Through supported cross sectoral and inter-professional learning, this module builds on delegates’ existing leadership knowledge and skills in order for them to critically examine the constructs and contexts of leadership within people- centred integrated care, recognising the principles of teamwork.
Delegates will contextualise and reflect on the assets within their own workplace and teams in order to appreciate the skills within the workforce as well as explore wider networks for new roles. Through this, they will examine leadership opportunities and challenges associated with transforming people- centred integrated care from a global, cross sectoral and inter-professional perspective.
During this module participants will focus on building their resilience, managing conflict within the workplace and across sectors, and further develop skills in leading sustainable change. Through exploring workplace scenarios delegates will critically review, consolidate and extend their own leadership attributes necessary for the courageous leadership skills required for transforming health and social care services.
This module forms part of our MSc Leading People-Centred Integrated Care Programme. More information about the full programme can be found here.
This is a Masters Level (SCQF 11) module and upon successful completion of this module, delegates will be awarded 20 credits.
Delivery and assessment
This module will be delivered entirely online through a combination of self-paced study and live sessions with University of the West of Scotland (UWS) teaching staff. Course materials will be accessible via our virtual learning environment and the course content will also be accessible online for a short time after the module has been delivered, allowing delegates to revisit aspects of teaching. A detailed timetable for the module will be available prior to course commencement.
Delegates are required to complete assessments at the end of the module to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the module. Information about the assessment methods and deadlines will be made available to students soon after teaching begins.
Delegates should possess an appropriate Ordinary Bachelor's Degree in, for example, but not exclusively in: health; social sciences or business related field. Delegates must also be currently working in a health or social care environment or at least have current experience (normally within the last five years) which you can draw upon in order to meet the course's assessment requirements.
This course may be available on a fully funded basis to some delegates through the Upskilling Fund. Further details, including regarding eligibility, are available under Funding Support.
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