Reframing Leadership (EMBA6002)


This unit uses experiential learning methods to improve students' self-awareness of their leadership ¿ what their impact is on their teams, their organisations and their communities. Students develop their understanding of different leadership perspectives including military, political, philosophical, ethical and musical, and examine their application to different business situations. The leadership approaches considered include adaptive leadership, authentic leadership, and charismatic leadership. Students have the opportunity to undertake a 360 degree assessment of their leadership style, to receive coaching and to develop a plan for improving their leadership capabilities. Students study specific leadership skills, knowledge and attributes and the application of these capabilities in different businesses, government or social enterprises. These include: self-reflection; critical reasoning; strategic thinking; reflexive listening; identifying and managing power relationships; persuasiveness and ethical decision making.

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2-week residential block intensive in February


group project presentation (35%), feedback activity (15%), individual reflective report (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Additional Information

Only students enrolled in the degree Executive Master of Business Administration, are permitted to enrol in this unit of study

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If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.