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UNIT CODE: MGT304

LEADERSHIP AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT

UNIT DESCRIPTION

This unit aims to introduce students to the concepts of leadership ad change management by outlining perspectives on leadership and management by examining different models and theories. Leadership & Change Management covers: leadership styles, traits, behaviours & attitudes; Emotional Intelligence (EQ); change management processes & models; organisational change; and implementing and communicating change. This involves learning about and applying a range of frameworks, models and tools used in leadership and management. This unit will involve critically examining the different perspectives and models of leadership & change management by introducing a range of present-day issues, challenges, and debates in this field. The delivery of the unit will incorporate a range of teaching and learning strategies including: lectures, tutorials, workshops, class discussions, collaborative group activities, student presentations, independent student research and readings.

STUDENT WORKLOAD + DELIVERY MODE

TIMETABLED HOURS

RECOMMENDED PERSONAL HOURS

TOTAL WORKLOAD HOURS

STUDY LOAD

3 Hours per week

5 Hours per week

8 Hours per week

Full time 

MODE OF DELIVERY

This unit will be offered to students in the following mode/s:

+ Face-to-face (Domestic and International) 

+ Online (Domestic)

OVERVIEW

Award Course

Bachelor of Business

Area

Management

Unit Duration

12 Weeks

Weekly Attendance Pattern

1 Hour Lecture + 

2 Hour Tutorial

Unit Level

300

Unit Weighting

6 Credit Points

Unit Type

Core

Pre-Requisites

8 100 level UoC + 8 200 level UoC as part of the program progression (or equivalent)

Co-Requisites

N/A

Work Integrated Learning

No

UNIT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Explain, apply and contrast the frames, models and concepts of change in organisations

  • Identify, analyse and evaluate the factors that influence and drive change in a variety of organisations

  • Critically analyse the different leadership principles and frames applicable to change in organisations

  • Identify and critically assess the factors that influence the role that leaders play in the change process

  • Evaluate the knowledge, skills and ethical approaches for the management of change in organisations

ASSESSMENT STRUCTURE

ASSESSMENT TASK

  • Assessment 1: Report - Emotional Intelligence (Individual) 

  • Assessment 2: Report & Presentation Case Study - Change Management (Group) 

  • Assessment 3: Reflective Journal (Individual) 

  • Assessment 4: Engagement with the Process (Individual) 

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