MPR779 - Leadership in the Real World
|Year||2015 unit information|
Residential 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong) Residential
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|Unit chair:||J Molineux|
This Residential unit requires students to attend six days of intenstive study from Sunday 17 May 2015 - Friday 22 May 2015 at the Deakin Management Centre, Geelong.
Students must register their expression of interest online via the Residential website.
This unit is taught experientially through simulations and case studies, completed in groups. Participants may experience emotional responses to the unit activities.
This is an intensive experiential program designed to capitalise on principles of adult learning. Students participate in a series of interactions designed to reproduce the dynamics of communication within organisations as well as communication between the organisation and its environment. The intensive residential program addresses interaction of individuals, groups, and larger social units. Topics addressed include handling of media crises, understanding the importance of interpersonal communication and storytelling, and negotiation and mediation skills. Students learn by dealing with problem situations and by reflecting on their performance. Concepts and techniques are provided through appropriate readings, situational practice, and extended exposure to communication and media professionals.
Assignment 1 (Group Presentation 4-6 students) 30%, Assignment 2 (Group/4-6 students) 30%, Assignment 3 2000 words 40%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* 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.