The subject provides a scholarly and in-depth knowledge of the dynamics of leadership and how it applies to contemporary leadership practice. Modules covered include: nature and importance of leadership, leadership traits, behaviours and attitudes, leadership styles, leadership culture, ethical issues, leadership when creating change in organisations.
On completion of this subject participants should be able to:
- Demonstrate advanced understanding of leadership theories, concepts and practice, including both traditional and contemporary forms of leadership.
- Critically evaluate modes of leadership with consideration of ethical and socially responsible practice.
- Effectively communicate and apply relevant leadership principles to address diverse needs of various stakeholders.
- Develop a critically reflective leadership model for your own development.