Welcome to this Deakin University unit, MPL700: Leadership Practice with Impact, where we will explore leadership theories.
This unit is designed for students undertaking leadership studies. This unit aims to deliver a detailed grounding of leadership theories, concepts, and issues. It is an introduction to leadership and will be the theoretical foundation upon other leadership units. It is normally the first leadership unit for students. It is delivered wholly online, with students taking full responsibility for their learning and progress. Through readings, online lectures, podcasts, discussion boards, and individual activities, students will engage with leadership theories and apply them to their own workplaces.
Leadership is often misunderstood due to its complex nature. Learn what being a leader means and how you can practice leadership. Investigate leaders and leadership to improve your effectiveness as a leader. In this course, we look to answer the question: ‘What is leadership?’ In the first week we [...]