MAN-40238 - Leading in Complexity (FTMBA)
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Level: Level 7
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2024/25


Available as a Free Standing Elective






Barred Combinations


Description for 2024/25

This module aims to:
Develop knowledge and critical understanding of strategic leadership in contemporary organisations and its relationship to organisational culture.
Explore the development of leadership thinking and understand and apply contemporary theories.
Develop knowledge and understanding of key leadership issues, the nature of the problems and dilemmas leaders face, the approaches that can be taken and techniques that can be employed.
Integrate knowledge both from experience of work and theoretical insights to explore managing change.
Reflect on the relationship between leadership, diversity and ethics.

Talis Aspire Reading List
Any reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.

Intended Learning Outcomes

evaluate context sensitive approaches to strategic leadership and change: 1
contrast different sources of power for leaders and the implication for delegation and leader authority: 1
critically evaluate the nature of organisational culture and how this impacts on leadership and the leader¿s role in shaping culture: 1
appraise the ethical dimensions of leaders and the leader¿s role in contemporary issues such as diversity and sustainability: 1

Study hours

12 hours of plenary teaching
12 hours of seminar / tutorials / group work
126 hours of independent learning including reading, asynchronous video lectures, specified activities and assignment preparation.

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Description of Module Assessment