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NQCG3133 Leadership & Management of Innovation and Change

Module Overview

This module aims to give students the knowledge and skills to bring innovation into practice through leadership and management of change. It is ideally suited to those who are currently leading and managing teams to deliver service improvement.

Aims and Objectives

Module Aims

To give students the knowledge and skills to bring innovation into practice through leadership and management of change. It is ideally suited to those who are currently leading and managing teams to deliver service improvement.

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • Context of innovation & change in a health & social care climate (Political; Economic; Social; Technological)
  • Application of change models; tools and techniques to practice
  • Leadership of stakeholders (including service users and carers) through the change process (managing polarities during change)
  • Measurement and evaluation of the change process and the impact of change

Syllabus

There will be an emphasis on contemporary management research and theory, and its application to work based innovation and change. Context of change Understanding local; national and international Health & Social care (PEST) Innovation involving service user and carers views Creative thinking Horizon scanning Strategic analysis Change models; tools & techniques Change management theory Tools & techniques for analysing the change situation Project management Leadership of stakeholders through the change process The leader’s role in eliciting and incorporating the views of service users and carers. Empowering others to embrace change: Motivation Managing resistance Reducing conflict Enhancing team working Measurement and evaluation of the change process and impact of change Control loops Risk management Evaluating change (audit; service evaluation; research; feedback; complaints & analysis tools)

Learning and Teaching

Teaching and learning methods

Journal club to critique relevant articles Lectures On-line resources (Blackboard) Group discussions Individual analysis of tools Group activities Individual self-awareness exercises

TypeHours
Preparation for scheduled sessions30
Follow-up work30
Wider reading or practice105
Completion of assessment task105
Lecture93
Total study time363

Resources & Reading list

Hayes, J. (2010). The theory and practice of change management. 

National Innovation Centre.

Marquis, B.L. and Huston, C.J. (2011). Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing. 

Walshe, K. and Smith, J. (Eds.) (2011). Healthcare Management. 

Additional web based resources will be made available to the students via Blackboard (these are updated for each cohort of students).. 

Ledlow, GR. Coppola, MN (2011). Leadership for health professionals: theory, Skills, and Applications. 

Centre for Innovation in Health Management.

Northouse, P.G (2012). Leadership – theory and practice. 

Henderson, E. S., Martin, V. and Charlesworth, J. (2010). Managing in health and social care. 

Spector, B., (2010). Implementing Organizational Change: Theory into Practice. 

Senior, B. Swailes, S (2010). Organizational Change. 

NHS Institute for Innovation & Improvement.

NHS Institute of Innovation and Improvement Leaders’ Guides.

NHS Evidence.

Burnes, B. (2009). Managing Change.. 

Scragg, T. (2010). Managing Change in Health and Social Care Services. 

Finkelman, A.W. (2011). Leadership & Management in Nursing. 

Paton, R.A. McCalman, J. (2008). Change Management: A Guide to Effective Implementation. 

Assessment

Formative

Oral presentation with supporting report

Summative

MethodPercentage contribution
Project report 100%

Repeat Information

Repeat type: External

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