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University of South Australia
Project Leadership & Teams is an online unit provided by Open Universities Australia in association with the University of South Australia. Its fundamental focus is on providing you with a highly sophisticated understanding of what is necessary to effectively manage and develop a team. You will learn about a range of contrasting practices and theories, which will allow you to solve complex leadership problems in a professional context.
To begin with, you will explore the different types of leadership styles and their interplay with group dynamics and human behaviour. Following this, you will learn how to plan a team for a project, and the kind of organisational structure you should establish. Additionally, you will explore communication theory, interpersonal skills, and relationship management.
Ultimately, Project Leadership & Teams equips you with the comprehensive ability to plan, structure, and lead a team across different disciplines. From overall management, to personal communication – you will be able to implement effective strategies to lead a team to success.
To be eligible to enrol in this unit, applicants must be accepted into one of the following courses:
In this Project Leadership & Teams unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
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.
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Being a great project manager is a complicated affair; it necessitates strong-interpersonal skills and efficient strategic leadership. This unit is intended for those who wish to rise to the very top of management, and prepares them for the obstacles they may face and how to overcome them in a managerial context.
Moreover, from an employer’s point of view, company directors may be reluctant to promote people to a leadership position if they cannot directly demonstrate sufficient management experience. As such, completing this unit can be a fantastic career fast-track.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
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