Details for Theory and Practice in Leadership

This subject explores contemporary organisational leadership studies, studying and observing behaviour, complex experimental designs, advanced statistical analysis, ethical considerations and an application of knowledge to enhance Christian leadership. Students will apply advanced research skills on a topic of research on a contemporary leadership issue that will inform and enhance Christian leadership practice. 

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: LEA701
  • Credit points: 20
  • Subject coordinator: Mulyadi Robin


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Theory and Practice in Leadership

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Demonstrate a systemic and critical understanding of complex and advanced organisational leadership issues and models;
  2. Demonstrate an expert ability to autonomously and analytically engage in critical reflection, synthesis and evaluation of specific leadership and organisational contexts;
  3. Critically assess and apply effective leadership research designs and practices, systems theory, organisational culture, communication, and change processes as they relate to individuals and organisations;
  4. Propose a topic of research on a contemporary leadership issue and develop an articulate research approach;
  5. Display an advanced level of integrative reflection which will inform and enhance Christian leadership practice.

Subject Content

  • Contemporary organisational leadership studies
  • Studying and observing behaviour
  • Complex experimental designs
  • Advanced statistical analysis
  • Ethical considerations
  • Application of knowledge to enhance Christian leadership

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face (onsite)
  • Distance/E-learning (online)
  • Intensive (Two weeks (not necessarily consecutive): 7 hours per day for 10 days = 70 class hours + 170 hours out of class time for research, writing, exam preparation and execution, ancillary activities associated with completion of assigned tasks) 

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis College.

Assessment Methods

  • Literature Review (50%)
  • Methodology Essay (50%)

Prescribed Text

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