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LB5241 - Leadership

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

The subject explores existing thinking, theory, practices, and issues of leadership; and, emerging leadership challenges, in an increasingly complex world. The subject establishes a framework to examine and reflect on leadership in a range of contemporary contexts including society and politics, public and/or private organisations. A focus of the subject is for participants to critically examine themselves and others involved in a variety of leadership contexts, to critically reflect on the impact this has upon leadership practice. Ultimately, the subject draws participants to consider their own leadership perspectives and practice within the contexts in which they will be leading.

Learning Outcomes

  • critically analyse leadership concepts, theories and models and develop a framework for application of leadership practice;
  • critically reflect on ones own and others leadership styles and approaches, in both theoretical and practical contexts;
  • evaluate application of leadership approaches in a range of contexts;
  • apply a leadership framework in relation to a critical and/or topical issue(s).

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Murray Prideaux, Mr Gerard Byrne
Lecturers: Dr Murray Prideaux, Mr Gerard Byrne.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours workshops/Seminars - Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: report (60%); individual reflective essay (40%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Murray Prideaux, Mr Gerard Byrne
Lecturer: Mr Graham Nisbet.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours workshops/Seminars - Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: report (60%); individual reflective essay (40%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Murray Prideaux, Mr Gerard Byrne
Lecturer: Mr Graham Nisbet.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours workshops/Seminars - Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: report (60%); individual reflective essay (40%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Mr Gerard Byrne
Lecturers: Mr Ian Kirkwood, Mr Luke Spiller.
Assessment: report (60%); individual reflective essay (40%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Mr Gerard Byrne
Lecturer: Mr Luke Spiller.
Assessment: report (60%); individual reflective essay (40%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Coordinator: Dr Murray Prideaux
Lecturers: Mr Ian Kirkwood, Mr Max Boudan.
Assessment: report (60%); individual reflective essay (40%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.