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MPM778 - The Leadership Adventure

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

S Ogden-Barnes (Trimester 1), J McWilliams (Trimester 2)

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

MPM702, MPT738, MPM738

Contact hours:

Cloud(online): Learning resources are via CloudDeakin.

There is no face-to-face contact time on this unit. Instead, the students work at a distance and submit a learning plan and receive feedback. Students will be able to email and phone the instructor for help and advice before, during, and after their adventure.

Note:

Special enrolment procedure applies - please contact a student adviser for further details.

This is an experiential unit. Students undertaking this unit devise their own leadership challenge in consultation with the unit chair.  In Trimester 3 a planned group activity is offered (details are available from the unit chair).

Content

In this unit, you must arrange, embark, and reflect upon an adventure that you commission and pay for yourself. The adventure must be ambitious, challenging, and take you outside your comfort zone. The goal of the adventure is for you to learn about yourself as a leader through structured reflection. In addition, you are expected to keep a video diary during your adventure and submit a documentary recalling your adventure and the lessons you have drawn from it. In the past, students have undertaken charity and voluntary work in India and Vietnam. To reiterate, on this unit you must find, choose, and pay for your own adventure on top of the unit fees. Moreover, you must undertake this adventure and reflect upon the lessons. While every endeavour will be made to provide a safe environment and appropriate levels of support, it is in the nature of such learning, that you may experience some emotional reactions to the challenges you confront.

Assessment

Assessment 1(Individual) - Leadership Learning Plan (minimum 2000 words) - 20%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Leadership Learning Portfolio - 30%

Assessment 3 (Individual) - Critical Essay (3000 words) -50%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1305$1305$3051$3864

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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