This unit of study introduces students to leadership and management in the modern Australian health care system. Theoretical ideas around management, leadership, and organisations are introduced. Students will reflect on organisational culture and motivation. The student will be asked to apply theoretical ideas to practice and to the workplace through practical exercises. The opportunity for deeper learning occurs as students study contemporary economic, social and political issues that influence the Australian health care system.
|Introduction to Leadership and Management|
|Unit of study code||249|
GC single unit of study
|Hours of study||150|
|Co-ordinated by||Ashley Page MACN
Intended learning outcomes for this subject/program
After completing this subject, the learner will be able to:-
Type of assessment
Note the completed assessment item (e.g. Assessment 1: Online discussion)
(% of total marks)
When assessed – academic week
(e.g. Week 8)
|Theme 1: Leadership and management||a) discuss the differences between leadership and management||Assessment 1: Online discussions x3||10%||3, 6, 10|
|Theme 2: Effective leadership||b) critically analyse the values, skills and knowledge relevant to leading and managing||Assessment 2: Annotated bibliography (2,000 words)||40%||5|
|Theme 3: Mentorship, preceptorship and coaching||c) reflect on and develop their own leadership and management skills||Assessment 3: Reflective essay (2,500 words)||50%||9|
|Theme 4: Organisational culture and motivation||d) analyse coaching, preceptorship and coaching principles in relation to personal and staff development|
|Theme 5: The Australian health system and organisational structures||e) examine culture and motivation theories in the context of organisational leadership|
|Theme 6: Power, politics and current issues in health||f) critically analyse different organizational structures|
|g) describe sources of influence and power.|
Introduction to Leadership and Management (249) is a Tier 1 unit.
|Tiers||2020 Member price (10% discount)||2020 Non-member price||2021 Member price (10% discount)||2021 Non-member price|
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