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 Global Leadership
Code MGTK750
Coordinator Mrs EI Forrester
Management School
E.Forrester@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2022-23 Level 7 FHEQ Whole Session 10

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   3

      30

33
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 67
TOTAL HOURS 100

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
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CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
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Discussion Board Contribution Reassessment Opportunity: 500-word written coursework based on discussion post prompts Penalty for Late Submission: Standard UoL penalty applies Anonymous Assessment:  -500 words    15       
Discussion Board Contribution Reassessment Opportunity: 500-word written coursework based on discussion post prompts Penalty for Late Submission: Standard UoL penalty applies Anonymous Assessment:  -500 words    15       
Thought Leadership Article Reassessment Opportunity: new assignment with the same brief Penalty for Late Submission: Standard UoL penalty applies Anonymous Assessment: Yes  -2000 words    70       

Aims

This module aims to:

Develop students’ ability to analyse challenges and opportunities facing leaders in today's global environment and evaluate the impact of different cultures on leadership practice in organisations;

Provide students with the knowledge and skills required to critically analyse global leadership processes and practices from a responsible and ethical perspective;

Enable students to clearly articulate and communicate implications and challenges of global leadership.


Learning Outcomes

(LE1) A leader.
Students will be encouraged to develop their own leadership skills and to understand the various global leadership approaches and to relate these to their individual sector or organisational context.

(LE2) Flexible and adaptable.
Students will understand the changing nature of work, organisations and the global environment. The module will provide them with opportunities to develop the skills needed to be flexible and adaptable through learning activities such as group work, discussion and written assessments.

(LO1) Students will be able to analyse challenges and opportunities facing leaders in today's global environment.

(LO2) Students will be able to evaluate the impact of different cultures on our understanding of leadership and on leadership practice in organisations.

(LO3) Students will be able to critically analyse global leadership processes and practices from a responsible and ethical perspective.

(LO4) Students will be able to clearly articulate implications and challenges of global leadership and tailor their communication to a target audience.

(LRE1) An excellent verbal and written communicator.
Students will have opportunities to develop communication skills through learning and assessment activities.

(LRE2) Internationally aware.
Online delivery will enable a collaborative approach with other practitioners from diverse international backgrounds, enabling a rich understanding of the global environment and developing skills in cross-cultural working. The module curriculum addresses global leadership issues.

(LRE3) Organised and able to work under pressure.
This will be evident in the students’ independent management of their assignments and ability to meet deadlines.


Teaching and Learning Strategies

The module will primarily be delivered through a series of e-lectures, delivered through a variety of methods, covering key topics, theories and case examples. These will be supported by individual online task such as, case studies, blogs, collaborative tasks and discussion boards, which will be used to develop and apply learning. These activities will be moderated by the module instructor. Students will also be directed to key academic and practitioner readings to further develop their learning.

Unscheduled Directed Student Hours: 30 hours
Description: The asynchronous e-lecture and interactive class activity will equate to 5 hours per week over 6 weeks.
Attendance Recorded: Yes – tracked via the learning platform.

One scheduled synchronous seminar of one hour will be delivered in week 1, with the remaining two synchronous seminar hours scheduled during weeks 2 to 6. The dates and times of the seminars will be confirmed at the start of the module (if th ere are issues with time zones another session will be provided). Peer discussion and questions will be encouraged. These sessions will be recorded and moderated by the module instructor.

Scheduled Directed student hours: 3 hours
Description: The synchronous seminars will equate to 3 hours in total over 6 weeks.
Attendance Recorded: Yes – tracked via the learning platform.

Self-directed learning hours: 67 hours
Description: This will involve directed and independent reading, and independent research into global leadership theories and practices relevant to the module syllabus, aims and learning outcomes.


Syllabus

 

Contemporary theories of global leadership.

Global leadership competencies, attributes, processes and practices.

Responsible global leadership.

Developing global leaders.

Leading global teams and virtual leadership.

Cultural competence and adaptability.

Knowledge management in the context of global leadership.

Leading global change and innovation.


Recommended Texts

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