System Leadership 2022-23
School Of Medical And Health Sciences
Module - Semester 1
A lecture series will provide an understanding of system leadership in Wales. These lectures will explore theory and research into system leadership, with specific focus on how this can be applied in accordance with the professional standards, governmental strategies, and current legislation. Each lecture will be accompanied by a reading list accessible through the University library.
Seminars will provide you with an opportunity to discuss and debate these key concepts in system leadership, with a specific view to establishing a collaborative system leadership and systems agenda within the workplace to effect transformational change.
Assessments will enable you to evidence your knowledge in an essay critically evaluating concepts of system leadership and a report for the employer providing recommendations for adopting collaborative system leadership within the organisation.
Topics covered may include: -core concepts of systems leadership -understanding organisations -approaches to leadership -making change happen
-threshold -C+ to C-•Limited insight into how organisations can adopt collaborative system leadership•Some knowledge of concepts relating to prevention and equity in health•Understanding of the main concepts, but with factual errors in non-core concepts•Limited analysis showing only obvious points of evaluation and links between ideas•Highly limited originality in approach, interpretation, and/or voice•Highly limited evidence of independent research •Arguments presented but lack coherence with evidence for only some claims•Focused but with some irrelevant material and weaknesses in structure •Acceptable presentation with appropriate expression•Attempt at correct format in appropriate referencing style -good -B+ to B-•Some insight into how organisations adopt collaborative system leadership•Strong knowledge of concepts relating to prevention and equity in health•Clear understanding and mostly free of factual errors •Some analysis showing critical evaluation and links between ideas•Some originality in approach, interpretation, and/or voice•Some independent research •Coherent arguments with evidence for most claims•Focused and well structured•Good presentation with accurate and appropriate expression•Mostly correct format in appropriate referencing style -excellent -A* to A-•Insightful awareness into how organisations can adopt collaborative system leadership •Comprehensive knowledge of concepts relating to prevention and equity in health•Detailed understanding with no factual errors •Critical analysis showing evaluation and synthesis of ideas•Originality in approach, interpretation, and/or voice•Extensive independent research •Logically defended arguments with evidence for all claims•Highly focused and well structured •Excellent presentation with accurate and appropriate expression•Correct format in appropriate referencing style
- Demonstrate techniques and strategies (such as coaching, mentoring, leading, managing, etc) to facilitate both individual and organisational behavioural change.
- Engage in positive decision-making in complex situations, including initiating change through effective leadership behaviours.
- Hold a professional-standards-based and research-informed personal conceptualisation of themselves as a leader within the context of healthcare
- Show critical insight into the role of collaborative system leadership and systems agenda with an applied ability to use them to effect transformational change in attitudes to health.
Critical Evaluation Essay