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GMBA70-301: Effective Leadership January 2021 [Intensive]

General information

The importance of effective leadership and communication to encourage innovation and lead change in a modern organisation cannot be overstated. While the need for the possession of technical and professional excellence in the various functional disciplines is unquestioned, the success or failure of an organisation is largely governed by the quality of its leadership. This includes from the CEO through all levels of middle- management to front-line team leaders. The objectives of this course are to provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills for the leaders of today and tomorrow to utilise in becoming more effective communicators and leaders of others with a specific focus on inspiring creativity and innovation and managing change To do so the course draws upon the latest research and literature in these fields, as well as providing a forum for discussion about the activities and behaviours of successful leadership and communication to be practiced and reflected upon in a risk-free setting. The course will seek to expose students to a range of leadership and communication issues, in order to enhance both their theoretical understanding and knowledge of best practice in these fields.

Details

Academic unit:Bond Business School
Subject code:GMBA70-301
Subject title:Effective Leadership
Subject level:Postgraduate
Semester/Year:January 2021
Credit points:5

Delivery & attendance

Timetable: https://bond.edu.au/timetable
Delivery mode:

Intensive

Workload items:
  • Seminar: x6 (Total hours: 30) - Seminar 1
  • Personal Study Hours: x6 (Total hours: 30) - Recommended study time & reviewing materials
Attendance and learning activities: BBT Study tour week Attendance at all class and tour sessions is expected. Students are expected to notify the instructor of any absences with as much advance notice as possible.

Resources

Prescribed resources: No Prescribed resources. After enrolment, students can check the Books and Tools area in iLearn for the full Resource List.
[email protected] & Email:[email protected] is the online learning environment at Bond University and is used to provide access to subject materials, lecture recordings and detailed subject information regarding the subject curriculum, assessment and timing. Both iLearn and the Student Email facility are used to provide important subject notifications. Additionally, official correspondence from the University will be forwarded to students’ Bond email account and must be monitored by the student.

To access these services, log on to the Student Portal from the Bond University website as www.bond.edu.au

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ? This subject is not available to
  • Study Abroad Students

Must be admitted into a BBT/MBA Program

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Anti-requisites: ?

  • MGMT70-512 Leadership

Assurance of learning

Assurance of Learning means that universities take responsibility for creating, monitoring and updating curriculum, teaching and assessment so that students graduate with the knowledge, skills and attributes they need for employability and/or further study.

At Bond University, we carefully develop subject and program outcomes to ensure that student learning in each subject contributes to the whole student experience. Students are encouraged to carefully read and consider subject and program outcomes as combined elements.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Program Learning Outcomes provide a broad and measurable set of standards that incorporate a range of knowledge and skills that will be achieved on completion of the program. If you are undertaking this subject as part of a degree program, you should refer to the relevant degree program outcomes and graduate attributes as they relate to this subject.

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Subject Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

On successful completion of this subject the learner will be able to:
  1. Articulate the nature of leadership
  2. Differentiate between traits, functional and situational leadership
  3. Enact the skills of transformational leadership.
  4. Enhance your personal power base
  5. Influence followers toward beneficial outcomes
  6. Understand and develop your own personal leadership style

Assessment

Assessment details

TypeTask%Timing*Outcomes assessed
Project Report § Reflective Learning Paper 70% Break (Week 17) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
Online Activity Online Activity 10% Break (Week 17) 1, 2, 6.
Class Participation Participation 20% Break (Week 17) 2, 3, 5.
  • § Indicates group/teamwork-based assessment
  • * Assessment timing is indicative of the week that the assessment is due or begins (where conducted over multiple weeks), and is based on the standard University academic calendar
  • C = Students must reach a level of competency to successfully complete this assessment.

Assessment criteria

High Distinction 85-100 Outstanding or exemplary performance in the following areas: interpretative ability; intellectual initiative in response to questions; mastery of the skills required by the subject, general levels of knowledge and analytic ability or clear thinking.
Distinction 75-84 Usually awarded to students whose performance goes well beyond the minimum requirements set for tasks required in assessment, and who perform well in most of the above areas.
Credit 65-74 Usually awarded to students whose performance is considered to go beyond the minimum requirements for work set for assessment. Assessable work is typically characterised by a strong performance in some of the capacities listed above.
Pass 50-64 Usually awarded to students whose performance meets the requirements set for work provided for assessment.
Fail 0-49 Usually awarded to students whose performance is not considered to meet the minimum requirements set for particular tasks. The fail grade may be a result of insufficient preparation, of inattention to assignment guidelines or lack of academic ability. A frequent cause of failure is lack of attention to subject or assignment guidelines.

Quality assurance

For the purposes of quality assurance, Bond University conducts an evaluation process to measure and document student assessment as evidence of the extent to which program and subject learning outcomes are achieved. Some examples of student work will be retained for potential research and quality auditing purposes only. Any student work used will be treated confidentially and no student grades will be affected.

Study information

Submission procedures

Students must check the [email protected] subject site for detailed assessment information and submission procedures.

Policy on late submission and extensions

A late penalty will be applied to all overdue assessment tasks unless an extension is granted by the subject coordinator. The standard penalty will be 10% of marks awarded to that assessment per day late with no assessment to be accepted seven days after the due date. Where a student is granted an extension, the penalty of 10% per day late starts from the new due date.

Policy on plagiarism

University’s Academic Integrity Policy defines plagiarism as the act of misrepresenting as one’s own original work: another’s ideas, interpretations, words, or creative works; and/or one’s own previous ideas, interpretations, words, or creative work without acknowledging that it was used previously (i.e., self-plagiarism). The University considers the act of plagiarising to be a breach of the Student Conduct Code and, therefore, subject to the Discipline Regulations which provide for a range of penalties including the reduction of marks or grades, fines and suspension from the University.

Bond University utilises Originality Reporting software to inform academic integrity.

Feedback on assessment

Feedback on assessment will be provided to students within two weeks of the assessment submission due date, as per the Assessment Policy.

Disability support

If you have a disability, illness, injury or health condition that impacts your capacity to complete studies, exams or assessment tasks, it is important you let us know your special requirements, early in the semester. Students will need to make an application for support and submit it with recent, comprehensive documentation at an appointment with a Disability Officer. Students with a disability are encouraged to contact the Disability Office at the earliest possible time, to meet staff and learn about the services available to meet your specific needs. Please note that late notification or failure to disclose your disability can be to your disadvantage as the University cannot guarantee support under such circumstances.

Additional subject information

As part of the requirements for Business School quality accreditation, the Bond Business School employs an evaluation process to measure and document student assessment as evidence of the extent to which program and subject learning outcomes are achieved. Some examples of student work will be retained for potential research and quality auditing purposes only. Any student work used will be treated confidentially and no student grades will be affected.

Subject curriculum

Readings: Subject materials provide a full set of readings for this topic

Readings: Subject materials provide a full set of readings for this topic

Readings: Subject materials provide a full set of readings for this topic

Readings: Subject materials provide a full set of readings for this topic

Subject materials provide a full details of assessment activity and requirements

Subject materials provide a full details of assessment activity and requirements

Approved on: Nov 13, 2020. Edition: 1.9