CPD Leadership Development through Action Learning
Level 6 (undergraduate), 10 Credits
To facilitate the development of empowerment and leadership skills in line with current expectations of key personnel in the health and social care services.
You will study the following topics:
- leadership competencies
- effective team-working
- management of change
- developments in health policy
- NHS politics and power
- empowering others
- recognising own personal leadership strengths
Teaching and learning
The module is intended to provide a comprehensive review of issues surrounding empowerment and clinical leadership. Students will be encouraged to analyse their own leadership behaviour and how this contributes to a learning environment. Students will also be encouraged to take responsibility for developing useful connections with those able to introduce change in the workplace.
There will be two intakes a year, September to December and January to April.
In order to be considered for Leadership Development through Action Learning you should be currently employed as a health service professional.
You will be expected to complete a 2,500 word essay.
This module can be studied within the BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Development award framework or as a single CPD.
The University may make changes to a programme of study or module where such changes are deemed to be beneficial to students, are minor in nature and unlikely to impact negatively upon students or become necessary due to circumstances beyond the control of the University.
Further guidance on programme changes.