Core Module Information
Module title: Leadership in Organisations (Online)

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: HRM09405
Module leader: Malcolm McGregor
School The Business School
Subject area group: Human Resource Management


Description of module content:

Students will examine contemporary leadership and will develop an understanding of the role of a leader in: developing organisational success through consideration of managerial roles and decisions; the leadership of change; power and influence, ethical leadership; cross-cultural leadership; and leadership development. This will be examined in the context of significant organisational change.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Understand the different ways of defining and conceptualising leadership at the strategic, operational and tactical levels of analysis.
LO2: Review the different leadership theories (models, philosophies and styles) and understand the impact of leadership on followers, organisations and performance.
LO3: Review how leadership is interpreted and understood in practice.
LO4: Evaluate the interpretation of leadership in a practitioner environment.
LO5: Outline and examine critically the impact of internal and external influences on leadership practice in Industry 4.0.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 3, ONLINE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: ONLINE
Location of delivery: WORLDWIDE
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Malcolm McGregor
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Online CL_TST 5
Online Guided independent study 195
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 90 LOs 1-5 14/15
Class Test 10 LOs 1-5 14/15
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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