The course aims at giving ANU student who have demonstrated or shown potential as leaders and/or influencers a wide understanding of styles of leadership and influence. In line with the interdisciplinary and peer-learning ethos of Vice-Chancellor's courses students will be exposed to the varying perspectives different disciplines and individuals have on leadership and influence. VCUG2002 aims to bring students together early in their degree and use peer learning strategies to allow students to share their varying experiences and perspectives on leadership.
Interested students need to register an expression of interest at: http://vc-courses.anu.edu.au/home/apply.
For further information: http://vc-courses.anu.edu.au/home/future-students/
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
By the end of this course you will be able to:
- Evaluate different disciplinary and cultural models of leadership and influence
- Demonstrate high level skills in working in teams and facilitate learning in and provide feedback to others
- Communicate effectively in oral and written forms and be able to quickly sum up key issues emerging from discussions/meetings
- Formulate a clear personal set of values about leadership and models of leadership
- Analyse your learning processes and reflect on, plan and resource your learning
- Apply a wide repertoire of leadership skills in a range of contexts including formal and informal settings and face to face and online environments
Pre-Course recommended reading:
Public access webpage:
- Facilitating a tutorial 20% - Learning Outcomes: 1,2,3,6
- Oral presentation at the end of course on what you have learnt about leadership and influence 10% - Learning Outcomes: 2,3,4,6
- Group research project to be presented to the Vice-Chancellor on how to enhance the ANU student experience 20% - Learning Outcomes: 1,4,6
- Learning Portfolio due in two stages – stage one 20% due in week 6 and stage two 30% due week after last class - Learning Outcomes: 4,5,6
The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.
Two hours of tutorials and two hours of lectures a week plus a once off workshop in preparation for facilitating a tutorial.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the ANU Joint Colleges of Science to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Assumed KnowledgeCourse entry to be based on application statement and reference and judged on evidence of leadership/influence experience and/or potential
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.
- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees. Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.
- Domestic fee paying students
- International fee paying students
Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4365||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|