An examination of change within health or social care settings. Enables participants to evaluate, examine and critically reflect on leadership knowledge and apply those capabilities to leading innovation within health and social care settings. Participants use a fusion of evidenced based approaches, intra-personal and inter-personal capabilities to evaluate innovative practices within their continually changing workplace.
Topic 1: Contexts and mechanisms influencing innovation
Topic 2: Strategic policy impacting upon operational implementation of innovation within clinical environments
Topic 3: Exploration of leading self and others through a range of leadership models
Topic 4: Psychological constructs influencing implementation of innovation
Topic 5: Applying principles of evidence and evaluation to support innovative change within clinical settings
Topic 6: Formulating professional development plans for developing and maintaining capabilities to lead innovative change within clinical environments.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||explore in depth the contexts of organisational environments to identify and respond to drivers supporting and negating opportunities for innovative change||Creativity||Cultural competence|
|2||apply a range of leadership theories to health and social care organisational contexts to critically explore the efficacy of each theory in achieving innovative change||Intellectual rigour||Cultural competence|
|3||critically apply inter- and intra-personal leadership capabilities to the processes of leading, implementing, evaluating and embedding innovative clinical practices within health and social care organisational contexts||Communication and social skills|
|4||critically apply relevant policy, both operational and strategic, to the identified need for innovative change within their work-based contexts||Intellectual rigour||Cultural competence|
Study Period 3
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
SCU Online (intensive)
|Structured online learning (6 weeks)|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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