Leadership and Effecting Change in Public Health | My Assignment Tutor

PUBH6004_Assessment Brief 2 Page 1 of 10 ASSESSMENT BRIEFSubject Code and TitlePUBH6004: Leadership and Effecting Change in Public HealthAssessmentAssessment 3.1: Group Assessment – Applied LeadershipIndividual/GroupGroup AssignmentLength3 15 minutesLearning OutcomesThis assessment addresses the following learning outcomes:4. Apply strategies to effectively lead change andfacilitate collaboration and the empowerment ofothers5. Analyse the relationship among leadership, power,ethics, values and different forms of accountability6. Apply strategies for effective change managementwith individuals, teams andorganisationsSubmissionOn Campus: Presentations and submission due in Week 11in class on a day arranged by learning facilitatorOnline class: Presentations and submission due in Week11 by Sunday 11.55 pm AEST/AEDT *Weighting30%Total Marks100 marks *Please Note: This time is Sydney time (AEST or AEDT). Please convert to your own timezone (e.g. Adelaide = 11:25pm).Instructions:This assessment requires you to apply leadership skills and strategies explored in the subject as ateam. You will be divided into groups. The teams will be provided a public health scenario inwhich collaboration and change management is required. The scenario will describe a publichealth related problem where a change is required, and different types of leadership roles are inconsideration. Your task is to apply knowledge from this subject and critical thinking on how torespond to this scenario as a team.Part 3.1 of the assessment required you to apply leadership skills and strategies explored in thesubject as a team and deliver a group presentation (30%).Part 3.2 is an Individual Reflection task (see dedicated brief for instructions).PUBH6004_Assessment Brief 2 Page 2 of 10Part 1: Group Presentation (15 mins; 30%)Focusing on the challenges in the scenario, each team will present an analysis of how leadership,power, ethics and values affect each other and subsequently, provide strategies for collaboration andeffective change management. (Please note that each scenario has to be addressed by the teamfocusing on that specific context)You need to discuss 3 aspects from the perspective of your team leadership level:1. Power: In the context (scenario provided), what type of power do you have as a team?Overwhom do you have this type of power? What values should you hold, and what ethicalconsiderations should you be aware of?2. Collaboration and empowerment: With whom do you need to collaborate as a team? Whatstrategies (plans of action) can you use to facilitate collaboration? How can you empower thepeople you lead? How can you have good governance (sharing responsibility, accountabilityand power)?3. Change: What strategies (plans of action) could you use to facilitate change management torespond effectively to the scenario?Note: It is mandatory that each group member will present (speak).Assessment Criteria:Your assessment will be assessed against the following criteria:• Effectively explains the relationships among leadership, power, ethics and values in differentleadership roles (25%)• Effectively applies strategies to facilitate collaboration and empowerment of others andgovernance (including accountability) (25%)• Effectively applies strategies for effective change management (25%)• Effective Communication (25%):• Logical flow and order in presentation• Keeps to the time limit for presentation• Audience engagement – visual aids maintain interest, each person speaks clearly andis well prepared for their part• Written materials – accurate spelling, grammar, sentence constructionPUBH6004_Assessment Brief 2 Page 10 of 10 AssessmentAttributes0-34(Fail 1 – F1)Unacceptable35-49(Fail 2 – F2)Poor50-64(Pass -P)Functional65-74(Credit – CR)Proficient75-84(Distinction – DN)Advanced85-100(High Distinction – HD)ExceptionalGrade Description (GradingEvidence of unsatisfactoryEvidence of satisfactoryEvidence of a good level ofEvidence of a high levelEvidence of an exceptionalScheme)achievement of one or moreachievement of courseunderstanding, knowledgeof achievement of thelevel of achievement ofof the learning objectives oflearning objectives, theand skill development inlearning objectives oflearning objectives acrossthe course, insufficientdevelopment of relevantrelation to the content ofthe coursethe entire content of theunderstanding of the courseskills to a competent level,the course or work of ademonstrated in suchcourse demonstrated incontent and/or unsatisfactoryand adequatesuperior quality on theareas as interpretationsuch areas aslevel of skill development.interpretation and criticalmajority of the learningand critical analysis,interpretation and criticalanalysis skills.objectives of the course.logical argument, useanalysis, logical argument,Demonstration of a highof methodology andcreativity, originality, uselevel of interpretation andcommunication skills.of methodology andcritical analysis skills.communication skills.1. Content, Audience andPurposeDoes not meet minimumstandardMeets minimum standardMoves beyond minimumstandardExceeds minimumstandardExceeds minimumstandard and exhibits highlevels of independenceGeneral description of the levelof attainmentDemonstrates no awarenessof context and/or purpose ofthe assignment.Demonstrates limitedawareness of contextand/or purpose of theassignmentDemonstrates consistentawareness of contextand/or purpose of theassignment.Demonstrates anadvanced andintegratedunderstanding ofcontext and/orpurpose of theassignment.Consistently demonstratesa systematic and criticalunderstanding of contextand purpose of theassignment.2. Knowledge andunderstanding• Effectively explainsthe relationshipsamong leadership,power, ethics andLimited understanding ofrequired concepts andknowledgeKnowledge/understandingof the field or discipline.Resembles a recall orsummary of key ideas.Thoroughknowledge/understandingof the field or discipline/s.Supports personal opinionand informationsubstantiated by evidenceHighly developedunderstanding of thefield or discipline/s.Discriminates betweenassertion of personalA sophisticatedunderstanding of the fieldor discipline/s.Systematically andcritically discriminates PUBH6004_Assessment Brief 2 Page 10 of 10 values in differentleadership roles(20%)Key components of theassignment are notaddressed.Often conflates/confusesassertion of personalopinion with informationsubstantiated by evidencefrom the research/coursematerials.from the research/coursematerials.Demonstrates a capacityto explain and applyrelevant concepts.opinion andinformationsubstantiated byrobust evidence fromthe research/coursematerials and extendedreading.between assertion ofpersonal opinion andinformation substantiatedby robust evidence fromthe research/coursematerials and extendedreading.Well demonstratedcapacity to explain andapply relevantconcepts.Mastery of concepts andapplication to newsituations/further learning.3. Analysis and applicationwith synthesis of newknowledge• Effectively appliesstrategies tofacilitatecollaboration andempowerment ofothers andgovernance(includingaccountability) (25%)• Effectively appliesstrategies foreffective changemanagement (25%)•Limited synthesis andanalysis.Limitedapplication/recommendationsbased upon analysis.Demonstrated analysisand synthesis of newknowledge withapplication.Shows the ability tointerpret relevantinformation andliterature.Well-developed analysisand synthesis withapplication ofrecommendations linkedto analysis/synthesis.Thoroughly developedand creative analysisand synthesis withapplication ofpretested models and /or independentlydeveloped models andjustifiedrecommendationslinked toanalysis/synthesis.Highly sophisticated andcreative analysis, synthesisof new with existingknowledge.Strong application by wayof pretested models and /or independentlydeveloped models.Recommendations areclearly justified based onthe analysis/synthesis.Applying knowledge tonew situations/othercases. PUBH6004_Assessment Brief 2 Page 10 of 10 7. Effective communication• EffectiveCommunication(25%):• Logical flowand order inpresentation• Keeps to thetime limitforpresentation• Audienceengagement– visual aidsmaintaininterest,each personspeaksclearly andis wellprepared fortheir part• Presentation materials– accuratespelling,grammar,sentenceconstructionDifficult to understand foraudience, no logical/clearstructure, poor flow of ideas,argument lacks supportingevidence.No effort is made to keepaudience engaged, audiencecannot follow the line ofreasoning.Little use of presentation aids,or the presentation aids andmaterial used are irrelevant.Poorly written with errors inspelling, grammar.Information, argumentsand evidence arepresented in a way that isnot always clear andlogical.Attempts are made tokeep the audienceengaged, but not alwayssuccessful. Line ofreasoning is often difficultto follow.Presentation aids are usedmore for effect thanrelevance.Has accurate spelling,grammar, sentence andparagraph construction.Information, argumentsand evidence are wellpresented, mostly clearflow of ideas andarguments.The audience is mostlyengaged, line of reasoningis easy to follow.Effective use ofpresentation aids.Is well-written.Information,arguments andevidence are very wellpresented, thepresentation is logical,clear and wellsupported by evidence.Engages the audience,demonstrates culturalsensitivity.Carefully and wellprepared presentationsaids are used.Is very well-writtenExpertly presented; thepresentation is logical,persuasive, and wellsupported by evidence,demonstrating a clear flowof ideas and arguments.Engages and sustainsaudience’s interest in thetopic, demonstrates highlevels of cultural sensitivityEffective use of diversepresentation aids,including graphics andmulti-media.Expertly written.


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