MBAM610-21X (C) General non-calendar-based 2021

Agile and Innovation-driven Leadership

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 1 March 2021
End Date: Sunday, 28 November 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 14 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 17 September 2021


Contemporary leaders need capabilities and mindsets for creating organisational cultures that are agile and maximise ability, in order to overcome challenges, seize opportunities, and create new value. These leaders shape and develop teams with high engagement, collaboration, shared learning, creativity, resilience and innovation. This course provides leadership development and self-awareness through a blend of practice-related activities, personal assessments, reflection, reading, discussion, and input from practising leaders. The goal is to promote leadership skills, critical thinking, and self-awareness that will equip participants for an ongoing journey of growth and development as reflective contemporary leaders. This course is delivered across three terms of the MBA.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Engaged with the community

Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.


Subject to approval of the MBA Director.

Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 18:00 - 20:30 Rehua 103 Project Workshop
1 Mar - 7 Mar
15 Mar - 21 Mar
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01-P1 Thursday 18:00 - 20:00 Rehua 103 Project Workshop
12 Apr - 18 Apr
26 Apr - 2 May
7 Jun - 13 Jun
21 Jun - 27 Jun
01-P2 Thursday 18:00 - 20:30 Rehua 103 Project Workshop
19 Jul - 1 Aug
6 Sep - 12 Sep
20 Sep - 26 Sep
4 Oct - 10 Oct
1 Nov - 7 Nov
15 Nov - 21 Nov
Intensive Block Course A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01-P1 Friday 09:00 - 18:00 Rehua 702
22 Mar - 28 Mar
01-P2 Friday 09:00 - 14:00 Rehua 005
27 Sep - 3 Oct
Intensive Block Course B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 14:00 - 17:00 Rehua 226 Te Moana nui a Kiwa 27 Sep - 3 Oct

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Bernard Walker

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $3,033.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

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