Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2012 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Barbara Heilemann


Theories and practices relevant to personal and managerial competencies, including how managers learn, individual learning styles, developing specific managerial competencies, learning to learn, self management, integrating managerial competencies with management development and facilitating a learning environment.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. identify and examine a range of concepts and theories of personal and managerial effectiveness as they relate to their own lives and their careers in organisations
  2. demonstrate the ability to identify and develop the relevant skills and competencies they need to be effective managers and people today and in the future
  3. select and apply relevant 'learning to learn' principles including accelerated learning principles and techniques to create an effective learning environment for themselves and others
  4. critically reflect upon behaviours to identify the practical application of the concepts examined in the unit.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Nell Kimberley

Contact hours

3 hours per week