JST324 Team Management and Leadership (8)

This subject will expose students to key questions in the area of management in law enforcement. This subject defines a team leader as a front line manager who leads or manages other practitioners, along with proactive and reactive law enforcement and security activities in a defined area of responsibility. Theoretical topics covered include management and leadership within organisational structures; team building and leading for outcomes; equal employment and occupational health responsibilities; performance management and competencies; planning; problem solving; and decision-making.


Session 2 (60)
Manly Campus
Session 3 (90)
Manly Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: JST324. 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


Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security

Enrolment Restrictions

This subject is only available to students in the following courses: -

Bachelor of Policing
Bachelor of Policing (Investigations)
Bachelor of Emergency Management
Bachelor of Border Management
Bachelor of Public Safety and Security
Diploma of Policing Investigations
Diploma of Investigations

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to assess the implications of selected legislation and policy relating to human resource management, workplace health and safety in relation to team management and leadership
  • be able to address and analyse team problems in light of relevant literature and research
  • be able to demonstrate skills in research, analysis, evaluation, synthesis and problem solving related to team management issues
  • be able to select appropriate strategies to provide effective leadership for team members
  • be able to undertake workplace assessment in light of current police competencies
  • be able to manage minor projects in compliance with policy relating to human resources management, workplace diversity and industrial issues safety
  • be able to initiate change as required, within their area of their influence and within the limits of service policy


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Team Management
  • Leadership
  • Performance Management
  • Planning
  • Workplace Diversity
  • Industrial Issues

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of JST324 in Session 3 2020. 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 %
Assessment item 1
Assessment item 2

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.