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Leadership Dynamics: From Follower to Leader (MBS601)

School School of Business and Governance
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: SS3-external, T2-external
Description Enabling a context within which people can exceed their mission is the central purpose of leadership. This module supports participants by helping them reflect on their behaviours and attributes as managers by responding to key Qs: Where am I in my leadership journey? How do I respond to evolving externalities and what changes will I need to make to transition from a follower to a leader? This module will enhance and activate your transition from a follower to a leader.
Unit Learning Outcomes 1. Critically analyse the relevance of leadership models to organisational and individual context.
2. Analyse sources of system-wide information pertaining to the context of decision making for leaders.
3. Comprehend the context for leadership success for people working around you.
4. Identify the management behavioural changes that need to be made to execute the personal leadership plan.
5. Contextualise the knowledge of leadership models in creating a personal leadership plan.
Timetabled Learning Activities Collaborate sessions - Approximately 3 hours x 2 days over 4 weeks of the intensive learning period. Theses sessions are fully online with the facilitator or in group meetings.
Unit Learning Experiences The unit is delivered using blended learning design features with core unit materials provided in a digital format followed up by small class knowledge application and skills development. This is enhanced by self-directed learning to further develop skills and application of knowledge to practical and current issues.
Students will undertake all activities online.
These activities include participating in interactive learning activities, accessing online reading, watching instructional videos, interacting with fellow students and completing assessments.
Assessment Assessment 1 - Case Study Analysis, 25%
Assessment 2 - In Class Participation, 20%
Assessment 3 - In Class Presentation, 15%
Assessment 4 - Learning Journal & Leadership Development 40%
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Prerequisites Enrolment in the Executive Master in Leadership, Strategy and Innovation
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
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Executive Master in Leadership, Strategy and Innovation (EMLeadershipStratInnov) [New in 2016]
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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MBS601
Dr Christopher Vas
Academic Director Executive Education

e: C.Vas@murdoch.edu.au
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MBS601

MURDOCH: T2-External
Dr Christopher Vas
Academic Director Executive Education

e: C.Vas@murdoch.edu.au
MBS601

MURDOCH: SS3-External
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