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2024/25 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LLLC2242 Leadership and Change Management

20 creditsClass Size: 30

Module manager: Claire Struthers

Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable

Year running 2024/25

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Module summary

This module will 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.


The objectives of the module are to enable you to:
1. Analyse and discuss the leadership behaviours within. organisations.
2. Examine the relationship between effective change management and leadership skills.

Learning outcomes
On successful completion of the module students will have demonstrated the following learning outcomes relevant to the subject:
1. Define the characteristics of responsible and ethical leadership
2. Identify the changes in leadership theories and explain the possible causes-
3. Analyse a change process and identify factors causing resistance to change.
4. Effectively apply a range of change models to a specific organisational problem

Skills Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of the module students will have demonstrated the following skills learning outcomes:
1. Develop critical thinking skills through the use of creative problem-solving and decision-making within a change management context. (Academic)
2. Demonstrate awareness when addressing complex change management problems and identifying future opportunities to create value within an organisational setting (Work Ready)
3. Identify ethical questions and use ethical frameworks when assessing leadership styles. (Sustainability)


Details of the syllabus will be provided on the Minerva organisation (or equivalent) for the module.

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Independent online learning hours83.50
Private study hours100.00
Total Contact hours16.50
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Through tutorials, monitoring of student contributions, formative feedback and staged submission of coursework. Drafts can be submitted in line with tutor deadlines. Peer feedback on in-class activities and online discussion

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay2250 word essay50.00
Report2250 -word report50.00
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: 18/03/2024 14:19:54


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