Leading Change (UWS)

Leaders create a vision of the future and position the organisation to move forward towards this new future. This module addresses how leadership influences organisational success.

Module Overview

Leaders create a vision of the future and position the organisation to move forward towards this new future. On this journey the leader uses a range of tools to guide the process. This module addresses how leadership influences organisational success, creating and inspiring the future vision of the sustainable organisation. It reflects on the development of leadership theory and evaluates the tools employed by leaders in problem solving and organisational transformation.

Taking a specifically skills based perspective and using case studies of leaders in action students will analyse the effectiveness of leaders in different contexts, reflect on their own leadership skills and consider how these might be enhanced.

Module Award

At the end of this module the student will be able to:
L1. Critically review the main strands in leadership theory and emerging trends.
L2. Critically evaluate significant societal variables on leadership such as gender, culture, ethics and globalisation.
L3. Critically evaluate the role of the leader in promoting organisational change.
L4. Reflect on, and critically evaluate, their own personal leadership skills.

What will you study

Leaders create a vision of the future and position the organisation to move forward towards this new future. On this journey the leader uses a range of tools to guide the process. This module addresses how leadership influences organisational success, creating and inspiring the future vision of the sustainable organisation. It reflects on the development of leadership theory and evaluates the tools employed by leaders in problem solving and organisational transformation.

Taking a specifically skills based perspective and using case studies of leaders in action students will analyse the effectiveness of leaders in different contexts, reflect on their own leadership skills and consider how these might be enhanced.

Module Assessment

Assessment consists of Case Study (70%) and Group report (30%).

Appropriate resit arrangements will be made available for individuals who do not complete the group work to a satisfactory standard or who have left the group. The resit assessment will be agreed between the tutor and the individual student and subject to the approval of the external examiner

Course fees

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