Subject details

  • Topics
    • Managerial leadership and sound reasoning
    • The paradoxes of management
    • The complexities of business
    • The challenges of leadership
    • The lessons of practice
    • Self awareness
    • Emotional awareness
    • Cultural awareness
    • Setting goals and objectives
    • Motivating and developing
    • Influencing and communicating
    • Improving and mastering
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Blog
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Web links
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Leacture capture
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Standard Media
      • Wikis
    • Online Materials
      • Printable format materials

Upon successful completion of this subject you are able to:

  1. recognise the appropriateness of different types of leadership styles in a range of organisational settings
  2. accurately assess your personal strengths and areas of challenge and effectively self-manage these towards improved practice
  3. explain how effective managerial leaders are able to diagnose and ethically improve the key areas of organisational functioning
  4. motivate and influence others in ways that contribute to sustainable organisational performance.
  • Assignment 1 - Problem Solving Task (50%)
  • Assignment 2 - Case Study (35%)
  • Assignment 3 - Weekly Online Participation (15%)

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 are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject aims to develop understandings and skills adequate to the complexities of being a managerial leader. The subject covers leadership and management from early theories to contemporary perspectives. The subject provides you with a conceptually rich framework for designing managerial leadership effectiveness within organisational contexts. The subject aims to enable you to think creatively about the capabilities required of professional managerial leaders, with an emphasis on self-development related to becoming workplace ready.

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