Strategic Clinical Leadership HEA4208

Overview

The aim of the module is to provide a critical and evaluative perspective on leadership theories, styles and approaches in the context of health and social care. It will facilitate the further enhancement of skills in the transfer of theoretical perspectives to practice with a focus on strategic clinical leadership.

Module Code: HEA4208
Level: 7
Credits: 20
Cost: £680 for Sept 2019 to July 2020

Who is this module for?

No pre- or co-requisites

What are the key aims of the programme?

• Provide a critical perspective on leadership theories and practice
• Develop understanding of leadership within health and social care context
• Increase skills to transfer leadership strategies to clinical and organisational practice

What will I study?

• Strategic context - National and international drivers for change, policy, culture, politics and power in health and social care and implications for clinical leaders;
• Leadership theory, frameworks and approaches;
Organisation vision, values, mission statement;
Stakeholder value and power;
Multifactorial influences on the role of the leader;
Leaders influence and wider networks including professional networks; Communication - conflict resolution and negotiation;
• Role of leaders/clinical leaders within health and social care.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment to complete the module

On successful completion you will:

1 Critically appraise the strategic leadership context and its impact on the role of clinical leaders within health and/or social care.
2 Critically appraise leadership frameworks and models applicable to clinical leaders and critically debate their relevance to effective clinical leadership within health and/or social care.
3 Demonstrate a critical conceptual analysis of the strategic multi-factorial influences which impact on the role of leaders within health and/or social care and critically reflect on the impact on own current or future leadership role.

Study Dates and Venues

February 2020

Venue: Ormskirk Campus

Starts: Thu 6th Feb 2020

Session Times:
  • Induction Thurs 6th Feb 2020 Ormskirk Attendance 1-4pm
  • Thurs 13th Feb 2020 Ormskirk Attendance 1-4pm
  • Thurs 20th Feb 2020 Ormskirk Attendance 1-4pm
  • Thurs 27th Feb 2020 Ormskirk Attendance 1-4pm
  • Thurs 5th March 2020 Ormskirk Attendance 1-4pm
  • Thurs 12th March 2020 Ormskirk Attendance 1-4pm
  • Thurs 19th March 2020 Ormskirk Attendance 1-4pm
  • Thurs 26th March 2020 Ormskirk Attendance 1-4pm
  • Thurs 2nd April 2020 Ormskirk Attendance 1-4pm
  • Thurs 9th April 2020 Ormskirk Attendance 1-4pm
  • Thurs 16th April 2020 Ormskirk Attendance 1-4pm
  • Thurs 23rd April 2020 Ormskirk Attendance 1-4pm
  • Tutorials Thurs 30th April 2020 Ormskirk Attendance 1-4pm
  • Assignment date TBC
  • 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/.

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

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 further module information, please contact Module Co-ordinators -

  • Dr Axel Kaehne : email axel.kaehne@@edgehill.ac.uk

  • Dr Joanne Inman : email joanne.inman@edgehill.ac.uk

    Pathways

  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice
  • MSc Professional Clinical Practice
  • MSc Leadership Development