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


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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