Professional course

Leadership and Enterprise

20 credit, level 3 and Masters level module

About this course

Course code:
UZVRU3203
Applications:
University
Level:
Professional/Short Course
Department:
Health and Social Sciences
Campus:
Glenside
Course director:
Joy Murray

Page last updated 18 September 2018

Introduction

Students undertaking this level 3 (UZVRU-20-3) or Masters level (UZVRTY-20-M) module are required to relate theory to practice and develop the skills required to improve service delivery or make changes to practice as a result of their learning, which will include:

  • Leadership theory from a number of perspectives (individual; team; organisational; national; collective and patient)
  • The concepts of enterprise, entrepreneurship and innovation in the context of improving the systems or services in own area of specialist practice
  • Organisational cultures (behaviour, leadership, user involvement and learning)
  • Practicing the skills required to influence service improvement
  • Testing a variety of tools useful to project management

Entry requirements

Students should have prior academic learning at an appropriate level, and experience of or working in an appropriate environment to meet the learning outcomes.

Structure

Content

On successful completion of this level 3 (UZVRU-20-3) or Masters level (UZVRTY-20-M) module, students will be able to:

  • Analyse leadership theory through exploring leadership roles in relation to own area of specialist practice.
  • Evaluate mechanisms for supporting the development of staff; promoting the philosophy of collective leadership.
  • Identify the concepts of enterprise and entrepreneurship in the context of health and social care and the role that service user involvement plays
  • Recognise the drivers for change and evaluate personal ability to become an enterprising change agent in own area of specialist practice.
  • Utilise skills to influence service improvement
  • Analyse and reflect on own area of specialist practice in terms of initiating an improvement to the systems used or services provided.

All learning outcomes are assessed by Component A.

Learning and Teaching

A varied learning approach will be used including lectures, self-directed study, group work, e-learning and case study discussions.

Study time

24 hours of lectures and six hours of peer group learning.

Assessment

Assessment will consist of a presentation. The module is assessed through one component.

Students are required to prepare and deliver an individual presentation, which will demonstrate their ability to analyse key areas outlined in the syllabus and learning outcomes. Content will be assessed for originality, accuracy and clarity. Presentation skills will also be assessed for clarity and effectiveness. Questions following the presentation will allow for an opportunity to clarify the students' knowledge and understanding.

A maximum time limit of 30 minutes will be set per presentation.

Students will receive ongoing formative feedback during the course of the module and in their preparation for the assessment.

Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

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Please note: Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts.  Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding.  Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning.

Dates

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How to apply

How to apply

You are required to apply online for your CPD modules, which you can take as stand-alone courses or as part of an undergraduate or postgraduate (Masters level) programme.

Please note: Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts.  Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding.  Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning.

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