CL15 - Graduate Certificate in Authentic Leadership

Overview

Compulsory Residential School

Some units in this course require you to attend a compulsory Residential School or Work Integrated Learning. Please see Course Features in the Getting Started tab for further information.

Course Overview

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.


Career Information

The Graduate Certificate in Authentic Leadership provides participants with the skills needed to develop, lead and manage high performing teams and organisations.

Course Details
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

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable
Where and when can I start?
Units offered internally at the below campuses may be delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching.
Units offered via MIX mode are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools, placements and/or work integrated learning. See Course Features tab for further information. Online units are delivered using online resources only.
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The following tables list the courses availabilities by location and term. Directing your pointer over your preferred location will provide further information if this course is not available for the full duration. Please be sure to also check individual unit availability by location and term prior to enrolling.

Domestic Availability

Term 2 - 2019

Brisbane
Melbourne
Rockhampton
Sydney

Term 1 - 2019

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Rockhampton
Sydney

Term 2 - 2018

Brisbane
Distance
Rockhampton

Term 1 - 2018

Distance
Rockhampton
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International Availability

Term 2 - 2019

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2019

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 2 - 2018

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2018

Sorry, no international availabilities found.
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For any problems regarding admissions availability for the selected course please contact 13 CQUni (13 27 86) or send us an email at http://contactus.cqu.edu.au/
What do I need to start?
Entry Requirements

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.

Security Requirements
No information available at this time
Health Requirements
No information available at this time
Assumed Knowledge

Nil

Fees and Charges
Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards Not applicable
Exit Awards Not applicable
Professional Accreditation
Learned Society Accreditiation Not applicable

Residential School Requirements

Compulsory Residential School MGMT20129 has a compulsory residential school.
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Practicum/Work Placement

Not applicable

Previous Enrolments

Year Number of Students
2018 16
Core Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Analyse a range of leadership theories and how these can be applied to leading teams, innovation and change
  • 2. Evaluate and develop the interpersonal capabilities crucial for successful team leadership using the input based competency approach
  • 3. Explain and apply the mental models that enhance the development of a leader, and conversely those that may inhibit leadership development and develop strategies to counteract them
  • 4. Develop an understanding of the concept of career and assess the developmental needs required to achieve leadership and management career objectives.
  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
Learning Outcomes
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete electives
Number of units: 3 Total credit points: 18

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MGMT20129 Managing People, Organisations and Context
MGMT20131 Leadership and Integrity
MGMT20147 Professional Practice and Career Development
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete electives
More Details
There is no additional information for this course.