Module title: Leadership, Learning and Development

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: HRM11109
Module leader: Mammed Bagher
School The Business School
Subject area group: Management
Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

2018/9, Trimester 2, Face-to-Face, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 003
Primary mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Mammed Bagher
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Flexible learning materials comprise of a Student Study Guide which provides a general introduction to the topic, guidance on how to work through the module and a mix of reflective exercises, case studies and self-assessment questions (with diagnostic feedback); plus an academic text which provides the core academic theory relating to the topic; however you will be directed to additional recommended readings, journal articles and web-based sources, to develop your ability to acquire knowledge for yourself. You will be encouraged to form your own groups and interact using the VLE.
Employability/PDP/Scholarship Skills
The teaching style and mix of activities facilitate your development of key skills in terms of working in groups, communication, reflective learning and critical thinking. Scholarship skills are developed through the research necessary for completion of the report together with adopting an appropriate writing style, referencing and the synthesis of information from a variety of sources.
Research Teaching Linkages
You will source, analyse and present information in relation to the organisation being examined in the case studies, presentations and class exercises. This is reinforced through the summative assessment essay and case study which draw on your information retrieval, analysis and presentation skills
Supporting Equality and Diversity
Materials will be available through the VLE, and you can format these in a style that best matches their needs. Where additional special needs support is required this will be organised on an individual basis with the student concerned.
Internationalisation
Materials reference international examples. Class discussion will draw upon the international perspectives from the diverse student body.
Assessment
Formative assessment is provided in Workshops. Summative assessments are the essay and report which draw together the learning that has taken place throughout the module.


Formative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Summative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 36
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 50 2 - 3 9 , WORDS= 3000
Report 50 1, 3, 4 13 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 3000
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100
2018/9, Trimester 2, Blended, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 004
Primary mode of delivery: Blended
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Mammed Bagher
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Flexible learning materials comprise of a Student Study Guide which provides a general introduction to the topic, guidance on how to work through the module and a mix of reflective exercises, case studies and self-assessment questions (with diagnostic feedback); plus an academic text which provides the core academic theory relating to the topic; however you will be directed to additional recommended readings, journal articles and web-based sources, to develop your ability to acquire knowledge for yourself. You will be encouraged to form your own groups and interact using the VLE.
Employability/PDP/Scholarship Skills
The teaching style and mix of activities facilitate your development of key skills in terms of working in groups, communication, reflective learning and critical thinking. Scholarship skills are developed through the research necessary for completion of the report together with adopting an appropriate writing style, referencing and the synthesis of information from a variety of sources.
Research Teaching Linkages
You will source, analyse and present information in relation to the organisation being examined in the case studies, presentations and class exercises. This is reinforced through the summative assessment essay and case study which draw on your information retrieval, analysis and presentation skills
Supporting Equality and Diversity
Materials will be available through the VLE, and you can format these in a style that best matches their needs. Where additional special needs support is required this will be organised on an individual basis with the student concerned.
Internationalisation
Materials reference international examples. Class discussion will draw upon the international perspectives from the diverse student body.
Assessment
Formative assessment is provided in Workshops. Summative assessments are the essay and report which draw together the learning that has taken place throughout the module.


Formative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Summative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 36
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 50 2 - 3 9 , WORDS= 3000
Report 50 1, 3, 4 13 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 3000
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

Leadership Learning and Development is concerned with enabling you to assess your own leadership skills and prior learning in respect to carrying out an organisational analysis. It will develop your higher-level leadership skills and knowledge, enabling you to promote reflective management practice and make a positive contribution within an organisation and transfer these skills to new situations.

You will commence your studies with a critical evaluation of the theories of leadership and management, which provides the context for examining learning and development processes and procedures. Current approaches to career management will be then be evaluated. It examines external and internal influences and relationships on leadership development, with a particular emphasis on organisational learning and knowledge management. The module concludes with evaluating the individual level development of enhanced personal competence and capability; and at the organisational level with enhanced effectiveness.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Exhibit an understanding of leadership and management roles in relation to learning and development LO2: Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding and critical awareness of learning styles, skills and contexts.
LO3: Display a critical awareness of scope and range of leadership learning and development processes and procedures.
LO4. Critically evaluate the impact of external influences on learning and development including the strategic management of knowledge and organisational learning.

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:

Core - SADLER-SMITH, E. (2006) LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT FOR MANAGERS: BLACKWELL, 1st ed.
Recommended - DAFT, R. L. (2005) THE LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE: THOMSON SOUTH-WESTERN, 3rd ed.
Recommended - CRANWELL-WARD, J., BACON, A. & MACKIE, R. (2002) INSPIRING LEADERSHIP: THOMSON, 1st ed.
Recommended - WALTON, J. (1999) STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT: FT PRENTICE HALL, 1st ed.
Recommended - WINTERTON, R. & WINTERTON J. (1999) DEVELOPING MANAGERIAL COMPETENCE: ROUTLEDGE, 1st ed.
Recommended - MANAGEMENT JOURNALS
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