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Department: Management and Marketing
|Type||Open||Level||3||Credits||20||Availability||Available in 2022/23||Module Cap||Location||Durham
Excluded Combination of Modules
- The module aims to develop students' knowledge and understanding of key issues relating to the processes and practices of leadership
- The module will provide students with the opportunity to critically understand research in the field of leadership and conduct a small scale research project of their own
- The module will facilitate students' critical awareness of contemporary issues and debates relating to leadership
- Classic theories of leadership
- Contemporary theories of leadership
- Researching leadership
- Leadership for organisational change and innovation
- Leadership for complexity
- Leadership and culture
- Leadership and ethics
- Leadership and identity
- Relational leadership
- Shared leadership
- Destructive leadership
- Leadership development
- Demonstrate a deep and critical understanding of the leadership literature
- Demonstrate familiarity with a range of approaches to leadership in practice and the outcomes of leadership
- Demonstrate a sound understanding of critical perspectives on leadership and leadership discourse
- Be able to locate, comprehend and critically evaluate relevant research and sources of information and evidence relating to leadership
- Be able to apply leadership theory to practice
- Be able to critically engage with current debates about leadership theory and practice.
- Effective written communication
- Research appropriate periodicals, websites, books, other references to draw together required information
- Critical thinking, analysis and synthesis
- The development of cohesive and persuasive arguments
Modes of Teaching, Learning and Assessment and how these contribute to the learning outcomes of the module
- Teaching is by lectures, seminars and a workshop.
- Learning takes place through attendance at lectures, preparation for and participation in seminars, and directed independent study
- Seminar classes provide a structured series of case studies and group exercises to support, reinforce knowledge and encourage independent study.
- The workshop aims at equipping students with the necessary skills and understanding that will help them conduct the enquiry-based project of their summative assessment.
- Additional learning support will be provided online via the virtual learning environment and external links to current leadership-related debates.
- Formative assessment is by individual contribution to a group presentation.
- Summative assessment is by means of an enquiry-based project which will involve the critical analysis and application of specific leadership theories to a research interview conducted by the student.
Teaching Methods and Learning Hours
|Lectures||10||1 per week||2 hours||20|
|Seminars||4||4 every 2 weeks||1 hour||4||■|
|Preparation, fieldwork and reading||174|
|Component: Coursework||Component Weighting: 100%|
|Element||Length / duration||Element Weighting||Resit Opportunity|
|One individual project||4000 words max||100%||Same|
A contribution to a group presentation.
■ Attendance at all activities marked with this symbol will be monitored. Students who fail to attend these activities, or to complete the summative or formative assessment specified above, will be subject to the procedures defined in the University's General Regulation V, and may be required to leave the University