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LLLC2242 Leadership and Change Management

20 creditsClass Size: 30

Module manager: David Gilding
Email: d.gilding@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: 1 Sept to 31 Jan View Timetable

Year running 2018/19

This module is mutually exclusive with

LUBS1025Leadership in Business
LUBS2150People in Organisations

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Module summary

The module aims to develop your understanding of What makes an effective leader and what are the differences between a leader and a manager? You will be introduced to the theories and practical techniques relating to leadership and change management by analysing the processes of leadership and by looking at how great leaders can influence and drive change within organisations.Through the exploration of these subjects the module will also develop digital skills addressing areas such as academic and reflective writing, referencing and research, as well as developing professional and digital skills appropriate to working and learning environments.

Objectives

The objectives of this module are
- To enable students to develop an understanding of leadership behaviours within organisations.
- To enable students to understand the relationship between effective change management and leadership skills.

Learning outcomes
On successful completion of this module students will be able to:
-Describe the key leadership traits
-Identify the changes in leadership theories and explain the possible causes
-Analyse a change process and identify factors causing resistance to change
-Effectively apply a range of change models to a specific organisational problem

Skills outcomes
As part of this module students will develop a range of digital literacy skills. Further details are provided in the module handbook


Syllabus

The content will cover such areas as:
Consideration of theory and practice in relation to:
-The attributes of leadersThe development of leadership theories;
-The differences between management and leadership;
-Reasons for change within organisations;
-Change strategies.
-Managing resistance to change

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Workshop131.5019.50
Private study hours180.50
Total Contact hours19.50
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

- Reading: 81.5 hours
- Critical reflection on practice: 39 hours
- Assignment preparation: 40 hours
- Assignment Writing: 20 hours

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Through regular workshops, monitoring of student contributions, formative feedback and the staged submission of coursework.

Methods of assessment


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay2,500 words50.00
Written WorkCoursework (case study) 2,500 words50.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 21/12/2018

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