Core Module Information
Module title: Effective Leadership in Contemporary Healthcare (Singapore)

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

Module code: HSC11703
Module leader: Peter Hillen
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 development as an aspiring leader by developing your own self awareness, interpersonal skills and self management. This module will give you the opportunity to appraise the role of the leader and working with others within the healthcare context.
The broad areas 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:

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, BLENDED,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: SINGAPORE
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Peter Hillen
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 10
Online Lecture 5
Online Seminar 5
Online Tutorial 2
Independent Learning Guided independent study 178
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 65 1,2,3 12 , WORDS= 2500
Essay 35 3 12 , WORDS= 1000
Component 1 subtotal: 65
Component 2 subtotal: 35
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
HSC11703 Effective Leadership in Contemporary Healthcare (Singapore)