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UMG8014 Empowering teams

8W Teaching Period 6, 2022 Online
Units : 0.25
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Business
Student contribution band : Band 4
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 29 June 2022

Requisites

Enrolment is not permitted if MGT8037 has been previously completed

Overview

Flatter corporate structures allow the people with the most appropriate expertise to be involved in decision-making. In this dynamic environment, leadership of teams may need to change and shift according to the context and situation. Now more than ever, change is a constant and there is a need for collective problem-solving and creativity which is most likely to occur in high-trust environments facilitated by less traditional team leadership approaches.

The intent of this minicourse is to build and or enhance team leadership capability through further developing or renewing leaders' knowledge and skills. The course work aims to build and/or enhance team leadership capability in relation to some of the more contemporary leadership approaches which empower and inspire team members' creativity and innovation.

Please be advised that this minicourse is made up of four parts please see MGT8037 for the full course specification.

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course students should be able to:

  1. critically review the team leadership theories that help build successful teams in a variety of contexts (MGT8037 LO3);
  2. communicate the value of team leadership skills (MGT8037 LO5).

Topics

Description Weighting(%)
1. Team leadership vs team performance 33.00
2. Empowering your team 33.00
3. Leading teams for creative outcomes 34.00
Date printed 29 June 2022