This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and improve personal leadership style and professional competence and to lead organisational transformation and learning for strategic outcomes.

It covers leading transformational practices, cultivating collaborative practices, completing ongoing professional development and providing strategic leadership in a dynamic context.

It applies to those who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit details

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each competency unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of project and work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - reflect on and improve own development, personal leadership style and self-management skills - demonstrate the application of leadership styles and approaches appropriate to individuals involved, the outcomes being sought and the context - model and encourage collaboration - provide strategic leadership during a change process - effectively manage workplace relationships - analyse relevant legislation, information and intelligence sources. Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least onceStudents will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - outline the relevant legislative and regulatory context of the organisation - state the organisation's mission, purpose and values - outline organisation's objectives, plans and strategies - describe a range of leadership styles - describe personal development planning methodologies - outline data collection methods - explain the process for external environment scanning relating to social, political, economic and technological developments - explain emotional intelligence and its relationship to individual and team effectiveness - explain organisational transformation and the management of the stages of change - explain organisational design and building in responsiveness of operations to change in customer or market conditions.

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