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MGT8037 Leading Teams to Success

Short Description: Leading Teams to Success
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Business
Student contribution band : Band 4
ASCED code : 080307 - Organisation Management
Grading basis : Graded

Other Requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at

The course leader will use the Study Desk forums to make announcements about the course. Students are required to actively monitor course discussion forums on the Study Desk on a regular [minimum twice weekly] basis and contribute appropriately.


This course critically examines the changing nature of teams within organisations through past and present perspectives on team leadership. The course pays specific attention to leading diverse and cross-functional teams addressing the specific complexities and challenges of these through critical review, activities and case studies. More contemporary issues such as the emergence of virtual teams and shared leadership allows participants to challenge their thinking and anticipate future leadership trends. This course takes an innovate approach to developing and assessing participants' overall team leadership skills through the lens of the "soft" skills that lead to improved collaboration, communication and problem-solving. As these "soft" skills are not as readily apparent or measurable as other more technical skills, participants gain not only skills but also credentials to support their leadership goals. It is envisaged that this approach to the team will augment other leadership approaches offered across the program of study.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 11 February 2022