Gwybodaeth Modiwlau

Module Identifier
Module Title
Leading Change
Academic Year
Semester 1
Also available in
First degree or equivalent professional experience
Other Staff

Course Delivery



Due to Covid-19 students should refer to the module Blackboard pages for assessment details

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Assessed Practical  (Prepare and deliver a 10 minute presentation with Q&A)  30%
Semester Assessment Written assessment  (Complete a reflective journal relating to learning and its application throughout the module. 1,500 words)  20%
Semester Assessment Essay  (2,500 word coursework essay)  50%
Supplementary Assessment Assessed Practical  (Re-assessment of practical element)  30%
Supplementary Assessment Written assessment (re-submission)  (1,500 words)  20%
Supplementary Assessment Essay (re-submission)  (2,500 words)  50%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

1. Critically evaluate the role of an organisational leader in instigating and supporting change.

2. Display a conceptual and practical appreciation of leadership and management and the applications and principles of both.

3. Demonstrate an understanding of team dynamics, the learning organisation and individual and organisational resistance to change.

Brief description

Students will develop a critical appreciation of Leadership, Management and Team dynamics – particularly in relation to instigating and supporting change. Aimed at middle and senior Managers it will be delivered through lectures on academic principles, seminars with senior leaders from across sectors and self-reflection and facilitated discussions on the key issues. Assessment of the module will be through a written assignment, a reflective journal and a group presentation.


This module will be delivered in 2 x 2 day teaching blocks a month apart followed by a fifth day 3 weeks post day 4 for the practical assessment and overall module review.

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Application of Number
Communication Verbal communication skills will be covered as a fundamental element of leadership particularly through the presentation and the ability to write academically at an advanced level will be assessed through the written assignment
Improving own Learning and Performance
Information Technology
Personal Development and Career planning This module will support current and potential leaders through the acquisition of a range of leadership skills including delegation, empowerment and the development of high functioning teams.​
Problem solving The ability to select and develop appropriate Leadership principles and approaches when instigating organisational learning and change.
Research skills Identification and assimilation of relevant academic and organisational evidence, particularly in support of the written assignment
Subject Specific Skills
Team work Within the Organisational context of this module, the ability of Leaders to support and develop their teams to expedite effective solutions is a key element


This module is at CQFW Level 7