- Code MGMT7060
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Management
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Management
- Areas of interest Business Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing
- Academic career PGRD
- Robert Marshall
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2022
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This course has primarily online teaching. For students on campus, there will be an in person option. See the Class Summary for more details.
This course introduces learners to the principles and practices of Thought Leadership. It draws on theories and frameworks from psychology, management, and philosophy to explore the role that leaders play in leading discussions, raising awareness and changing behaviours on issues that impact the growth and progress in organisations and communities. Sessions will provide opportunities to develop skills and practices for effectively leading innovation, adaptation and change, for managing through uncertainty and building communities of practice. In developing an evidence-based approach to thought leadership, you will learn essential meta-cognitive abilities, skills to inspire and engage others, gain insight into how to turn ideas into reality and how to transfer these skills to others, integrating them into organisational culture. This course is designed for people wishing to take a courageous approach to work and leadership, who aspire to act as catalysts for new ideas, alternate practices and organisational learning and change.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Classify historical and contemporary approaches to leadership and expertise and distinguish the consequences of these approaches on how people work (Ask & Understand);
- Use appropriate theories and frameworks to address specific leadership, interpersonal and organisational challenges (Acquire & Apply);
- Critique the factors and events contributing to success in leadership, adaptation and innovation based on strong research literacy (Appraise & Evaluate);
- Summarise relevant empirical evidence regarding the contextual and organisational factors influencing the way people think and act at work (Aggregate & Analyse);
- Integrate evidence from diverse disciplines to find new ways of thinking and leading (Aggregate & Create);
- Generate a plan for leading thought with regard to solutions to the social and environmental challenges faced by today’s leaders (Apply & Create);
- Reflect on feedback provided during tasks and exercises to improve meta-cognitive and leadership skills (Assess & Evaluate).
- Typical assessment may include, but is not restricted to: exams, assignments, quizzes, presentations and other assessment as appropriate. Further details will be made available via the Class Summary. (100) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6,7]
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Students taking this course are expected to commit 130 hours to completing the work. For semester length offerings this will typically include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average (excluding non-teaching weeks) on course reading, research, writing and assessment work.
Where this course is offered in intensive delivery mode as a continuous block over a shorter period of time, the expected total time commitment for this course will be 130 hours.
This course has no inherent requirements.
Information about the prescribed textbook (if any) will be made available via the Class Summary.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
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- 6 units
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