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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Models of Leadership and Management
    • Learning Styles and Organizational Behaviour
    • Working and Living with Different Personality Types
    • Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness
    • The Leader as Coach: Managing Performance
    • Communication: Interpersonal
    • Conflict Management
    • Negotiation Skills
    • Strengths, Positive Psychology and Leadership
    • Managing Upwards
    • Establishing your Vision/Life Plan
    • Managing Life Stress
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Streaming Multimedia
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Online Assessment
      • Resources and Links
      • Audio-Video streaming

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. evaluate personal management and leadership competencies, and then apply experiential learning principles in developing a leadership learning plan for implementation
  2. devise strategies for life-long leadership learning skills such as objective setting, reflective journaling and peer coaching
  3. analyse the literature on 'coaching', and apply these skills, as part of a leadership development strategy, with a peer
  4. interpret and apply relevant theoretical and conceptual frameworks to solve questions and problems related to managerial effectiveness.
  • Assignment 1 - Assignment 1 (35%)
  • Assignment 2 - Assignment 2 (40%)
  • Assignment 3 - Assignment 3 (25%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

Special requirements

No special requirements

Development of key leadership and management skills with the goal of enhancing managerial effectiveness. Development of effective strategies for organisational learning, coaching, time management, negotiation, stress management and communication, clarifying personal and professional vision, as well as examining the developing roles of managers in regional and global environments.

Please Note:  If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

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