Core Module Information
Module title: Leadership, Strategy and Innovation (PSB)

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

Module code: HRM11719
Module leader: Kirsteen Grant
School The Business School
Subject area group: Management
Prerequisites

N/A

Description of module content:

The module will cover the following content:
1. Organisation Strategy and Strategic Leadership
2. Determining the Strategic Direction: Mission Vision and Values
3. Strategic Decision-making in Practice
4, Strategic Decision-Making in Innovative Contexts
5. Resources and Capabilities
6. Creating Systemic Innovation
7. Transformational Leadership Approaches and Emotional Intelligence
8. The Leader-Follower Relationship
9. Team Leadership
10. Authentic and Sustainable Leadership


Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Examine and critique the underlying principles of key leadership theories
LO2: Critically review how effective leaders foster an innovation culture in organisations
LO3: Explore the dynamics underpinning the leader-follower relationship in organisations
LO4: Review and critically evaluate the strategic role of leaders within organisations

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2022/3, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE,
VIEW FULL DETAILS
Occurrence: 002
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: SINGAPORE
Partner:
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Britta Heidl
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning & Teaching methods including their alignment to LOs
At the beginning of the module the Edinburgh Napier staff member will deliver 15 hours of lectures. Thereafter you will be supported by a Local Tutor who will deliver a series of 15 hours of tutorials which have been developed by the module leader - where appropriate the Local Tutor provides the local context/examples etc. You will be supported by flexible learning materials which have been developed by the Edinburgh Napier teaching team. You will receive a Student Study Guide which outlines the module aims, outcomes, lecture content, details tutorial exercises and provides assessment guidance, and are directed to a recommended core (electronic) textbook. You will also receive a copy of the Lecture PPT slides. Edinburgh Napier Distance Learning Library services are also available to you to access relevant electronic resources to support your learning. Local Tutors are provided with a Tutor Guide which sets out their role and instructions for tutorials and further assessment guidance.
(LO 1-6) Interactive lectures and participative tutorial workshops ensure that you are engaged throughout the taught element of the module. A variety of approaches are used such as audio-visual resources, group discussion, case studies. You will be set tasks in tutorials and gain formative feedback on these from your tutor in tutorials. This participative approach encourages regular reading and provides opportunities for deep learning. The tutorial activities are related to the learning outcomes and assist you in preparing for assessments.

Embedding of employability/PDP/Scholarship Skills
The assessment strategy on the module requires you to critically analyse key strategic, leadership and innovation theories and examine the relevance of such theories in contemporary organisations. Examination of the leader-follower and psychodynamic leadership approaches will provide an opportunity for you to reflect upon interpersonal

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 15
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 15
Independent Learning Guided independent study 170
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Oral Presentation 20 3 7 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Report 80 1,2,4 18 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 4000
Component 1 subtotal: 20
Component 2 subtotal: 80
Module subtotal: 100
2022/3, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE,
VIEW FULL DETAILS
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: SINGAPORE
Partner:
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Daniel Casoinic
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning & Teaching methods including their alignment to LOs
The Learning, teaching and assessment approach has been designed is built around student engagement with core aspects of strategy, leadership and innovation in a classroom setting. The teaching approach will combine both lecture format and case studies, experiential activities and audio-visual practical examples. All four learning objectives require the learners develop a detailed knowledge of the theory of leadership and strategy and to understand how leadership and strategy operate in practice through organisational examples.

Embedding of employability/PDP/Scholarship Skills
The assessment strategy on this module requires you to critically analyse key strategic, leadership and innovation theories and examine the relevance of such theories in contemporary organisations. Examination of the leader-follower and psychodynamic leadership approaches will provide an opportunity for you to reflect upon interpersonal relationships in the workplace.

Assessment (formative or summative)
You will be provided with opportunities for formative feedback and the module embeds both individual and group work components. You will participate in residential weekend workshops to develop your academic and practical skills. A 2000 word academic essay offers you the opportunity to study an aspect of leadership and innovation in depth, while the case study report (2000 words) offers you the opportunity to examine strategic decision-making in an organisational context.

Research / teaching linkages
The module reviews current and contemporary theories and leadership approaches through reference to leading research and thinking. Through independent study, you will be expected to access research databases and retrieve relevant information in order to prepare for both essay and presentation components.

Supporting equality and diversity
Materials on the module will be accessible through Moodle and you will have access to

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 12
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 24
Independent Learning Fieldwork 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 50 2, 4 13 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2000
Report 50 1,3 10 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2000
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100
2022/3, Trimester 3, FACE-TO-FACE,
VIEW FULL DETAILS
Occurrence: 003
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: SINGAPORE
Partner:
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Daniel Casoinic
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
At the beginning of the module the Edinburgh Napier staff member will deliver 15 hours of lectures. Thereafter you will be supported by a Local Tutor who will deliver a series of 15 hours of tutorials which have been developed by the module leader - where appropriate the Local Tutor provides the local context/examples etc. You will be supported by flexible learning materials which have been developed by the Edinburgh Napier teaching team. You will receive a Student Study Guide which outlines the module aims, outcomes, lecture content, details tutorial exercises and provides assessment guidance, and are directed to a recommended core (electronic) textbook. You will also receive a copy of the Lecture PPT slides. Edinburgh Napier Distance Learning Library services are also available to you to access relevant electronic resources to support your learning. Local Tutors are provided with a Tutor Guide which sets out their role and instructions for tutorials and further assessment guidance.
(LO 1-6) Interactive lectures and participative tutorial workshops ensure that you are engaged throughout the taught element of the module. A variety of approaches are used such as audio-visual resources, group discussion, case studies. You will be set tasks in tutorials and gain formative feedback on these from your tutor in tutorials. This participative approach encourages regular reading and provides opportunities for deep learning. The tutorial activities are related to the learning outcomes and assist you in preparing for assessments.

Assessment (formative or summative)
You will be provided with opportunities for formative feedback, and the module embeds both individual and group work components. Through tutorials, you will be able to get feedback on your progress and submit drafts of your individual reports.



Formative Assessment:
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Summative Assessment:
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Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 15
Face To Face Tutorial 15
Independent Learning Guided independent study 170
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 80 1, 2 and 4 15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 4000
Oral Presentation 20 3 7 HOURS= 0.333, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 80
Component 2 subtotal: 20
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
HRM11719 - Leadership, Strategy and Innovation