Leading People and Teams
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 motivation, employee engagement and the application of influence, power and politics within the complex contemporary health and social care environment. Coaching and mentoring and other areas related to developing the leader and managing diversity as well as group dynamics, followership and leadership behaviour will all inform your learning.
General areas covered
- Motivation and employee engagement.
- Applying influence, power and politics.
- Coaching and mentoring
- Leading and managing diversity and diverse teams.
- Group dynamics and team effectiveness.
- The role of critical reflection in team leadership.
Skills gained for the workplace, technical skills or academic skills
- Reflective and critical thinking
Fees and Funding for 2022/23
|Indicative price for stand-alone module||
Home student: £710
EU / International students: £1,205 - 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
- 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.
Blended Learning this module will involve a limited number of face-to-face study days supported by online distance learning activities
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This module will commence in November 2022. Please contact the Module Leader for further information
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
For further information please contact the module leader Rammina Yassaie - R.Yassaie@shu.ac.uk or contact the student experience team: