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115.725 Leadership and People (15 credits)

A study of organisational behaviour theory and practice in the contemporary environment. The course provides a particular focus on the fundamental knowledge and skills involved in management, leadership and teamwork.

Details Details

  • Year: 2020
  • Mode: Block
  • Semester: Semester One non-standard
  • Location: Auckland Campus (V)
  • Coordinator: Dr Suze Wilson
  • Subject: Business
  • College: Massey Business School

Online component Details

  • Online component: Partially Taught Online - As part of the course is taught online, Broadband access is required. In addition to accessing the Course Guide, students will be required to access core and supplementary digital study resources, contribute to discussion fora and complete online activities and assessment tasks. Learn more about Stream, our online learning environment.

Requirements Requirements help

Note: You may enrol in a postgraduate course (that is a 700-, 800- or 900-level course) if you meet the prerequisites for that course and have been admitted to a qualification which lists the course in its schedule.

Special notes

  • Enrolment in this course is restricted to students enrolled in the EMBA, Master of Veterinary Medicine and Postgraduate Certificate in Business (Business Administration) programmes.

Expected prior learningRequirements help

  • Per entry requirement for the EMBA programme.


  • Start Date: Monday 8 June, 2020
  • End date: Sunday 13 September, 2020

Withdrawal dates Requirements help

The last day to withdraw from this course:

  • Without financial penalty: Wednesday 17 June, 2020
  • Without academic penalty: Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Contact workshops/block courses

Delivery mode Venue Start date End date Attendance
In Person Auckland Campus Saturday 11 July, 2020 Sunday 12 July, 2020 Compulsory
In Person Auckland Campus Saturday 18 July, 2020 Saturday 18 July, 2020 Compulsory

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Course fees for 2020

  • Domestic Students: NZD $2,636.77 *
  • International Students NZD $3,841.25 *

* This fee information is for estimation purposes only and includes New Zealand Goods and Services Tax. Actual fees payable will be finalised on confirmation of enrolment. The estimate does not include non-tuition fees. To view an estimate showing both tuition and non-tuition fees use the Fees Calculator. These fees only apply to 2020 enrolments. Domestic students may be eligible for free fees in their first year.

Learning outcomes Details

Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:

  1. Critically evaluate a range of theories, frameworks and models relevant to issues of organisational behaviour.
  2. Apply scholarly knowledge to analyse and devise improvements in organisational behaviour issues.
  3. Critically reflect on their own practice in relation to teamwork, management and leadership.

Please note: Learning Outcomes are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

Assessments Details

During this course, the following assessments will contribute to your final mark.

Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting
1 Written Assignment 1 10.0%
2 Written Assignment 1,2 20.0%
3 Written Assignment 1,2 35.0%
4 Written Assignment 1,2,3 35.0%

Please note: Assessment weightings are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

* Specific dates for assessments will be finalised in information provided on Stream at the start of the Course.

Completion requirements

Attendance is compulsory for the following sessions: Online Adobe Connect session; contact sessions on three days. Students must submit all assessments, and achieve at least 50% over all of the individual assessments to pass the course.


It is recommended that textbooks are purchased no sooner than 7 weeks prior to the semester start date as textbooks can be subject to change.

  • There are no set texts for this course.

Campus Books stock textbooks and legislation. Current second-hand textbooks are also bought and sold. For more information visit Campus Books

Class timetable

The class timetable displays all available class times for this offering. Once you have enrolled in a course, you can access the student portal and select which of these class times you wish to attend.

Requirement(s): Please refer to your course guide for your contact requirements.

Due to COVID-19, there may be changes to the way courses are taught. During Semester 2, 2020 students will have a blended learning experience, with increased online learning opportunities, alongside some face-to-face teaching for internal students.

Class timetables for our courses may also change. An updated class timetable will be available on 1 July 2020.
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Block course (Block)
Start dates: 11 Jul 2020; 12 Jul 2020; 18 Jul 2020
Saturday 08:00 - 16:00
Sunday 08:00 - 16:00

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