Core Module Information
Module title: Effective Leadership in Contemporary Healthcare

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

Module code: HSC11174
Module leader: Mandy Gentleman
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Allied Health and Social Care Sciences

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

Description of module content:

The module introduces you to the theories and concepts of strategic leadership and management in contemporary healthcare. You will be introduced to the importance of a shared organizational vision and collaborative working to achieve excellence in healthcare. This module will support you in your professional development as an aspiring leader by analysing your self awareness, interpersonal skills and self management. This module will give you the opportunity to critically appraise the role of the leader and working with others within a healthcare context.The broad areas that this module will cover include: Leadership and management theory, self awareness and reflection, emotional intelligence, mentorship and coaching, team dynamics and team working, partnership working and working in collaboration, influencing and negotiating skills.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Critically reflect on the key theories of leadership in the context of effective delivery of a health care service.

LO2: Critically distinguish the difference between leadership and management skills.

LO3: Appraise own personal leadership style and impact on creating a shared strategic vision through team and personal development.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, In Person,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: In Person
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Mandy Gentleman
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Guided independent study 16
Face To Face Guided independent study 140
Face To Face Lecture 2
Face To Face Tutorial 42
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 100 1~2~3 13 , WORDS= 1500 words
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
HSC11174 Effective Leadership in Contemporary Healthcare