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LB5215 - Strategy and Leadership

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business

Strategy and Leadership is an advanced introduction to the fundamental issues, emerging challenges and implications of strategy and leadership in organisations. This subject is positioned in the inner core of the MBA. As such, it plays a key role in underpinning a number of important areas including human resources, marketing, tourism and entrepreneurship. Successful leaders must have the ability to anticipate and envision. They also need the capacity to communicate, initiate change, set objectives and work with others to implement strategically aligned aims and objectives. This subject integrates these areas to study the development of strategy and leadership in contemporary organisations.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate an advanced knowledge of leadership theory and organisational behaviour as they relate to contemporary firms;
  • develop strategic thinking, strategy formation and strategic change;
  • develop leadership skills relevant to managing people processes and performance in organisations;
  • develop strategic leadership skills relevant to application.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to appraise information critically;
  • The ability to think laterally and be original;
  • The ability to conceptualise problems;
  • The potential to lead and contribute to projects effectively and efficiently;
  • The ability to make constructive contributions to project teams or collegial activities.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LB5208 LB5206

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 8, Block
Census Date 16-Aug-2012
Face to face teaching 24-Aug-2012 to 16-Sep-2012 (Fri 24/8, 6pm-9pm, Sat 25/8 & Sun 26/8 9am-5pm AND Fri 14/9, 6pm-9pm, Sat 15/9 & Sun 16/9 9am-5pm)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Darren Lee-Ross
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); poster presentation and reflective journal (25%); review - journal paper or case study (25%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 21, Internal
Census Date 12-Apr-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Darren Lee-Ross
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); poster presentation and reflective journal (25%); review - journal paper or case study (25%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 09-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Darren Lee-Ross
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); poster presentation and reflective journal (25%); review - journal paper or case study (25%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 23, Internal
Census Date 06-Dec-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Darren Lee-Ross
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); poster presentation and reflective journal (25%); review - journal paper or case study (25%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 27, Block
Census Date 13-Dec-2012
Face to face teaching (Teaching 5,6,7,13,14, October with exam weekend 27/28 Oct)
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); poster presentation and reflective journal (25%); review - journal paper or case study (25%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Darren Lee-Ross
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); poster presentation and reflective journal (25%); review - journal paper or case study (25%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 09-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Darren Lee-Ross
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); poster presentation and reflective journal (25%); review - journal paper or case study (25%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 15-Nov-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Darren Lee-Ross
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); poster presentation and reflective journal (25%); review - journal paper or case study (25%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 54, Block
Census Date 15-Mar-2012
Face to face teaching 04-Feb-2012 to 19-Feb-2012 (Teaching over 3 weekends with exam scheduled on another weekend.)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Darren Lee-Ross
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); poster presentation and reflective journal (25%); review - journal paper or case study (25%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 57, Block
Census Date 13-Dec-2012
Face to face teaching 01-Oct-2012 to 06-Jan-2013 (Teaching over 3 weekends with exam scheduled on another weekend.)
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); poster presentation and reflective journal (25%); review - journal paper or case study (25%).

Townsville, Study Period 8, Block
Census Date 16-Aug-2012
Face to face teaching 10-Aug-2012 to 02-Sep-2012 (Fri 10/8 6pm-9pm, Sat 11/8 & Sun 12/8 9am-5pm AND Fri 31/8 6pm-9pm, Sat 1/9 & Sun 2/9 9am-5pm)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Darren Lee-Ross
Lecturer: Professor John Hamilton.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per the subject study guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); poster presentation and reflective journal (25%); review - journal paper or case study (25%).

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.