Singapore University of Social Sciences

Applied Project in Leadership

Applied Project in Leadership (OST363)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Others

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education (ACE)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: Student SUcceSS Centre


Synopsis

This course is a culmination of the Minor in Leadership programme, providing students with an opportunity to apply their acquired knowledge and skills in a real-world context. This applied project would require students to address a leadership challenge while making a meaningful impact. This course would foster the development of competencies to lead, influence and effect change for a desired positive outcome. Through the course, students will also undergo mentorship of their leadership journey by trained mentors, providing an experience for critical self-reflection and assessment towards personal development and growth. Over the course of the project, students would apply their problem solving skills through various stages of problem identification, analysis, solution development, implementation and evaluation.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester

Topics

  • Understanding self, strengths and areas of growth in Leadership
  • Problem Identification of a Leadership Challenge
  • Impact measures
  • Project design
  • Project proposal
  • Project planning
  • Implementation and data gathering
  • Monitoring progress
  • Evaluating outcomes and proposing recommendations
  • Reflecting on leadership – a strengths-based approach
  • Project report writing
  • Project presentation

Learning Outcome

  • Determine the leadership challenge and appropriate leadership theories and concepts to apply to the context.
  • Analyse underlying factors contributing to the leadership challenge.
  • Discuss issues related to sustainability or inclusivity in the project relating theory to practice.
  • Formulate an innovative plan and practical solutions to address the leadership challenge.
  • Implement plan effectively to demonstrate transference of leadership and facilitation skills.
  • Evaluate their leadership journey and draw connections to their experiences and the theories, concepts and models studied in this programme.
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