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Leadership and Management

duration Duration: 1 Teaching Period

unit code Unit Code: MGT30003

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 8 hours of study per week

About this unit

Upon successful completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • Explain the importance of effective leadership and management in contemporary organisations
  • Describe and discuss critically the theories and concepts of leadership and management
  • Critically employ a model of leadership to analysis the effectiveness of individual leaders
  • Identify and discuss leadership and management behaviours and skills and discuss the interrelatedness of the functions of leadership and management
  • Critically asses one’s own personal leadership and management behaviour and skills, identifying those behaviours and skills which need further development. Following this you will plan a development program.


This unit will provide discipline-based knowledge and professional capabilities and experiences contributing to students’ progress in attaining generic skills such as:

  • Teamwork skills
  • Analysis skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Communications skills
  • Ability to tackle unfamiliar problems
  • Ability to work independently.