This graduate course is exclusively for students participating in the ASEAN-Australia Defence Postgraduate Scholarship Program.
This course will explore what it means to be a leader in defence in ASEAN. The course will also emphasize inter-personal skills, and will aim to foster networks among course members and ability to work with others to achieve the goals of the group. It will offer practical learning opportunities on how Australia approaches the issues of defence management and leadership.
It will achieve this through lectures and tutorials on campus at the Australian National University, along with seminars and roundtables with Australia's Department of Defence, the Australian Defence Force, and other centres of Professional Military Education such as the Australian Defence College.
This course will support the aims of the ASEAN-Australia Defence Postgraduate Scholarship Program, encouraging the development of students as future defence leaders in ASEAN, as well as furthering their academic skills during thier study at the Australian National University.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Develop an understanding of the history and practice of defence leadership in ASEAN
- Demonstrate an awareness of the cultural, political, social and religious factors which shape defence leadership within ASEAN
- Develop interpersonal skills of networking and group cooperation
- Possess an understanding of Australia's approach to defence leadership
- Develop capacity for original, independent analysis of the challenges facing future defence leaders in Asia
- Class participation (10) [LO 2,3]
- Verbal Presentation (To be filmed for second marking purposes) (20) [LO 1,3,5]
- Group Project (Overall 10% + individual contribution 10%) (20) [LO 1,2,5]
- Reflective Essay (20) [LO 1,2,5]
- Long Essay (30) [LO 1,2,4,5]
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120 hours over the semester
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
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- 6 units
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