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Assessment 3 Information
Subject Code: MBA401
Subject Name: People, Culture and Contemporary Leadership
Assessment Title: Individual Reflections
Assessment Type: Two Individual In-Class Activities
Reflection One (Week 6)
Reflection Two (Week 12)
Word Count: 2,000 Words (+/-10%)
Weighting: Reflection One (15%)
Reflection Two (25%)
Total Marks: 40
Submission: Reflection One (Submitted via Moodle)
Reflection Two (Submitted via Turnitin)
Due Date: Reflection One (In-Class Activity)
Reflection Two (In-Class Activity) and Submission on Monday, Week 13 @11.55pm)
Your Task
To create TWO (2) individual reflections that apply the People, Culture and Contemporary Leadership theories and concepts that have been covered in the subject. Both reflections will be completed as inclass activities.
Assessment Description
An important part of undertaking postgraduate study, is that you actively reflect on what you’ve been learning and how you could apply it to assist your own professional development and/or future career.
Reflection One will be conducted in-class in Week 6, and will be based on the Industry Guest Speaker the link between theory and practice), attendance at this class is a requirement in order to complete the assessment. Discussions, participation and self-analysis activities will be conducted in class. You will have 48 hours from the date of the class that they are enrolled in to complete their reflections which will be based on the in-class discussion to submit via Moodle
Reflection Two will be conducted in Week 12 and be a self-analysis of your leadership style and ways that you can develop your own leadership skills? You will be required to use the range of self-analysis and self-assessment tools to support your leadership development, that have been covered in the subject. Attendance at this class is a requirement in order to complete the assessment. Discussions, participation and self-analysis activities will be conducted in class. You will then be required to upload your final submission on Monday, Week 13 @11.55pm.
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Assessment Instructions
Attendance at these classes is required in order to complete these reflections.
To assist you in developing your reflections, you should be writing weekly diary notes recording your experiences (both positive and negative), on the topics and discussions.
To ensure the success of your Reflective Journal make certain that you incorporate the following:
• At least one (1) example that was most relevant to you from your chosen topics
• Paragraphs that don’t just describe your experiences but critically analyse them as well
You should refer to at least three (3) relevant theories that you have covered during the subject to support your responses.
Please refer to the Assessment Marking Guide to assist you in completing all the assessment criteria.
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Word Limits for Written Assessments
Submissions that exceed the word limit by more than 10% will cease to be marked from the point at which that limit is exceeded.
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Assessment Marking Guide (Reflection One)
Criterion Fail (0-49%) Pass (50-64%) Credit (65-74%) Distinction (75-84%) High Distinction (85-00%)
Identification of the core concepts discussed by the speaker
(5 Marks) No demonstrated understanding of the core concepts discussed by the speaker
The student has attended the
Industry Guest Speaker Session but has demonstrated only limited understanding of the core concepts discussed by the speaker
The student has attended the Industry Guest Speaker Session and has demonstrated a good
understanding of the topic discussed
and how it links to the theories/concepts in the subject. The student has attended the Industry Guest Speaker Session and demonstrated a very detailed understanding of the topic discussed
and how it links to the theories/concepts in the subject The student has attended the Industry Guest Speaker Session and has done more than just demonstrated an understanding of the topic discussed and how it links to the theories/concepts in the subject
Critical analysis of how the core concepts link to the theories/concepts in the subject (10 Marks) No analysis of how the core
concepts link to the theories/concepts in the subject No analysis of how the core concepts link to the
theories/concepts in the subject A good level of analysis of how the core concepts link to the theories/concepts in the subject A good level of analysis of how the core concepts link to the theories/concepts in the subject An excellent and very detailed level of analysis of how the core concepts link to the theories/concepts in the subject
Assessment Marking Guide (Reflection Two)
Criterion Fail (0-49%) Pass (50-64%) Credit (65-74%) Distinction (75-84%) High Distinction (85-00%)
Self-Analysis and
Reflective Practices
(5 Marks) The student has not demonstrated any selfanalysis or reflective practices or has not discussed them with enough substance. The student has demonstrated the use of some self-analysis or reflective practices but hasn’t
conducted the analysis required of a postgraduate subject. The student has demonstrated the use of interesting self-analysis or
reflective practices but more clarity is required
The student has demonstrated the detailed use of self-analysis or reflective practices throughout. The writing style still needs minor improvements
The student hasn’t just demonstrated more than just the application of selfanalysis or reflective practices thoroughly and in detail.
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Demonstrated use and application of Self-analysis and self-assessment tools
(3 Marks) No use or application of Selfanalysis and self-assessment tools Only limited use or application of Self-analysis and selfassessment tools The student has demonstrated a good understanding and application of Self-analysis and self-assessment tools The student has demonstrated a detailed understanding and application of Self-analysis and selfassessment tools The student has demonstrated more than just an understanding of Selfanalysis and self-assessment tools and has applied them very well
Areas for future leadership development
(5 Marks)
The areas for future leadership development are either missing or unrelated to the key themes. The areas for future leadership development are supported by theories but are not convincing or well connected. Whilst improvement is needed, there is a solid attempt at linking the areas for future leadership improvement with the relevant theories. The areas for future leadership development and evidence are of a high standard but would be more convincing if worded more clearly There is no doubt, by the way the areas for future leadership development and evidence are presented, that these will be resolved.
Academic structure and presentation
(2 Marks) The academic structure was poor and failed to meet the minimum standards of postgraduate study.
Use of References are missing or incomplete.
Incorrect referencing style The academic structure was
sufficient but major improvements needed.
Some use of References but major improvements needed
Referencing style inconsistent The academic structure was good but could be more comprehensive
Good use of References but more is required
Referencing style is consistent
The academic structure is of a high standard there is scope for some improvement.
References are well used and integrated.
Referencing style is very good but with some errors
The academic structure is of an exceptionally high standard
References are used to an exceptionally high standard
Referencing style exceptionally well incorporated