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MPR779 - Leadership in the Real World

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Residential 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong) Residential

Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:

MMR703, MPR703

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:J Molineux
Unit chair:

J Molineux

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

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.

Note:

Students must register their expression of interest online via the Residential website.
Accommodation fees at Residential schools are in addition to the tuition fee and vary depending on the type of accommodation chosen

Content

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.

Assessment

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
$1283$1283$2962$3697

* 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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