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MPT774 - The Leadership Retreat

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Geelong (Waurn Ponds) Intensive

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




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

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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