Return to previous page

MPT774 - The Leadership Retreat

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Geelong (Waurn Ponds) Intensive

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

J Billsberry





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

The unit will be taught in intensive mode at the Deakin Management Centre, Geelong Waurn Ponds campus, on the following dates:

Sunday 30 August to Friday 4 September inclusive

Students should email to for further information about the accommodation costs associated with this unit.


This unit is designed for students undertaking studies in leadership. It provides an opportunity for students to explore the nexus between their knowledge and understanding of leadership, their personal ambitions, work/life integration, and experiences. Students will reflect on the purpose of leadership, their leadership roles, and examine leadership in relation to their own ethics, values, ambitions, and professional and personal lives. The format of the unit will follow the conventions of spiritual retreats and include activities such as guided and self reflection, group discussion, and journal writing, and will utilise philosophy, literature, music, and film to facilitate the exploration of leadership and help students put their learning into perspective.


Analytical essay 2000 words 40%, Reflective essay 3000 words 60%

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.

Return to previous page