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MBA9001

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedNot offered in 2010
Coordinator(s)Dr Loretta Inglis

Synopsis

On completion of this unit students will be able to: identify and develop the relevant skills and competencies they need to be effective managers; demonstrate skills in creating effective learning environments for themselves and others; study the leadership role of managers, the traditional role of management and various leadership and decision-making models. The focus of leadership is on organisational culture and values, social responsibilities and managerial ethics, managing change, creativity and innovation, and entrepreneurial behaviour.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of managerial and leadership roles and styles and the crucial contribution that managers and leaders can make to organisational effectiveness
  • demonstrate an awareness of emerging trends and issues related to managing and leading individuals, teams and organisations
  • formulate and critically evaluate alternative courses of managerial and leadership actions suited to a range of individual, work group and organisational issues
  • analyse organisational situations using appropriate conceptual frameworks in order to better understand, predict and influence the behaviour of individuals and groups within organisations
  • further enhance communication, inter-personal, problem solving and critical thinking capabilities.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination (2 hours): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Loretta Inglis

Contact hours

39 contact hours per semester

Prerequisites

Students must be enrolled in the MBA program undertake this unit

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in one of the following courses to undertake this unit: 3183, 3184, 3185, 3189, 3190, 3191, 3195, 3196, 3197, 3198, 3837, 3839, 3849 or 0028