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Master of Leadership and Management (MLM)

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                                                Master of Leadership
                                                and Management (MLM)


                                                                                                     ➔ CuRtin Business sChooL
                                                                                                     ➔ GR AduAte sChooL oF Business

   Our vision                                   The Curtin MLM                                       The MLM program comprises a total of 12
                                                                                                     compulsory units and can be completed in 12
   Our vision is to enable business             The MLM is a unique leadership development
                                                                                                     months full-time or part-time1 over 2-3 years.
   leaders to creatively and responsively       program creating effective leaders who are
   lead sustainable organisations and           passionate about making a difference in the world.   The MLM builds on the student’s analytical
   communities, locally and globally.                                                                leadership and management skills while
                                                We are living in times of unprecedented change.
                                                                                                     constantly pushing them to apply what they
   Values                                       Leaders need to increasingly adapt, they
                                                                                                     learn to real world organisational problems.
                                                need to make sense of complexity. There is a
   •   Ethical behaviour
                                                need to develop a climate in which members
   •   Strategic thinking and professionalism   of the organisation can thrive and excel.
                                                                                                     The Graduate School
   •   Rigour and flexibility                                                                        of Business
                                                Our philosophy focuses on creating committed,
   •   Learning frameworks that holistically                                                         The MLM is a highly selective program, offered
                                                competent and accountable leaders by:
       engage students                                                                               through the Graduate School of Business (GSB)
                                                • Providing an applied experiential leadership
   •   Furthering human and business ideals                                                          in the heart of the Perth central business district.
                                                  development program, focussing on team
       through innovative use and application                                                        As the only Western Australian university with a
                                                  processes and action learning principles.
       of technology                                                                                 permanent city campus, we attract a large number
                                                • Facilitating self-awareness through reflective
   •   Making positive contributions to                                                              of experienced professionals from business,
                                                  discovery methods.
       business, government and society                                                              government and the not for profit sector.
                                                • Developing leadership potential to empower
       through our research
   •   Engaging with business and               • Applying relevant and current organisational
       community to enhance the learning
                                                  learning frameworks, which are practical for
                                                  local, national and global leadership.
                                                • Challenging students to test their own and
                                                  society’s philosophical and ethical paradigms.
MLM core units
                                                                                                   Current MLM student                              “I started the MLM in 2005, and chose it as an
Leadership and management development can
                                                                                                         Glaucia Hlyand                             alternative to the MBA. It has not disappointed
impact at many levels. The MLM is designed
                                                                                                                                                    me. I have become a much better worker and
to develop you at the personal, group and
                                                                                                                                                    manager. Some of the units are so powerful,
organisational level by including opportunities for
                                                                                                                                                    I strongly believe they should be mandatory for
receiving and discussing individual feedback and
                                                                                                                                                    anyone aspiring to a management position.”
by providing a range of supported development

•   Level One develops students personal,                                 Duration and availability                                                 The GSB is at the forefront of management
    interpersonal, and self reflection skills.                                                                                                      education in Australia. Our teaching excellence
                                                                          Students may complete their units via a number
                                                                                                                                                    is regularly acknowledged through individual and
    This can lead to advanced productivity,                               of different study modes including online, weekly
                                                                                                                                                    school teaching awards.
    technical competence and knowledge, as well                           face-to-face sessions or via intensive lectures.
    as improved self awareness, communication                             Students may also switch between part-time and                            Teaching faculty on the MLM have previously
    and strategic thinking.                                               full-time study.                                                          worked in business and many continue to hold
                                                                                                                                                    appointments in industry.
•   Level Two develops the role of the leader                             Students may select four (4) additional optional
    within teams. This can lead to improved                               units to complete an advanced MLM.                                        Our academics are also highly active researchers,
    communication, motivation, morale and                                                                                                           consultants, and expert learning facilitators. More
    effective team work.                                                  Academic distinction                                                      than 90% of the school’s academic faculty have
•   Level Three develops an understanding of                              Graduates from the GSB may be assured that
    leadership in an organisational environment.                          their qualifications are internationally recognised
    This can lead to improved client relationships,                       and highly portable. Curtin Business School
    increased innovation and positive                                     holds European Quality Improvement Systems
    organisational cultures as well as improved                           (EQUIS) accreditation, awarded by the European
    triple bottom line success.                                           Foundation of Management Development (efmd).

1. Part-time study and on-line learning are only available to Australian resident students and international students studying outside Australia.
2. There is a membership fee.
3. TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
4. IELTS (International English Language Testing System).
5. CUTE (Curtin University Test of English) level.
GSB facilities and opportunities                         Curtin University Testing for English (CUTE5)          For information telephone 1800 020 108 or visit
                                                         requires a Level A pass.                     
Aside from expert tuition, the GSB offers MLM
students access to extended learning                  The Graduate Certificate of Business (GCB) is an          Employed students may be able to organise
opportunities designed to enhance the life-long       alternative entry path to the MLM for applicants          cost-sharing arrangements with their employers –
learning experience of our students and graduates:    with significant industry and leadership experience       a special brochure on employer assistance for
•  A Postgraduate Career Development Program          but who do not hold a bachelor degree. The                course fees is available at www.postgraduate.
•  The Curtin GSB Toastmasters Club2                  four-unit GCB program with a specialisation in  
•  The highly active GSB Chapter of the Curtin        leadership (Graduate Certificate Business (LM))
                                                                                                                International Students
   Alumni and its associated excellent networking     constitutes one-third accreditation towards the
                                                                                                                The International Office at Curtin is the main
   opportunities                                      MLM. A 70% weighted average is required for
                                                                                                                contact point for all international students,
•  A Business Leaders Seminar Series                  entry into the MLM program. (Details of the
                                                                                                                including GSB students. As well as providing
•  A China Study Tour                                 Graduate Certificate Business (LM) are provided
                                                                                                                letters of offer and information on all aspects
•  Excellent library and information services,        at the end of this brochure).
                                                                                                                of studying in Australia, the International Office
   including on-line access to more than 200
                                                      Applications may be lodged at any time                    will also help smooth the transition for students
   scholarly databases and 3,000 full-text
                                                      throughout the year. Application forms are                adapting to Australia.
   electronic journals
                                                      available from the GSB website www.gsb.
•  Computing facilities, case study areas,                                                                      Information on all tuition fees for overseas
                                             (click on ‘apply now’).
   teaching and presentation areas as well as                                                                   students may be obtained by contacting the
   syndicate rooms and an executive boardroom                                                                   International Office on telephone: (+61) 8
•  Curtin’s Communication Skills Centre,
                                                      Recognition of prior learning                             9266 7331, fax: (+61) 8 9266 2605 or email:
   which offers free seminars and one-on-one          The GSB may grant Recognition for Prior Learning or visit the
   consultations on writing, oral presentation        (RPL) (exemptions) for similar postgraduate units         website:
   and study skills                                   studied elsewhere.
•  Access to CBS Postgraduate Career
                                                      The maximum RPL permitted will be 50% or 6 units.
   Development Program
•  Modern facilities within the heart of the Perth
   central business district                          Pathways
                                                      The Graduate Certificate of Business (GCB) fully
Admission and application                             articulates into the MLM. The GCB, a four unit
                                                      (100 credit point) program is comprised of one
To maintain the high standards of this program
                                                      compulsory unit (OB 550) and three optional
applicants to the MLM must:
                                                      MLM units.
•  Hold a bachelor degree or equivalent from
   a recognised tertiary institution;
•  Have a minimum of three years relevant             Costs and financial benefits
   post-degree work experience;                       Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents
•  Provide two referee reports (letters of            Fees are payable each trimester. A list of course
   recommendation) providing evidence                 fees for Australian residents is available at our
   of experience, managerial potential and            website: under student
   achievements;                                      information.
•  Attend an interview at the GSB;
•  For students whose first language is not           Commonwealth Assistance (FEE-HELP)
   English, (written and oral English competency)     Australian citizens and permanent visa holders
   as demonstrated by: English as the language        wishing to undertake graduate studies may be
   of instruction of the first degree; or TOEFL3      able to access Government underwritten loans
   test score of at least 580; or IELTS4 test score   through an interest-free loan arrangement.
   of 7.0 and 6.5 minimum on each skill.

                                 International        International students studying in Australia on a student visa can only study full-time and there
                                     students         are also specific entry requirements that must be met. Please refer to
                                                      or telephone +61 8 9266 7331 for further information, as some information contained in this flyer
                                                      may not be applicable to international students. Australian residents and international students studying
                                                      outside Australia have the choice of full-time, part-time and external study.
                                                                          MLM course structure


                                                                          Course study package
                                                                                                                                                                              Available in   Available in      Required
                                                                                                                                                                  Requires      intensive     e-learning    to complete
                                                                          Core units                                                                 Credits   prerequisite         mode           mode           MLM

                                                                           ➔ ALL MLM students ARe RequiRed to CoMpLete the CoRe units
                                                                           Organisational Behaviour (OB) 550                                           25                                            •               •
                                                                           Leadership Development (LD) 510                                             25                             •                              •
                                                                           Philosophy, Ethics and Leadership 620                                       25      (LD) 510                                              •
                                                                           Reasoning Skills for Leaders 610                                            25                                                            •
                                                                           Managerial Effectiveness 571                                                25      (OB) 550                              •               •
                                                                           Leading & Facilitating Teams 620                                            25                             •                              •
                                                                           Strategic Customer Leadership 610 (or an approved elective)                 25                                                            •
                                                                           Organisational Change and Development 573                                   25                                            •               •
                                                                           Human Resource Strategies 660 (or an approved elective)                     25                                            •               •
                                                                           Strategic Management for Leaders 610                                        25                             •                              •
                                                                           Leadership in a Dynamic Global Environment 520                              25                             •                              •

                                                                                                                                                                              Available in   Available in      Required
                                                                                                                                                                  Requires      intensive     e-learning    to complete
                                                                          Compulsory unit                                                            Credits   prerequisite         mode           mode           MLM

                                                                           Transformative Business Development 610                                     25                                                            •
                                                                          * A significant portion of the MBA (min 150 credits) must be completed before commencing this unit.

Contact                                                                   total units required for award                                units        Credits

Graduate School of Business                                                Total units                                                   12
Curtin University of Technology                                            Total credit points in parentheses                                        300
78 Murray Street
Perth Western Australia 6000
Tel: +61 8 9266 3460                                                      GCB (LM) course structure
Fax: +61 8 9266 3368
Email:                                        129311

Web:                                                Course study package
                                                                                                                                                                              Available in   Available in      Required
International enquiries                                                                                                                                           Requires      intensive     e-learning    to complete
                                                                          Foundation unit                                                            Credits   prerequisite         mode           mode        GCB ( LM )
Tel: +61 8 9266 7331
                                                                           Organisational Behaviour (OB) 550                                           25                                            •               •
Fax: +61 8 9266 2605
Email:                                                                                                                                            Available in   Available in      Required
Web:                                      Compulsory unit                                                            Credits
                                                                                                                                                                                                            to complete
                                                                                                                                                                                                               GCB ( LM )

                                                                           ➔ seLeCt t wo (2) units FRoM the FoLLowinG List
                                                                           Human Resource Strategies 660                                               25                                            •
                                                                           Managerial Effectiveness 571                                                25      (OB) 550                              •
                                                                           Strategic Customer Leadership 610                                           25
                                                                           Organisational Change and Development 573                                   25                                            •
                                                                           ➔ seLeCt one (1) optionAL GsB unit
                                                                           Optional unit                                                               25

                                                                          total units required for award                                units        Credits

                                                                           Total units                                                   12
                                                                           Total credit points in parentheses                                        300

Information in this publication is correct at the time of printing and is valid for 2007, but may be subject to change. In particular, the University reserves the right to change the content and/or method
of assessment, to change or alter tuition fees of any unit of study, to withdraw any unit of study or program which it offers, to impose limitations or enrolment in any unit or program, and/or to vary
arrangements for any program. Part time and external study is only available to Australian resident students and International students studying outside Australia. Full details of units and course structure
can be obtained by contacting the above or electronically from:
CRICOS Provider Code 00301J (WA), 02637B (NSW)

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