About this Specialization

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Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 6 months to complete

Suggested 5 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English

What you will learn

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    Analyse how to motivate staff with meaningful work

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    Understand how to enable your organisation to deliver on its strategic objectives

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    Examine the ways you can harness your team’s diversity and use teamwork to innovate and increase your organisation’s output

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    Evaluate leadership theories and develop your personal leadership skills

Skills you will gain

Strategic ThinkingHuman Resources (HR)Visionary leadershipOrganisational design

100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 6 months to complete

Suggested 5 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English

How the Specialization Works

Take Courses

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Hands-on Project

Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.

Earn a Certificate

When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.

how it works

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Organisational design: Know your organisation

4.9
stars
84 ratings
23 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Organisational behaviour: Know your people

4.8
stars
64 ratings
16 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Adapt your leadership style

4.9
stars
31 ratings
7 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Visionary leadership, identity & motivation: Become a meaning maker

4.7
stars
17 ratings
6 reviews

Instructors

Image of instructor, Professor Jaco Lok

Professor Jaco Lok

Department of Management
Macquarie Business School
Image of instructor, Arabella MacPherson

Arabella MacPherson

Director, Resonate Communications
Image of instructor, Dr Abas Mirzaei

Dr Abas Mirzaei

Department of Marketing
Macquarie Business School
Image of instructor, Professor Rebecca Mitchell

Professor Rebecca Mitchell

Department of Management
Macquarie Business School
Image of instructor, Associate Professor Edward Wray-Bliss

Associate Professor Edward Wray-Bliss

Department of Management
Macquarie University
Image of instructor, Dr Richard Claydon

Dr Richard Claydon

Chief Executive, Organisational Misbehaviourists

Start working towards your Master's degree

This specialization 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.

About Macquarie University

Macquarie is ranked among the top one per cent of universities in the world, and with a 5-star QS rating, we are recognised for producing graduates who are among the most sought-after professionals in the world. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university: one focused on fostering collaboration between students, academics, industry and society....

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Yes! To get started, click the course card that interests you and enroll. You can enroll and complete the course to earn a shareable certificate, or you can audit it to view the course materials for free. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. Visit your learner dashboard to track your progress.

  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • There are four courses in this Specialization. Each course contains six modules and we estimate about 6-5 hours learner time on task per module. The courses are self-paced and time to complete can vary from learner to learner depending on their preferred pace.

  • No you do not need to take the courses in a specific order. What order you take the courses is entirely up to you!

  • No specific background knowledge is required to take this Specialization.

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