The Graduate Certificate in Authentic Leadership is specifically designed for practicing leaders and managers with relevant work or professional experience. This course provides the opportunity to study a range of topics relating to organisational leadership and career development. You will develop interpersonal and strategic capabilities crucial for successful team leadership. You will also have the opportunity for personal growth and development through the use of reflective practice and identification of the key competencies required for developing authentic leadership. You will address the concept of career and assess your own leadership and management career aspirations and the professional and personal development needed to achieve these goals. In order to truly be a successful organisation its leaders need to have the capabilities to manage and lead their teams to achieve the strategic objectives. This course will provide the core conceptual, behavioural and attitudinal capabilities required to achieve this.
The Graduate Certificate in Authentic Leadership provides participants with the skills needed to develop, lead and manage high performing teams and organisations.
|Duration||0.5 years full-time or 1 years part-time|
|Credit Points that Must be Earned||24|
|Number of Units Required||CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in postgraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).|
|Expected Hours of Study||One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.|
|Course Type||Postgraduate Award|
|Qualification (post nominal)||GradCertAuthLead|
|AQF Level||Level 8: Graduate Certificate|
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
To be eligible for entry into the Graduate Certificate in Authentic Leadership course an applicant must demonstrate the capacity to undertake the degree by meeting one of the following entrance criteria:
1. completion of any Australian or equivalent Bachelor degree with a minimum of three years relevant work experience, and/or
2. professional experience in a management or supervisory role for at least 5 years.
|Interim Awards||Not applicable|
|Exit Awards||Not applicable|
|Professional Accreditation||Not applicable|
|Learned Society Accreditation||Not applicable|
|Compulsory Residential School||MGMT20129 has a compulsory residential school.|
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Please note that in some instances there may be similarities between course, entry and inherent requirements.
If you experience difficulties meeting these requirements, reasonable adjustments may be made upon contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Adjustment must not compromise the academic integrity of the degree or course chosen at CQUniversity or the legal requirements of field education.
|Course Learning Outcomes|
|Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors||1||2||3||4|
|1. KNOWLEDGE Have specialised knowledge within a systematic and coherent body of knowledge that may include the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills in a new or existing discipline or professional area|
|2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review,analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge and identify and provide solutions to complex problems|
|3. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to think critically and to generate and evaluate complex ideas|
|4. SKILLS Have specialised technical and creative skills in a field of highly skilled and/or professional practice|
|5. SKILLS Have communication skills to demonstrate an understanding of theoretical concepts|
|6. SKILLS Have communication skills to transfer complex knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences|
|7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to make high level, independent judgements in a range of technical or management functions in varied specialised contexts|
|8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to initiate, plan, implement and evaluate broad functions within varied specialised technical and/or creative contexts|
|9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for personal outputs and all aspects of the work or function of others within broad parameters|