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    Improves leadership ability by reflexively applying contemporary theories of leadership that emphasise building sustained relationships based on internal values to effect change.

    About this paper

    Paper title Leadership and Change
    Subject Management
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $937.50
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    MANT 252 or 36 200-level points from Commerce Schedule C
    Schedule C
    May not be credited together with MANT361 passed in 2011 or 2012.
    Teaching staff

    Co-ordinator: Dr Lynnaire Sheridan

    Paper Structure

    The paper has three internal assessments for 60% of the final mark. The write-up of an interview with an outstanding leader and a popular science article about leadership comprise two of those assessments; the third assessment is a presentation. The final exam is worth 40% of the final mark.

    Teaching Arrangements

    Participation during the lecture time slots is required. For just two separate weeks of class, the lecture time slot will be subdivided for students to present their leader interview and popular science article.


    Textbooks are not required for this paper.

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Lifelong learning, Communication, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation.
    View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
    Learning Outcomes

    Upon successful completion of this paper, you should be (better) able to:

    • Identify leaders' strengths and weaknesses (including your own)
    • Organise a group toward collective action
    • Employ various leadership strategies appropriately as the situation warrants
    • Align your leadership efforts with your ethical principles


    Semester 2

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Thursday 15:00-16:50 29-35, 37-42


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend one stream from
    A1 Monday 09:00-10:50 29, 31, 33, 35, 38, 40
    A2 Monday 12:00-13:50 29, 31, 33, 35, 38, 40
    A3 Tuesday 10:00-11:50 29, 31, 33, 35, 38, 40
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