Leadership and Strategic Management

Course code EDUC6016
Not available in 2017
2016 Course Timetables


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.


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  • Semester 2 - 2016


  • Semester 2 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

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.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: written assignment

Written Assignment: Major written assessment

Contact Hours



Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1


Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1

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Integrated Learning Session

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1