recommended Study Pattern
To be eligible for the award of Master of Leadership students must complete a minimum of 300 Units of Credit chosen from the subjects comprising:
225 Units of Credit from nine (9) compulsory Subjects listed below:
- EDUC6060 Ethical leadership for Today’s Organisations (Coming soon) OR PHIL6020 Ethical Issues in Professional Life
- RSCH7002 Scholarly Reading and Writing OR ARTS6000 Literature Review
- BUSN5750 Organisations: Power, Leadership and Transformation
- BUSN5290 Negotiation Skills
- BUSN5600 Strategic Management and Planning
- BUSN5620 Leadership: Theory and Practice
- BUSN5680 Leading Change
- BUSN5740 Strategic Workforce Issues
- BUSN5910 Directed Business Project OR ARTS6001 Professional Project
75 Units of Credit from three (3) Elective Courses from level 5000 courses in any School
- BUSN5000 Economics for Managers
- BUSN5100 Accounting for Managers
- BUSN5500 Marketing
Liberal Arts Specialisation:
75 Units of Credit from three (3) Courses from the Graduate Certificate in Liberal Arts.
To be eligible for the award of Master of Leadership students must complete a minimum of 300 Units of Credit chosen (total 12 subjects) as outlined in Recommended Study Pattern.
If a student has completed sufficient courses to meet the requirements of the Graduate Certificate in Business or the Graduate Diploma in Business, they may transfer to that award and immediately apply for graduation with that award.
You can apply direct through Open Universities Australia.
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