MGT245 Managing Yourself and Others (8)

Managing Yourself and Others is designed to develop your capabilities in self-management and in working with other people. The subject offers a unique focus on personal development in managerial and interpersonal skills. Areas covered include self-awareness, self management and self development. Focusing on emotional intelligence, the subject introduces interpersonal skills that are critical to effective communication including good listening, assertiveness, negotiation and conflict resolution. The subject also incorporates group effectiveness and group facilitation. These areas are designed to develop the skills essential for best-practice managers, helping them work with people and make decisions that have implications for others.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2020.

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

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify their learning styles and ways to develop a balanced style;
  • be able to gain understanding and insight into their personality, attitudes and behaviours;
  • be able to assess development as a manager with respect to the competing values framework;
  • be able to develop a plan for improving any shortcomings or limitations they identify;
  • be able to use emotional intelligence to improve relationships and resolve problems in their personal and professional lives;
  • be able to identify the characteristics of effective and high performance groups/teams; and
  • be able to demonstrate an understanding of methods to effectively manage group relationships and group tasks.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Self Awareness and Self Management: self development, balanced learning habits, self awareness and values, managing stress, and creativity.
  • Interpersonal Communication: emotional intelligence, supportive communication, appropriate assertiveness, dealing with conflict and negotiation skills.
  • Working with Groups and in Teams: building teams and work groups, achieving business results through effective meetings, facilitating team success, making decisions and solving problems creatively.

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of MGT245 in Session 2 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Value %
Self assessment and reflection
Interpersonal communication: eq
Working with groups and teams/reflection
Reflection on personal learning

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: July 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.