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Provide Leadership Across the Organisation

  • Qualification:

    VET unit

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  • Payment options:

    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    13 weeks

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  • Awarded by:

    RMIT University

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
Course Unit
A course unit is a single subject offered as part of a program of study, but can be completed individually. You may receive Recognition of Prior Learning for studying this unit.

What you'll learn

About this unit

This online Provide Leadership Across the Organisation unit from Open Universities Australia and RMIT University introduces aspiring leaders to the skills, technologies and procedures needed to successfully demonstrate personal and professional competence in any business environment.

With a range of study resources on hand, this unit teaches students how to clarify an organisation's objectives, values and standards, how to communicate with internal and external stakeholders to increase commitment to the organisation, how to encourage a positive and productive workplace and deal effectively with incidents, and how to maintain flexibility to adapt to changing workplace environments ahead of the curve.

Modern businesses involve high-level decision making. This unit teaches essential skills in leadership that can be applied across a range of organisational contexts, and help you get noticed and get ahead.


To be eligible to apply, students must have completed, be currently enrolled in or intending to enrol in the following units:

  • Manage Customer Service
  • Manage A Supply Chain

Students must also have been accepted into the following course:

  • Diploma of Logistics, RMIT University

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

  • Diploma of Logistics, RMIT University

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

Areas of study

In this management unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Clarify objectives, values and standards in accordance with organisation's strategic direction
  • Establish linkages between organisational objectives, values and standards and the responsibilities of relevant groups and individuals
  • Ensure media and language used is appropriate to individuals and group circumstances
  • State clear expectations of internal groups and individuals and explain in a manner which builds commitment to the organisation
  • Investigate incidents promptly and communicate results clearly to relevant groups and individual
  • Build trust, confidence and respect of diverse groups and individuals, through positive role modelling, and effective communication and consultation
  • Embrace, resource and effectively implement improvements to organisational and workplace culture
  • Demonstrate understanding of the global environment and new technology in work activities
  • Ensure actions convey flexibility and adaptability to change and accessibility
  • Ensure consultation and participation in decision making occurs with relevant groups and individuals where appropriate
  • Ensure decision making takes into account needs and expectations of both internal and external groups
  • Ensure decision making occurs in accordance with risk management plans for all options, and within appropriate timeframes
  • Ensure that the organisation is represented positively in the media and community
  • Assign accountabilities and responsibilities to teams consistent with their competencies and operational plans
  • Ensure teams are resourced to allow them to achieve their objectives
  • Empower teams and individuals through effective delegation and support for their initiatives
  • Create and maintain a positive work environment
  • Encourage teams and individuals to develop innovative approaches to the performance of work
  • Model ethical conduct in all areas of work and encourage others to adopt business ethics
  • Adapt appropriate interpersonal and leadership styles to meet particular circumstances and situations
  • Set and achieve personal objectives and work program outcomes
  • Ensure self performance and professional competence is continuously improved through engagement in a range of professional development activities
  • Participate regularly in industry/professional networks and groups
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

Career outcomes

By completing this unit, you will develop the necessary tools for effective leadership in a range of organisational contexts, and acquire the skills and procedures needed to demonstrate your competence as a first-class leader.

Successful completion of this unit will also contribute to achieving a Diploma of Logistics from RMIT University.

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