LCOMM101-21A (TGA)

Introduction to Leadership Communication

15 Points

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School of Management and Marketing

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Paper Description

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Leadership is an essential life skill. This paper explores how you create your sense of self, how you can communicate authentically in your own voice, and uses research-based practices to prepare you to lead across a wide range of activities.
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Paper Structure

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This paper is taught through one interactive lecture in Hamilton that is shown in Tauanga via Panopto. This is to allow participation the lecture will also be recorded and posted on Panopto. One tutorial will be F2F in Tauranga. Accordingly, it is limited FLEXI.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • 1 Present leadership material with engaging communication
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  • 2 Use research findings to inform five major leadership practices
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  • 3 Identify effective leadership behaviours and techniques
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  • 4 Execute a leadership project
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  • 5 Write a personal leadership development plan based on a reflective journal
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Assessment

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Assessment sheets for each assignment are posted on the LCOMM101-21A (HAM & TGA) Moodle page. and how learning outcomes relate to each assignment are given under each heading.
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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Literature review oral presentation and participation
10
  • In Class: In Tutorial
2. Individual written literature review
14 May 2021
11:30 PM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Report of a group leadership challenge project
24 May 2021
11:30 PM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Class test
3 Jun 2021
5:30 PM
20
  • Hand-in: In Lecture
5. Reflective essay
7 Jun 2021
11:30 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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There is no textbook to be purchased for this course.

All readings required for LCOMM101-21A are accessible at

https://rl.talis.com/3/waikato/lists/55C1F2F7-23BA-B281-FFF3-7BD4A560B88C.html?login=1

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Recommended Readings

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No other recommended readings.
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Other Resources

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Other resources provided in class and/or posted on the LCOMM101-21A (HAM and TGA) Moodle page.

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Online Support

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Resources available at LCOMM101-21A (HAM and TGA) Moodle page.

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Workload

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Students will normally be involved in four contact hours per week. This will involve at least one 2-hour lecture on Thursdays and one 2-hour tutorial (apart from Week 1 when there is no tutorial).

For the group assignments students should spend time in group meetings to discuss the assignment topics, share tasks, and contribute to the final presentation or report. Clear guidance will be given in class.

As a 100-level 15 point paper the total time spent on LCOMM101-21A (HAM) should be 150 hours for the semester.

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Linkages to Other Papers

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This paper can be used as the foundation course for the Leadership Communication minor
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Prerequisite(s)

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Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: MCOM111, MCOM211, LCOMM205

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