Leading People and Teams

Leading People and Teams

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This module critically explores the relationship between effective leadership and the team; it develops a theoretical and applied understanding of the human and interpersonal dimensions of leadership and management of teams within complex, changing, health and social care environments. 

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

Undertaking this module will help you understand some of the latest thinking regarding to managing teams and people. It will explore contemporary approaches to people management and diversity, which can inform leadership practice, support organisational goals / objectives, all with the service user in mind.

What you learn

This module will explore concepts related to team effectiveness, motivation, employee engagement and creating cultures of psychological safety within the complex contemporary health and social care environment. Group dynamics, followership and leadership behaviour will all inform your learning.

General areas covered

  • Team formation and 'teaming'
  • Real teams vs pseudo teams
  • Team Reflexivity
  • Motivating and empowering teams
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Leading diverse teams, inclusively
  • Followership and team dynamics


Skills gained for the workplace, technical skills or academic skills

  • Reflective and critical thinking


Delivery Method:

Engaging and varied online distance learning activities supported by weekly live online tutor facilitated sessions and engagement with peers. Please contact the module leader for further information and the timetable of the live sessions.

Provisional timetable

This module will commence November 13th 2023 - January 31st 2024. Please contact the Module Leader for further information. View our statement on timetable changes »

Fees and Funding for 2024/25

Indicative price for stand-alone module

Home student: £860

EU / International students: £1,435 - this is part-time study and therefore cannot provide sponsorship for Tier 4.

How to apply

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

To apply for a Workforce Development / Workforce Transformation funding WDF/WTF funded place, please complete and return the relevant application form below:

Further information and Workforce Development Funding / CPD Funding 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:

    This module is delivered via distance learning

    View our statement on notional study hours »

    Provisional timetable

    Commences week commencing November 11th 2024 - February 3rd 2025. Please contact the Module Leader for further information and a timetable. R.Yassaie@shu.ac.uk

    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 Rammina Yassaie - R.Yassaie@shu.ac.uk

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