Leadership and Strategic Management
Over all aim of this course is to provide the students with a sound theoretical base towards effective practices in leading and managing educational organizations from a strategic perspective. Particular emphasis is placed on leadership and strategic management including strategic planning.
Not currently available.
This Course was last offered in Semester 2 - 2016.
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Enhance the knowledge and understanding of the theoretical concepts, best practices and current literature relating to leadership and strategic management;
2. Assist the development of skills, competencies and critical and strategic thinking to be pro-active and effective leaders and managers with a commitment to continuous improvement; and
3. Encourage the adoption of flexible styles of leadership with empowerment and strategic planning to energise the staff towards the creation of efficient & effective organisations.
This course provides an in-depth knowledge and understanding of ten broad topics.
These include: The Leader and the Art of Leading; How to Select an Appropriate Leadership Style; Leadership of Professionally Staffed Organizations; Leading and Managing Organizations; Leading and Managing Change; the Concept of Strategic Management; Strategic Management Perspectives, Levels & Modes of Strategy; Managing Strategically; and Strategic Planning.
Written Assignment: written assignment
Written Assignment: Major written assessment