Management and Leadership Skills

Subject code: LB5714

This MBA Global subject will cover and apply a variety of core concepts and theories from sociology, psychology and organisational science which form the knowledge base for leadership and management skills. The focus of the subject is on surveying key core skills and setting students up for continuous learning of these skills. Accordingly, students will be provided with: in-depth materials for every topic through soft-copies of recent significant articles on the topic, self-evaluation instruments, and specific suggestions for further learning and development of skills through activities available throughout the program. Subject objectives are to improve your leadership & management skills, particularly those skills that will make yourself better able to cope with today's increasingly dynamic and complex business environment; to provide awareness of your strengths as a leader and a manager, and of areas where you need additional development; to build a professional development plan, a critical step in improving one's ability to manage and lead yourself and others.

Learning outcomes

Upon completing this subject, you will be able to:

  • Critically analyse and explain core concepts relating to management and leadership concepts

  • Develop a framework for application to management and leadership practice

  • Apply and evaluate application of management and leadership approaches to a range of issues and contexts

  • Critically reflect on one's own and others management practices and leadership styles, in both theoretical and practical contexts


Assessment for this course will occur at various times across the seven-week study period. Tasks may include online quizzes, discussion board activity, portfolio development, case studies, reflection, literature reviews presentations and reports. Feedback will be provided to you throughout the study period as well as a final grade at the conclusion of the study period. Click here to find out more about this subject's assessments. 

This subject forms part of Organisational Leadership & Management - one of three key areas studied in the online Master of Business Administration Global

Please note, course structure and content are subject to change. For information on all course subjects download the course guide.


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