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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Leading people and organisations
    • Research and theory: management
    • Research and theory: business
    • Research and theory: leadership
    • From theory to practice
    • Leading self
    • Building personal resilience
    • Building cultural resilience
    • Personal and professional development
    • Leading others
    • Achieving results
    • Preparing your professional leadership development plan
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Embedded Multimedia
      • Web links
      • Online assignment submission
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Standard Media

On successful completion of this subject you will be able to :

  1. apply leadership concepts and practices to a range of organisational settings
  2. recognise own behaviour, skills and aptitudes relevant to your role as a leader and manager, and identify appropriate avenues for ongoing professional development
  3. develop effective practices for dealing with diversity and cross-cultural management issues
  4. improve organisational performance and productivity by considering contemporary views on the alignment of people and organisations
  5. devise and design solutions to problems which commonly face managerial leaders by applying theoretical frameworks and research findings.
  • Assignment 1 - Case Study (35%)
  • Assignment 2 - Weekly Contribution (15%)
  • Assignment 3 - Individual essay (50%)

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

Equivalent Subjects

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • RMI-OMBA200
  • RMI-OMBA130

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 leadership capacities, such as being able to ethically influence others and thereby improve the performance of organisations. Drawing on your experience as a manager, you will learn not only from the reading materials but also from comparisons and contrasts between what you read and what you are experiencing in your workplace.

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