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BU59EF: LEADING STRATEGIC CHANGE (2020-2021)

Last modified: 06 Oct 2020 16:38


Course Overview

You cannot lead if you do not understand yourself or the impact you have on others. This course will help you to gain a greater understanding of your own leadership behaviours and capabilities in both a professional and cultural context. The course investigates popular theories around leadership and explores why understanding your own leadership style, competency and behaviour is key. The course is set within a strategic change frame and considers the role leaders can play and the impact they can have in envisioning organisational futures and directing resources towards delivering strategic goals.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • School Administratio Cherie Connon

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This module will investigate the underlying theories which underpin the popular views about leadership and explore why understanding one's own leadership style, competency and behaviour is key.  The module is set within a strategic change frame and thus critically considers the impact of leaders and the role leaders can and do play in envisioning organizational futures and directing resources and people toward strategic goals.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Reflective Report

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 70
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Feedback Word Count 2500
Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualUnderstandCritically understand core theories of leadership and management and how these apply in practice.
ReflectionApplyDevelop critical perspectives of the how leadership and management apply in practice.
ConceptualEvaluateCritical evaluate the assumptions, implications and limitations of leadership studies.

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