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2015 Unit of Study

The session(s) below are for 2015. For Summer School 2015 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2016).

The University of Sydney session calendar shows exact dates for sessions.

UoS Code EMBA6002
Credit points 12
Offered Intensive February
Prerequisites None
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information Only students enrolled in the degree FC065 - Executive Master of Business Administration, are permitted to enrol in this unit of study
Lectures 2 week block intensive in February
Assessment Group project presentation (35%), feedback activity (15%) and individual reflective report (50%)
Description This unit will develop, though experiential methods, a critical appreciation of the application of different perspectives on leadership to business situations. It will achieve this by deconstructing and reconstructing new and existing perspectives of leadership in ways that are of value to the practice of leadership in organisations. Perspectives examined will include military, political, philosophical, dramaturgical, ethical and musical. Students will study specific leadership skills, knowledge and attributes related to different organisational and group situations. These include: creative thinking and acting; critical reasoning; strategic thinking; reflexive listening; identifying and managing power relationships; persuasiveness and; ethical decision making.