Leadership, Innovation and Creativity

MGT80004 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent


Contact hours

  • 24 hours face to face + Blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23


100 credit points

Aims and objectives

This unit provides problem-centred learning underpinned by ethical issues and dilemma. This approach has been described as wicked problems with students challenged to develop wicked solutions. Enterprises increasingly involve teams of experts from diverse backgrounds and decision-making needs to deal with ever more complex and evolving situations and demands on management in this digital era where so much information and opinion are instantly available. The unit culminates with a day session in a simulator using technology, actors and reviews to assess the students as a real-life situation evolves.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to: 

1. Apply advanced and coherent knowledge of the managerial framework for leading people effectively
2. Apply problem solving, design and decision making processes to realistic ethical dilemmas and demonstrate the strategic use of individual and team-based communications to achieve these objectives
3. Critically evaluate the fundamentals of people management to effectively manage the organisations human resources
4. Work collaboratively in groups to address ethical dilemmas to reach effective solutions