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MGT8037 Leading Teams to Success

Units : 1
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 : 20 May 2022

Overview

Most work situations require the input of teams and groups and therefore the way in which these are led and the underlying leadership knowledge and skills are essential to the outcomes which prevail. The development of a personal professional framework for leadership is an important competency to equip leaders for group and team situations.

This course critically examines the changing nature of teams within organisations through past and present perspectives on team leadership. The course pays specific attention to leading diverse and cross-functional teams addressing the specific complexities and challenges of these through critical review, activities and case studies. More contemporary issues such as the emergence of virtual teams and shared leadership allows participants to challenge their thinking and anticipate future leadership trends. This course takes an innovate approach to developing and assessing participants' overall team leadership skills through the lens of the "soft" skills that lead to improved collaboration, communication and problem-solving. As these "soft" skills are not as readily apparent or measurable as other more technical skills, participants gain not only skills but also credentials to support their leadership goals. It is envisaged that this approach to the team will augment other leadership approaches offered across the program of study.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Date printed 20 May 2022