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.
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|Cost:||£750 for Sept 2021 to July 2022|
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
How Will I Study?
This module is normally studied over 13 sessions. The module overall takes 12 weeks.
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
Starts: Thu 3rd Feb 2022
Study dates and times are subject to change.
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.
We encourage you to apply as early as possible to give you the best chance to obtain a place on your preferred cohort, module applications will close as soon as the module is full. Applications received within two weeks of the start date may have to be considered for a later cohort.
For details of how to apply, please visit the apply page.
If you have any other queries about studying with us, please see the FAQ page.
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 the Module Co-ordinator - Dr Axel Kaehne : email [email protected]@edgehill.ac.uk
Or you can contact the Medical School email on [email protected].