Core Module Information
Module title: Leadership of People and Organisational Change

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

Module code: HRM11124
Module leader: Kiri Langmead
School The Business School
Subject area group: Human Resource Management

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

Description of module content:

This provides a theoretical foundation in management and organisational behaviour, which then links with follow-on module on year 2. The module emphasis the key knowledge for the successful completion of the programme. Framed within the wider contexts of employee relations and managing change, this module includes critical examination of the impact of people management and leadership practices on organisational, team and individual behaviour. The module builds on the theories explored in previous modules and sets the basis for understanding the fundamentals of people management and organisational behaviour in changing contexts. Further to this, you will explore the way work is organised (rational and social theories) and how these feed into the contemporary business environments.

The module is also concerned with learner development of a business orientation, a concern with adding value through HR practice, and a range of skills pivotal to successful people management practice, effective leadership and the valuing of difference. This includes critical reflection, problem solving and decision-making skills; a range of team working and interpersonal skills and others associated with developing personal effectiveness and credibility at work.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On successful completion of this module, you will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the complex nature of organisational behaviour in a changing environment.
2. Critically assess key models of employee relations and its contribution to wider organisational behaviour.
3. Explain and evaluate the influence of Organisational Behaviour in leadership, management and employees.
4. Demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to formulate and justify strategies for effectively leading and managing people through change (individually and in teams) in organisations.
5. Reflection of the subject/conceptual knowledge acquired in the module and its application in the context of practice.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Kiri Langmead
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 12
Face To Face Tutorial 24
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 50 (LO 1, 2, 3) 9 , WORDS= 2000
Project - Practical 50 (LO 3, 4, 5) 13 , WORDS= 1000
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Leadership of People and Organisational Change