• Deakin University

MPL700 Leadership Practice with Impact

Welcome to this Deakin University unit, MPL700: Leadership Practice with Impact, where we will explore leadership theories.

860 enrolled on this course

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  • Duration

    11 weeks
  • Weekly study

    10 hours

This unit is designed for students undertaking leadership studies. This unit aims to deliver a detailed grounding of leadership theories, concepts, and issues. It is an introduction to leadership and will be the theoretical foundation upon other leadership units. It is normally the first leadership unit for students. It is delivered wholly online, with students taking full responsibility for their learning and progress. Through readings, online lectures, podcasts, discussion boards, and individual activities, students will engage with leadership theories and apply them to their own workplaces.

Learning on this course

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Explain and critique the leadership theories included in the unit.
  • Apply leadership theories to complex leadership problems.
  • Assess your own leadership role and make recommendations for change

Who is the course for?

This course is for Deakin University postgraduate students.

Who will you learn with?

Dr Jeff Shao is an Associate Professor in Leadership at Deakin University. Jeff’s research interests include leadership, emotions, and cross-cultural management.

Dr. Musa Nicholas John Manning is a Seminar Coordinator at Deakin University. Musa's research interests include educational leadership and management, teaching and learning in tertiary education.

Who developed the course?

Deakin University

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 61,000 students and over 15,000 online.

  • Established

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia
  • World ranking

    Top 280Source: QS World University Rankings 2021

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