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Leadership in Context

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Introduction

In the continually changing health and social care environment it is imperative that individuals are able to adapt and review how they understand and undertake leadership and management within their roles.  Yet it can be difficult to make sense of the growing evidence base, theories and approaches to effective leadership and management. 

Who the module is aimed at

All health and social care professionals, including third sector or private organisations.

Benefits of taking the module to the individual, the organisation and the patient

You will be supported to develop:

  • a critical understanding of the overarching concepts of leadership and management 

  • determine how this relates to your work and role within your organisation
  • a clear plan  of  your on-going leadership development moving forward 

What you learn

We aim to support you in identifying, justifying and planning for the delivery of service improvement within your organisation.  In doing so you will develop your understanding of the processes involved and the challenges of  leading teams and managing resources. 

General areas covered

  • Service improvement methodologies
  • Using Action Learning Sets as a reflective resource
  • Understanding the barriers to change
  • Leading without positional power

Skills gained for the workplace, technical skills or academic skills

  • Reflective and critical thinking
  • Academic writing

Fees and Funding for 2019/20

Indicative price for stand-alone module

Home / EU student: £670

International students: £1,125 - this is part-time study and therefore cannot provide sponsorship for Tier 4.

Funding

This module attracts Learning Beyond Registration/Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development (LBR/SSPRD) funding by the following schemes:

How to apply

To apply for a self-funded place, please complete and return the application form below:


To apply for a Learning Beyond Registration/Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development (LBR/SSPRD) funded place, please complete and return the relevant application form below:

Further information and LBR/SSPRD online application form

  • Entry requirements

    • You must have experience of studying and writing at level 6.
    • You must have access to a reliable internet connection
    • Where English is not your first language you must be able to supply IELTS scores.

    The above must be evidenced in your application form.

  • Attendance

    Delivery Method:

    Blended Learning this module will involve a limited number of face-to-face study days supported by online distance learning activities

    View our statement on notional study hours »

    Provisional timetable

    This module is planned to commence delivery during w/c 10th December 2019.  There are 3 mandatory face-to-face attendance days at the University which are supported by online distance learning study. 

    View our statement on timetable changes »

  • Assessment

    Module assessment is made up of one or more assessment tasks. The assessment task(s) for this module are:

    • Written Assignment

    Successful completion of this module will earn you 15 level 7 credits

Further details

For further information please contact the module leader Dr Tony Smith - t.smith@shu.ac.uk or contact the student experience team:

0114 225 2372
nursingandmidwifery@shu.ac.uk

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