MGT569 The Leadership Challenge (8)

The Leadership Challenge aims to develop students personal leadership capacity. Students have the opportunity to explore leading change and the aspects of change in themselves and their teams/organisation/community context. Students will undertake leadership development exercise(s) whereby they will examine their self-perception of leadership abilities alongside their colleagues perception of their leadership abilities. Building on this investigation and using experiential and critical reflection students will explore the practice of leading change in a self diagnosed leadership challenge.


Session 2 (60)
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: MGT569. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Management and Marketing

Enrolment Restrictions

Post graduate students only.

Assumed Knowledge


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify and discuss individual leadership capacity;
  • be able to critically engage in discussions reflecting leadership practice and learning about leadership practice through personal context;
  • be able to build a theoretical framework for the practice of leadership; and
  • be able to put into practice learnings about self leadership, and translate these personal level learnings into the context of in relationships, workplaces and society.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • The leadership challenge
  • Self and other perceptions of leadership capability
  • Leadership development exercise(s)


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Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.