Duration 6 months full-time or equivalent
at Brisbane Campus Qld (McAuley at Banyo)
Melbourne Campus Vic (St
Strathfield Campus NSW (Mount
The Graduate Certificate in Professional Leadership course responds to
the clearly identified needs of those entrusted with leadership and roles
which include supervision and management.
course addresses questions of personal integrity, institutional authenticity
and leadership in a climate of cultural change and will promote opportunities
for practical application by way of appropriate structures and strategies.
The course will assist participants to discover:
range of skills, attitudes and behaviours at personal, group and organisational
levels that contribute to, or detract from, socially responsible and
the nature and characteristics of a system's or organisation's culture
and the challenges for leaders in implementing and sustaining change
in entrenched cultures;
strategies and action plans to promote high levels of personal and institutional
integrity and authenticity;
the responsibilities of professional leaders; and develop a personal,
professional stance that is authentic and confident.
course is offered in mixed mode. Not all units may be offered in a particular
should be made on the Direct Entry Application Form available on the ACU
National website, www.acu.edu.au/forms.cfm
or from the Student Centre. Direct Entry Application Forms, together with
any supporting documentation, should be submitted to the ACU National
entry is after completion of an initial degree. Recognition will be also
given for prior learning and experience.
course is offered only to groups. Contact the School of Educational Leadership
on 02-9701 4167 for more details.
Unit offerings will vary, subject to student demand and lecturer availability.
Elective units will vary between campuses and from year to year.
for Organisational Cultural Change
Cultures and Organisations
and Professional Integrity and Authenticity
Professional Organisational Cultures
for Completion of Award
Satisfactory completion of 4 core units.
Total of 40 credit points.