ULMS Electronic Module Catalogue

The information contained in this module specification was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change, either during the session because of unforeseen circumstances, or following review of the module at the end of the session. Queries about the module should be directed to the member of staff with responsibility for the module.
Title Identity, Learning and The Global Professional
Code MGTK725
Coordinator Dr C Rigg
Work, Organisation and Management
Clare.Rigg@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2022-23 Level 7 FHEQ Whole Session 15

Pre-requisites before taking this module (other modules and/or general educational/academic requirements):

 

Modules for which this module is a pre-requisite:

 

Programme(s) (including Year of Study) to which this module is available on a required basis:

 

Programme(s) (including Year of Study) to which this module is available on an optional basis:

 

Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours           12

8

20
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 130
TOTAL HOURS 150

Assessment

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Portfolio of evidence Reassessment Opportunity: 1000 word individual reflective report on personal learning from the module. Anonymous Assessment: No  -1000 words    30       
Individual reflective report Reassessment Opportunity: new assignment with the same brief. Anonymous Assessment: Yes  -3000 words    70       

Aims

This module aims to:

Enable students to expand their leadership identity;

Broaden participants’ scholarly practice in their reflexive ability to integrate leadership ideas into their practice authentically;

Enable students to recognise the role of experiential learning for leadership development.


Learning Outcomes

(LE1) A team player.
Working within action learning groups, students will experience the value of peer support and critique.

(LE2) A leader.
Students will reflect on their leadership approach and to identify areas for development of their leadership capability.

(LO1) Students will develop critically reflective insight into their own capabilities, values and preferences for leadership style and consider the implications for their professional development.

(LO2) Students will demonstrate an ability to recognise, implement, and evaluate relevant action learning techniques to the resolution of workplace problems.

(LO3) Students will demonstrate an ability to recognise, implement, and evaluate relevant academic theory in the context of its application to real-life workplace problem situations.

(LO4) Students will demonstrate an ability critique leadership within management across a variety of international contexts, and attain self-awareness in relation to values, ethics, personal skills and attributes in order to develop as a reflective managerial leader.

(LRE1) An excellent verbal and written communicator.
Students will have the opportunity to develop written and oral communication skills through virtual group discussions, Action Learning Groups, and individual assessment.

(LRE2) IT literate.
The nature of the module in terms of online delivery will enable students to develop skills in using a virtual learning/communications environment.

(LRE3) A lifelong learner.
Students’ review of their past leadership learning and future leadership development needs will support the basis for ongoing learning. Students will take part in action learning and will have the opportunity to develop and practice this method as a form of lifelong learning.

(LRE4) Ethically aware.
Students will develop self-awareness of their personal values and ethical beliefs.


Teaching and Learning Strategies

The module will primarily be delivered through a series of e-lectures, delivered through 15-20 minutes podcasts covering key ideas and theories of leadership. These will be supported by individual online tasks and discussion boards, which will be used to develop and apply learning. These will be moderated by the module instructor to ensure individual and group feedback. Students will also be directed to key academic and practitioner readings to further develop their learning.

Unscheduled Directed Student Hours: 12 hours

Description: The e-Lectures will equate to 1.5 hours/week over 8 weeks undertaken asynchronously.
Attendance Recorded: Yes – tracked via the learning platform.

Students will participate in virtual action learning, through peer discussion focused on applying learning to the challenges within their own work contexts. This will be facilitated by the module instructor, to model an action learning mode of questioning and encourage similar int eraction between students.

Unscheduled Directed Student Hours: 8 hours

Description: The virtual action learning will equate to 1 hour/week over 8 weeks undertaken asynchronously.
Attendance Recorded: Yes – tracked via the learning platform.

Self-Directed Learning Hours: 130 hours

Description: This will involve directed and independent reading, independent research, and assessment preparation.


Syllabus

 

Leadership identity – how leaders develop their sense of themselves as a manager and leader.

Acting your way into new thinking – how new challenges and experiences enable further development and change thinking.

Defining and redefining role and purpose – reconfiguring scope and focus.

Networks and relationships – relational perspectives on leading and managing and their role in learning to lead differently.

Maintaining authenticity – tensions, paradoxes, and contradictions in a developing leadership career.

Self-care - the importance of managing self.

Reflection for effective leadership - students will be guided to reflect on how they have learned to lead and their assumptions and implicit theories.


Recommended Texts

Reading lists are managed at readinglists.liverpool.ac.uk. Click here to access the reading lists for this module.