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Postgraduate | CUR-GCB560-2023

Managerial Effectiveness

Identify the manager’s role on both personal and organisational levels. Strengthen your ability to manage conflict, negotiate workplace difficulties and coach team performance. Demonstrate your knowledge by developing a leadership learning plan.

Study method

100% online


100% online

Entry requirements

Part of a degree


13 weeks

Start dates

  • 29 May 2023

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About this subject

What you'll learn

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

  1. evaluate personal management competencies, and then apply learning principles in the design of a development plan
  2. appraise and analyse the contemporary management challenges and paradoxes embedded in the Competing Values Framework, both locally and globally
  3. applying relevant theoretical and conceptual frameworks to managerial effectiveness, critically analyse suppositions within the literature
    • 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
  • 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.

    • Critical Analysis and Reflection (35%)
    • Case Study (35%)
    • Presentation (30%)
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Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • UNE-PRO-GCE-2023 - Graduate Certificate in Professional Practice
  • OUA-PSU-GCE-2023 - Postgraduate Single Subjects

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees

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Postgraduate Single Subjects