The subject also examines the leadership role, responsibilities and capacities of a universitys governance mechanism to steer a university towards longer term outcomes. Emergent issues for leadership and management are identified and explored.
Introduction In ULM512 you will explore University Governance and Strategic Leadership and Management contemporary governance and strategic management issues in the contemporary higher education context and then relate this back to key issues and challenges facing leaders and managers at Charles Sturt University.
Key themes include:
Exploring contemporary issues relevant to university governance and strategic leadership and management; enhancing your knowledge, understanding and appreciation of university governance and its close relationship with leadership and strategic management; examining corporate governance and its relationship with university governance in the context of the changing learning organisation; developing an understanding and overview of the strategic management process and its importance in responding to dynamic and complex internal (CSU) and external environments; developing the leadership and management knowledge, strategies and skills of current and aspiring middle managers within the University; utilising the experiences and expertise of participants to explore the theory and practice of university governance and strategic leadership within the CSU context and also the Australian and global higher education environments.