• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Management
  • Areas of interest Business Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2022
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This course examines the range of ways that leaders have a social impact in everyday social interactions with others through to making strategic decisions that impact a range of stakeholders. Drawing on research from a range of disciplines including organisational psychology, sociology, philosophy, and management science students taking this course will acquire knowledge and practical skills to enable them to grapple with ethical dilemmas and exercise power to achieve organisational outcomes and create a more equitable and inclusive society. Specifically, the course focuses on developing the following leader capabilities:

  • Intrapersonal – problem solving and decision-making when value-conflicts exist, personal courage to speak-up, resilience for personal wellbeing, being proactive.
  • Interpersonal – understanding power dynamics in society and organisations, emotional intelligence, conflict management when value-conflicts arise.
  • Management – managing complexity, advocating for change, critical thinking and strategic management.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Identify through research the range of ways that leaders have a social impact (Ask & Remember);
  2. Explain how leaders can use and abuse power (Acquire & Understand);
  3. Critique relevant pro-social leadership theories and the role of leaders in achieving a positive societal impact (Appraise & Adapt);
  4. Integrate frameworks to make decisions involving ethical dilemmas (Aggregate & Analyse);
  5. Consider the intra- and interpersonal competencies involved with achieving a positive social impact (Apply & Evaluate);
  6. Develop personal awareness by reflecting on the leadership capability required to make decisions that balance social and economic goals (Assess & Create).

Indicative Assessment

  1. 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]

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Workload

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.

Inherent Requirements

This course has no inherent requirements.

Prescribed Texts

Information about the prescribed textbook (if any) will be made available via the Class Summary.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
34
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5916 25 Jul 2022 01 Aug 2022 31 Aug 2022 28 Oct 2022 In Person N/A

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