APPLICATION OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT - 2018/9

Module code: HCRM035

Module Overview

In the light of the current healthcare agenda, this module is designed for students new to leadership roles to facilitate their development as future leaders. The module invites students to critically reflect on their existing knowledge and skills, debate alternative approaches to leadership and evaluate future learning needs.

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

HUGHES KD Mrs (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits: 15

ECTS Credits: 7.5

Framework: FHEQ Level 7

JACs code: B702

Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A

Module Availability

Semester 2

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

None

Module content

Indicative content includes:
• Tools for self analysis
• Leadership and management theory
• Effective team working
• Negotiation and influencing skills
• Understanding organisational culture and its impact on care delivery
• Resilience
• Emotional intelligence
• Current healthcare policy

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework Reflective journal illustratin development of knowledge,skills & insight of the attributes of leadership 3000 words 100

Alternative Assessment

None

Assessment Strategy

The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their skills of reflection, critical analysis and synthesis.

Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:
• A critique of a reflective journal which illustrates the development of in depth knowledge, skills and insight of the attributes required for effective leadership, both now and in your future practice.
3,000 words

Formative assessment
Students will be enabled to present a draft plan to the module team for feedback

Additionally students will be supported with a peer review/ clinic style discussion in preparation for the assignment.

FeedbackThe assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their skills of reflection, critical analysis and synthesis.

Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:
• A critique of a reflective journal which illustrates the development of in depth knowledge, skills and insight of the attributes required for effective leadership, both now and in your future practice.
3,000 words

Formative assessment
Students will be enabled to present a draft plan to the module team for feedback

Additionally students will be supported with a peer review/ clinic style discussion in preparation for the assignment.

Feedback
Students will receive feedback in the following ways:
• In class feedback/ discussion
• Responses to email or online discussions
• Formative assessment
• Summative assessment
• Individual tutorials as requested

Please note that any evidence of unsafe practice or breach of confidentiality will result in an automatic refer for the module.



Module aims

  • Facilitate students to reflect critically on their current knowledge, skills and attitudes to leadership, exploring current theory and applying to their own development needs
  • Contemplate their role in leading practice for the future

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
001 Reflect upon and critique their own leadership skills and qualities PT
002 Critically appraise current thinking on how to lead and motivate a team to achieve a responsive and strategic service CK
003 • Critically question the role of the current healthcare agenda in the delivery of effective leadership within a specific area of practice CP

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Overall student workload

Independent Study Hours: 114

Lecture Hours: 36

Methods of Teaching / Learning

The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:

Facilitate students to reflect critically on their current knowledge, skills and attitudes to leadership. Students will explore current theory and apply to their own development needs in the context of their future role.

The learning and teaching methods include:

• Lectures
• Discussion
• E-learning
• Self directed learning
• Reflection
• Alternative visit

Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.

Reading list

Reading list for APPLICATION OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/hcrm035

Other information

None

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2018/9 academic year.