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Leadership in STEMM - SCDL2991

Year - 2020

How can you prepare for impactful careers and leadership in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM)? This unit will span leadership theory, experience, and practice. You will host, hear from, and engage with experts and leaders with experience leading a wide range of STEMM organizations and endeavours. Examples include entrepreneurs, science policy experts, scientific media personalities, coaching psychologists, leading academics, and leaders of scientific cultural institutions. A key aspect of this unit is your participation in practical leadership of your choice, reflection on this experience, and sharing your learning with your cohort of like-minded future leaders. This unit is open to any student enrolled in the Dalyell stream.

1 hr/week seminar/interview. Online readings and quizzes.

Assessment will include online quizzes (25%), discussion participation (15%), an assessment of a leadership activity of your choice by group members (20%) and a critical reflection assignment (40%).


must be in the Dalyell stream


Faculty: Science

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Science Faculty
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Vicky Tzioumis
HECS Band: 2
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