Leadership Self Awareness and Self Empowerment HEA4037


This module focuses on reflection to determine: the type of leader the student is; the type of leader they aspire to be and why; and the action that will be taken to further their leadership development. This will be supported by group work, debate, action learning sets and student led seminars to create a learning community.

Module Code: HEA4037
Level: 7
Credits: 20
Cost: £680 for Sept 2019 to July 2020

Who is this module for?

The module is targeted at healthcare professionals working in a clinical role (e.g. allied health professionals, clinical scientists, nurses, doctors, paramedics) and those working in a non-clinical role (e.g. social workers, patient advocates, voluntary sector).

What are the key aims of the programme?

The aim of the module is to facilitate leadership self-awareness and self-management in order to empower health and social care workers to develop their leadership skills. The focus will include personal reflection, peer review and self-awareness tools such as emotional intelligence, psychometric testing and action learning.

What will I study?

  • Psychometric theory and tools;
  • Emotional Intelligence;
  • Leadership approaches;
  • Leadership self-awareness and self-empowerment;
  • 360 theory;
  • Case studies;
  • Action Learning Sets;
  • Reflective models.

How will I be assessed?

A personal leadership development plan.

On successful completion you will:

Critique own leadership skills, qualities and competencies and formulate an action plan to facilitate your future development.

Study Dates and Venues

September 2019

Venue: Ormskirk Campus

Starts: Tue 10th Sep 2019

Session Times:
  • 1st Session, Tue 10 Sep 19, 1.00pm -5.00pm, Attendance
  • 2nd Session, Tue 17 Sep 19, 1.00pm -5.00pm, Attendance
  • 3rd Session, Tue 24 Sep 19, 1.00pm -5.00pm, Attendance
  • 4th Session, Tue, 01 Oct 19, 1.00pm -5.00pm, Attendance
  • 5th Session, Tue, 08 Oct 19, 1.00pm -5.00pm, Attendance
  • 6th Session, Tue, 15 Oct 19, Reading Week
  • 7th Session, Tue, 22 Oct 19, 1.00pm -4.00pm, Attendance
  • 8th Session, Tue, 29 Oct 19, 1.00pm -4.00pm, Attendance
  • 9th Session, Tue, 05 Nov 19, 1.00pm -4.00pm, Attendance
  • 10th Session, Tue, 12 Nov 19, 1.00pm -4.00pm, Attendance
  • 11th Session, Tue, 19 Nov 19, 1.00pm -4.00pm, Attendance
  • 12th Session, Tue, 26 Nov 19, Reading Week
  • 13th Session, Tue, 03 Dec 19, 1.00pm -4.00pm, Attendance
  • 14th Session, Tue, 10 Dec 19 Either 9.00am -Noon OR 1.00pm to 4.00pm, Attendance: Action Learning Set
  • 15th Session, Tue, 07 Jan 20, Either 9.00am -Noon OR 1.00pm to 4.00pm, Attendance: Action Learning Set
  • 16th Session, Tue, 28 Jan 20, Either 9.00am -Noon OR 1.00pm to 4.00pm, Attendance: Action Learning Set
  • 17th Session, Tue, 18 Feb 20, Either 9.00am -Noon OR 1.00pm to 4.00pm, Attendance: Action Learning Set
  • Assignment Submission: Tue, 25 Feb 2020, 4.00pm
  • Study dates and times are subject to change.

    Further Information

    Module availability varies from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Due to the popularity of some modules it may be that the module is fully booked when your application is received. We will include your details on a waiting list and allocate you a place on the next available intake.

    For details of how to apply, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/health/cpd/apply.

    If you have any other queries about studying with us, please see the FAQs www.edgehill.ac.uk/health/cpd/faqs.

    For further information regarding module content, please contact Module Coordinator Charlotte Moen on 01695 657028 or email moenc@edgehill.ac.uk.


    This module can only be undertaken if you have been accepted onto the MSc Leadership Development programme. It can, however, be undertaken as an access module to the programme if you do not have a prior degree.