Effective leadership is essential in all facets of health including service provision, public administration and the private sector. This unit will cover roles and responsibilities of leadership in health, the relational dynamics between the 'the individual and the organization', personal characteristics and how they can be harnessed in leadership roles, strategic tools that can be used to drive organisations forward and lead change, leadership types and indicators, and the application of leadership strategies in practice scenarios.
10 x week by week online tasks and activities plus 2 x 1 day intensive workshops
1 x multiple choice quiz (20%), 1 x in-class group assessment (20%), 2 x 500 word reflective essays (20%), 1 x 2000 word critical analysis essay (40%)
Required and recommended readings and reference lists will be available through eLearning.