Professional/Short course Leadership and Enterprise

Entry year
2023/24
Course code
UZVRU3203
Application
University
Level
Professional/Short Course
School
School of Health and Social Wellbeing
Campus
Glenside
Duration
11 weeks
Delivery
Face-to-face
Course Director
Joanne Seal

20 credit level 6 and level 7 module

Page last updated 28 September 2023

Introduction

You may be able to study these modules at Level 6 (BSc level) or Level 7 (Masters level) depending on your academic circumstances. Please contact the CPD Team or the Module Leader for advice if you are unsure which level would be best for you.

In this 20 credit level 6 (UZVRU-20-3) or level 7 (UZVRTY-20-M) Leadership and Enterprise module, you are required to relate theory to practice and develop the skills to improve service delivery or make changes to practice as a result of your 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

You 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 6 (undergraduate level) or level 7 (Masters level) module, you 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.

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 with a maximum time limit of 30 minutes.

Features

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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

Please click on the Apply Now button to apply for your CPD module, which you can take as a stand-alone course 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.

Extra information

If the course you are applying for is fully online or blended learning, please note that you are expected to provide your own headsets/microphones.

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