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MH942 - Introduction to Leadership in Health Care

  • Module code: MH942
  • Module name: Introduction to Leadership in Health Care
  • Department: WMS, Postgraduate Taught & CPD
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

Based around the Healthcare Leadership Model developed by the NHS Leadership Academy, this new module allows students to reflect on their managerial and leadership behaviours and skills, and to develop these and others required to meet the current and future needs of the NHS

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module, students will be able to: Understand and critically appraise the evidence around effective managerial and leadership behaviour, skills and styles required to deliver sustained improvement in health and delivery of healthcare; Understand and critically appraise organisational cultures that create the environment for the delivery of high quality and efficient healthcare; Demonstrate a critical understanding of the value of performance management, appraisal, mentoring, coaching and team working to create ideal cultures for the delivery of high quality and efficient healthcare; Understand and critically evaluate the factors that lead to success for high performing health systems and entities nationally and internationally; Reflect on personal managerial and leadership behaviours and skills and to identify strengths and development areas; Explain critically the relationships and connections between different organisations working in the same healthcare system, and how authority and influence can be exercised across organisational boundaries.

Timetabled teaching activities

4 days (2+2)

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: MH942-20)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Postgraduate Taught Leadership for Healthcare (B9C3) - Year T
Optional Core