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Leadership Development through Action Learning

Level 6, 10 Credits

Course aim

To facilitate the development of empowerment and leadership skills in line with current expectations of key personnel in the health and social care services.

Course length

The programme will be delivered across 10 weeks, 1/2 day study.

Course cost

The total cost for this CPD module is £420.

Course structure

The module is intended to provide a comprehensive review of issues surrounding empowerment & 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.

Course content

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

You will be expected to complete a 2,500 word essay.

Entry requirements

In order to be considered for Leadership Development through Action Learning you should be currently employed as a health service professional.

CPD award

This module can be studied within the BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Development award framework or as a single CPD.

Study dates

September 2020

January 2021

How to apply

Please apply using the online application form.

Further information

Further information is available in our CPD for healthcare professionals brochure.

Faculty Admissions Team
Faculty of Health
Liverpool John Moores University
79 Tithebarn Street
Liverpool L2 2ER

T: 0151 231 5829

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.

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