- Dr Faith Samkange (Senior Lecturer - University of Derby)
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Assessed Practical (Prepare and deliver a 10 minue presentation with Q&A)||25%|
|Semester Assessment||Written assessment (Complete a reflective journal relating to learning and its application throughout the module. 1,500 words)||25%|
|Semester Assessment||Essay (2,500 word coursework essay)||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Assessed Practical (Re-assessment of practical element)||25%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Written assessment (re-submission) (1,500 words)||25%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Essay (re-submission) (2,500 words)||50%|
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.
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.
|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|
|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