unisa logo
books-library-folders

Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5438

graduate-cap

Course Level
Postgraduate

globe-earth-geography

Offered Externally
Yes

diploma-certificate-graduate-degree

Course ID
166061

pie-chart-graph

Unit Value
4.5

compass

University-wide elective course
No

calendar-2
Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 6)

Course aim

The aim is to develop the leadership perspectives and skills that are required for effective management of the growing organisation.

Course content

This course will examine leadership in the context of entrepreneurial growth. It will examine the influence of these on the development of leadership and workplace communication; the role of vision, purpose and goals; team building; negotiating; conflict resolution; and evaluating processes and outcomes. Topics include: entrepreneurial leadership; the challenge of growth; culture and communication; building an executive team; and the leader's role in growth and change.

Textbook(s)

Catlin K & Matthews J 2001, Leading at the Speed of Growth, Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Cleveland, Ohio

Prerequisite(s)

This course is available to MBA students only

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Online (Asynchronous and Synchronous Online Discussion) 30 hours equiv. x NA
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
Seminars 15 hours AND online 15 hours equiv. 30 hours equiv. x NA
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
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
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 2000 words 50% NA
Assignment 3000 words 50% NA
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
Continuous assessment 2000 words 50% NA
Assignment 3000 words 50% NA
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment 2000 words 50% NA
Assignment 3000 words 50% NA

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
How to determine your Commonwealth Supported course fee. (Opens new window)

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 Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

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

Checking your eligibility