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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5114

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
012580

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Business

Course aim

To provide students with theoretical knowledge and practical application of organisational behaviour, leadership, and management, exploring and critically appraising different forms in varying organisational, cultural, and industry settings. Discuss and appraise the relationship between an organisation's culture, its leadership, and its employees and develop strategies for managing performance.

Course content

Organisational behaviour, management, and leadership; why leaders matter; leadership traits, styles, and characteristics; adaptive leadership approaches; increasing leadership effectiveness; person-organisation fit; individual and team work factors; organisational culture; organisational and job design; motivation; control and performance management. Explore and evaluate the different approaches to the role of the leader as a decision-maker, influencer, developing a vision for the future of an organisation, and aligning the organisation and its members to that vision.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours equiv x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours equiv x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Team Project 3000 words 50% 15-20 mins
Examination N/A 50% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Team Project 3000 words 50% 15-20 mins
Examination N/A 50% 2 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Team Project 3000 words 50% 15-20 mins
Examination N/A 50% 2 hours
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Team Project 3000 words 50% 15-20 mins
Examination N/A 50% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4C)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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