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2013 HPA238 Exceptional Leadership

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HPA338


Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HPA238 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Spring H On Campus Offering in H 19-DEC-2013 27-DEC-2013 06-JAN-2014 24-JAN-2014

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Personal leadership is a desire for the individual to take charge of their own life. This highly practical unit falls under the interests of applied philosophy and ethics and provides a context for exploring and understanding the concept of leadership and its implications for individual growth and creative development. The focus is on developing exceptional leadership skills, effective cooperation and communication strategies and the opportunity to enhance ethical and creative problem-solving abilities.

Assessment comprising a reflective process will be used throughout this unit and a range of approaches are introduced to enhance, broaden and deepen the level of student reflection. On completion students should have developed (1) an understanding of the key concepts and theories of leadership and building sustainable relationships grounded in ethical practice (2) an understanding of the notion of ethical leadership and the concept of what it means to live a good life, (3) a capacity for self reflection and self-awareness and an understanding of personal strengths and talents (4) a capacity to apply this knowledge to personal leadership and career management (5) enhanced networks with other highly motivated peers. Participants will be required to undertake a written analysis of ethical leadership theories, a series of reflections, attend presentations from community, government and business leaders, and take part in regular group discussions.

WEIGHT: 12.5%


HPA238: 4 x 200-250 words daily individual reflections (40%), and 1 x 3000 words essay (60%)

HPA338: 4 x 200-250 words daily individual reflections (40%), and 1 x 3200 words essay (60%)


1 x 3 hour weekly workshop, alternatively delivered as a compact seminar of four days with 32 contact hours, if taught outside semester 1 or semester 2

Compact seminar of 4 days with 32 contact hours in semester 3 or 5

Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Spring)

STAFF: Coordinator: Inglis Clark Centre Director

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