Leadership Role in Quality, Innovation and Change


Whether you want to build skills in leadership to advance in your career, or you want to brush up the latest skills and application of leadership in quality and innovation, this module is for you.

With the experts at Staffordshire University, you to consider key leadership topics in relation to Health and Social Care. Leadership theories will provide a valuable lens through which approaches to achieving collaborative working practice can be explored. These theories address dimensions of leadership such as change management, conflict, teamwork, motivation, and power.

The nature of health and social care environments will be granted close consideration, for example, local and national directives that impact upon quality issues and client care. You will be encouraged to develop a context-sensitive and multifaceted appreciation of leadership topics. This will enable you to recognise how a complex intersection of relational, Organisational and cultural factors shape the basis of successful leadership.

Acquire and develop skills by staying on top of current practices in healthcare innovations and effective change management. Gain credits that can be used as part of an MSc ACP pathway.

Delivery method

Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities: (30 hours)

20 hours of classroom lectures*, 8 hours of groupwork, seminars, 2 hours of group / individual tutorials.

Term 2

  • Wednesday 8th January 2025
  • Wednesday 22nd January 2025
  • Wednesday 5th February 2025
  • Wednesday 19th February 2025
  • Wednesday 5th March 2025


  • Wednesday 30th April 2025
  • Wednesday 14th May 2025
  • Wednesday 28th May 2025
  • Wednesday 11th June 2025
  • Wednesday 25th June 2025

Guided Independent Study: (120 hours)

100 hours: This might include reading, shadowing and visits to alternative practice settings, reflective writing/journals, preparation for assessment (formative and summative),

20 hours: The importance of the patient experience in relation to leadership topics will be considered through group discussion and formative assessment.

Academic credits
Delivery method
Blended learning
Centre for Health Innovation Stafford

This module will be delivered Wednesday for 5 weeks.  

Start date
  • Term 2: Wednesday 8th January 2025
  • Term 3: Wednesday 30th April 2025
Health, Science and Wellbeing

Entry requirements

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




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Katherine James

Senior Lecturer

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Alexandra Birch

Head Of Department - Nursing & Midwifery

I am currently the Interim Head of Department for Midwifery and Allied Health and Biological and Biomedical Science (Practice) and Lead Midwife for Education (LME) at Staffordshire University.

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Dr Janice Mooney

P/T Lecturer (Hrly) Nursing

I'm the Course Leader for the MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice.

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