MGMT5517 Leadership for Social Impact
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face
- This unit covers current challenges in achieving social benefit; new forms of organisation designed to address failure in the social economy; the challenges and opportunities of leadership; models of leadership that can assist in identifying adaptive challenges for leaders, suggesting ways in which they might intervene more effectively to create positive social outcomes; and governance challenges and diagnosis of leadership challenges.
- Students are able to (1) understand the context, challenges and complexities of leading for social outcomes in the corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors; (2) describe the links between leadership and corporate social responsibility; (3) describe various approaches to leadership and how they can be applied in different sectors of the economy; (4) recognise and apply skills essential to lead for social impact; (5) develop greater self awareness to be a responsible and ethical leader; and (6) understand the people management aspects of leading teams, organisations, communities and society.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) class participation; (2) leadership learning journal; and (3) team project. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Renu Burr
- Unit rules
- enrolment in the Master of Business Administration (coursework)
the Graduate Certificate in Social Impact;
approval from The Business School only, which will be determined with regard to relevant documented professional work experience.
- MGMT5623 Leadership Effectiveness
- Contact hours
- lectures/seminars/workshops: 5 sessions (7–8 hours each)
- Unit Outline
- Non-standard teaching period [TS-E-5A_2019]
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.