Leadership Role in Quality, Innovation and Change Academic Credits

Location Stafford campus


Course Start

Term 2

This module will be delivered on Tuesdays from 09.00-15.30 on the following dates:

Study Day 1: 10th January 2017 9.30 – 3.30
Study Day 2: 24th January 2017 9.30 – 3.30
Study Day 3: 7th February 2017 9.30 – 3.30
Study Day 4: 28th February 2017 9.30 – 3.30
Study Day 5: 14th March 2017 9.30 – 3.30

Presentation Day: Negotiated with student cohort


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Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences

Course outline

This module aims to provide health and social care practitioners working in a leadership role to work collaboratively in leading and implementing change to meet clinical governance and other key quality agenda issues.

The module will help you to develop the ability to demonstrate critical awareness of strategic and operational health policies and critically analyse their impact on the quality of client care.

Entry requirements

Evidence of ability to study at levels 6 or above and/or relevant health and social care experience.

Employment opportunities

Develop greater knowledge and understanding about the impact of leadership on teams as well as developing skills in developing a bid proposal for change.

Course content

This module will develop your knowledge of leadership and quality issues within health and social care environment and subsequent application of theory to your area of practice.

Key Features

This module will focus on setting direction by encouraging you to be politically aware, gaining understanding of local, and national directives and the impact they have on the leaders role; be able to identify problems through evaluation and audit, and make and take effective decisions involved in the process of change; and be innovative and visionary.
You will be facilitated to explore and share standards, benchmarks and patient/clients experiences from practical settings, analyse findings in response to changing health and social care environments and identified need.

Strategies for leading and empowering others to meet identified need, within the boundaries of human resource and budgetary management will be considered.

The module will build on the theoretical principles of leadership, teamwork and dynamics, collaboration and partnership work. Change, risk, uncertainty and decision making will be explored.



Further study

This module can either to taken as a standalone module or as part of a MSc course such as the MSc/MA in Health and Social care by Negotiated Learning


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