Lead strategic transformation

BSBLDR811 Hawthorn, Online

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

Aims and objectives

The aim of the Lead Strategic Transformation unit is to prepare students to become professional organisational leaders who will accept leadership responsibility and make significant contributions toward the sustained success of their organisations.

The unit is both philosophical and practical in nature. Students are invited to reflect deeply on their own leadership formation and engage critically with the academic leadership literature to inform their ongoing leadership development and leadership practice. Students will also learn critical frames for navigating complex organisational environments, analysing strategic organisational opportunities, and leading strategic organisational transformation with effective change management skills. Students are required to plan and execute a strategic change project within their organisation as a part of this unit of study.
Upon completion of this unit, participants will be able to:
There are many valuable outcomes for students who engage in this unit of study including the abilities to:
  • Define the difference between professional leadership and amateur leadership, and lead as a professional leader
  • Confidently address the complex dimensions of leadership including Character, Competence, Context, Choice, and Critical Reflection
  • Knowledgeably analyse and navigate complex organisational environments
  • Confidently engage and coach others in collaborative leadership practices

The unit covers:

  • Exploration of your personal leadership formation
  • Deep consideration of the interior dimensions of leadership
  • Methods to analyse organisational complexity including structure and culture
  • Tools to assess organisational strategy and determine strategic objectives
  • Skills to knowledgeably lead strategic transformation as a professional leadership practitioner