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Area/Catalogue
LAWS 1031

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
173191

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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)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Justice & Society

Course aim

When advising and or acting on behalf of individuals, businesses and governments, lawyers and individuals have a responsibility to uphold the rule of law and advance justice. Whether a high-ranking executive or a newly minted law graduate, that professional responsibility requires leadership. Leaderships encapsulates a set of skills and competencies that contribute to astute and ethical actions and decision making.
In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of effective leadership. They will be supported in the development and articulation of their values and professional identity, and in planning for a future career.
The course will also consider how to promote well-being and professional fulfilment.

Course content

  • Lawyers and Leadership
  • Leadership Practices and Frameworks
  • Integrity & values: failures in leadership and how to avoid them
  • Leading Self: developing self-awareness and clarity of purpose
  • Effective Group Dynamics
  • Well-being & resilience
  • Professional goal setting

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Workshop 2 x 2 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
Journal 2500 50% N/A
Case study 1250 25% N/A
Professional plan 1250 25% N/A

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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