MGT245 Leading Yourself and Teams (8)

Leading Yourself and Teams is designed to develop your capabilities in self-management and working with teams. The subject includes a component on personal development and self-awareness in relation to ones behaviour in a group. Students will examine the theory and practice of leadership. This subject develops capabilities in working in teams and ultimately leading successful teams. This subject will also explore how leaders manage teams and how teams shape the requirements for effective leadership.


Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Port Macquarie Campus
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: MGT245. 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 gain understanding and insight into their own personality, values, attitudes and behaviours and the impact these have on leadership practice;
  • be able to describe methods to effectively manage group relationships and group tasks;
  • be able to compare and contrast various leadership approaches;
  • be able to design an effective team;
  • be able to apply leadership and team concepts to effectively lead the team through stages of development; and
  • be able to critically reflect on their own experiences in teams and the effectiveness of team leadership.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Intrapersonal effectiveness understanding yourself
  • Establishing goals
  • Time and self-management
  • Leading and empowering self and others
  • Persuasion and power
  • Building teams and workgroups
  • Facilitating team success
  • Managing conflict

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: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.