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Leadership, People and Organisations - VETS7025

Year - 2018

The Leadership, People and Organisations unit will aim to raise awareness of the need for leadership and management skills amongst veterinary public health professionals. Through experiential learning activities, group case study analysis and scenario based problem-solving activities, students will identify how they can develop effective management and leadership skills at the residential session. In the online classroom, students will use independent study and group learning to further explore aspects of leadership and working successfully within organisations. After completing the Leadership, People and Organisations unit, students will be able to: explain the importance and principles of leadership in the context of animal health management and veterinary public health: discuss aspects of leadership such as personality, intelligence, values, cultural differences, motivations, self efficacy and perception: identify their own skill requirements: use and explain the principles of action learning: explain the effects of group dynamics in work teams: discuss how power and influence impact on success at work: analyse and develop their own leadership skills: explain how work design can affect organizational and team success: discuss organizational behaviour and culture: recommend strategies to transform organizations.

Classes
Residential and Online. 5-day Residential session in February, Online classes (Semester 1, 1-14)

Assessment
Residential (10%), Learning Journals (40%) Online participation (20%), Group Assignment (30%)

Textbooks
Organisational Behaviour: Emerging Knowledge. Global Insights. McShane, S., Olekalns, M and Travaglione, T 2013 4 Ed, McGraw Hill Australia Pty Limited: North Ryde: Australia

Details

Faculty: Science

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: School of Veterinary Science Academic Operations
Study Mode: Distance education/intensive on campus
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Jenny-Ann Toribio Instructor: Residential facilitator: Karen Rodrigues On-line facilitator: Greg Cartan
HECS Band: 3
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