University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand
Area of Study
Leadership, Management Science
Taught In English
36 200-level points from Commerce Schedule C
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
Improves leadership ability by reflexively applying contemporary theories of leadership that emphasise building sustained relationships based on internal values to effect change.
The course has three internal assessments for 60% of the final mark. The write-up of an interview with an outstanding leader and a review of a leadership book comprise two of those assessments; the third assessment shifts and will be announced at the beginning of the semester. The final exam is worth 40% of the final mark.
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be (better) able to:
-Identify your own strengths and weaknesses as a leader
-Organise a group toward collective action
-Employ various leadership strategies appropriately as the situation warrants
-Align your leadership efforts with your ethical principles
Text books are not required for this course.
Journal article readings only.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.