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Leading the Engaged Enterprise (MBS663)

Organisational Unit Business
Credit Points 6
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external
DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TSD-internal
KAPLAN-MMR: TSB-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Description The modern enterprise engages with all quarters of society as it pursues its goals. The core of the engaged enterprise is its people. It is these engaged people who exploit strategy with intent while continually exploring new horizons. This unit focuses on fostering and engaging with staff by distributing leadership at all levels of the enterprise, leveraging the power of groups and reaffirms the strategic role of human capital development in learning to innovate new responses to organisational challenges.
Unit Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of the unit students will be able to:
ULO1: Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the differing concepts and theories of leadership and management
ULO2: Critique the concepts of distributed leadership and of an engaged enterprise;
ULO3: Exhibit specialist communication and effective interpersonal skills to specialist and nonspecialist audiences
ULO4: Employ individual and team learning strategies that promote intentional learning and autonomy
ULO5: Reflect upon the role of personal assumptions and actions in shaping leadership and engagement strategies.
ULO6: Display the capability to think across cultures and contexts
ULO7: Integrate knowledge of ethical issues into professional practice
Timetabled Learning Activities Seminars: South Street Murdoch 3 x 12 weeks, with 12 hours of structured learning
Seminars (Kaplan SGP and MUISC Dubai):12 sessions at 4 hours per session.
All offerings of this unit include the equivalent of 60 hours of structured learning.
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.
In this unit, seminar learning will be complemented by student-centred self-directed learning activities. Seminars will focus on learning and applying concepts and frameworks to leadership challenges while self-directed learning will be undertaken through the use of online activities, tasks and multi-media resources.
Other Learning Experiences Self-directed learning online learning activities: 30 hours; Readings: 2 hours per session for approximately 20 hours
Assessment Refer to assessment items.
Prerequisites Enrolment in a Post-graduate course
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed MBS598 Foundations of Effective Leadership, MBS571 Effective Leadership , MBS671 Effective Leadership, MBS687 Effective Leadership, MBS6872 Effective Leadership, MBS6711 Effective Leadership or MBS6712 Effective Leadership may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (GradCertBusAdmin)
Master of Business (MBus) [New in 2019]
Master of Business Administration (Global) (MBA(Global))
Master of Business Administration (MBA) [New in 2016]
Master of Business Administration + Master of HealthCare Management (MBA)+(MHCM) [New in 2019]
Master of Business Administration + Master of Human Resources Management (MBA)+(MHRM) [New in 2019]
Master of Business Administration + Master of Information Technology (Data Science) (MBA)+(MIT) [New in 2019]
Master of Health Administration, Policy and Leadership (MHAPL) [New in 2016]
Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM)
Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) (MPA(Adv))
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.


Unit Coordinator
Dr Ian Boudville

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 1265
e: I.Boudville@murdoch.edu.au
o: 512.2.036 - Murdoch Business School, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts

Ms Carole Brady

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2889
e: C.Brady@murdoch.edu.au
o: 512.2.027 - Murdoch Business School, Murdoch Campus

Mrs Stephanie Diep
P/T Teaching Casual

e: S.Diep@murdoch.edu.au

MURDOCH: S2-External
MURDOCH: S2-Internal
Dr Ian Boudville

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 1265
e: I.Boudville@murdoch.edu.au
o: 512.2.036 - Murdoch Business School, Murdoch Campus
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