Module title: Leadership in a Changing Environment (Online)

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

Module code: HRM10488
Module leader: CiarĂ¡n McFadden
School The Business School
Subject area group: Management


Description of module content:

Students will define leadership and develop a critical understanding of the major theories of and approaches to leadership, with particular focus on how leadership theory can inform the practice of leadership. Students will identify and analyse the symbiotic relationship between theory and practice through consideration of leaders and followers, leadership development and the contextual nature of leadership. Students will examine the principles of dynamic, effective leadership and develop an understanding of the role of a leader in developing organisational success through consideration of leadership ethics, organisational change, talent management, innovation management and managing performance.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Critically analyse different ways of defining and conceptualizing leadership
LO2: Critically review different leadership theories and understand the impact of leadership on followers, organisations and performance
LO3: Identify and analyse the role of the leader in promoting organisational success through organisational change, talent management, innovation management and performance management
LO4: Outline and critically examine the impact of internal and external influences on leadership practice

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