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Approx. 32 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Critically evaluate the similarities and differences between traditional and contemporary theories of leadership

  • Examine the complexities and challenges of day-to-day organisational life might require agile shifts between different leadership styles

  • Analyse how post-industrial forms of participative and self-organising leadership might enable or disable effective cross-functional teamwork

Skills you will gain

CommunicationStaff ManagementLeadership Development
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Beginner Level

Approx. 32 hours to complete
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This course is part of the 100% online Global Master of Business Administration (Global MBA) from Macquarie University. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

6 hours to complete

The Leadership Challenge

6 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 44 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Week 1 Outline1m
The importance of leadership6m
The messy practice of leadership10m
Leadership traits3m
Leader needs - follower motivation6m
Leadership styles5m
Leadership grid3m
Habit corner2m
7 readings
Course overview1m
Learning activities and assessment1m
Which continent do you hail from?1m
Preconceptions: Which leadership style is best?1m
Explore further resources 11h
Assignment 1 Discussion questions2h
About the habit corner1m
2 practice exercises
Recall: Traits, personality, attitudes, behaviour, motivation30m
Week 1 quiz1h
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

The Practices of Individual Leadership

5 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 39 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Contingency leadership models9m
Organisational power13m
Formal and informal leadership networks12m
2 readings
Explore further resources 21h
Assignment 1 Discussion questions2h
2 practice exercises
Recall: practice of individual leadership30m
Week 2 quiz1h
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Leading Teams

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 27 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
The rise of the team2m
The role of leaders7m
The role of followers5m
Leading with psychological safety4m
Teams and the future of work4m
3 readings
Become a Global MBA learner10m
Explore further resources 31h
Practice exercises 32h
1 practice exercise
Week 3 quiz15m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Leading the Organisation

5 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 23 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Charisma and transformational leaders10m
Qualities of an ideal charismatic leader4m
The dimensions of authentic leadership6m
2 readings
Explore further resources 41h
Practice exercises 42h
2 practice exercises
Recall: Charismatic, transformational, and authentic leadership30m
Week 4 quiz1h

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