|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to SCQF10 entry requirements or equivalent.
Aims of Module
The aim of this module is to enable students to evaluate leadership theory and practice and to explain how effective leadership and management behaviour can influence organisational performance.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
||Critically evaluate contemporary leadership theories and emerging trends.|
||Analyse the significance of the function of leadership and its influence on organisational performance. |
||Explain the sources of leadership power and the contribution of followers in creating and sustaining leaders.|
||Evaluate a range of variables which impact on leadership effectiveness, such as gender, culture and environment.|
Indicative Module Content
Management and leadership philosophies and theories; leadership styles, skills, effects and principles; leadership in action; organisational leader case studies; strategies for management development; power and authority; team leading; creating and sustaining leadership; leadership contexts
|Indicative Student Workload|
Mode of Delivery
This is a workshop based module, supported by directed study.
||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|Component 1 ||1,2,3|
|Component 2 ||4|
2. Students will deliver a presentation and run an activity, in groups. This accounts for 30% of the module assessment.
1. Students will undertake an exam requiring them to apply the main leadership theories to a business context. This accounts for 70% of the module assessment.
|1.||ADAIR, J., 2006. Effective leadership development. London : Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.|
|2.||*NORTHOUSE, P.G., 2016. Leadership: theory and practice. 7th ed. London: Sage. *Denotes core text|