Version Effective: 3rd of June, 2020
Version Effective: 3rd of June, 2020

PDC72511 - Leading Organisations

Course Details

Course Summary

Leaders with a mission and vision tend to be charismatic and attractive to followers. This is because focus and purpose have an alluring quality and can motivate and inspire others. To follow through on realising a mission, leaders who can be persuasive draw on tools of persuasion. This is because it is rarely the case that leading organisations are rarely without hurdles, challenges or constraints. To be able to overcome these challenges, not to mention articulate a vision and future that is yet to exist, great leaders employ tools such as storytelling, planning and thinking tools, and methods of persuasion. This is not to imply that persuasion is manipulation, but instead that it a means to advance the mission in an ethical and purposeful framework.

In this course, you will explore the ways that transformational leaders instigate positive change in organisations. You will begin by exploring the nature of storytelling in business and how storytelling assists leaders in communicating their vision to investors, directors and team members.

Students who successfully complete the set of nine Short Courses* developed from the unit BUSN20027 Contemporary Leadership, (which forms part of the Master of Business Administration (Leadership) CL39, may be eligible for credit transfer, pending all other entry requirements to the Master of Business Administration (Leadership) CL39 are being met, as automatic entry will not apply.

*Includes the following Short Courses:

  1. Contemporary Leadership
  2. Why Leadership Matters
  3. Leading What?
  4. Characteristics of Leaders
  5. Leading Organisations
  6. Creating Work Culture as a Leader
  7. Mistakes Leaders Make
  8. The Future of Leadership
  9. Contemporary Leadership: Assessment Module

This online Short Course provides a creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

The fee for this short course will be $160.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements to enrol in this course, however, it is relevant to anyone who would like to complete studies in this field, in a flexible and self-paced environment.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply

For direct access to the course, visit https://bedifferent.cqu.edu.au/

Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
  • Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • Accountancy
  • Business Services
  • General Education and Training

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Students who successfully complete the set of nine Short Courses* developed from the unit BUSN20027 Contemporary Leadership, (which forms part of the Master of Business Administration (Leadership) CL39, may be eligible for credit transfer, pending all other entry requirements to the Master of Business Administration (Leadership) CL39 are being met, as automatic entry will not apply.

*Includes the following Short Courses:

  1. Contemporary Leadership
  2. Why Leadership Matters
  3. Leading What?
  4. Characteristics of Leaders
  5. Leading Organisations
  6. Creating Work Culture as a Leader
  7. Mistakes Leaders Make
  8. The Future of Leadership
  9. Contemporary Leadership: Assessment Module

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Course Structure

18 hours

  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Outline why the tools of persuasion are important traits of the leader in leading organisations
  2. Describe why leaders with a mission and vision tend to be charismatic and attractive to followers
  3. Reflect on leadership tools such as storytelling, planning and thinking tools, and methods of persuasion as mechanisms to influence positive change in organisational direction
  4. Explore the ways that transformational leaders instigate positive change in organisations.

Assessment

Online Quiz

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