Short course Leadership through Transformational Learning

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Location Distance Learning
Duration Part-time, 1 Semester
Start date September, April
Entry Requirements Programme specification (PDF)
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The aim of this module is to enable you to understand the concepts of contemporary leadership, transformative learning and reflection as it relates to your personal leadership style, including links to developing and understanding professional identity. This module can be studied as part of a programme or as a short course.

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This programme has been specifically developed to meet the continuing professional development needs of individuals who are leading, managing, supervising at a strategic level (or aspiring to do so) in health and social care settings. The programme is designed to enable you to apply your learning to your own health and social care context.  Leadership and management skills and knowledge are valuable assets within health and social care environments. If you are looking to access better opportunities or want to enhance your performance in your current post, this course will help you to impress by recognising innovative ways to utilise management and leadership skills and knowledge.

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It’s not too late to apply to us for 2020 entry, our expert teams of support and academic staff are on hand to give you a bespoke and personal visit experience that will arm you with everything you need to know about starting a course in September 2020.

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Wed 22 Apr 2020

It’s not too late to apply to us for 2020 entry, our expert teams of support and academic staff are on hand to give you a bespoke and personal visit experience that will arm you with everything you need to know about starting a course in September 2020.